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Vida Community Town Hall Meeting

There was a Town Hall Meeting held at the Vida Community Center on June 13, 2017. About 25 residents from the area were in attendance. There were hotdogs, chips and drinks served to all that...

Award Winning Southern Gospel Talent Will Help Raise Funds For Elmore County Food Pantry

The Nelons and Michael English, two of Southern Gospel Music's awarding winning talents, will be the guest for the Elmore County Food Pantry Benefit Singing on Saturday, July 29 at 6 p.m. at Wetumpka ...

4th of JULY CELEBRATIONS

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

President Trump Signs Historic VA Reform Bill into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump today signed into law the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, historic VA reform legislation. The new...

Hodgkinson's Disease: how House members 'progressed' into larger targets

Congressional shooter James T. Hodgkinson most reproduced quote (linked to a Change.org petition) asserted, “Trump is a Traitor. Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy. It's Time to Destroy Trump &...

Are We Really an Independent Nation?

As you celebrate this Independence Day with family, friends, and all the commercialized activities that this day has come to represent in our culture, perhaps you’ll reflect a few minutes on this...

Where Can We Find Such Men??

“What General Weygand has called the Battle of France is over... the Battle of Britain is about to begin. Upon this battle depends the survival of Christian civilization. Upon it depends our own...

A BETTER DEAL

Anytime an individual or a group of people set out to accomplish an agreement that is meant to have a favorable outcome for all participants, you better be good at negotiating or you just might come...

YOU NEVER KNOW!

It's easy to put things off. There are so many things that we have to deal with on a daily basis that when it comes to some things that we know we need to do, we just put it off until tomorrow. The...

Inside the Statehouse

In Alabama politics many times appointments to political offices filled by an acting governor have an adverse effect on that appointee if and when they seek election to that office for a full term....

The New Gestapo

Right now, in the United States Senate, the Sword of Damocles is hanging right over our heads. Keep an eye on it. Don’t let it drop and chop our heads off. It is Senate Bill 1134, labeled as the...

Know What You Love, And Be Willing To Run To It

It is supposed to be easy and serve as a transition into writing about others in second person, but there are always those who seem to draw a blank. They stare into space like they have been asked to ...

Keys To Victory

Football in the Southeastern Conference is not just a game, it is a right of passage from one generation to another. Inter-marriages are not recommended. This writer has been to many stadiums over...

Raccoon dogs or Tanuki

The Raccoon dog, also known as Magnut or Tanuki, is a type of Asian wild dog it is very much a member of the dog family. It is considered to be one of the earliest species that other dog species...

There Are Some Positives With Coyotes

Folks, we've talked about coyotes before, and how they impact deer herds. The pack-hunting critters are always willing to make a quick meal of a fawn or any other animal it can get a hold of, and...

Christians Urged to Pull Children From Public Schools

A few months ago, Dr. James Dobson, one of the nation's most influential Christian leaders, and a former public school teacher, hosted a discussion on his national radio program about the dangers of...

JULY POTPOURRI

Well, Happy Fourth of July and here's to all the festivities, family and food. As I have said in past articles, we as Americans should go out of our way to show our patriotism. I am proud to be a...

"Free Indeed!"

Happy 4th of July! Also known as Independence Day or July 4th, it has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. However, the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the...

The Demise of Journalism

What has happened to journalism over the past half century? When your humble scribe first chose to be a news person there were iron clad rules to which persons practicing this craft had to abide....

How You Can Grow Your Social Security Benefits Beyond Retirement Age

For more and more Americans, reaching retirement age no longer means the end of an active working life. Many people are choosing to work past the age of 65, according to the Department of Labor’s...

Alabama Gazette e-Edition

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Wetumpka Alabama Gazette July 2017

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Statues of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France to celebrate our first 100 years of independence. Lady Liberty is 305 feet tall--the height of a 22 story building. It arrived by ship in 214 crates and...

Religious Freedom and Christian Citizenship

“Freedom and responsibility are not mutually exclusive, but rather, mutually complimentary.” Both are Biblically based ideas and necessary practices as we Christians understand our relationship...

What Do You Perceive As Being The Outcome Of Trump's Travel Ban?

This is certainly not my area of expertise but I will take a stab at it. First let’s take a look at a couple of historical concepts. In 1882 the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed in Congress, which ...

SOUTHERN CUISINE

When I am doing research for this column or doing any web browsing, I have to pay close attention to what my original search topic was and keep notes of side items I find that I wish to go back to...

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