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Early after the first of this year, I wrote a column concerning interesting facts about our presidents, and I promised to write more. That column and this one — and possibly some future ones — are based on a book by Cormac O’Brien titled...
Few know the woman who saved Thanksgiving To the editor: This week, we celebrate Thanksgiving Day. But how many of us know the story of Sarah Josepha Hale — the woman who saved Thanksgiving? She was born in 1788. Stories she heard from her...
email@example.comA Masonic apron presented to George Washington at Mount Vernon by the Marquis de Lafayette in 1784, and thought to have been lost for two centuries, has been hanging in a Masonic meeting room in downtown Shepherdstown all this time. The apron has been in...
Journal columistOn Dec. 5, 1831, the Ohio River froze over, making voyage impassable for Alexis de Tocqueville and his party. They disembarked at Westport, Oldham Co., Ky. and walked the cold 22 miles to Louisville. It was one of many poor experiences that during a 10-...
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All that's really required for a day at the beach is a stretch of sand and surf, but there's enough of those raw materials in Florida to enjoy an experience beyond that. For history buffs, there are beaches in the shadows of Spanish forts and Victorian-...
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The Baltimore SunOld Tippecanoe, the ninth president of the United States, was born 240 years ago today. He remains the president with the shortest term in office, having died a month after his inauguration. An elderly gentleman, he insisted on making a prolonged and...
Editor's note: This is the unabridged version of the condensed article that appeared in the Jan. 17 Interior Journal. This article is the first in a series to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The Congress of the United States has...
To help get to sleep at night, Bill Hild sometimes delivers a silent lecture in his mind. Like a teacher in class, he’ll discuss a subject such as the best U.S. presidents, or the greatest hitters on each Major League Baseball team from 1950...
Check out festivals and events in December across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: Coming up this week Through Dec. 30: Holidays Around the World, Lake Buena Vista. This Epcot tradition...
The following civil cases were filed recently in Clark Circuit Court. — Richard Andrew McCrocklin, Cynthia T. McCrocklin and Richard W. McCrocklin vs. Danielle A. Jernigan and Kim and Steve Jernigan, child custody action. — Cabinet for Health...
Check out festivals and events in November across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: Coming up this week Through Dec. 23. The Cannonball Christmas Express. Tavares. On select dates, the...
Claris Elaine Mitchell, 77, widow of Thomas R. Mitchell, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her home. A native of Exie, she was the daughter of the late Selby Taylor and Iva Mae Landis Lile. Elaine was a retired attendance clerk for...
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