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days gone bye

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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Americanism

This is another column where you, Dear Readers, can once again fill in spaces from your memory bank and your treasured portraits of patriots, places ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 3:15 pm

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That magic touch

What magic has been developed within the medical field since my baby brother caught pneumonia at the tail end of the Second World War. Dr. ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:14 pm

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Elvis Who?

An unknown author, Bill Burk, sometime back wrote a book simply entitled, “Early Elvis: The Tupelo Years.” The book transports the reader back to the ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:48 am

Marengo County Sports Hall of Fame

Four will be inducted as the 2019 class of the Marengo County Sports Hall of Fame

The Marengo County Sports Hall of Fame is now headed into the second decade of its existence in honoring men and women who have left ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Friday, January 11, 2019 11:43 am

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Remembering a fearless, friendly fighter

I have written about my beloved law partner. Woody Dinning, Sr. on more than one occasion, but just finding out he is receiving yet another ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:31 pm

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Still turning by gum

After all the years since I was a young ‘un, I’m still not absolutely certain that REA tower lit up like a Christmas tree in ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Monday, December 31, 2018 11:59 am

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The Christmas coat revisited again

Hope you won’t mind a Christmas repeat out of Magnolia Blossoms and Bad Tasting Water published in 2011 mainly written for and about folks in ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Friday, December 21, 2018 3:58 pm

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Tucked away

It is true that I’ve written more about Linden where I was raised, and Demopolis where I spent a lot of my youth, and where ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Monday, December 17, 2018 11:29 am

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Traveling on down the road

Traveling east on Highway 80 out of Demopolis, I pointed out to grandson, Jackson, over to the right what looked like not mor’n a pig ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Monday, December 10, 2018 12:12 pm

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The beginning in the South

Usually, one expects to see a championship team featured in the news media, but why should winning a championship be the criteria for being noted, ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Thursday, October 25, 2018 12:29 pm

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Two-step, jitterbug and bunny hop

Lost in the ‘50s one more week. One could do worse than be lost there, but let me digress just a moment before we start. ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Monday, October 22, 2018 4:19 pm

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Instruction on an old art

Far as I can tell these days, youngsters don’t go around playing Kick the Can, Red Rover, Red Rover, let Bobby come over, or even ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 3:47 pm

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On my honor

On my honor … that is the beginning of the Boy Scout Oath, which continues “… to do my duty to God and my country…” ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 1:32 pm

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Taking care of the biddies and stuff

Quite a while back I got a letter and a picture from my good friend, Angela Poellnitz Busch. The picture was of a mama duck ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Monday, July 16, 2018 11:06 am

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