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The strongest boy in or out of school

I’ve written about Lee Kirkham a number of times over the last 25 years.  I was raised with Jerry, the only child of Lee and ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:09 pm

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Summer heat turns to fall coolness

I’m glad to live where there are seasons, although as much as I love the sun on my bare back, I admit I would not ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:28 am

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Buildings and folks in my memory bank

I did a fair amount of military duty in Italy, and I loved those folks. I never will forget when I first gandered at what ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:01 pm

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He was fair in all things

My daddy was the fairest man I ever knew. Not once did he ever discipline my brother or me out of anger. He always made ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:23 am

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Marengo County & D-Day: Giving It All

Folks my age can remember individuals and events from the great World War II, and today I’m thinking about two men connected to my cousin, ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:43 pm

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Pretty doggone good story

I have, indeed, written on occasions about dogs, and how I have loved the dogs in my life since that first one came my way ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:29 pm

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My hat is off

May is designated as Military Appreciation Month, and to my way of thinking there are 11 other months just the same as we pause all ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:02 am

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Keeping life’s legacy

I’ve used a fair amount of ink writing notes in a book my step-daughter, Amelia, gave me years ago, that book entitled “A Father’s Legacy.” ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 3:21 pm

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Remembering military milestones

Fort McClellan, Alabama has many memories for those of us who joined the Guard at age seventeen or so as we’d line up jeeps, ¾ ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:04 pm

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Selling and giving couple remembered

We’ve all known some remarkable and memorable merchants in our day and in our area, but this day we are reaching back to 1942 when ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 1:33 pm

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American Soldiers

In writing about American soldiers this week I am including any man or woman in uniform, beginning for purposes of this column in 1941, the ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Monday, March 25, 2019 12:03 pm

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Trees and bushes I’ve seen

That’s right. I’ve been on a first name basis with trees and bushes in my day, and I ‘spect some of y’all have, too. First ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Monday, March 11, 2019 12:29 pm

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Let’s go for a ride

Those were sorta magic like words back yonder in the 40s and 50s to young ‘uns.and grown ups, too. Daddy, Ma, Billy and I would ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:24 pm

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Jeeps, grease guns and steel pots

I’m mighty happy to report that my old head is still crammed full of good old timey memories of various times, places, stuff and folks, ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:58 am

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A penny for your thoughts

As far back as I can recollect, we were able to send our thoughts from one end of this country to the other via a ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:31 pm

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