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Bobby Inman

R.I.P. 2017

January 5, 2018

I always dread writing this article each year.  We have all lost friends and family during 2017.  This loss cannot ever be filled or replaced.  These friends and family will always have a place in our hearts.  Here is a list, by no means complete, of celebrities, athletes as well as other people that may […]


Happy New Year’s

January 1, 2018

Today is January 1st, 2018, New Year’s Day.  Today is the day that people make New Year’s Resolutions.  Some they keep and some they don’t.  Everyone should be thankful that they made it through 2017.  For some 2017 was a good year, for others, 2017 was not so good.  But you know what, it’s a […]


Christmas: Remember The True Meaning

December 25, 2017

Today is Christmas, 2017.    It is time to spend time with family and friends.  Giving and receiving of gifts.  The weather has been crazy this week so we don’t really know if we will be wearing short or long sleeves today.  But no matter the weather, it is a time to spend time with family […]


Justice League: A Movie Review

December 21, 2017

I went and saw the Justice League movie this weekend.  I wanted to write a review for it.  First off, if you have not seen the movie and are planning on it, please stop reading.  There are spoilers ahead. ****************************SPOILER ALERT****************   You have been warned.   Overall, I liked the movie.  Let me start off by […]


Is the Revolver dead?

December 12, 2017

Is the Revolver dead?  Has this iconic piece of self-defense machinery gone the way of the DoDo Bird?   I don’t think so.  I think that it still has a place in today’s society as a valuable tool in the Self-Defense tool box.  Okay, what started this topic?  You guessed it, two men. I was recently […]


Beretta Goes to College

November 27, 2017

I believe the year was 2005.  I was working at the University of North Alabama Police Department, assigned to the North Alabama Law Enforcement Training Center.  NALETC was a program that conducted Advanced L.E. Enforcement Training to Officers throughout the United States.  We had an Officer from Brussels attended a Course once at UNA. In […]


Lone Survivor and Beyond

November 21, 2017

Many of our readers may have seen the movie “Lone Survivor”, starting Mark Walhberg as Marcus Luttrell.  I have seen the movie twice and have cried both times.  The movie depicts Operation Redwing, where four Navy Seals were dropped into a mountainous range to capture a high value target of the Taliban.  The mission was […]


An interview with Chief Tony Logan

November 5, 2017

    When Steve Wiggins from the Quad Cities Daily called me last year and asked if I would like to be the “Law Enforcement Liaison” for the Daily, I hurriedly agreed.  His idea was I could bridge the gap between the reader and Law Enforcement with a Law Enforcement prospective to help the reader understand.  […]


Be safe this halloween

October 30, 2017

It is that time of the year again, Halloween.  Kids will be trick or treating, Adults will be having dress up parties.  Goblins, Ghouls and Witches will be lurking.  It is a fun time for kids as well as adults.  However, you need to be careful during Halloween.  There are people out there that cause […]


What really is a Pawn Shop?

October 17, 2017

I have been in the Pawn Business for 6 years of my life.  I started working for Sonny’s Pawn Shop in Sheffield, Alabama in the early 90s.  The owner, Sonny Murphy had been in business for many years.  I learned a lot from him.  So much that I based our business model around Sonny’s ideas […]


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