On Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, I woke up and did my daily routine. First, I look at my phone. I check e-mails, messages, Twitter and Facebook. Most days I find I didn't miss anything important.
Thank you to everyone who attended the cemetery stroll last weekend and thank you for your generous donations that will enable us to place a historical marker at the front of the cemetery.
There is nothing better than this time of year when about 300 pie pumpkins arrive to the Scottsboro Public Library in anticipation of our annual “Book or Boo” program.
This year’s college admission scandal resulted in parents being accused of bribing test administrators to change test scores or allow cheating. This has resulted in some colleges re-thinking their position on the use of standardized testing in the admissions process.
Everyone has a hidden talent. For some it might be wiggling their ears or being able to recite the alphabet backwards. My hidden talent is Jeopardy! . Yes, the game show hosted by Alex Trebek where contestants answer trivia in the form of a question is my hidden talent.
Someone asked me recently how I come up with a column topic each week. As I write this one, my 300th since beginning this endeavor in 2013, the answer is easy. I write about whatever is on my mind.
We didn't have Character Education in school when I was growing up. Oh, we had some characters. We had boys in 11th grade who had been held back so many times, they were drawing their pension. We had another kid who specialized in making odd noises behind the teacher's back: the sound of a…
Most people view voting as a big deal. They come out to the polls to cast their vote because they believe it is the only time their voice will be heard. They don’t protest or write letters to make their point, they just do what they believe is the right thing.
According to data provided by the nonprofit group, Gun Violence Archive, there have been 283 mass shootings this year. Mass shooting is defined as one in which four people were shot, excluding the shooter.
When people learn that I’m a ballet dancer one question seems to be asked more than any other; does standing on your toes hurt? Assuming that they’re talking about pointe shoes I just nod my head, smile and say yes. However, the experience of wearing pointe shoes is much more in-depth than a…
When told the reason for daylight savings time, the old Indian said, “only the government would believe that you could cut a foot off the top of a blanket, sew it to the bottom and have a longer blanket.”
Tragedy was diverted Monday afternoon at Walmart when an eight-month-old child was locked up inside a vehicle. Police say at the time they rescued the child, the temperature was 89 degrees.
I have always attributed my continual faith in God to two things. First is the fact that I have never doubted His existence or His power and second was my mother’s steadfast devotion to us by making sure we went to church.
Jackson County Commission Chairman Tim Guffey did not mince words when responding to State Sen. Steve Livingston’s comments on the county’s financial situation in an article in the June 25 edition of the Jackson County Sentinel.
For the second time in two months, Alabama has made national news. The last one involved abortion legislation. This time it is sex offender legislation passed and signed into law by Gov. Ivy.
The fight over access to President Trump’s tax returns got a little more complicated last week when the House Ways and Means Committee issued a subpoena for the information.