Kenneth Boone

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Alex City’s tradition of working together

Precious few cities have a benefactor like Ben Russell. Alexander City does. The announcement that Russell is personally acquiring the Russell Sales Office building and ... Read more

I couldn’t speak in my 15 minutes of fame

I’m a writer; not a talker. That second part was obvious Friday during the Chamber of Commerce’s annual luncheon. When Randy Lee, the 2013 winner ... Read more

Looking in the rearview mirror at another Christmas

I’m writing this on the morning of Dec. 26, but I prefer to think of it as the calm after the storm. By now all ... Read more

Where does a city-slicker learn to live off the grid?

While researching off-the-grid irrigation for home gardens, I’ve learned there is a big interest in going backward in the U.S. – as in going “back ... Read more

Sometimes life hands us what amounts to fuzzy math

A funny thing happened to me this week. Wednesday evening, I had a few minutes to burn before meeting my wife for a late dinner at ... Read more