In the summer of 1969, an arrangement of a Baptist hymn from 1755 became a Top 40 hit. The story of how it happened is fascinating.
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Richard and Robert Sherman are wonderful songwriters. They are responsible for the most-performed song of all time, “It’s a Small World (After All),” heard daily at the Disney-themed parks featuring the Small World ride. The Shermans also wrote memorable music for Winnie the Pooh, Mary Pop…
Last week, political columnist and commentator Steve Flowers wrote in this newspaper about the state’s “education governor,” Charles Henderson of Pike County.
Economic Development has three key principles: Pride of Place, a strong and willing workforce and a forward-thinking mindset. Tallassee has parts and percentages of all three elements, but if we could get everyone on the same page and singing from the same songbook – who knows what the futur…
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. - Galatians 2:20
This column ran exactly one year ago this week here in the TRIBUNE. To this day, I have people approaching me and attacking me for this column; I stand by the views expressed here..
I like Bibles. I have a lot of them. Even though I use mostly ebooks, apps and computer-based Scriptures these days, I still enjoy and appreciate a well-made Bible. One of the first passages I read and mark with a highlight pencil in a new Bible is often Psalm 84:11: "For the LORD God is a s…
The brave seniors of the class of 2021 will walk across the field at J.E. “Hot” O’Brien Stadium Friday night. My daughter Abbey is a member of this steadfast graduating class, the last one to graduate from the 1928 Tallassee High School building.
Last week’s final awards ceremony at the original Tallassee High School was disturbed by a gas leak severe enough to force an evacuation to the church across the street. The leak - which was blowing with enough pressure to lead emergency services directly to the scene of the explosion - coul…
Five years ago this week, Tallassee lost perhaps the most important part of its history when the east side Mount Vernon Mills complex burned. This, along with the 2009 fire that destroyed the Hotel Talisi, are two sad but unforgettable events. Here is what I wrote for the following issue of…
Staff report The Elmore County Economic Development Authority (ECEDA) in conjunction with the Elmore County Commission engaged Stroudwater Associates to better understand the present and future healthcare needs of Elmore County. The goal of the study was to determine what services are curren…
Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced today, on Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America Day, its decision to no longer publish six of the author’s books because they “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”
I am revisiting this column that originally ran in the spring of 2013. There has been an incredible amount of loss in our community over the past few months. This was written when I was younger and it was one of the first times I had experienced the death of someone my own age.