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Tishomingo State Park

August 3, 2018

  I recently had some free time on a Sunday and took a road trip.  I traveled into Mississippi on Highway 72 when I remembered that Tishomingo State Park was not that far away.  I have never been there so I decided that I would go check it out. It is not that far from […]

History of the Blue Angels

July 31, 2018

When you mention the Blue Angels, most people think of the blue planes that entertain thousands each year at air shows.  However, the Blue Angels are so much more.  Until I started doing research for the article, I did not realize the history of the Blue Angels. The Blue Angels are a United States Navy […]

Richard Marcinko: The Father of Seal Team 6

July 29, 2018

He is known by many names.  Richard Marcinko.  Dick Marcinko.  Demo Dick.   The Rogue Warrior.  As well as some other names not printable here in this family publication.  But one name that is true no matter what is he is the Father of Seal Team Six and Red Cell.  Every Special Operator or Tactical Operator […]

CCW Freedom Fest, Dothan, AL 7-7-18

July 23, 2018

  It was a hot summer night in Dothan, Alabama.  You could cut the tension in the air with a knife.  That sounds like lyrics from a Meat Loaf song.  However, this was not a song; this was live action and athleticism.  Fans began to pour into the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds for the Continental […]

It’s Summer Time, a Little Something for the Tackle Box

July 2, 2018

It is that time of year again.  Summer Time.    It is time to be on the water, taking hikes and going fishing.  However it is also the time for snakes.  There seems to be more snake stories on Facebook as well as people coming into the store and telling about seeing them.  It is always […]

CCW Fanfest: The (In)famous Golf Game

June 30, 2018

   Each year, Continental Championship Wrestling host Fanfest in Dothan, Alabama.  I have written previous articles for this year’s events.  This is the last article in the series from Fanfest.  The previous articles can be found here: However, I heard a rumor about an (in)famous Golf Game that happens the day before […]

An Interview with Sandra Killen Burroughs

June 26, 2018

I had a chance to interview Sandra Killen Burroughs, the Mayor for the Town of Lexington, Alabama.  For you that are not familiar with the Town of Lexington, the Town is located in the North East corner of Lauderdale County.  The latest United States Census Bureau shows the population of Lexington as 734.  The Census […]

An interview with Michael Youngblood

June 22, 2018

It’s no secret that I am a wrestling fan.  Now, I am not talking about “Sports Entertainment” but “Wrasslin’.  I was invited to do an expose of the Continental Championship Wrestling Fanfest in Dotahn, Alabama on May 12, 2018.  One of the wrestlers that had a match there was Michael Youngblood.   He impressed me with […]

Tuscumbia Police helps one of it’s neighbors

June 18, 2018

You usually do not hear about the good that a Police Department does.  Mostly what you hear is the bad things.  As a former Police Officer (retired), I can tell you that a lot of good things go on behind the scenes that the citizens of that City or Town never know about.  This article […]

“The Champ”

June 15, 2018

Over the last couple of weeks, I have written about my trip to Dothan, Alabama to attend the Continental Championship Wrestling Fanfest on May 12th, 2018.  While there was glitz, bright lights and fun had by all, there was a serious side that I must write about now.  Approximately two hours before the Fanfest Meet […]

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