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Local hospice agency changes name to Gentiva Hospice

One hospice agency in Jasper is still committed to serving people in Walker and surrounding counties but is now under a new name.

Ed Howell

COLUMN: Here's an update on DME activities (in a very busy year)

If you’ve been keeping up, you know that it has been a little busy around the Daily Mountain Eagle. Many of you have been faithful …

Paper currency carries germs

Dear Heloise: In a study done in 2017, researchers found, after they swabbed a one dollar bill from a bank in New York City, that our …
Greg Lockhart

You have been and always will be my friend: a tribute to Buddy Beasley

The only way I could begin to write this was to use that quote from Leonard Nimoy as Spock in "Star Trek II: the Wrath of Kahn."" This …
Greg Reed is President Pro Tempore of the Alabama Senate.

OPINION: Legislature’s investment in water and sewer projects already paying dividends for Alabama communities

When Governor Kay Ivey called the Alabama Legislature into special session in January of this year, the task was clear: Allocate …

Selling stuff online is the new garage sale

 August 13 is apparently National Garage Sale Day. I don’t know who invented it, but more power to them. We live in modern …

Alabama State Board of Education lowers teacher standards

The Alabama State Board of Education (ALBOE) voted to lower the passing score on the state teacher certification examination. On …


Mana Faye (Wideman) Dodd

Mrs. Mana Faye (Wideman) Dodd, 94, of Dogtown, passed away at her residence, surrounded by her loving family, Thursday, Dec. 1, …

Morris Lombard

Morris Lombard went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Dec. 1. He was a loving husband, daddy, and Gramps. He was a retired …

James Oliver Clay

James Oliver ClayAug. 10, 1956 - Nov. 29, 2022James Oliver Clay, 66, of Parrish, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, at Cordova Health …
Dwight Delano Kelley

Dwight Delano Kelley

Dwight Delano KelleyApril 5, 1947 - November 30, 2022Dwight Delano Kelley, 75, of Jasper, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, at …
Samuel Corey Hood

Samuel Corey Hood

Samuel Corey Hood, 56, of Jasper, went home to his Lord and Savior Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, surrounded by his family, at Princeton …
Letters to the Editor
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pineview Landfill must close in 2025

Seventy years is a lifetime. After decades of calling this area home, it is sad for me to think that my kids and grandkids will only know Sumiton and Dora as where the dump is.

Letter to the Editor: Pistol permit money should all remain with local departments

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