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DCSS SUPERINTENDENT COLUMN: The Demopolis Difference

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

1 month ago by Kyle Kallhoff.

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

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

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

3 months ago by Tom Boggs.

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

3 months ago by Tom Boggs.

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

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

4 months ago by Tom Boggs.

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

4 months ago by Tom Boggs.

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

5 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

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

5 months ago by Tom Boggs.

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

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Give me a dollar’s worth please

I’d pull up to a service station in Daddy’s Pontiac, and hold one finger out the window, indicating I only had a dollar for gas, ... Read more

5 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Welcome 2020

It was so long ago that the principal at the elementary school greeted us at a school program and said, “This is the class of ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Where we might ought not to have been

We didn’t often venture too far from home way back yonder, ‘cept maybe walking over to Indian Mounds, Back Bone Ridge and the like as ... Read more

7 months ago by Tom Boggs.

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