Archive | October, 2013

Leverton Brothers

Band topping the charts Story by Carolyn Stern Photos by Michael Callahan The Leverton Brothers Band hardly had time to pack up their instruments between shows in the past few months. This local group is gaining recognition all over the county and beyond, and Benny (Benjammin) and Randy Leverton are realizing a lifetime dream. More […]

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On a Mission

Christy Minor follows in her grandparents’ footsteps Story by Carol Pappas Photos by Michael Callahan Submitted photos by Christy Minor It’s a legacy of mission work that has taken Christy Church Minor halfway around the world and back again — six times. But it’s a calling to a continent she seems to have been destined […]

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The Cane Makers

A stick and a knife are tools of their trade Story by Tina Tidmore Photos by Michael Callahan Walking stick, cane, hiking pole and pilgrim’s staff: just a few of the terms that refer to the humble weight-supporter often associated with disability, the elderly and ancient Biblical characters walking through a desert. At least two […]

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Fifteen and Fast

Pell City’s ‘Coyote’ Cole Daffron a force to contend with on the race track Story by Graham Hadley Photos by Michael Callahan Track photos courtesy of Kelly’s Racing Photography Though Pell City’s William Cole Daffron can’t legally drive on the road without an adult in the car with him, he already has one national championship […]

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Around the Next Bend

Sugarbush Farm: Antiques and so much more Story by Carol Pappas Photos by Michael Callahan Submitted Photos: Sugarbush Farm If you weren’t looking for it, you just might miss the small sign out front that says, Sugarbush Farm. But if you passed by what lies just beyond it, rest assured, you missed out on something […]

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Wonder in Wood

Story by Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Michael Callahan When Lisa Phelps tells you she loves wood, you sense a gross understatement. She used four different hardwoods and a lot of pine in the new home she shares with husband, Kenny, in Odenville’s Aradon Farms. That doesn’t include the oak, cherry and maple in some […]

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