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Now that the national political party conventions are over and the nominees have been coronated, the battle royale for the White House is in full throttle. The nominees, Donald Trump and Joe Biden, … more

Let's clean out the notebook ... Writing this week about the municipal elections coming in Aug. 25 makes me realize how quickly - very quickly - they are coming. Qualifying runs from July 7 to 5 p.m. on July 21; both are Tuesdays. As I write this, qualifying starts in two weeks. Holy cow.

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The Midianites invaded Israel like a swarm of grasshoppers. God let them oppress His backslidden people for seven years and chastise them for their chronic idolatry. The Israelites survived by hiding … more
Let’s clean out the notebook…• Oakman City Council’s decision to raise its sales tax, thus making its overall tax charged in the town 10 cents when state and county is included, is … more
Congressman Carl Elliott was in Eldridge on Sunday, May 31, 1964, to dedicate a new post office, but his mind was on the election that was two days away."Speaking under cloudy skies, Rep. Elliott … more
My dad has always told me that once you learn to play a musical instrument you never forget how to play that instrument. more

Apparently, the mask ordinance proposed for better enforcement in Jasper has struck a nerve. But, frankly, I find it hard to criticize the Jasper City Council at all.

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I was sitting in the waiting room of a doctor’s office on Thursday, March 19 when I got the news that Walker County had its first confirmed case of the coronavirus.  Not too long after that, I … more

The coach most closely associated with Cordova Blue Devils football in the 1990s is Brian Maner, who led the program from 1993 to 1995 and from 1997 to 1999. 

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“Gone With the Wind” was temporarily removed from new streaming service HBO Max last week, allowing that particular streaming service to add some historical context via an introduction before the film begins. more
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