Friday, May 26, 2017

When peninsular Florida was a paradise

During  my childhood and early teenage years, my knowledge of Florida was confined to the Panhandle beaches. As an Auburn student majoring in Fish...

Inside the Statehouse

Most times political columns are critical or derogatory of politicians. However, today I would like to share some positive observations from the first few...

A sweet church with sweet people

On Sunday, I was the guest speaker at Eagle Creek Baptist Church on Highway 49 between Dadeville and New Site. I’ve known about this...

The month of May

By Norma Kirkpatrick May is the shortest name of all the twelve months.  From the old English, a may was a young maiden, as in,...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell The Opelika High boys track-and-field team won their third-straight AHSAA 6A outdoor track-and-field state championship in Gulf Shores last week, outscoring...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell The OHS girls and boys soccer teams are heading to the second round of the AHSAA 6A playoffs. The Lady Bulldogs beat...

Art is what you think it is

By Bob Sanders My high-brow friends sneer at my taste in art. Oh, I like many of the accepted artists. I dig Wyeth, of course....

The voice of the turtle

By Hardy Jackson Was that a turtle I heard? For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone; The Flowers appear on the earth; The Time...

Inside the Statehouse

Well, folks, let’s put the final coup de grace to the Robert Bentley six year Governor’s reign and move on.  Ole Bentley was quite...

Laurie Gilbert shares favorite recipes from places lived

By Ann Cipperly Laurie Gilbert has a love for cooking and art.  Her collection of art accents the walls of her lovely home overlooking stunning...