Friday, May 26, 2017

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell The OHS boys tennis team won the sectional meet last week to qualify for the state championship in Decatur this week. Seniors...

Prepare Mexican inspired dishes for celebrating Cinco de Mayo

By Ann Cipperly Friday, May 5, marks the anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, when the Mexican-American community in California celebrated Mexico’s win over the French...

Astrology

Remember when they busted Miss Cleo, the Jamaican psychic whose “hotline” offered free “supernatural insight into love and money.” Under pressure from the Federal Trade...

Inside the Statehouse

The decisive move by newly minted Governor, Kay Ivey, to declare a Special Election for the Jeff Sessions’ Senate Seat this year rather than...

A well-earned hurt

I’m sore this morning. I was sore last night, too. There’s a good chance I’ll still be sore tomorrow. My knees hurt. My elbows...

OHS sports roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell Opelika (19-13) finished second in the Area after Benjamin Russell swept Wetumpka last week.The Bulldogs ended the regular season with a...

Don’t stop learning

By Norma K. Kirkpatrick As a wordsmith, I am enamored by the sound, the nuance, and the rhythm of words.  There is genius in all...

Inside the Statehouse

We in the Deep South have a unique history of political theatrics. The only northern states that rival our colorfulness are New Jersey and...

Serve a special strawberry dessert or salad at spring occasions

By Ann Cipperly With many occasions coming up this spring, plan on including a special strawberry pie, cake or salad on the menu. Strawberries are...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell MEET THE NEW OPELIKA FOOTBALL COACH AND HIS FAMILY The Opelika All-Sports Booster Club will host a "meet and greet" for new...