2007-03-15

COMMUNITY CALENDAR



JHS ’77 Class meets Jackson High School 1977 Class Reunion Committee will hold a meeting at the Jackson Steakhouse Saturday, March 17 at 4 p.m. Call Laura Donald at 251-769-8607. Toddtown’s sixth annual beautillion and cotillion The Toddtown Community Development Center and event coordinators, Tyrone and Bridget Moye and presenters Dr. Patricia Adams of San Antonio, Texas and Dr. Kimberly […]

Church Announcements



TCOC weekend gospel Thomasville Church Of Christ located at the corner of Third Street and Worl will have a weekend gospel meeting Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18. There will be different speakers each service. Friday and Saturday nights will be at 7:30 p.m. and services Sunday will be 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Fantastic Sons of […]

Church of the Week



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1. Is the book of 3 Corinthians in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Who received the command from God, “Take off your sandals”? Abraham, Joshua, Aaron, Moses 3. From John 21, how many times did Jesus ask Peter, “Do you love me”? 2, 3, 7, 10 4. What Jewish maiden became the wife of King Ahasuerus? Keturah, […]

Legislators’ gall



Our local legislators made no bones- and certainly no apologies- for voting themselves a 62 percent pay raise in the opening week of the regular legislative session. We admire their honesty but we deplore their greed and their arrogance. A modest raise- even one of 20- 25 percent- could have been justified. Legislative pay of $30,170 has not increased in […]

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Alabama Scene

Riley bows to AEA

One of you with a better memory than I’ve got will surely provide me with the answer but decades ago there was a TV commercial…I think it was for a cigarette brand…in which the man said “I’d rather fight than switch.” Gov. Bob Riley reversed those words in his State of the State address last week in regard to a […]

Another shameful act



Closer to home, we were also saddened by another scene. Monday, we made a picture of a 102-year-old woman and her 83- year-old daughter being evicted from their modest mobile home residence near Coffeeville. Edna Woodard and Rosie V. Thornton have been battling for years over the ownership of their 2.5 acre home site. An individual claimed to have a […]

Entirely too much money



Some folks struggle from paycheck to paycheck, just getting by paying for groceries and living expenses. Others have money to burn and are often willing to do just that. I suppose it has always been that way but the disparities between the rich and the poor seem greater now than ever. Two separate articles in the same daily newspaper last […]

Famous Quotes



“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” Thomas Jefferson “If you can DREAM it, you can DO it!” Walt Disney “Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.” Will Rogers “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into […]