Amongst the more than five hundred graves lying in the Friendship Presbyterian Church Cemetery at Van Vleet, Mississippi, lies a grave marked …

Words have always fascinated me all of my adult and ‘semi-adult’ life. Why is a word thus and so and couldn’t it be this or that word? I suppo…

It seems to me the worst always happens right before the best.

In reading through copies of this weekly newspaper published in 1949, I have been moved by the articles relaying details pertaining to soldier…

When I began first grade in Houston in the fall of 1947, I can remember the old ante-bellum home that stood sort of back in the woods and to t…

I am learning so many things as the days go on and am in awe of just how clear I see those things. It’s not because I have 20/20 vision or bec…

Most of us are well acquainted with the story about John Newton, the man who wrote this song some two hundred forty- seven years ago, but now …

Dicks – Mr. Busby gives the date of June 30, 1892 when this post office opened. It closed Feb. 15, 1900. A Miss Josie Morris was the only post…

For some time now, I have searched for facts about an old limestone mine, or quarry, located west of Okolona, south of Hwy. 32. I know it was …

Many a year ago, I married into a military family. Various members served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Through the years, sometimes to …