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Singleton: ‘Leadership is being constant to something greater than yourself’

I left Montgomery on Thursday evening fuming. In four weeks, more than 700,000 K-12 students, teachers, nurses and administrators across 138 school districts will venture ... Read more

COLUMN: Class of 2020 should be proud of ‘Finishing Strong’

Senior quotes and skip days, I heard about them both as I stepped into my final year at Demopolis High School. My mom cheered as ... Read more

MCAAPA Column: What is Juneteenth?

What is Juneteenth—and what does it celebrate? A day remembering the end of slavery in Texas has spread across the whole U.S., with a larger ... Read more


Although the typical school year has been interrupted due to COVID-19, the Demopolis City School System’s (DCSS) progress is not slowing down. DCSS continues to ... Read more

COLUMN: Alabama health organizations join to stop spread of COVID-19

The health and safety of Alabamians is our top priority. To that end, the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Alabama Hospital Association, Blue Cross ... Read more

GUEST COLUMN: DCSS Superintendent: We will rise during these challenging times

Without a doubt, this has been an uncommon year for the Demopolis City School System. Our students, staff, and community have worked through multiple “once ... Read more

Sorta old-fashioned hog killing

Got an invitation from old friend, Roe Tucker, to show up at his place for a big breakfast, and then stay around for what used ... Read more

Days Gone Bye column: A hit and a miss this week

As sometimes happens in my weekly rambling, instead of hitting on just one subject, I might veer off to the side … or the rear ... Read more

Editorial: It’s important everyone is counted for Census 2020

With 2020 comes the ten-year Constitutional requirement of conducting a census to count the population of our cities, counties, states and nation. For Marengo County ... Read more

Juicy Crab is great even without the crab

A country boy who lived in Gallion all his life, joined the Navy one day and left his home. He had never experienced many things ... Read more

Ballot counting and cake walking

I have a painting of the old courthouse that burned in 1965 hanging in my office, and I often gaze at it, and remember so ... Read more

Days Gone Bye: Remembering laughter in the woods

It has been quite awhile since I would call myself a hunter or even much of a fisherman, but I do have many lighthearted memories ... Read more

OPINION: Include community in your plans for the New Year

Here we are at the opening of a brand new decade. Am I the only one who feels like Y2K was just a few years ... Read more

Old age memories can be amazing

I chuckled the other day as I related to a friend that right before 2020 dawned upon us my mind was carried back to a ... Read more

Some of best hotdogs made in Alabama

In several of my “musings” recently I have talked about getting a good hotdog. There are a few places around where you can get “okay” ... Read more

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