Thursday, July 27, 2017

Lake Condy once sit of Fourth of July celebrations

By Ann Cipperly On the Fourth of July many Opelikans will celebrate at Lake Martin, but years ago going to the lake meant spending sultry...

Grandpa and his Model T

By Bob Sanders Grandpa Sanders had a T-model. I can still see it, although the picture is getting kind of faded in my mind. I’veread...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell Coach Caleb Ross gave his football team two weeks off after the end of school for the summer. The Bulldogs reported...

Rock City

I've seen London, I've seen France And I've seen Rock City When I was growing up in lower Alabama, some folks from Tennessee arrived in our area....

Vocabulary Lessons for Yankees

Some of us were standing around the other night when this fellow ( we’ll call him John ), who has been in this part...

Inside the Statehouse

Those of us who follow Alabama politics had circled June 6, 2017 as the beginning of the 2018 governor’s race.  However, we did not...

Jamie Flick shares recipes, thoughts on being a father

By Ann Cipperly On a raining afternoon, Fara and Jamie Flick’s daughter Madeleine is happily playing with a colorful rope she made as one of...

Birthdays are special

Last Sunday, we celebrated my birthday. I won’t tell you exactly how old I am, but let’s just say I’m half way to 90....

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers Since we are in the midst of an election for a U.S. Senator, let me share the story of one of the...

Mac Morris recalls growing up in Opelika with family-favorite recipes

By Ann Cipperly Sitting in the house where he grew up on Rocky Brook Lane in Opelika, Mac Morris looks back over those years, as...