Blog Archives

Bobby Inman

Simple Man: Lynyrd Skynyrd: Part 1

July 10, 2017

I have always been a huge reader.  I read about 3-4 books a week.  Mostly are action-adventure, western with an occasional biography.  However, there are few books that just “blow my mind.”  Here is one of them.  Recently I read a book called Lynyrd Skynyrd: Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock.   It is written […]


The old railroad bridge

June 27, 2017

Last Sunday was a bright and sunny day.  Lisa and the kiddos were up and I made the suggestion of going to the Old Railroad Bridge located in Sheffield, Alabama.  None of them had ever been so we went.  If you are not familiar with the Old Railroad Bridge, it is behind the condos just […]


It’s summer. Lets go shooting!

June 21, 2017

It’s that time of the year again.  Summertime.  The kiddos are out of school.  The weather is warm.   The days are longer.  You want to do something on your off days.  I have an idea.  Let’s go shooting.   To go further, let’s take someone that might have never gone or have limited exposure to the […]


Adam West: The passing of Batman

June 10, 2017

On June 10, 2017, America lost an Icon of Film and Television.  Adam West passed away.  West is famous for portraying Batman.  He is the first Batman that I knew.  I remember watching him in the live action television show as I grew up.  He died after a battle with Leukemia. Adam West was born […]


24 Legacy: A Review

June 10, 2017

It is a familiar sound.  The clock counts the seconds.  One 24 hour day when everything basically is turned upside down.  There is a threat to America and one person has to stop that threat.  First it was Jack Bauer.  Bauer protected the United States through eight seasons on Fox.  24 was one of the […]


Greg Allman

May 28, 2017

On May 27, 2017, the Music Industry lost an icon.  Greg Allman passed away.  Greg was part of the Allman Brothers Band with his brother Duane. Gregory Lenoir Allman was born on December 8, 1947, in Nashville, Tennessee.  Greg worked delivering papers to purchase a Silvertone Guitar.  He was part of several bands, along with […]


Custer’s last stand

May 25, 2017

Today is June 25th, 2017.  Let’s rewind to June 25th, 1876.  It has been known by several names.    Custer’s Last Stand.  Battle of Little Big Horn.  Battle of the Greasy Grass.  Whatever you call it, 263 Soldiers with the 7th Calvary, including George Armstrong Custer, were killed in this battle in Montana. From the Battle […]


Rally at the river

May 21, 2017

This is something new for us at Hammer Down Gun & Pawn.  We are helping to sponsor the 15th Annual Rally at the River on June 10th, 2017.  The event will be held at McFarland Park, located in Florence, Alabama.  This is the first time that we have been a sponsor for a nonprofit event […]


Police Presence at Deshler High School

May 17, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-This morning at approximately 11:30 AM, Tuscumbia Police, Tuscumbia Fire and Keller Ambulance responded to the Deshler High School Lunchroom for a call that came in as a “riot.”  I arrived on-scene to find these agencies already there.  I spoke with a parent who stated “that there was a big fight in the lunchroom and […]


The Resurrection Of Jake The Snake

May 14, 2017

With previous articles that I have written for the Quad Cities Daily, there is no doubt that I am a “wrasslin” fan.   Not wrestling but “Wrasslin’”.   Not in regards to today’s Sports Entertainment, but when it was bad guys against good guys.  Wrestling has evolved over the years.  It doesn’t matter if you are rich […]


Rebecca Hovater State Farm Service One Dynamic Staffing
Champy's OTR Ichiban
Waterstreet Communications

The Quad-Cities Daily