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Bachelor rooster seeking henhouse to protect

The day they warned me about has finally arrived. Young Fred is seeking a hen (or hens) with ...

Faith

The Golden Rule

By Brandon Baggett Matthew 7:12 contains some of the simplest, yet most profound words Jesus ever proclaimed. If ...

News

The taste of our memories

By Lanell Downs Smith My earliest memories taste like soul food. My mother, born and raised in the ...

News

Connecting communities with typewriter ribbons

By Lanell Downs Smith William Lee has been selling, repairing and restoring typewriters since 1973. He has traveled ...

Opinion

Did the ‘Grinch’ steal Thanksgiving?

In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, as well as those during and after the holiday, comments around ...

Opinion

Finding, working toward life’s purpose

Editor’s note: This article discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, don’t ...

News

What am I thankful for?

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, social media timelines have been flooded with posts about what everyone is ...

News

Community treats are trick to family friendly festivities

By Lanell Downs Smith When I was a little girl, my school hosted a Halloween carnival each year. ...

News

Thirty some odd boys

Growing up in a ‘baseball family,’ I never really had a fondness for football, so when my editor ...

Opinion

Good food, greetings nourish body, soul

Almost a year ago, an inaugural football coverage assignment found me traveling up Alabama Highway 97 to cover ...

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