A man who is dying of tuberculosis discovers how he wants to live the last year of his life.
By Don Noble
The Poet of Tolstoy Park
There really was a poet of Tolstoy Park.
In Montrose, Alabama, there sits a round house, built of hand-made concrete blocks. It was erected, alone, by Henry James Stuart, the man who was known as the ?Hermit of Montrose? but was not actually much of a hermit at all.
Birmingham, AL – Acting Parrish Police Chief Sonny Sorrell was shot and killed in front of the Jefferson County Jail in downtown Birmihgham. Authorities say the shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. Monday. Birmingham police are leading the investigation, and dozens of officers have barricaded an eight-block perimeter around the jail. Birmingham police have not yet said why Sorrell was in Birmingham. They say a search continues for a suspect or suspects in the fatal shooting. Parrish is located in Walker County.
Montgomery, AL – Governor Riley has proclaimed the month of May as "Military Appreciation Month" in Alabama. The Governor welcomed home members of the state National Guard's 115th Signal Battalion Saturday. Members of the battalion were deployed for more than a year in Iraq. Riley says he hopes Alabamians will use Military Appreciation Month to show support for all of the members of the military.