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It is appropriate the Alabama Legislature is talking about a gambling bill. The biggest gamble may be in coming to Montgomery at all.  Legislators note some of their own have come down with … more
I think that the single best home gardener that I have ever known in my life was none other than my mom.  I remember spending many long hours as a kid working in our garden regardless of how hot … more
Isn’t it a funny feeling when you smell something, taste something or hear something that brings back memories? more
In many areas of Alabama, blogs or Facebook pages have begun to function as news agencies. While those entities can be helpful in distributing information, they lack the accountability to be … more
COVID-19 vaccines are now available in Walker County with at least two pharmacies and the hospital receiving doses of the Moderna shot. While supplies are currently low, more shipments are expected … more
Today is my birthday!  The middle forties (46 to be exact but who’s counting?) is an interesting age to be; you are too old to be young and yet too young to be old. I reckon you are not over … more
As the 2021 Regular Legislative Session looms, the 800-pound gorilla in the room is the prison issue. The situation has grown more dire and imminent because the U.S. Justice Department has now filed … more
All of us will recall that awful afternoon at the U.S. Capitol.  It was utter chaos, as grown-up hooligans caused death (five, including a law enforcement officer), injuries, disruption and … more
“Mind your manners,” was a quote that I often heard from my parents when we would go to visit or eat with a family. It was important that we were on our best behavior when we were in public. … more
The Daily Mountain Eagle has gone through some noticeable changes in the last couple of weeks.The biggest change was our print product going from five to three days per week. While the number of days … more
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