November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Inside the Statehouse

Targeting underage drinking

In recent years, there has been significant emphasis on warning people about the dangers of texting and driving and rightfully so. The number of accidents caused by texting is alarming. More...

Boaters appreciate help

Dear Editor, This is to say thank you not only to your Sheriff, Ray Norris and the team of Coffeeville Volunteer firemen but to also say thank you for being a responsible river community. More...

Article

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” — E.B. White More...

Editor’s Notes

Thanksgiving holiday being squeezed out

A couple of more weeks and it will be Thanksgiving. I’m afraid, though, that Thanksgiving is going the way of the dinosaur. We seem to go straight from Halloween— which gets much more play than Thanksgiving—to the Christmas season. More...

Gone South

Unique Alabama vet

The Veterans Day just passed led me to thoughts about Emmett Kilpatrick. Who? Emmett Kilpatrick. He was one of those Wilcox County Kilpatricks, and if that is not enough to identify him then you ain’t from down there, so what does it matter? More...

Dollars & Cents

Remember the gas shortage of 1970s?

Last month marked the 40th anniversary of a crucial event in American business history. Gasoline prices increased by 40 percent and triggered nationwide fuel shortages, crippling the economy. More...