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The story of Horace Gilbert Giddens, Jr. WO1, U.S. Army, 1st Air Cavalry, Vietnam, KIA

Warrant Officer Giddens was called Junior by his friends. One of his closest friends was fellow Warrant Officer Bill Gibson who had been with Junior ... Read more

1 month ago by John Vick.

REMEMBER WHEN: AHS Band Trip to Chicago in 1953

     A memorable Broadway musical production in 1957 was “The Music Man,” book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey. It was awarded the ... Read more

1 month ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: The Traveling Gold Cabinet

Marianne Merrill Moates Weber is a Southern writer, author, and playwright. Daughter of the late Walter Merrill and Mary Jim Hilson Merrill, she grew up ... Read more

2 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Dorothy (Thomasson) and Willie Henry Lawson made their home in Andalusia

Dorothy Merle Thomasson was the second daughter and sixth child born to Frank and Beulah (Sasser) Thomasson. Family records reveal she was born in 1911 ... Read more

2 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

The story of John W. Kelley, Major, U.S. Army, 1st Air Cavalry Division, Vietnam

The Air Cavalry concept for the Army began in 1965 when the 1st Cavalry Division [Airmobile] was organized. Their purpose was to provide reconnaissance for ... Read more

2 months ago by John Vick.

REMEMBER WHEN: On the Streets Where They Lived

“On the Street Where You Live” is a song those of you who watch television Broadway musicals such as “My Fair Lady,” one of my ... Read more

2 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Jones, Mash Jr., to be wed

Maggie Jones and Stuart Mash Jr. announce their upcoming marriage. Jones is the daughter of the Liz Jones and the late Henry Jones of Andalusia. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Charlie Thomasson family resided in Cedar Grove Church of Christ community

Charles Esker “Charlie” Thomasson was the fourth son born to Frank and Beulah (Sasser) Thomasson. He was born in Covington County and grew up on ... Read more

2 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Through my lens by Covington County District Attorney Walt Merrell

This past Tuesday, the Covington County Child Advocacy Center, or CAC for short, hosted its annual Blue Ribbon Ceremony.  The ceremony is a time for ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

The story of Osmond Kelly Ingram, Gunners Mate First Class, U.S. Navy, WWI, Medal of Honor

The first U.S. Navy enlisted man to die in WW I was Gunners Mate First Class [GM1] Osmond Kelly Ingram of Pratt City, Alabama. The ... Read more

2 months ago by John Vick.

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