Eddie and the Fourth of July

July 1, 2014 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer When I drove by Eddie Gabor’s old house, I was transported back more than 20 years …

The Washington Treaty Breakers

July 1, 2014 Will Durst “Raging Moderate” You don’t hear much about the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. And that, my friends, is …

About Town

June 27, 2014 Have you ever noticed how really good restaurants seem to have an environment that is almost as good as the food that is served? …

Destination:Batesville

June 27, 2014 Rick Baber “Into Focus” We decided to go for a drive last Friday. Ended up in Vicksburg, Mississippi, after a …

Store Shopping Etiquette 101

June 26, 2014 Camille Nesler “Outside the Box” Wasn’t the weather absolutely gorgeous this past weekend? Well, it was on the Gulf, …

Protecting whistleblowers

June 26, 2014 Back in 2006, Edward Lane was director of the Community Intensive Training for Youth Program at Central Alabama Community College in Alexander City. During …

Jeffery family history told; reunion planned

June 26, 2014 The old Landers River Landing where steamboats and ferries, keelboats, johnboats and rafts anchored or tied themselves down is underwater. The rusted tin roof …