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Winter Olympics 2018

Winter Olympics 2018...

 

WHO KNEW?

I have to admit that I kind of pride myself on being a fairly up-to-date guy on World War II history when it comes to the air war in Europe. For those of you who may have been reading my column for se...

 
 By Steve Flowers    News    February 1, 2018

Inside the Statehouse

A few weeks back my column illuminated the career and influence attained by our senior U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. In the column and in my book, “Six Decades of Alabama Political Stories,” I...

 

With Recent Individuals Suggesting That President Trump Is Unfit To Serve, What Would Be Required To Remove His Powers?

There are two instances in which a President can be removed from power by Congress and/or high ranking Executive branch officials. The first is impeachment which requires a simple majority in the Hous...

 

Toward a more rational, Constitutional immigration policy…

The immigration debate is heated up once again. In true “reality showmanship” Pres. Trump has made for some great sound bites and TV coverage but little of substance. When asked as a candidate...

 

Architecture of the Constitution by Louis Wilson Ingram

This is from a speech given by Louis Ingram. Last month we examined the paradigm of our Constitution: fear of government power, and some of the reasons for that fear. We saw that government is a zero...

 
 By Ed Jones    Sports    February 1, 2018

TOUGH AND TENDER

During the course of a lifetime, one will encounter someone who has character, conviction, determination and a sense of purpose that influences your life more than most. Such a man is admired,...

 

A Nation Out of Order

The news alert came across my phone that Tuesday morning as I was preparing to leave home for my new discipleship class, an extremely timely one titled God of Order. Another school shooting, this time...

 

We The People

At 12:01a.m. on January 20, 2018, a dually elected group of Senators with the mandate of representing their United States constituents in their states failed to remember who elected them and what...

 
 By Buddy Hicks    News    February 1, 2018

HOW DO YOU WANT TO BE CARED FOR?

Do you have anyone in your family who has been affected by Alzheimer's, Dementia, a stroke or who has suffered an accident that has left them in a position to have to receive 24 hour care? If so, do...

 

Where are we going?

Not since the “War of Northern Aggression” has the United States of America been less united than it is today. Watching the Democrats vigorous pouting during President Donald Trump's State of the...

 

Rosie The Riveter: Working Woman's Icon

“Rosie the Riveter” is an American icon representing women working in factories during World War II. These women learned new jobs and filled in for the men who were away at war. They produced...

 

It's the season for Prescribed fire!

Well, we finally made it to the month of February and we only have 6 days left in deer Season. But in February in Alabama another subject comes to my mind and that is the subject of Prescribe...

 

Ringtailed cat/Miner's cat

Ringtail cats are not related to the cat family but are members of the raccoon family, Procyonidae which also includes Kinkajous, and Coatimundis. Ringtails are cat sized animals that resemble a mix...

 

Try this: Hum your favorite song for the next 20 seconds.

Now don't you feel better? In fact, there's no better way to calm your mind and boost your spirits than by humming a happy tune. Plus, evidence suggests that the simple act of humming may help keep...

 
 By David Spooner    Food    February 1, 2018

Southern Cuisine for February

Is there something wrong with this winter’s weather? We had two snowfalls of over three inches each, and days when the temperature never got above freezing, and a few days later three inches of...

 

Potpourri for February

We all celebrate this month as the month of cupids fluttering around dispensing love and kisses to everyone. With our lives bustling around us, we may do well to be quiet and think of all the things...

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Citizens Academy It is time to register for our first Citizens Academy of 2018, which begins on February 26th. This is a free course and it meets every Monday from 6:00-7:00pm for six weeks....

 

Autauga County Sheriffs Office

Autauga County Sheriff's Office 2017 CrimeStopper of the Year Congratulations to Investigator Steven Geon for being named Autauga County Sheriff's Office Crime Stopper of the Year for 2017....

 
 By John Martin    News    February 1, 2018

Survival for the Misfittest

Just about everybody now understands the law of natural selection. It is very simple and obvious—the strong survive and reproduce; the weak perish and die out—what we call “Survival of the...

 

Is Your Church A Cruise Ship or A Battleship?

This article could be a catalyst for some IMPORTANT discussions about the spiritual direction and mission of your church! Please read, and I would love to hear your feedback. My email is listed below....

 

Tears and Laughter: Stay well or stay home Alabama

There are two types of people in Alabama this week – those who have the flu, and the handful of running scared fearful ones who don’t. Bless their hearts. I was one of them until a few short days...

 

"Love is in the Air"

Well my friends, it’s that time of year again…hearts, roses, balloons, stuffed animals that sing songs of love. Store shelves overflow with symbols of love. They began the day after New Year's to...

 

Tallassee Quarterly Spring 2018

Showcasing Tallassee, Alabama businesses and activities......

 

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