2018-07-18

A Great $50 Lesson



Recently, while I was working in the flower beds and raking the leaves in the front yard, my neighbors stopped to chat as they returned home from walking their dog. During our friendly conversation, I asked their little girl what she wanted to be when she grew up. She said she wanted to be president someday. Both of her parents, […]

Aliens in Arizona



Two aliens landed in the Arizona desert near a Fry’s gas station that was closed for the night. They approached one of the gas pumps and the younger alien addressed it saying, “Greetings, Earthling. We come in peace. Take us to your leader.” The gas pump, of course, didn’t respond. The younger alien became angry at the lack of response. […]

09 ••••College Football••••



First, do not be drinking or eating while reading this! “Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy than to fumble the football” – John Heisman “I make my practices real hard because if a player is a quitter, I want him to quit in practice, not in a game.” – Bear Bryant / Alabama “It isn’t necessary […]

Consumer Q’s

Cucumbers, Lightning Bugs, and Dayliles

Q: Do you have a recipe for cantaloupe cobbler? A: Gerrie Fort, Circulation Manager of the Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin came through with this recipe from her mother, Eva Mae Chappell of Macon, Georgia. Says Mrs. Fort, “My mother made this during our childhood days, and it is yummy good!” Cantaloupe Cobbler Mrs. Fort uses a 9 X 9 […]

Sweepstakes scammers threaten elderly consumers



Sweepstakes scams aimed at the elderly have taken a scary turn, according to The Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection. Under the typical sweepstakes scam, consumers are informed (by mail, phone or email) that they have won a huge sum of money in a sweepstakes; but in order to receive the prize money, the consumer must first wire a couple of […]

One-third of child pedestrian fatalities occur during/after school hours



As 55 million children across the country head back to school, AAA urges motorists to slow down and stay alert in neighborhoods and school zones, and to be especially vigilant for pedestrians during, before, and after school hours. In 2013, more than 17 child pedestrians died in Georgia, 13 occurred during School Transport hours. “The afternoon hours are particularly dangerous […]

Political Cartoon



He Just Might Have Nailed It!



A guy looked at my Corvette the other day and said, “I wonder how many people could have been fed for the money that sports car cost.” I replied, “I’m not sure… I know. It fed a lot of families in Bowling Green, Kentucky where it was built. It fed the people who make the tires, It fed the people […]

‘Yesterday Is Not Just Another Memory For Everyone’



Sometimes it just feels good to do something for someone else; you realize you get more benefit out of doing the deed than the person you are doing it for. As you know, we are living in Huntsville, Alabama, but another Miller County past resident lives up here also. His name is Terrell Miller, who is 80-plus years old. Terrell […]

Blonde



I am BLONDE when it comes to football or any sports…….just not into that at all! Of all the blonde jokes, this one has to be one of the best — because it makes football make sense! A guy took his blonde girlfriend to her first football game. They had great seats right behind their team’s bench. After the game, […]