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The vegetable gardener should inspect the garden vegetables to determine if there are pests. The plants should be thoroughly inspected.

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The beginning of the summer months is always a great time for whole family to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. Whether is enjoying a Memorial Day family barbecue, camping or going to the local river, the pool or splash pads, learn to keep everyone safe and healthy while enjoyin…

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Carolyn Tetrault was one of two keynote speakers at Arab’s Memorial Day ceremony last week.

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LTC (ret.) Lloyd Tetrault was one of two keynote speakers at Arab’s Memorial Day ceremony last week.

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Like so many high school seniors who were preparing to graduate, I looked forward to completing that stage of my education, but I didn’t have the slightest idea what I wanted to do next.

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Old timers have an expression, “Thar’s lightning in the air,” that is used to describe a volatile situation with the possibility of imminent danger very real. Kinda like when you come home from the bar a little too late and notice the living room lights are on, meaning someone is up and wait…

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Spring cleaning time is here and I have jumped on board with a tenacity like never before. I am at a point that I really need, and want, simplicity and minimal clutter in my life.

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A pest is an organism that causes damage to desirable plants, animals, humans and structures.

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I remember Mama – a precious, beautiful lady who loved me. Mothers are supposed to love their children I know, and my mother loved me like mothers are supposed to love their children –unconditionally.

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A florist arrived at the front desk with two baskets of flowers. He gave them to an attractive lady at the front desk who discovered they were sent to the staff of the city’s library by someone who was well-known to the staff.

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In keeping with 2019, the 200th anniversary of Alabama becoming a state, let’s look at that process.

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This is not a column from Charles Whisenant, the editor of this newspaper. It’s a column from Charles W. Whisenant, the elected member of the Arab Electric Cooperative board of trustees (District 8).

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There was a family of five that lived within the municipal limits of Oak Ridge, a town created in northeastern Tennessee in 1942 as a production site for the Manhattan Project – the American, British and Canadian operation that developed the atomic bomb.

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Final part of a series

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I’m not sure what to think about building a wall around our southern U.S. border. Thank goodness you don’t have to think about it. There are plenty of people who have already done that job for you.

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The series of events that resulted in the last devastating raid on Guntersville during the Civil War began with an order given by Gen. John Bell Hood in Tennessee.

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“Daddy are we there yet?” is a question that many father have heard and tried to answer many times. Manufacturing companies hear similar questions from their customers.

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“The business of life is the acquisition of memories.” This was a quote from a lead character on the PBS series “Downton Abbey.”

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Growing up, Southern girls are taught many lessons. If your Mama doesn’t teach you some of the ways of belles then your favorite aunt-tee or mee-maw will surely teach you.

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When a new (and sometimes old) business visits the Arab Chamber of Commerce, more often than we would like, we are asked, “What exactly is a Chamber of Commerce?” followed up with “so-and-so told me I needed to come join!”

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Two people who are invaluable contacts for a community (as well as a newspaper) are the mayor and the chief of police.

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It is a trait of human nature to take things for granted, but hundreds of generations of human development and history lie behind us.

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Marshall Medical Centers has a staff of volunteers who choose to donate hours of their time serving other people.

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The year was 1960. It was the “Era of Elvis” as he had broken the hearts of teenage girls throughout not only America but, also, the remainder of the civilized (?) countries of the world.

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Thanking our local veterans was the emphasis of a recent Arab Historical Society’s meeting. It was to thank local veterans for their contributions as part of celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday.

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Ecclesiastes 11:5 -You don’t know where the wind blows. And you don’t know how a baby grows in its mother’s womb. In the same way, you don’t know what God will do—and He makes everything happen.

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Last month we had a special birthday to celebrate.

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February is the month of love. I think it’s only fair that I write about love considering Valentine’s Day is tomorrow.