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Robert Hill was in Marshall North hospital 12 days but they have moved him to Shepherd’s Cove Monday, Feb. 11. He was there a few days and they are sending him to Crossville Nursing Home. He has got to where he can’t walk and he has pneumonia.

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18 YEARS IN MAKING. The DAR boys basketball team won its first area championship in 18 years Thursday night when they defeated Randolph at home. More details on the special victory are on P. 9. Team members are, from left:

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The Grant Rec Center will be hosting several events in the coming weeks as spring approaches. Beginning yesterday (Friday), rec basketball teams throughout Marshall County began competing in the 2019 Marshall County tournament.

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Over the past few months, we have informed our members of several actions designed to ensure our service territory is as business-friendly as possible to ensure local jobs, tax base, and a variety of other benefits enjoyed by a healthy business climate.

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Listening to the music of our generation, whatever your age is, can be both delightful and very, very sad. I happened on a YouTube site that had a collection of all the hits of the 1950’s and 1960’s. I’m dating myself, but it was a pretty neat evening for me.

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We’ve all seen them circling overhead. Hollywood presents them as a sign of doom. They further misrepresent them with the screeching call of a hawk.

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The City of Guntersville Recycling Program is entering its 25th year of operation. As we reach this milestone, it seemed an appropriate time to remind the public of proper recycling procedures.

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 Joy Horton's oldest brother Leon Buell who lives in Chilocothe, Illinois, had to have heart bypass surgery. Leon's family has cold and flu symptoms.

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Lake Guntersville State Park hosted a gathering of folks, young and younger, wrapped in bundles of warm clothing to witness last Sunday night’s “Super Blood Wolf Moon” lunar eclipse.

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Frances Wrenn and Violet Heath made a trip with the Henryville Springers to Danville, ate lunch, visited a bakery and then returned.

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The terms can be confusing, but they come up whenever there is severe weather.

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Roxie Hill and Ann Bryant’s cousin, Junior Walker of Union Grove, passed away December 22nd and his funeral was December 28th. He was the son of the late Hope Walker and Alice (Worley) Walker. He was 49-years-old. He had been sick for a long time. None of the family from up here got to go to…

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It was a day like no other and hopefully, by the grace of God, there will never be another day to compare to it.

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My husband, Matthew, is currently attending college. He took a little time off to figure out what he wanted to be when he grows up, but he is back at it now. He has decided to major in management of technology and minor in logistics.

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I have never been a car bumper sticker person. My car has never been a moving advertisement, and it hasn’t tried to be funny at the stoplight. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t read bumper stickers.

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Unique among the 400 or so bird species that live in or visit our state are the woodpeckers. The first thing noticed by anyone is their ability to knock on solid wood objects to chisel out nesting cavities, find insects to eat, and surprisingly, to communicate with other birds.

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Putting away the Christmas decorations sure does make the house look bare. I’m slowly collecting and packing away the sparkling ornaments and my cute tree. I’d just as soon leave it all out. It’s cheery.

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This time of year is a good time to look around. Not just for birds, but people watching birds.

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Violet Heath had family members visiting her on the 23rd and 24th. There was lots of people, lots of food and lots of fun. Violet spent Christmas Day at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Wayne Whitaker. They have a beautiful home on Bishop Mountain, with a gorgeous view.

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Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall – the former Marshall County District Attorney – has been cleared of violating the Alabama Ethics Law.

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The Bevill family celebrated Thanksgiving at the home of Keith and Kay Swisher. Those attending were: Hazel Jones, Sue Smith, Cora Bevill, Karen and John Young, Kim and Jeff Mayes, Angie and Steve Moon and his mom Sue Moon, Jana and Jones Kuner, Andrew and Jamie Christie, Garrett, Alyssa and…

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Judy D. Sims has a new great-grandson. His name is Kai Alexander Bell. He was 20 inches long and weighed 8 pounds and 10 ounces. His mom and dad are Kelsey and Alex Bell. He has 2 sisters, Brylee and Addie. They plan to call him Kai.

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The past four years Marshall County has seen strong economic growth in tourism. Lodging tax revenue brought $736,563 to the county in 2017, an increase of 5.9 percent over last year, bringing our four-year growth to 17 percent.

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(This is reprinted from a December, 1963, issue of the Advertiser-Gleam. The late O.D. Tully of Guntersville has been back in the news lately as a memorial to his air crew was recently dedicated in Holland.)

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I had the chance this week to be involved in CASA’s packing and delivery of Christmas gift and food bags to many of the homebound throughout Marshall County.

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Here’s your chance to be a part of something BIG. Join people at parks all over the nation as we start 2019 on the right foot!

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The Alabama Cooperative Extension System recently teamed up with the Marshall County Farmers Federation, the Marshall County Poultry and Egg Association along with many others, to host our annual Farm-City week events.

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Our office receives a number of questions relating to fruit trees, especially concerns about fertilizing. The recommendation is to fertilize fruit trees starting in February.

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Recent visitors of Robert and Roxie Hill were Rev. Bobby and Gale Pendergrass of Grove Oak and Kerry Clayton of Boaz. Philip and Lisa Berry of this community and Micah Berry ate Thanksgiving dinner with Robert and Roxie Hill.

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Bakers Chapel Baptist Women had their annual Christmas luncheon at the Cracker Barrel on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Those who attended were Kay Anderton, Dulcie Walls, Frances Wrenn, Violet Heath, Carolyn Cook, Carol Martin, Rita Graham, Louis Beard, Becky Whitaker and Betty Ratchford.

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Wild garlic (Allium vineale L.) and wild onion (Allium canadense L.) of the lily family are cool-season perennial weeds, with wild garlic being the common weed in many turf areas in Alabama.