My mother died a long time ago, but I still miss her as if she left me yesterday. As the years have passed and my heart has healed, I’ve gotten used to not having her here to celebrate Mother’s Day, but I can empathize with my friends who have recently lost their moms. Last Sunday was their …

Evie Waddell got hit by a falling tree. A huge tree, probably an oak, that sideswiped her head and struck her back and left the Anniston EMS paramedic dazed in a mobile home park, along with Anniston firefighter Walker Kent.