Richard Hyatt

Richard Hyatt

Studying virtue of vice

Long ago, as a new guy in an old building, I stayed around until the morning newspaper rolled off the press and consumed the clippings in scrapbooks about the cleanup of Phenix City.

Richard Hyatt

Blessed are the backpacks

Blessing the backpacks sounded like a hollow ritual. What meaningful words could a preacher say about a bag filled with unsharpened pencils and blank sheets of notebook paper?

Videos

Daughter on finding items missing from her mother's gravesite: "It hurts my heart"

Laken Claridy Holt shares her feelings upon discovering that items the family left on her mother's gravesite at Lakeview Memory Gardens in Phenix City had been removed, taken to rear of the property and placed behind a wooden fence, and apparently been slated to be taken to the landfill. This is video Holt shared over Facebook. It has been edited for content.
Laken Claridy Holt Video courtesy of Laken Claridy Holt
Daughter on finding items missing from her mother's gravesite: 2:33

Daughter on finding items missing from her mother's gravesite: "It hurts my heart"

Would you take this plunge? Really? 0:50

Would you take this plunge? Really?

Do you live in one of America’s unhealthiest states? 1:53

Do you live in one of America’s unhealthiest states?

Attorney: Woman charged in crash that killed 2 children wants to be able to attend funeral 2:17

Attorney: Woman charged in crash that killed 2 children wants to be able to attend funeral