August 16, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

Politics meaner today

I have been on a speaking tour throughout Alabama this summer talking Alabama politics with many of you. As I traveled the state a question was posed to me several times about politics in general. More...

Life on the Salmon

I saw the brackish water across the sand bar near the fast flowing Salmon River. This was the first still water I had seen in the week spent in the River of No Return Wilderness. More...

Our Opinions

Beating the heat

It is hot, in case you didn't know. Hotter than it has ever been. Records have been broken all over the state with temperatures soaring into the triple digits every day for the past several days. More...

Other Opinions

'Bush's Brain' quits

In the fall of 1970, 19-yearold Karl Rove used a fake identity to break into the campaign office of Alan Dixon, who was running for state treasurer in Illinois. Mr. More...

Cartoon

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Stagecoaches, Alabama style

Through The Past

Stage travel! Loss of sleep, hard jolts, rough fare, upset stages, mud, wind and cold! Traveling by stagecoach was an adventure- sometimes a dangerous one. Picture this in your mind. More...

From Our Files

129 years ago "Quite a crowd of tax-payers were in town last Monday at the instance of the commissioners' court, which had notified them that their taxable property as thought to be valued a little too low, and that said court was disposed to rais More...