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What are the staple foods in your home? The weekly grocery cart items? Everyone has a list of essential food items or “go-to” products or ingredients. Your children will only eat a particular Pop-Tart flavor, or you prefer 1% over 2% milk for your cereal bowl. Brand name items that you splur…

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Destin Padgett became Little River Arts Council’s new president in July, replacing former president Bill Rutledge. The non-profit organization began approximately 15 years ago when it was started by Sandra Comley and Kregg Wilhite.

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We often take for granted the years of childhood, adolescence and youth. For many these periods of life may have been difficult even horrifying, for still others they can be very precious.

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Summer 2021 began on Sunday, June 20, and will end September 22nd. Before the season ends and the summer produce is replaced with pumpkins at the local supermarkets, pick up some fresh fruits and vegetables and make a few mouthwatering dishes for your dinner table. Savor the flavors of summe…

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A local travel baseball team won a world series championship. The Sand Mountain Storm Baseball team is a 10U travel baseball team based out of Geraldine, Alabama. The “U” stands for “under,” indicating the players may not be over the age of 10 to qualify to play. The Sand Mountain Storm team…

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A beautiful new deck has been constructed on the south side of the Blue Jug building, located at 519 Gault Avenue North, next to the Fort Payne Depot Museum. Fort Payne Main Street turned out to help the owners open the deck, where guests can sit and enjoy the store’s specialty alkaline anti…

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Downtown Fort Payne will soon be seeing the opening of yet another business. A new bakery called The Bakehouse is coming to 110 First Street West. The owner is Crestah Taylor. While the menu will offer conventional choices, it will also offer some unique treats.

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It important for God’s people to be obedient to how the Lord is leading them. Ananias was a good example of the importance of obeying the promptings of the Holy Spirit in the Christian life. When Ananias found Saul of Tarsus and laid hands on him and prayed, the Lord did His wonderful work i…

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Attracting business to the heart of a city involves many public figures, one of those individuals is Jerry Clifton. While he is known for being “about town” on a daily basis as person who runs for the health benefits, he is also all the downtown. Clifton purchases real-estate with the purpos…

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The Fort Payne City Council was expected to make budget adjustments for the police and fire departments at Tuesday’s regular meeting. The pay modifications were discussed last week at a Council work session attended by Fort Payne Police Chief David Davis and Fire Chief Ron Saferite. 

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Holley Midgley is commonly found at the Moon Lake Community Library. Visitors to the library might find him cleaning the library, toting heavy books, or helping fellow book-lovers to find a specific book. It is best not to judge a book by its cover, he is the Chairman of the Board for the Mo…

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Looking for a simple recipe that makes enough to serve five or six people? These one dish meat options are satisfying and very filling. You will need a large skillet, sheet pan, or large casserole pan to make these tasty meals. Serve these easy, delicious recipes, and they will be an immedia…

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• The county’s annual clean-up campaign also known as “spring cleaning” during the month of April begins on Wednesday, April 14 and will be as follow:

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Marla Ballard: "Please wear your mask to slow down the spread of COVID-19. Our hospitals are packed and people who do not even have COVID are being affected."

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Bruce’s Foodland is taking donations for Toys for Tots and CASA. CASA is accepting non-perishable foods, and Toys for Tots is asking for new, unwrapped toys.

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The Fort Payne Garden Club and City of Fort Payne presented the 22nd Annual Every Light a Prayer for Peace program Tuesday at the DeKalb Theatre. Pictured are, from left, Garden Club Program Chairman Janie Lawless, FPHS Essay Winners Kailey Adams (2nd place), Madisyn Hill (1st place), and Ai…

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The Fort Payne Garden Club is happy to announce that Caden Caminite, a fifth grade student at Fort Payne Middle School, was awarded 2nd place in the National Garden Clubs, Inc. Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest. The club offers sincere congratulations and appreciation for her partici…

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May 14, 2019 has been conceived as a time for high school juniors to reflect for a few hours on their upcoming career choices. Regardless of where they are in making that choice, we wish to provide them with information that will be helpful to them as they ask themselves this question. Will …

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Northeast Alabama Community College is entering its 3rd year of competition in golf with the National Junior College Athletic Association and will be conducting a tryout for the upcoming 2019-2020 men’s and women’s golf teams. The event will be held from 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM on Thursday, Ma…