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Ambush at Ap Nhi – The Heroism of Sergeant William W. Seay, U.S. Army Vietnam War – Medal of Honor Part 1

Sarah Lee has a vivid memory of the day she learned of her little brother’s death. She remembers, “I saw a green government car pull ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Vick.

REMEMBER WHEN: The Andalusia City Flag Story

This story has been told before a number of years ago but now that a “new generation” of Andalusians have become of age as well ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sue Wilson.

Through my lens… Civil Asset Forfeiture

By: Walt Merrell Much has been made of what is commonly referred to as “civil asset forfeiture” in the state of Alabama over the past ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

John William Flournoy family settled in Florala during early 1900s

The Flournoy family of Covington County, Ala., down through the children and families of Elisha Kindred Flournoy was reviewed in last week’s column. That was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Curtis Thomasson.

The story of Sergeant Mathew Leonard, U.S. Army, Vietnam, Medal of Honor

We have no way of knowing the final thoughts of Platoon Sergeant Mathew Leonard as he sat propped against a tree for support, emptying his ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Vick.

REMEMBER WHEN: Where is the Sign

In 1949 a local Andalusia attorney and insurance adjuster Ed Reid partnered with the Parnassus Club to promote “cancer awareness.” He had had cancer and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sue Wilson.

Through my lens… By Walt Merrell

Last week, I began a discussion about the Department of Correction’s actual population.  You’ll recall that we identified that 81% of the current inmate population ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Flournoy ancestors were early settlers in Rose Hill community

Today’s column was made possible by Ancestry.com and Ronald Flournoy, a descendant of Elisha Kindred Flournoy who was an early settler in Covington County, Ala. ... Read more

1 month ago by Curtis Thomasson.

The story of Captain Gary Michael Rose, U.S. Army , Vietnam War, Medal of Honor

“You get on a helicopter and you fly for 45 minutes, an hour west – when you know by helicopter the border’s only five minutes ... Read more

1 month ago by John Vick.

REMEMBER WHEN: Miss Andalusia and Miss Memolusia

As far back as is the news about beauty queens published in The Andalusia Star News, I find that the “Miss Andalusia” contest started in ... Read more

1 month ago by Sue Wilson.

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