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7 weeks 6 days ago
With Memorial Day just passing, I have been thinking about the time my husband spent in the army.  When he was drafted in 1964, we had been married for two years, and we were both 19 years old.  That age seems so young to me now, but I realize the age was young then too. Of course, we were fearful of what this meant and what our...
8 weeks 6 days ago
This portrait of Gordon D. Boyd, an ancestor of James Boyd, now hangs in Boyd’s Drug Store following its purchase by the Kosciusko pharmacist at the recent auction of furnishings of the Kelly-Jones-Ivey house. The portrait was in the home when the Iveys purchased the house from the Jones family. Gordon Boyd became an influential citizen of...
8 weeks 6 days ago
High schools in The Star-Herald coverage area celebrated graduation ceremonies last week. Hundreds of students said goodbye to their respective schools and are now starting new chapters in their lives. The Star-Herald staff attended several graduations to capture candid photographs. Composite photographs of each graduating class are featured...
8 weeks 6 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Todd Wilemon of Aberdeen, announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Leigh Wilemon, to James David (Jake) Nabors III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Michael Wofford of Kosciusko, and Mr. and Mrs. James David Nabors II of Houston, Miss. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Riley and Mr. and Mrs....
8 weeks 6 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Tharp of McAdams announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Kendall, to Bradley Thomas Fancher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fancher of McCool. The bride-elect is the paternal granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Tharp of Greenville and Mr. Richard Sechler of McAdams and the late Sharon Cox...
8 weeks 6 days ago
A sepia-toned photograph of me sat on the corner of my mother’s mantle for as long as I can remember. I would not take anything for that picture. It was taken in the spring of 1956 when my family lived in Hammond, Indiana.  When the bottom fell out of the job market here in Alabama in the mid 1950s, we moved up north so my dad...
8 weeks 6 days ago
When I was about 5 years old, we lived here in town and had all the conveniences we could afford. However, we were later than most of our neighbors in owning a refrigerator.   We had an ice house in the middle of town where Thaddeus Kosciuszko now stands watch. The big old brick building was huge and it actually took up most of the street...
9 weeks 6 days ago
9 weeks 6 days ago
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