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Articles from the May 1, 2018 edition

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 By Staff Writer    News    May 1, 2018

Memorial Day - May 28th

Memorial Day is May 28, 2018...

 
 By Staff Writer    News    May 1, 2018

How far have we come? How much further do we need to go? Civil War ~ Civil Rights

The historical events are important to not only acknowledge wrongs, but find healing, forgiveness, and positive action for the future of everyone's peace and posterity. See related stories on pages...

 
 By Staff Writer    News    May 1, 2018

History vs History... Civil War Can We UNITE in today's society?

This article is a summary of much longer articles written by David Barton and Stephen McDowell. You can access these articles by clicking on the links at the end. Introduction One objection to...

 
 By Staff Writer    News    May 1, 2018

History vs History

The origins of the word "lynch" probably originated during our revolution. The verb comes from the phrase "Lynch Law", a term for punishing someone without benefit of a trial. Charles Lynch, an...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    May 1, 2018

Observations The Combat Report

People who know me, know that I consider myself a Luftwaffe WWII historian. I have studied the German Luftwaffe (Air Force) in WWII for almost my entire life and I cannot seem to get away from it. I...

 
 By Ed Jones    Sports    May 1, 2018

To Go or Not to Go That is the question (Too Late for Pettway, Holland, Scarbrough)

Believe it or not, coaches are not just money hungry, self centered opportunists. They are not heartless, uncaring individuals who only care about winning. They are not manipulators who use players...

 
 By Kylle McKinney    Seniors    May 1, 2018

Social Security Honors The Nation's Heroes On Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, we honor service members who have given their lives for our nation. Social Security acknowledges the heroism and courage of our military service members, and we remember those who...

 
 By David Spooner    Food    May 1, 2018

Southern Cuisine for May

Let us pray that May will be kinder to the food industry than it was with April. My wife and I spent an evening checking UPC codes on our egg cartons and trying to find out where our lettuce came...

 

Southern Gardening - Potpourri for May

Where are all the May Day parades, and the fun children would have making May Poles and then dancing and weaving the colorful ribbons hanging down. Perhaps people are too busy, or have forgotten how...

 

Keeping A Positive Attitude

Most of us have heard or read many a message about the importance of having a positive attitude. However, if you are like me, I need to be reminded regularly in my life journey about the powerful...

 
 By Staff Writer    News    May 1, 2018

THE MAKO SYSTEM ~ KNEE REPLACEMENT

Knee replacement is performed approximately 700,000 times per year in the United States. The history of knee replacement has been one of steady technological improvements, and the latest innovation ha...

 
 By Buddy Hicks    News    May 1, 2018

HOW OLD IS YOUR ANNUITY?

Look back over the past decade at some of the things you have done or accomplished. You may have gotten married, graduated college, had a baby, started a business, bought or sold a house or retired....

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

Youth Fishing Rodeo Sheriff Derrick Cunningham and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office invites boys and girls ages 6-12 to grab their fishing rods, bait and tackle and join us for our annual Youth...

 
 By Amanda Walker    Women    May 1, 2018

Tears and Laughter: What does pretty look like?

To all the boys who don’t feel smart on paper. I call them the lost boys, these young people who seem in one way or another to be left behind or forgotten by what we tend to consider as traditional...

 

"Happy 10th Wedding Anniversary"

This month my husband, Brian, and I will celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. WOW!!! Double digits!!!! It’s a little difficult for me to wrap my brain around this thought. We have been through co...

 
 By Anne Tidmore    News    May 1, 2018

No Name Literary Club 125th Anniversary Tea at the home of Mary McLemore ~ April 18, 2018

In 1893 a group of forward thinking ladies formed the first literary club in Montgomery and the second in the State at that time. They named their club No Name because they could not agree on a name,...

 

Tallassee Quarterly Summer 2018

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

 

Decision 2018 Primary

Your vote becomes your voice!...

 
 By Steve Flowers    News    May 1, 2018

Inside the Statehouse

We are less than four weeks away from our June 5th primary. Those of us who follow Alabama politics have pointed to this year as being a very entertaining and interesting gubernatorial year. However,...

 
 By Ron Holtsford    Legal    May 1, 2018

What laws are available to protect my private information?

There are several laws, one of which is brand new and becomes effective in Alabama on 1 June 2018 and there is a Federal law in the works and a European Union law set to kickoff on May 25th. Some of...

 
 By John Sophocleus    News    May 1, 2018

Alabama Sheriffs Lawsuit: Outrage v. Issue

Much ink has been spilled these past months to highlight outrageous observed results from our Alabama law enabling sheriffs to transfer ‘inmate food provision’ monies in their favour. These...

 
 By John Martin    News    May 1, 2018

Making America Great Again

Today, we are nearing the midpoint of Donald Trump’s second year. So far, he has done some very good things: 1. Ended our subjugation to the Paris Climate Agreement. 2. Put the brakes on mass m...

 
 By Steve Long    Outdoors    May 1, 2018

WHERE HAVE ALL THE TURKEYS GONE?

As we approach the end of the 2018 spring turkey season, I look back and cannot recall a season as rough and tough as 2018. This past season I only killed one gobbler and had a miss on video. I did...

 
 By Ron VanHerwyn    Outdoors    May 1, 2018

Raccoons nocturnal or diurnal?

What to do if you encounter a raccoon out in the day. If you see a raccoon, no matter what time of day, leave it alone it's a wild animal. Never try to feed it or approach it. Seeing a raccoon out in...

 

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