“If an Alabama state trooper stops you, the first thing you say is, ‘Roll Tide Roll.”
“Papaw says, chicken lips, pig feet and chitlins. It’s what’s for dinner.
“Papaw says, it’s cold enough outside to freeze the ears off a brass monkey.”
“Papaw agrees, Bama is a dynasty.”
“Mr. Mayor, Papaw says we need a VA clinic and a YMCA.”
“Papaw says, a one-legged duck swims in circles.”
“Papaw says, for all you LSU fans, class dismissed.”
“Mr. Editor, can you spell Tuscaloosa. The road to the national championship rolls through Tuscaloosa.”
“We the people want Papaw back in the Forum.”
“Used to be Papaw would be the last person to put you down.”
“The Forum is boring without Papaw.”
“Goe Goe. Did you ever know that you’re my hero? You are the winds beneath my wings.”
“Papaw’s got the Eastwood smile and the Robert Redford hair.”
“Papaw asks, what is the square root of six?”
“Papaw is a member of the senior Chippendale’s.”
“Ladies. Papaw’s available. Input.”
“I’m Papaw, and I’m not smarter than a fifth-grader.”
“When Papaw starts eating solid food, you better give me elbow room.”
“Papaw asks, cow patty, are you out there?”
“Papaw says to my ‘Nam brothers, welcome home.”
“Papaw says, you don’t need an automatic weapon to deer hunt.”
“Besides being Airborne, Papaw was a gravedigger.”
“Good morning. Where’s Papaw?”
“Papaw used to say, the drunker I sit here the longer I get.”
“Papaw says, feed the birds. They sing to you.”
“Papaw is the Coca-Cola cowboy.”
“Papaw, how many national championships did you say Alabama had? Fifteen!”
“Papaw knows that disco duck.”
“Papaw says, it’s a weedeater not a weedwhacker.”
“Papaw says, when the frost is on the pumpkin, it’s time for a doughnut dunking.”
LetterL A letter to Mr. Charles Bowen
You may have been the most beloved and admired person in this community.
Letter: Wage inequality persists in U.S.
Currently wages and salaries nationally as a portion of the economy is again near the record low of 2011
Letter: An appreciation of David Pennington
When you took office six years ago as mayor, I did not know you personally, but during these six years, you have earned my respect and my trust. I now consider you and your family as dear friends.
Amanda Burt: Another successful campaign
“This has been a year of everyday, ordinary people becoming heroes, stepping in to fill the service gaps and needs in our community,” proclaimed board chair Celeste Creswell, as she opened the United Way Annual Meeting this week.
Kudos to all who are seeking elected office
Qualifying for local and state elections ended Friday, and while many incumbents will be running unopposed, there are a few surprises in the mix.
Charlie Bowen will be missed
Finding someone in Dalton who doesn’t know — or at least hasn’t heard of — Charlie Bowen could be difficult.
Citizen of the Week: Tressia Brooks Watkins
Some individuals might perform random acts of kindness in hopes they’ll receive some sort of recognition. Not Tressia Brooks Watkins.
Getting a HOPE scholarship will get more difficult next year, as some long overdue requirements start to kick in.
Voters, candidates deserve debates
Qualifying for local elections doesn’t end until Friday, but it’s already clear voters will have some good choices.
Letter: Greatly appreciated
On behalf of my mother Katherine Marie Bonds, I want to thank each and everyone of you...
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