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Do you like the “Harry Potter” series of books and films? Then you’ll want to be at Guntersville Town Hall Friday night from 6:00-9:00.

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The problem with the bass on Guntersville Lake is the same problem we had in the late 1980s and early 1990s. TVA had sprayed too much grass cover for the bass. That induces the problem of the ospreys and eagles having easy access to the bass.

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There is a dangerous situation that exists on State Highway 79-S from US 431 to Cherokee Elementary School due to a 55 mile per hour speed limit. I realize the state must authorize a change to the speed limit on a state highway and I would like to put forth a recommendation that the speed li…

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I feel there needs to be some clarification concerning the article in last Saturday’s paper headed “Road Project Worries Resident.”

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The recent flooding reminded me of the story of “The Big Flood” that took place in 1921, the year I was born.

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I want to thank the newspaper for publishing the excerpts from the memoirs of Lenford Godwin.

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As a concerned taxpayer of Guntersville, I read in the paper where thousands of dollars had been handed out under the heading of “Tourism Funding” and I don’t quite understand what it means.

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Imagine, for a moment, your are heading to dinner with your husband or wife and your 2 children in the back seat on an ordinary Friday evening. There is nothing unusual about tonight and the children are singing to the radio while laughing at each other’s dance moves as you watch them in the…

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During his 2 February 2016 State of the State address, Governor Bentley acknowledged that Alabama falls dead last consistently in virtually every quality of life ranking from infant mortality to obesity.

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Perhaps the hunter who killed that rare piebald deer should have said where he got it, so that others could roam the same area and wipe out the genetics before any more could have been seen.

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This is a thank-you note to all the conscientious folks in Marshall and surrounding counties who unselfishly contributed money in the fall of 2014 to serve/feed a Christmas meal to the inmates of the county jail and several other institutions in our various cities.

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I just came from a City Council meeting where the property of the “amusement park” was voted down for the BG-2A (alcohol) zoning. Score one for the Reed Road folks.

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This letter is in response to Mr. Robert Fritzel’s letter of January 13, 2016. I understand Mr. Fritzel’s frustration and dismay concerning the proposed Lake Guntersville Amusement Park. I am also very disappointed in its choice of location. In addition to the nuisance potential and effect o…

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I have followed the frustration of the residents of Reed Road over intrusion into their community of an “amusement park.” I don’t have a dog in this fight but I have sympathy for these residents, some of whom I know.

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There seems to be quite a controversy about Reed Road, the Carnival, and traffic and alcohol. It’s a pretty good mess, looks like to me, and some are not going to be very pleased with the outcome, however it comes out. 

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8-year-old Jordaine Davidson lost a tooth last week. The good fairy brought her some money.

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Due to the heavy rain we received Christmas day, I was driving around the lake down Sunset and onto Lurleen Wallace to see how high the lake had rose and was surprised that Lurleen Wallace on the upper portion was blocked off. 

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When I envision an amusement park, I see large permanently installed attractions that are secure and substantial.

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As a concerned property owner in one of the neighborhoods close to the Guntersville Carnival project, I have several concerns:

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This letter is in regard to the amusement park project planned near Lowe’s off Reed Road and Fossett Drive. I live in one of the neighborhoods in close proximity to the project and I have not spoken to anyone in our neighborhoods that sees this as a positive impact on our community.

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Cities around the state have dropped their services due to the threat of lawsuits. Not private probation firm Judicial Corrections Services or JCS is pulling up roots and leaving the state entirely.

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I recently read the letter in the paper from Mr. Jerry Miller who says that he can’t get lift help in Swearengin.  It seems that Mr. Miller only told a very small part of the story. Here’s the rest of the story.  

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On Friday night, October 16, a group of friends went to the Whole Backstage Playhouse in Guntersville to see the “Black Tie Broadway” production under the direction of Johnny Brewer. 

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Last year my husband and I vacationed in Guntersville. We met some great townspeople who showed us around and told us about this little gem. We fell in love with the place.

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I was driving over the Highway 69 causeway this week and became alarmed at the environmental issues facing our beautiful Lake Guntersville.

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I was once assigned to a general officer’s staff during my time in the military. I had a nice office with a nice desk and office chair.

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I’ve been reading a lot about snakes in the lake lately, but my memories of the lake from 50 years ago involve fighting wasps.

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I am a herper or snake enthusiast in north Alabama. I was surprised to hear Terry Goldsby has not found a cottonmouth in the Tennessee Valley.

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A recent article detailing a newly-formed Marshall Business Alliance, a “grass roots organization” in favor of Sunday alcohol sales, highlights some statistics: (1) total annual economic impact in the millions; (2) hundreds of new jobs to Marshall County; (3) quality of life, new roads, jobs…

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It’s 2:30 on Sunday afternoon. Church was good, lunch was good, and I am at the Piggly Wiggly looking for something to cook tonight. Maybe wings, maybe burgers. I run into a friend I had seen earlier at church today, and he’s facing the same dilemma. What to cook? Funny thing is, we are not …

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Has anyone ever noticed the port-a-potties on Sunset Drive by the beach? Have you ever mistakenly gone up to the door thinking you could relieve yourself there?