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Marengo County & D-Day: Giving It All

Folks my age can remember individuals and events from the great World War II, and today I’m thinking about two men connected to my cousin, ... Read more

1 year ago by Tom Boggs.

Rising waters make fishing more difficult

(This column was written for the Demopolis Times by Jerry Smyly.) After four straight days of rain, we are supposed to be getting a welcome ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

Pretty doggone good story

I have, indeed, written on occasions about dogs, and how I have loved the dogs in my life since that first one came my way ... Read more

1 year ago by Tom Boggs.

Being outdoors means tracking weather

This column was written by Jerry Smyly for the Demopolis Times.) I made the comment last week that it looked like we were easing back ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

Spring weather means great hunting, fishing

(This column was written by Jerry Smyly for the Demopolis Times.) This is likely the longest stretch of sunny weather we’ve had since early last ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

Selling and giving couple remembered

We’ve all known some remarkable and memorable merchants in our day and in our area, but this day we are reaching back to 1942 when ... Read more

1 year ago by Tom Boggs.

American Soldiers

In writing about American soldiers this week I am including any man or woman in uniform, beginning for purposes of this column in 1941, the ... Read more

2 years ago by Tom Boggs.

March in Alabama means be prepared

This column is written special for the Demopolis Times by Jerry Smyly. It’s March in Alabama, be prepared for anything, weather wise. Warm weather and ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

Trees and bushes I’ve seen

That’s right. I’ve been on a first name basis with trees and bushes in my day, and I ‘spect some of y’all have, too. First ... Read more

2 years ago by Tom Boggs.

Let’s go for a ride

Those were sorta magic like words back yonder in the 40s and 50s to young ‘uns.and grown ups, too. Daddy, Ma, Billy and I would ... Read more

2 years ago by Tom Boggs.

Jeeps, grease guns and steel pots

I’m mighty happy to report that my old head is still crammed full of good old timey memories of various times, places, stuff and folks, ... Read more

2 years ago by Tom Boggs.

A penny for your thoughts

As far back as I can recollect, we were able to send our thoughts from one end of this country to the other via a ... Read more

2 years ago by Tom Boggs.

Americanism

This is another column where you, Dear Readers, can once again fill in spaces from your memory bank and your treasured portraits of patriots, places ... Read more

2 years ago by Tom Boggs.

That magic touch

What magic has been developed within the medical field since my baby brother caught pneumonia at the tail end of the Second World War. Dr. ... Read more

2 years ago by Tom Boggs.

Elvis Who?

An unknown author, Bill Burk, sometime back wrote a book simply entitled, “Early Elvis: The Tupelo Years.” The book transports the reader back to the ... Read more

2 years ago by Tom Boggs.

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