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Woodcock Monitoring Program tracks migration routes

BY DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Seth Maddox will head out in February with other Division biologists to do some woodcock ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Women need to support other women’s victories

“Here’s to strong women: may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.” That’s a quote that I have often quoted and ... Read more

3 months ago by Kendra Majors.

A few words about those sixties

Yep, I’ve used a heap of ink in the over quarter of a century we’ve been sharing these weekly stories about good old days talking ... Read more

3 months ago by Tom Boggs.

When in Tuscaloosa, try Hokkaido

BY ROBERT DUKE The vaccinations are being rolled out for the virus! I hope that means the end is near. I do believe that no ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Singleton: ‘Leadership is being constant to something greater than yourself’

I left Montgomery on Thursday evening fuming. In four weeks, more than 700,000 K-12 students, teachers, nurses and administrators across 138 school districts will venture ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Class of 2020 should be proud of ‘Finishing Strong’

Senior quotes and skip days, I heard about them both as I stepped into my final year at Demopolis High School. My mom cheered as ... Read more

10 months ago by Samuel Blankenship.

MCAAPA Column: What is Juneteenth?

What is Juneteenth—and what does it celebrate? A day remembering the end of slavery in Texas has spread across the whole U.S., with a larger ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

Column: Local Boy Scouts remain strong, focused on mission

On Tuesday, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

Remembering two words that just seem to pop out

I find myself thinking more and more about dear passed on friends, and some of the language they might have used from time to time.  ... Read more

1 year ago by Tom Boggs.

Guest Column: Prevent coronavirus in schools with these tips

The leaders and administration of the Demopolis City School System are operating under the guidance of the Alabama State Department of Education and the Alabama ... Read more

1 year ago by Kyle Kallhoff.

Sorta old-fashioned hog killing

Got an invitation from old friend, Roe Tucker, to show up at his place for a big breakfast, and then stay around for what used ... Read more

1 year ago by Tom Boggs.

Around that dining room table

Our cozy little house over on Boggs Street was mighty small by today’s standards, but to us, it fit just fine, including that little bitty ... Read more

1 year ago by Tom Boggs.

Days Gone Bye: Remembering laughter in the woods

It has been quite awhile since I would call myself a hunter or even much of a fisherman, but I do have many lighthearted memories ... Read more

1 year ago by Tom Boggs.

OPINION: Include community in your plans for the New Year

Here we are at the opening of a brand new decade. Am I the only one who feels like Y2K was just a few years ... Read more

1 year ago by Robert Blankenship.

Old age memories can be amazing

I chuckled the other day as I related to a friend that right before 2020 dawned upon us my mind was carried back to a ... Read more

1 year ago by Tom Boggs.

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