IT IS IN the gloaming somewhere in Louisiana, autumn of 1940, and the father of three, including a brand new baby girl, is at the wheel of a dark-green ’39 Ford.
I was talking with my mechanic last week. (He let me know that, after 15 years and almost 300,000 miles, it’s about time for my pickup to be put out to pasture. These are dark days, but I digress.)
You know that vacant block of Quintard Avenue, the one between 9th and 10th streets, that by now was to feature fast-casual restaurants and retail shops?
Between now and November, Kay Ivey and Walt Maddox will criss-cross Alabama, boring us with speeches, attending rallies and acquiescing to interviews. They’ll make promises, sincere or not. Maddox will rail on Ivey’s leadership as replacement governor. Ivey will label Maddox as a Democratic …
Next to the Bible, “To Kill a Mockingbird” is considered one of the most popular books ever written. Published by author Harper Lee in 1960, it remains, to this day, a classic in American literature.
I know how hard the people inside these walls of Consolidated Publishing Co. work to produce quality journalism products, but I also know we’re not perfect, so the intent here isn’t self-praise.
Frances Wingard, an Oxford woman, saw the Equal Rights Amendment as legislative evil that wouldn’t protect American women. It was a snake in the grass, hidden and menacing.
Late March in Texas, news of JSU’s plight reached TCU. Wheels turned. A TCU administrator asked her colleagues if their campus could help, and if so, how?
A while back, someone broke into my daughter’s car and stole a credit card she kept in there. The thief then attempted to use it, multiple times, to buy big-ticket items at Walmart as well as at various ATMs around town.
Anniston, James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman say, is “pretty much in the middle of nowhere. It’s so rural in itself, it’s not like it’s a suburb of another town. That’s all that’s out there.”