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Mr. Webster defines a contradiction as a situation in which actions or propositions are inconsistent or contrary to a stated or implied position on a subject.

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The Jackson County Sentinel was recently honored with 16 awards in the Alabama Press Association Media Awards Contest. We published an article in the Jackson County Sentinel several weeks ago, detailing the accomplishments of our staff.

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First, let me apologize for a slightly misleading headline.  Hugh Moore has actually attended closer to 2,000 concerts. That just sounded snazzier to me.

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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.

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I have gotten very familiar with counting down the days over the last 10 years. Sometimes it is a difficult countdown and other times it is an anxious one.

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The contenders for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States were featured in a two night televised event last week. 

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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.

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The Scottsboro City Council recently announced several openings on various boards within the city that were either left vacant or up for renewal. Luckily, there were existing or new members willing to apply for those positions.

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There has been considerable speculation about future rulings with the new appointments made to the United States Supreme Court within the last two years.

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The Jackson County Sentinel has been working hard to keep the community informed since 1887. With more than 130 years of providing local news coverage to Jackson County, the Sentinel is continuing to provide a valuable resource to the county.

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I am a lifelong learner.  I didn’t realize it until I ran across an article in a magazine about lifelong learning

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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.

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This weekend we celebrate all the dads in our lives. We thank them for their support. We admire them for their courage. We honor them for their resilience.

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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.

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It’s not, “Goodbye.” It’s, “See you later.”

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It was once said that mankind only came into its own when it was able to recognize itself and others as actual people.  Since that point, things have gone downhill.

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I will admit I am somewhat of a prissy head.  I know this because I’ve been called that on numerous occasions by members of my own family.  I am always the recipient of comments about what I’m wearing.  And it is always the same.  Someone inevitably asks me why I’m all “dressed up.”

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The mother of a student who attends Notre Dame University stirred up a hornet’s nest recently by writing a letter to the student newspaper expressing her displeasure with girls wearing leggings to school events.

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This month is National Women’s History Month. This may be a more appropriate column for Mother’s Day, however, is it really too early to give credit to those who deserve appreciation?

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The report that took 22 months and $25 million dollars to complete is finally ready.

On Friday of last week, the Robert Mueller report was given to Attorney General William Barr.

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It really is no secret that people with money often have the advantage over others who do not have as much.  That concept is as old as dirt.

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On a recent trip to Washington, D.C. last weekend I visited several key sites in the capital, but none are as personal to me as the Vietnam Wall Memorial.

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Gov. Kay Ivey called it a historic day as she signed a bill that adds a 10-cent per gallon increase in the state gas tax.

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It all began with a routine check by a Florida Department of Health Inspector.  During an inspection of a day spa, the employee noticed suitcases, slept-in massage tables and provocatively dressed women in the parlor of the business.

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During the last two weeks there has been much discussion about road safety in Scottsboro. As others have been, I was baffled by a recent decision by the city council to not approve the project presented.

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I just want to state for the record that I do not like to get into politics. I prefer to let my actions speak louder than my words by voting.

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On Feb. 27, 2004, I wrote a column in the Sentinel titled, “What’s on your forehead?” This article was about a trip to Jacksonville State University two days earlier. I was the sports editor at the Sentinel and had attended Ash Wednesday service at St. Jude Catholic Church earlier that day.