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In 1970, Loudon County staged a centennial celebration. With the leadership of State Rep. Benny Stafford, County Judge Harvey Sproul and Dr. P…
It’s June and dairy is just about everywhere you look.
As I’ve told you several times recently, I just don’t feel good at all. It seems to get a little worse every day.
Back in the good old days of maybe 80 or 90 years ago, every mama handmade most all Christmas decorations and rejoiced in being able to do so.
I’ve told you before about the hoboes who used to camp out at the big culvert under the railroad just a couple of hundred feet east of Bob’s h…
It seems this season of the year is turning out to be the busiest of all.
Claude McConkey had his delivery truck almost full of groceries to be delivered from Fred Weaver’s store when he would tell me to hop in.
It seems these days it takes a lot longer to remember the things that happened years ago.
I turned 90 years old Oct. 8.
Let me first tell you I guess I was providentially led to submit a couple of articles early not knowing I was to be in the emergency room at o…
Like I told you recently, Kay’s cousin, Maybelle, no longer raises hogs, so I asked you to let me know where I could get some firsthand inform…
I ain’t no cook and I can prove it by asking anyone in my family, but I try on some things.
Where in heaven’s name did I get a copy of our Lenoir City High School annual dated 1917?
We talk for at least 10 minutes before John Henry coughs several times to get our attention and starts our Sunday school lesson.
See if this jogs a memory or two for you as we go back about 72 years and talk about some of the “advertisers” in our old high school annual.
I’ve written about the carnivals and all the circuses coming into town and even had a few lines about the hobo “jungle” where the guys who hop…
I recently wrote that I’d get in touch with our fire department and see what information I could borrow to pass along.
Let’s see if I can come up with another column about the old days.
The weather forecast recently showed temperatures getting into the mid and upper 90s.
When I watched the morning news June 25, I noticed at the bottom of the screen the next subject on the newscast was “Loudon County Earthquake.…