Friday, November 24, 2017

Connie Montgomery plans ahead for festive Thanksgiving ideas

By Ann Cipperly Nestled under towering trees, the Williamsburg style home of Connie Montgomery is welcoming with a festive wreath of fall leaves on the...

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers We still have the culmination of the race for the seat of Jeff Sessions set to be determined in less than five...

Broken

By Wendy Hodge Last year, I went zip-lining with two friends, the three of us eager to do something challenging. “Don’t do it!” our families...

Opelika beats Pelham 41-21

By D. Mark Mitchell First-year head football coach Caleb Ross finished his first regular season with a 7-3 record after beating Pelham 41-21 last Friday...

Inside the Statehouse

With all the changes and uncertainty surrounding Alabama government in recent months, including political appointments, high level resignations, special elections, runoff elections and a...

Mother’s Club shares favorite recipes for autumn meals

By Ann Cipperly Founded in October 1913, the Mothers Club is still going strong, offering fellowship and educational programs to its members, as well as...

Blue Eyes

By Sean Dietrich Walmart. The cereal aisle. I’m browsing a wall of colorful boxes. I’m interrupted by the voice of a child. A kid is riding...

Gray Tabby kitten

By Hardy Jackson From time to time folks ask me where I come up with this stuff? Now they might really be asking why a...

OHS outkicks fourth-ranked Wetumpka Indians

By D. Mark Mitchell   Senior place kicker Tyler Sellers decided to practice his field goals before anyone entered Bulldog Stadium last Friday night. Sellers practiced...

Someone’s Granny

By Sean Dietrich Cracker Barrel—I’m eating bacon and eggs. In the background: Ernest Tubb is singing about waltzing across Texas. I’ve been on an interstate...