February 25, 2010 RSS feed / Editorial

Different speakers agree reading is key

Editor’s Notes

Two different speakers and writers echoed the same sentiment in different speeches last week— that reading is one of the keys to education and learning. More...

It does take an act of Congress

Inside the Statehouse

A good many of you have asked why simple, straightforward, no nonsense, good government legislation fails to pass even though it appears to have universal and overwhelming support and appeal among voters and legislators. More...

From Our Files

100 years ago   “Considerable excitement was created in town last Friday by a mad dog which bit several dogs around here and attempted to bite Tommie Armistead but was beat off by him. More...

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State songs can be tricky

Gone South

Rep. Johnny Mack (his folks were Alabama fans) Morrow   D-Red Bay) has proposed, once again, to replace our state song “Alabama,” with the more familiar, more popular, “Stars Fell On Alabama.”   More...

Your Elected Officials

President Barack Obama, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washing-ton, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202- 456-1414.   U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 110 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-224-5744. More...