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Busy working mom shares recipes, tips for being organized

BY ANN CIPPERLY OPINION — While Victoria Benson is a busy mother, she has a love of cooking and prepares all their meals at home. She has become organized at grocery shopping and planning meals by designing themed dinners for some nights. Victoria and her husband,...

It’s Girl Scout season

BY SEAN DIETRICH OPINION —It’s Girl Scout-cookie season again, which traditionally begins right after deer season, and is followed by Lent.This is the time of year when words like “Samoas,” “Shortbread Trefoils,” “Do-si-dos,” and “Tagalongs” become household names. A...

Entirely His

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — In his book, “My Utmost for His Highest”, Oswald Chambers declares that the supreme goal of his life was to be absolutely abandoned to Jesus. He writes, “I am determined to be absolutely and entirely for Him and Him alone.” That level of...

The walk of life — part one

BY BRUCE GREEN OPINION — Paul’s letters often fall into a basic, two-part division. The first part is theology while the second is about turning theology into biography. Paul follows this pattern in Ephesians with the first three chapters focusing on teaching and the...
Spring Sports are Underway

Spring Sports are Underway

BY D. MARK MITCHELL WRESTLINGThe Opelika wrestling team finished runner-up in the AHSAA 7A Super Sectionals in Mobile. Ten of Twelve Bulldog...

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An educator’s heart

An educator’s heart

BY BETH PINYERD OPINION — I would like to share a very special heartfelt tribute in Classroom Observer this week for a teacher and principal who was...

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State Senate Leaders

State Senate Leaders

BY STEVE FLOWERS OPINION Last week we discussed the Alabama House of Representatives and highlighted the leaders in the House.This week we will talk...

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Newsboy

Newsboy

OPINION — Newspapers have a smell. If you’re lucky enough to find a newspaper in our digital world, you’ll notice the smell first. Fresh newsprint...

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The source of spiritual strength

The source of spiritual strength

OPINION — In the days of my youth, I was frail and weak. My dad was a strong man. I admired his strength. In the picture book of Bible stories my...

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What makes a church special?

What makes a church special?

OPINION — “I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my pray-ers.” Paul to the Ephesians in 1:16 of his letter. Here’s one of...

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Spring Sports are Underway

Opelikabasketballseason ends

BY D. MARK MITCHELL OPINION — The Opelika High varsity girls and boys basketball teams’ seasons ended in the first round of the Area tournament,...

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An educator’s heart

Parades, hearts and honesty

CONTRIBUTED TO THE OBSERVER OPINION — After living in Mobile for so many years, I want to say Happy Mardi Gras to Classroom Observer readers by...

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