Jerry's Journal

Thanks for dropping by to read the latest posts and articles written by Jerry for the local paper Athens Now. Enjoy…

Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Losing Ovaries And Discovering Hemorrhoids

By: Jerry Barksdale My good friend, and sometimes redhead, Pat...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

The Case of the Smarty Pants Would-Be Governor

By: Jerry R. Barksdale It was the mid-1970s when an...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Man Trip To Shiloh Battlefield

By: Jerry Barksdale It was our sixth “man trip,” this...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

A Lawyer Scarce As Chicken Teeth

By: Jerry R Barksdale It was nearing 5:30 p.m. on...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Reversing My Bucket List – Jerry’s Journal

By: Jerry Barksdale Why do men make a “bucket list”?...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Man Trip To Aliceville Museum

By: Jerry Barksdale We were off on another “man trip”...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Ol’ Miz Doctor Powers

By: Jerry Barksdale Back in the1950s “Ol’ Miz Doctor Powers”...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Save our Planet – Be a 13

By: Jerry Barksdale I have a lot to worry about...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

12 Lives of “Crash Baker” Part II – Jerry’s Journal

By: Jerry Barksdale December 14, 1970, began like most days...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Twelve Lives of “Crash Baker” Part I – Jerry’s Journal

By: Jerry Barksdale If you met Hal Baker walking near...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Fun, Fishing And Fear In High Country

By: Jerry Barksdale Early morning coldness lingered in the high...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Drunk, Passed Out In Public, And Winning In Court

By: Jerry R. Barksdale When I was a child and...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

The Case Of The Fallen Sparrow

By: Jerry Barksdale Hobey (not real name) didn’t look like...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

New England Halloween Tour – Jerry’s Journal

By: Jerry Barksdale Ever since I retired five years ago,...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

New England Halloween Tour – Jerry’s Journal

By: Jerry Barksdale Ever since I retired five years ago,...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Shorty’s Captivity and Daring Escape

By: Jerry Barksdale I’m a dog and doggone proud of...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Another Man Trip – Jerry’s Journal

By: Jerry Barksdale We were off on another “man trip,”...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Judge Rosenau – One Of A Kind – Jerry’s Journal

By: Jerry Barksdale Judge David L. Rosenau, Limestone County Superior...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Judge Hundley – Looking For The Bluebird Hole

By: Jerry Barksdale Judge Richard L. “Dick” Hundley was smart,...
Read More
Athens Now Jaybird Journal

Pork‘n’Beans Saved Me From Skinwalkers

By: Jerry Barksdale The summer of 1989 I read Skinwalkers...
Read More
1 2 3