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County has seen many changes over the years
We will take a brief look at early Walker County School history. This is not an in-depth study.
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Alabama Folk School hosting Irish weekend
The luck of the Irish will be upon Camp McDowell soon.
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Punkin Chunkin 2010 or bust
I never liked science in school. The material always bored me.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Manasco-Pruitt Brittany Manasco and Brad Pruitt were united in marriage by Martin (Glenn) Henson during a double-ring, unity sand ceremony held May 29, 2010, at 6 p.m. in Orange Beach, Ala...
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Golf, the stressful sport
I am an aggressive golfer. Actually, I shouldn’t call myself a golfer. I just hit golf balls. Aggress-ively. And sometimes I throw things.
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Hilling root vegetables for winter
We lived in rural Alabama before the days of electricity came to the farms. There were no refrigerators or freezers. To preserve food, we canned, dried and “hilled.”
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A short Colorado vacation
Jilda and I spent the long Forth of July weekend in Telluride, Colo. There are very few places we’ve visited that we would actually consider moving to. Colorado is one of those places. I looked for...
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Getting America back on the right track
Do they have the Fourth of July in England? My buddy Joe asked me that question when I was about 11-years-old. I’d been studying American History and I was all over that question like sweat on a fi...
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Old ways and old words
Many of our readers voice their approval of the “old words.”
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A fisherman's paradise
PARRISH - Tucked away on a back road in Parrish is a place called Catfish Lake.
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The power and appeal of barbecue: cherished symbol of the South
Historians debate about where the term “barbecue” originated. Some suggest it developed when the Spanish came to the Caribbean and found the inhabitants slow-cooking meat over a wooden platform and...
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A Wyatt by any other name
I don't know my baby's name.
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