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Publishing Black Belt Living magazine: A perfect fit for Al Blanton
Some people are born into this world knowing exactly where they are headed and what role they will play on life’s stage. Others audition for many roles before they figure out which one fits just ri...
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From the mouths of babes
Noah Wyatt has been too smart for his own good since the day he was born.
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New logo, pricing system part of J.C. Penney’s transformation
The J.C. Penney’s in Jasper and its sister stores across the country got a fresh look last week.
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School Menus Feb. 6-10
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Hot dog w/ Cheese and Saurkraut or Chili Sauce, Baked Chips, Vegetarian Beans, Fruit Roll-UP, Fruit, Milk Tuesday - Chicken Quesadilla or Beef Burr...
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The power of words
There’s power in words. I’ve said that time and again but last night as I struggled to think of a topic for this column, I picked up a journal from 1992 and read an entry I wrote long before I beca...
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Engagements
Smith-Currier Judy Tubbs-Batson (Bill) of Morris and Terry Wayne Smith (Deloris) of Tuscaloosa are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Janelle Smith, to Mi...
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Time moves on
When you’re young you think you’ll live forever and age is such a foreign and distant concept. I can remember when I was 20, trying to imagine myself at 60 and I simply could not conjure up an image.
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A long way to Tipperary
A young woman walks into a busy newsroom. She has more potential than experience and carries a spunky attitude in lieu of references.
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History of Walker County, Alabama
Our readers enjoy the history of Walker county and surrounding areas. Mrs. Mamie Karrh was noted for many years for her historical writing. She shared unselfishly of her knowledge of the region and...
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Cast Iron Cupid
The world’s largest cast iron statue will be a witness at several weddings on Valentine’s Day.
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Discovering the multitude of angels in our lives
Jogging in the January mid-20s cold, dressed in at least four layers of clothing, and wishing for a toboggan, I caught a fleeting glimpse of a row of daffodils. They were not blooming, but had grow...
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Local Christians serving Shuar Indians in jungles of Ecuador
Several months ago, Scott Aaron stood with a young man on a riverbank in Ecuador.
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A lesson in humility
“I had no shoes and I complained until I saw a man who had no feet.”
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Ode to teachers
I’ve never stepped in the same river twice, but returning to my kindergarten classroom feels pretty close.
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A magical time of day
I love the time between dusk and nightfall. The other day I’d finished my writing and walked down to the barn to check on things.
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