Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Old Cars

By Bob Sanders It looked so lonesome, standing there all by itself. I ran across it in an old Life magazine. It’s a picture of...

Atlanta

By Hardy Jackson "My Uncle Ichabod said, ‘Speakin of the city, it ain’t no place for women, gal, but pretty men go thar." W.C. Fields, "The...

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers The race for our open U.S. Senate seat is evolving.  Folks, we are in a brief 33-day sprint to the primary on...

A trip to the ER

Over the weekend, we had plans involving family and pool time. Those plans, however, changed. We wound up at the emergency room after I...

Inside the Statehouse

As we take a mid-year look at Alabama politics, it has been an eventful first half of the year. It is not every year that...

Create scrumptious treats while fresh peaches are in abundance

By Ann Cipperly While fresh peaches are wonderful for a snack and in salads, they become sublime when baked in cobblers, pies, muffins, breads or...

Bicentennial Beer

By Hardy Jackson In case you haven’t noticed, Alabama is in the midst of its Bicentennial Celebration. And how better to mark this historic event than...

Alabama withdraws Myers’s scholarship offer

By D. Mark Mitchell This week’s column is substantially different from my usual offering. I want to share with you a disturbing story about a...

OHS sports roundup

By D Mark Mitchell BASKETBALL The boys basketball team finished their summer workouts by participating in the Auburn University basketball team camp. Opelika sent three teams: a...

Slim for Him

By Hardy Jackson During the presidential campaign, Southern Evangelical Christians were much in the news.  Then, once their candidates were elected, they seemed to fall...