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One of my North Highland neighbors is harboring two mules, allowing them to peacefully graze on the grounds of the meticulously restored 1920’s home at 800 West 7th Street. However, the neighborhoo...
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What once was lost
My most treasured piece of jewelry is a tarnished locket.
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My addiction to fly fishing
I think it’s time to come clean — I have an addiction.
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History of Walker County’s Cranford family
I am rehashing some of the early history for the sake of those who like to look at the past.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Stewart-Lease Jerica Ann Stewart of Jasper and Alexander Dale Lease of Curry were married on Saturday, July 2, 2011, at 7 p.m. at the home of Gary and Brenda Lockhart on Smith Lake. A rece...
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Walker graduate Jim Trotter returns to prestigious Grammy Camp for the second time
Alabama has had one representative at Grammy Camp for the past two years — Jim Trotter of Jasper.
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Whining about the weather
I stood at the garden door tonight and watched lightening gouge jagged troughs through the night sky. Soon the rain came and I opened the back door so I could hear the storm pound the roof like a d...
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Jasper’s Kathryn Key touring Europe with ‘Mickey’s Music Festival’
In four years, Kathryn Ann Key’s love of dance has taken her from Jasper to Barcelona, Spain by way of the Magic Kingdom.
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Mothers and daughters
I was working on Aug. 6, Lucille Ball’s 100th birthday. I didn’t even have time to swig some Vita-meata-vegamin in her honor.
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Engagements
Honeycutt-Posey Regina Honeycutt of Jasper announces the engagement of her daughter, Ashley Camille Honeycutt, to Christopher Andrew Posey, the son of Chong Posey of Jasper. Camille is the granddau...
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Doing the right thing — even in traffic
I believe that most people when faced with two choices, try to do the right thing. But there are others whose moral compass is a little off kilter.
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Engagements
Hill-Williams Jerry and Annette Hill of Parrish are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacy Hill, to Doug Williams, the son of the late Ray and Mima Williams of Bremen. The brid...
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The bedroom wars
I used to have a queen bed all to myself. Then I got married and learned to share a full-sized mattress with Zac.
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Colloquialisms from the 16th Century
In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase “goodnight, sleep tig...
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Giddy Up!
Jasper couple live like pioneers on week-long wagon train
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