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Articles from the June 1, 2015 edition

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 By Robert Tate    Opinion    June 1, 2015

Standardization/ Evaluation: Training's Evil Twin

Because of the Germanwings Flight 9525 crash where the copilot Andreas Lubitz intentionally crashed his Airbus 320-200 into the French Alps killing all 150 people onboard, my previous Robservation...

 

The Time Is Now To Voice Support For Our Law enforcement!

As we approach the summer of 2015 it is significant to know, as research studies show, that violent crimes occur at a higher rate in the summer season than any other season. There is a current heighte...

 

Kids' Fishing Rodeo

Saturday, June 20th • 6 am - 12 Noon Saturday, June 20th, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office will be having our annual Kids' Fishing Rodeo from 6 a.m. -12 noon at the Montgomery County Ponds....

 
 By Bobbie Ames    Education    June 1, 2015

Our Confederate Soldiers: Why And For What They Fought And Fell...

It is an inexpressible honor to speak on this occasion in remembrance and in honor of some 250,000 Southern men, 30,000 of them from Alabama, who gave their lives in a just fight for constitutional go...

 

Why Counseling?

WHY COUNSELING? Are you troubled by your life experiences or traumatic events? Are you having difficulty in a relationship? Do you find yourself having a hard time overcoming a recent loss? Do you...

 

If Increased Taxes & Monopoly Power Are The Answer: What's The Question?

Alabama Foundation for Limited Government (AFLG) President John Rice launched another campaign last month in opposition of Speaker Mike Hubbard’s (facing 23 felony indictments) plans to raise taxes...

 
 By Steve Long    Outdoors    June 1, 2015

Alabama, A Fishing Paradise

Now that we're in the last few days of spring, we've had a few great days for weather, and a few days with some heavy rain. But the days I've found a chance to slip out and fish have been the best of...

 
 By Ron VanHerwyn    Outdoors    June 1, 2015

Porcupines

The porcupine is the prickliest of rodents, though its Latin name means "quill pig." There are about two dozen porcupine species, and all boast a coat of needle-like quills to give predators a sharp...

 

University of Alabama at Birmingham - 2B or not - 2B

In the December issue of The Alabama Gazette, the most successful monthly newspaper in the state, my column dealt with the dilemma that UAB, Troy, USA and other colleges have gone through by moving...

 
 By Rep. Martha Roby    News    June 1, 2015

Montgomery's 'Ace' Charles Cleveland meets with Roby, Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montgomery's "Fighter Ace," Lt. Gen. Charles "Chick" Cleveland met with U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) and her staff on Wednesday, May 20. Gen. Cleveland and his fellow...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    June 1, 2015

Inside the Statehouse

This has been an eventful year. Thousands of tourists have flocked to Alabama to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March for Civil and Voting Rights. The events that...

 

Potpourri for June

With Memorial Day behind us, I hope we can keep our patriotic spirit through June until the 4th of July. Do not take down the flags, plant a red, white and blue flower bed, or travel to Boston,...

 
 By Ron Holtsford    News    June 1, 2015

Even After You Are Dead Can There Be Legal Consequences?

The question sounds almost silly (pardons to the submitting reader), but there are legal consequences of sorts and in many years gone by it was taken much more seriously in certain cases. Beginning wi...

 

Case Under Submission?

For several months this column has focused on various causes of ineffectiveness of the legal system. Most recently we dealt with the extreme ineffectiveness and waste of time that is involved with...

 

Refugee Resettlement or Homegrown Terrorism?

Many Americans have serious concerns about the vulnerability of our unsecured southern border and the danger it presents in allowing easy access to those who are determined to bring destruction on...

 

400-Year-Old Advice...

Each year our colleges and universities spew forth an avalanche of graduates, many with their heads packed with new information; but few with any regard to knowledge that emerged in centuries past....

 
 By Kylle McKinney    Seniors    June 1, 2015

Social Security Supports National Cancer Survivors Day

In 2015, more than a million people will be diagnosed with cancer. This alarming statistic affects people and families all over the world. On June 7, 2015, we observe National Cancer Survivors Day in...

 

Discovering Purpose in Living

Richard Lieder and David Shapiro in their book, Replacing Your Bags, tell of a middle-aged man who spent several years making the transition from being laid off as the head of a staff department in a...

 
 By Michael J. Brooks    News    June 1, 2015

Partners With God

A children's worker spoke to a group recently about innovative teaching. She said an intrepid Sunday School teacher brought fish sticks, a loaf of bread and a toaster oven to the class. She heated the...

 
 By David Spooner    News    June 1, 2015

Southern Cuisine

Recipe: A series of step-by-step instructions for preparing ingredients you forgot to buy, in utensils you don’t own, to make a dish the dog wouldn’t eat. Author Unknown. You should try to minimiz...

 

"Guard Your Heart"

God is constantly trying to plant new seeds of victory in YOU…and your heart is the soil from which those seeds will grow. However, if you harbor bitterness, jealousy, or pride in your hart, those...

 

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