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After 44 years, Shinholster reunites with man he saved

After 44 years, Shinholster reunites with man he saved

On a dark, spring night in 1969 in Vietnam, Melvin R. (Mel) Shinholster, then 21, flew his Huey helicopter searching for a team of Rangers ... Read more

Columbiana First Baptist collects for Operation Christmas Child

Columbiana First Baptist collects for Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan’s Purse, founded by Franklin Graham, has sponsored Operation Christmas Child since 1993 Read more

Pair of events honor veterans on Nov. 10

Pair of events honor veterans on Nov. 10

The Shelby County War Memorial erected by the American Legion in 1954 in Columbiana reflects the names of those who died in World War I ... Read more

Parkman first cousins choose Columbiana for family reunion

Parkman first cousins choose Columbiana for family reunion

For the 12 twelve years, the Parkman female first cousins have traveled the Southeast for their annual reunion to bless the ties that bind. Read more

Quilts for Valor ceremony will honor veterans Nov. 2

Quilts for Valor ceremony will honor veterans Nov. 2

Nineteen veterans from World War II and the Korean, Philippines, Vietnam and Gulf wars will be presented with Quilts for Valor on Nov. 2 at ... Read more