"Gray hairs are sprinkled upon him, and he knows it not."
Maybe you’ve heard the objection before against Christianity, or maybe you’ve said the objection before yourself, and it goes like this: “There are too many hypocrites in the church!
From 1929-2016, The Tallassee Tribune featured a weekly column called “Dirty Digs.” This week, the style of this space reflects how Mr. Eubanks and Mr. Cottle might have covered some recent news.
For the third time, the State’s Charter School Commission denied the application of the Magic City Acceptance Academy. The denial wasn’t an outright no to the state’s gay community; it was by abstention, as some members of the commission voted yes and some voted no but others chose to not si…
One of the things we deeply desire in times of uncertainty is to know God is in control. We want to see how God is moving in the circumstances of our lives. The test of faith is we often cannot see clearly how God is working. While on rare occasions God works through miraculous means, the va…
Over the weekend, I was honored to present the eulogy for Mrs. Pat Burak, a lifelong resident of this area and former colleague at Tallassee High School. Her contributions to our community were so great, it seems only proper to remember her in this space today.
In our formative years, we were taught the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. That’s something we can all agree seems good, fair and accurate in theory.
- Cleanup at eastside mill site moves to Phase 2
- Council approves zoning manual and map updates
- Elmore, Tallapoosa counties in marginal risk for severe storms today
- Elmore County Player of the Week: Daniels explodes in second half to lead Tigers to victory
- A great Tallasseean remembered
- School commission needs to make a choice
- Downtown Sidewalk Sale set for Oct. 17
- Undefeated Patriots await Tigers in non-region battle
- Pioneer Day moved to Oct. 24
- Police Reports Tallassee Police Department
I would like to tell you all about my recent unexpected trip to Rock Island, Illinois. My oldest daughter decided to call this her home and has been living there for over two years now. She called Saturday night, needing Momma. I quickly tied up a few loose ends and made arrangements to make…
A decade ago, I was still working full time at my “day job” and was stationed at The Tallassee Tribune. I was still writing a weekly newspaper column, and a rumination on completing another decade of existence was titled “Nothing rhymes with ‘60’” (vs. cutesy phrases like “Lordy, lordy — loo…
Growing up as the oldest sibling is never easy. Usually you are the first to make mistakes in life, so your younger siblings don’t have to go through them and they learn from you, whether it’s punishments or life lessons.
I leaned back in the water and felt the wave gently rock me from side to side. My friends — my adopted family — chattered in the distance, their voices blending into a perfect harmony of happiness.
“Our soul waits for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. For our heart is glad in him, because we trust in his holy name. Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in you.”
Let's go back to around 1956. My father-in-law is sick with cancer and the VA asked if they could send him to the Memphis, Tennessee VA and do some research on his particular type of cancer. He said yes and away he went with no delay.
Folks, we are less than two weeks away from our election contest for our U.S. Senate seat. The runoff between former Sen. Jeff Sessions and former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville may be close and will be interesting.
I kind of know what I want to say I just don't know where to start. He has always been a part of my military life even when I got drafted into the Army. The days and nights we traveled together to camps, recruiting, even to foreign countries, and he never changed. We watched them build three…
This past weekend at church, the wonderfully talented musician Glenn Person was at the piano and performed a soul-stirring rendition of “It is Well with my Soul” as an offertory — one so powerful the congregation applauded when he finished singing.
When our leadership team met to discuss the various factors involved with reopening church after three months of the coronavirus pandemic, I shared the following devotion with them. The questions and reflections are from Romans 14, and I have posted the verse references after each question/r…