The Sandyland Chronicle

Sandyland Chronicle
2680 Warren Avenue
Camden, AR 71701
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June, 2024 (2,895,405 bytes)

This Old House
Flag Day in Washington, D. C.

May, 2024 (2,414,006 bytes)

Terre Rouge
A Possible Explanation
Saint Bernadine

April, 2024 (2,104,726 bytes)

The Elipse
Extreme Weather From the Past
Prescott News items
A Personality Type
Natural High

March, 2024 (1,866,078 bytes)

Milk, Cream, Butter, and Related Stuff
Middle Names
History Trivia Questions
Homage to My Grandparents

February, 2024 (1,134,189 bytes)

Crater of Diamonds
Man Spends Life Making List of Animals
Small Town Poem
It Must Be Love

January, 2024 (1,914,404 bytes)

The Voyage
Looking Back
2023 News of the Year


December, 2023 (221,647 bytes)

A Tour of East Nevada County in 1909
Long Handles
The Tin Lizzie
1963-A Pivotal Year

November, 2023 (226,566 bytes)

The Drugless Doctor
Lying Like a Dog
Vigilante Justice
The Grand Jury Report
Carolina Church (photo)
Major Homer franklin Berry
Jokes from Yearbook
International Men's Day

October, 2023 (721,049 bytes)

The Bicycle Craze
Terrapin Farming
The Ostrich farm at Hot Springs
The Roller Skateing Craze
Little Red Wagon
Sergeant First Class Mathis

September, 2023 (285,936 bytes)

Early History of Laneburg
Electric Prostration
Johnny Constant and Billy Seldom
Breakfast at Grandma's

August, 2023 (167,503 bytes)

Chewing Gum
News Items from 100 Years Ago
The Crossword Puzzle Craze
A Deathbed Confession
Louann's History
U. S. in the 70s

July, 2023 (216,832 bytes)

Not on Sunday
The Ping Pong Craze of 1902
When Elvis Presley Ran for Office in Arkansas
Rocky Hill Methodist Church in 1975

June, 2023 (73,050 bytes)

A Hanging at Danville
Growing Cucumbers
Lunch Visitors
D-A-D Acrostic Dictums

May, 2023 (447,639 bytes)

Side Saddles for Women
Hens Ate Dynamite
Ad for Stagecoach Line in 1874
A Big Event at Lone Grove in 1860
Train Man

April, 2023 (128,734 bytes)

Everybody Loves a Parade
Big Fire at Hope
I Bet This Drew a Crowd
Things You Might Hear in the South
The Famous Tree in the Middle of the Road
Accidental Bomb Drop
Poem by Don Mathis

March, 2023 (256,657 bytes)

The Early Days at Rosston
Things You Might Find in Old Newspapers
Cornbread and Milk
Reader's Comments
And I Was in Heaven

February, 2023 (628,980 bytes)

He Arrested Lee Harvey Oswald
Number 30
George Henry's Station (photo)

Way Back When - January, 2023 (967,546 bytes)

Good Manners for Boys The Nevada County Stock Law of 1909
Hog-Tight Fence
New Year's Day Superstitions
Hildebrand's Store


Vol. 22 - No. 12 (December, 2022) (1,170,257 bytes)

Southern Hospitality
Program at County Line School in 1915
A family Interview
Still Nacht/Silent Night --A Study in Contrasts

Vol. 22 - No. 11 (November, 2022) (907,605 bytes)

The Brinkley, Arkansas Tornado
Advice to Husbands
A Case of Mistaken Identity
O Say, Can You See?
Chidren's Books of the 20th Century

Vol. 22 - No. 10 (October, 2022) (1,202,348 bytes)

Accidents Involving Trains
Petrified Wood
Famous Inventors
21st Century Frankenstein

Vol. 22 - No. 9 (September, 2022) (1,026,318 bytes)

The Panic of 1910
The Sayre Lumber Co. Railroad
We Didn't Do It!
A History Lesson
Paper Boy
Good Advice from 1874

Vol. 22 - No. 8 (August, 2022) (1,746,299 bytes)

Early Prescott Barbers
Think About It
Life Under the Rabbit Ears

Vol. 22 - No. 7 (July, 2022) (878,199 bytes)

The Lester and Ouachita Valley Railway
Lost Relative
Funnny Books
He Tried to Repay His Debt

Vol. 22 - No. 6 (June, 2022) (906,928 bytes)

The High Cost of Living
Caney Confusion
Words Seldom Used
Oklahoma Bound
Some Prescott Businessmen in 1900

Vol. 22 - No. 5 (May, 2022) (261,639 bytes)

Special Issue--Recipes Superman Was My Teacher

Vol. 22 - No. 4 (April, 2022) (378,948 bytes)

Interviews with Older Residents
Taxing Situation
Dedicated to Our Legislature

Vol. 22 - No. 3 (March, 2022) (749,766 bytes)

Zama--An Old Community
Billious Bullets
A Word No Longer Used
Jones' Store at Bluff City

Vol. 22 - No. 2 (February, 2022) (189,365 bytes)

Watch What You Wear
The Poll Tax
Worst Maritime Disaster in American History
Thoughts About the Sandyland
Celebrating Black History Month
Acrostic Charlie Birthday

Vol. 22 - No. 1 (January, 2022) (1,324,445 bytes)

Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic
Some Bluff City Post Offices
Buckaroo's Bywords
National Arkansas Day


Vol. 21 - No. 12 (December, 2021) (1,220,553 bytes)

Eastern Red Cedar--The Graveyard Tree
A President Visits Prescott
Henry Bros. Store at Bluff City
An Arkansas Christmas

Vol. 21 - No. 11 (November, 2021) (1,315,322 bytes)

Main Spring Campground
Old Diseases
Kirk's Store at Cale
Moon is Beautiful This Time of Year

Vol. 21 - No. 10 (October, 2021) (926,284 bytes)

Life Before Rural Electrification
Excerpt from School Handbook
How to Be Healthy
Sanitary Requirements for Prescott Schools in 1913
Court House Photo
Deaths in 2021
Living On a Low Budget-A Legacy of Thrift
Second-Hand Poem

Vol. 21 - No. 9 (September, 2021) (124,774 bytes)

Reflections No. 36 -- The Vaccine Everybody Wanted
Reflections No. 37 -- Undertaking
Reflections No. 38 -- Initiations
Reflections No. 39 -- Common Remedies from 1885
Reflections No. 40 -- School Discipline

Vol. 21 - No. 8 (August, 2021) (105,371 bytes)

Reflections No. 32 -- Coincidence or Not??
Reflections No. 33 -- Walking Across America
Reflections No. 34 -- Carter's Little Liver Pills
Reflections No. 35 -- Pest Houses

Vol. 21 - No. 7 (July, 2021) (171,204 bytes)

Reflections No. 28 - Horseshoes and Good Luck
Reflections No. 29 - Wedding Omens
Reflections No. 30 - Old Sayings
Reflections No. 31 - A Dangerous Holiday

Vol. 21 - No. 6 (June, 2021) (1,998,674 bytes)

Reflections No. 23 - The Possum Trot Had Starring Role in Movie
Reflections No. 24 - How Nevada County Got Its Name
Reflections No. 25 - Old Settlers Picnic in 1915
Reflections No. 26 - Child Welfare Exams
Reflections No. 27 - The 1920 Overland "Four"- One Tough Automobile

Volume 21 - No. 5 (May, 2021) (1,213,992 bytes)

Reflections No. 19 --The Circus Comes to Town
Reflections No. 20 --Tornado Hits Hempstead County in 1921
Reflections No. 21 --Cemetery Etiquette
Reflections No. 22 --Confession Time

Vol. 21 - No. 4 (April, 2021) (667,162 bytes)

Reflections No. 14 - Turn Turtle
Reflections No. 15 - Paying Off An Election Bet
Reflections No. 16 - Snakes
Reflections No. 17 - Enough Food to Feed Cox's Army
Reflections No. 18 - Tooth Fairy

Vol. 21 - No. 3 (March, 2021) (57,498 bytes)

Reflections No. 10 - Hand Grenades Given to Children in 1919
Reflections NO. 11 - May I Borrow a Cup of Sugar
Reflections No. 12 - The Overall Clubs of 1920
Reflections No. 13 - The Roaring Twenties

Vol. 21 - No. 2 (February, 2021) (679,638 bytes)

Reflections No. 6 -- The Draft in World War I
Reflections No. 7 -- The Influenza Pandemic of 1918
Reflections No. 8 -- The 1912 Nevada County Courthouse
Reflections No. 9 -- Asleep on Duty

Vol. 21 - No. 1 (January, 2021) (138,705 bytes)

Reflections No. 1
Reflections No. 2
Reflections No. 3
Reflections No. 4
Reflections No. 5


Vol. 20 - No. 12 (December, 2020) (669,601 bytes)

The Year 2020
Stan Irvin Unique Clay Works
Sitting Up With the Dead
Michael Judsonia
Prescott's Oldest Building Destroyed by Fire
Chidester Mercantile
I Live in a Town So Small
Stars Fade as 2020 Draws to an End

Vol. 20 - No. 11 (November, 2020) (402,365 bytes)

Prescott's Movie Theaters
Some Southern Expressions
The Death of Mark Twain
Remember November 11

Vol. 20 - No. 10 (October, 2020) (775,099 bytes)

Vigilante Justice
The Census Taker
Sock Social
To Catch a Thief
Feast and Famine in Six Words

Vol. 20 - No. 9 (September, 2020) (1,835,902 bytes)

Six Months of Terror
Thomas and Barton Milwee
Uncle Peter Peterson
John T. Mowrey
Feliz Oliphint Scott
A New Neighbor
The Trouble with Reading

Vol. 20 - No. 8 (August, 2020) (1,212,137 bytes)

What is it?
Yegg Man Arrested in Prescott
Lagniappe Day
The Covid-19 Blues
Life in the Past Lane

Vol. 20 - No. 7 (July, 2020) (451,102 bytes)

A Troublesome Stretch of Road
Log Rolling
Hog and Hominy
Feast and Famine in Six Words
Confederate Veterans Honor Union Soldier

Vol. 20 - No. 6 (June, 2020) (321,252 bytes)

Bessie's Calf
What is it?
D-A-D Acrostic Dictums

Vol. 20 - No. 5 (May, 2020) (445,310 bytes)

I Remember Bluff City
A World Turned Upside Down
A Mother's Day Tribute

Vol. 20 - No. 4 (April, 2020) (509,827 bytes)

All Because of a Dog
Clothing Can Be Dangerous
What Does It Mean
A Study of Fingernails
What is a Model Wife
(See also: Special Edition April 2020 near the bottom of the page.)

Vol. 20 - No. 3 (March, 2020) (817,045 bytes)

King Cotton
Writing About Riding

Vol. 20 - No. 2 (February, 2020) (720,318 bytes)

Dr. William R. Rooks
The Disappearance of David Lang
Famous Proverbs
What Is It? Comments from Readers
My Father Always Said.."

Vol. 20 - No. 1 (January, 2020) (113,041 bytes)

Special Issue -- A Short Story


Vol. 19 - No. 12 (December, 2019) (1,793,513 bytes)

She Walked a Mile for Present
Old News Items
Another Option
The Execution of Capt. John Guynes

Vol. 19 - No. 11 (November, 2019) (135,744 bytes)

Annie Pearl Patterson
Believe It or Not
The Wonder Drug - Tanlac
Paying Debts
Remembering Nov. 11th

Vol. 19- No. 10 (October, 2019) (1,471,062 bytes)

Our Cemeteries-Some Neglected
Words I Never Use
What Is It?

Vol. 19 - No. 9 (September, 2019) (96,704 bytes)

Coffee Substitutes
Prescott Flying Service
Corrupted Language
Good Will Tours
The Atkinson Home of Falcon

Vol. 19 - No. 8 (August, 2019) (1,883,419 bytes)

Interesting News Items from Days Gone By
What Is it
Dog Days

Vol. 19 - No. 7 (July, 2019) (1,104,221 bytes)

College Days
Don't Count Your Chickens Befoere They Hatch
An Old Letter
What Is It?

Vol. 19 - No. 6 (June, 2019) (591,468 bytes)

My Connections to the John Gulley Plantation
Martha Greer Thompson's 100th Birthday
A Young Hero's Act
An Acrostic Father's Day Tribute

Vol. 19 - No. 5 (May, 2019) (302,278 bytes)

The "Not So Good" Old Days
Disaster Songs
A Tremendous Eater
Memories from Goose Ankle and Gum Grove

Vol. 19 - No. 4 (April, 2019) (637,388 bytes)

Lackland Springs
Trouble in the Forest
Comments from Readers

Vol. 19 - No. 3 (March, 2019) (623,307 bytes)

Remembering Barbara
This Little Piggy Came Home
Huge Tree Cut in Nevada Co.
Belly Washer
The Irish Word (a poem)
Some Slang Irish Expressions

Vol. 19 - No. 2 (February, 2019) (264,076 bytes)

Tour of Southern Nevada County in 1885
Abraham Lincoln-Sportsman
Rosston Resources
Tribute to Randolph P. Hamby
A Puzzle
U. S. History Quiz

Vol. 19 - No. 1 (January, 2019) (177,201 bytes)

Prescott, Arkansas in 1883
Goose Ankle Mentioned in Little Rock Paper
To Shave or Not to Shave
Unlucky 13
Piggott, Arkansas--The Marrying Town
Calendar World
The Day I Met Santa Claus


Vol. 18 - No. 12 (December, 2018) (877,649 bytes)

Coins Left on Grave Markers
More on the 1940 Census
News Items from Long Ago

Vol. 18 - No. 11 (November, 2018) (851,773 bytes)

Then and Now
Wireless Technology
Silent Cal
What is it?
Enough Food to Feed Coxey's Army
A Letter from 1943

Vol. 18 - No. 10 (October, 2018) (1,257,960 bytes)

Randolph Hamby--Mayor for 36 Years
Good Night, John-Boy
They Will be Missed

Vol. 18 - No. 9 (September, 2018) (1,060,985 bytes)

"Old Mike" and "Tommy Moon"
OK to Wear Overalls
Make Haste
As the Crow Flies
Not My Problem

Vol. 18 - No. 8 (August, 2018) (166,916 bytes)

No Tobacco Day
Dear Rachel

Vol. 18 - No. 7 (July, 2018) (1,356,712 bytes)

Capt. W. R. White's 91st Birthday
The World's Most Valuable Car
Do's and Dont's

Vol. 18 - No. 6 (June, 2018) (700,229 bytes)

Mt. Moriah
How I Got The Job
Father's Day Tribute

Vol. 18 - No. 5 (May, 2018) (538,673 bytes)

Mt. Olive and Irma in 1906
Funny Moments at School
Historical Population
A Senseless Tragedy
Old Settlers Picnic in 1915
Mother's Ancestry

Vol. 18 - No. 4 (April, 2018) (1,464,160 bytes)

Gone But Not Forgotten-??
Some Thoughts
Poetic Tribute to Oklahoma Bombing

Vol. 18 - No. 3 (March, 2018) (1,034,289 bytes)

The Flu Epidemic of 1918
Pioneer Resident Describes the Early Days
Roads Less Traveled

Vol. 18 - No. 2 (February, 2018) (1,358,616 bytes)

Those Strange looking Grave Markers
The Bullet
Doctor Ads from 1885

Vol. 18 - No. 1 (January, 2018) (913,102 bytes)

End of Watch
I Can't Explain It
Willie D. Gillispie


Vol. 17 - No. 12 (December, 2017) (729,251 bytes)

The Boom Town of Waterloo
Two Poets

Vol. 17 - No. 11 (November, 2017) (1,154,432 bytes)

Traveling in Style
Old Home Places
How to Cook a Husband
What Is It? First Local News Column

Vol. 17 - No. 10 (October, 2017) (1,797,246 bytes)

Hanging Day in Prescott
The Zama Post Office
Broadway Hotel Coffee Shop
Middle Names of Presidents

Vol. 17 - No. 9 (September, 2017) (265,193 bytes)

Special Issue
The Hero of Hen Hill

Vol. 17 - No. 8 (August, 2017) (863,594 bytes)

The End of World WAr II
Letter from Glen Gillespie
Be Careful What You Plant
The Splinter
Dr Pepper
Today You Would be 99

Vol. 17 - No. 7 (July, 2017) (457,715 bytes)

Rules of the Road in City of Prescott in 1927
Exorcism in Hempstead County
David E. Cummins Passes
Pondering Independence Day

Vol. 17 - No. 6 (June, 2017) (422,548 bytes)

Preparations for War
Expect the Unexpected
A Father's Beatitude

Vol. 17 - No. 5 (May, 2017) (790,511 bytes)

This Old House
Home Haiku
Advertising Slogans
What Is It?
Confederate Veterans Reunions
For the Soldiers Who Came Back Too Soon

Vol. 17 - No. 4 (April, 2017) (350,791 bytes)

Bluff City School Memories
What Is It?

Vol. 17 - No. 3 (March, 2017) (1,158,927 bytes)

The John Riley Dunn Family
Believe It or Not
Just For Fun
Like a Library Burning Down

Vol.17 - No. 2 (February, 2017) (247,586 bytes)

Jap Submariine on Display at Prescott
Gone But Not Forgotten
Sight Unseen
What Am I Thinking

Vol. 17 - No. 1 (January, 2017) (177,084 bytes)

Memories (Part Three)


Vol. 1`6 - No. 12 (December, 2016) (466,476 bytes)

Fifty Years Old
Memories (Part Two)
Wildlife in Arkansas
Unidentified Couple
What is It?

Vol. 16 - No. 11 (November, 2016) (283,183 bytes)

Memories by J. L. Franklin, Jr. (Part 1)
He Made It All
Old News Items
Fried Tomatoes-A Recipe from 1886

Vol. 16 - No. 10 (October, 2016) (1,430,470 bytes)

Lone Grove
The School at Gum Grove
Riding the Toad Suck Ferry
They Got Away With It

Vol. 16 - No. 9 (September, 2016) (1,665,309 bytes)

A Winning Team
The Prescott Goodfellows Club
The Burying Box
Dad's Safe Journey
Local News Tidbits from 1892
Dipping Vats
How to Preserve Eyesight
Preserving History in Art

Vol. 16 - No. 8 (August, 2016) (1,062,242 bytes)

Carolina Church
What Is It?
Emmet High School Photo from 1908
An Unusual Contest
The Flying Jenny
The Little Grand Canyon
Codes for the Elderly

Vol. 16 - No. 7 (July, 2016) (786,045 bytes)

In Union There is Strength
The Eskimo Pie
Grandma's Bonnet
The Rescue
Founding Fathers

Vol. 16 - No. 6 (June, 2016) (969,951 bytes)

The Old Stagecoach Inn at Sayre
Mildred Mathis Obituary
Father's Day Acrostic
The Color of Horses

Vol. 16 - No. 5 (May, 2016) (435,059 bytes)

Early Prescott Schools
My Dad Liked to Work

Vol. 16 - No. 4 (April, 2016) (211,181 bytes)

A Visit to Princeton
100 Years Ago
50 Years Ago
Old Settlers Picnic and Bar-B-Que
Roads Not Safe in 1906
It's a Girl
Shades of Grey
Enough Food to Feed Coxey's Army

Vol. 16 - No. 3 (March, 2016) (544,034 bytes)

The Oil Boom at Smackover
Civil War Prisons
Days Gone By
Old Disease Names
What to do About Gray Hair
Asphidity Bags
The Steps
Traffic Laws from 1917

Vol. 16 - No. 2 (February, 2016) (448,624 bytes)

Stories From Goose Ankle
The Flu
Blues of the 2015 News:

Vol. 16 - No. 1 (January, 2016) (773,311 bytes)

Looking Back at 2015
A Family Heirloom
The Change
Bluff City Teacher's Normal School
The Royal Blue Flyer
Advantages of Wearing a Corset
Too Tall
Comments from Readers


Vol. 15 - No. 12 (December, 2015) (647,499 bytes)

Go Where the Trail Leads
The Wild Man
A Dog Named Slim

Vol. 15 - No. 11 (November, 2015) (792,918 bytes)

Early Prescott Photographers
Preserving Digital Photos for the Future
A Train Wreck on the Iron Mountain Line
A Well-Known Physician
The Well

Vol. 15 - No. 10 (October, 2015) (425,965 bytes)

The Old Country Church
A Unique Way to Preserve History
The Prescott Hour Dedicated to Bluff City
Eskimo's View of Death
Men in Military from Bluff City
My Ancestors in Arkansas
Word of the Month

Vol. 15 - No. 9 (September, 2015) (630,617 bytes)

Special Grandparents' Day Issue
Letter from an Old Confederate Soldier
Popular Products in 1941

Vol. 15 - No. 8 (August, 2015) (669,174 bytes)

The Broadway of America
Prescott Trade Days
Prescott's First Real Supermarket
Thanksgiving Menu in 1923
Boy's Week in Prescott
Reader's Comments
I Live in a Town So Small
More Old Sayings

Vol. 15 - No. 7 (July, 2015) (120,048 bytes)

Nancy Temperance Wilson
Ma's Old Galvanized Washtub
A Diary From 1912
Seems Like I Heard This Somewhere Before

Vol. 15 - No. 6 (June, 2015) (1,476,973 bytes)

Ebenezer Methodist Church
Libety Bonds
Food Rationing During World War I
Overexertion of the Mind
Lithia Springs
Seems Like I Heard This Somewhere
Bible Quiz
Blevins School Group Photo

Vol. 15 - No. 5 (May, 2015) (803,271 bytes)

A Sketch of the Life of Howard Cornish Foster (Part Two)
Senior Trips at PHS
Seems Like I Heard This Somewhere
Prescott's Teachers

Vol. 15-No.4 (April, 2015) (854,665 bytes)

Autobiography of Howard Cornish Foster (Part One)
Old Vehicle Photo
The New School at Bluff City
Newspapers Delivered by Airplane

Vol. 15 - No. 3 (March, 2015) (750,008 bytes)

Bank of Chidester
Winners of Photo Contest
Can You Identify This School
Scrappel (An old recipe)

Vol. 15 - No. 2 (February, 2015) (1,729,652 bytes)

Nevada County Hardware Co.
The Last Confederate Veteran in Nevada County
School Dismissed Early
Photo Contest

Vol. 15 - No. 1 (January, 2015) (887,363 bytes)

Painting of John Griffith Place
The Prescott Rifle Club
The Old Prescott City Jail
A Look Back at 2014
2014 Abecedarian


Vol. 13 - No. 12 (December, 2014) (1,952,417 bytes)

The Chidester Mercantile
The Arkansas Road Law of 1915
The Last Hanging in Nevada County
Logan Grocery Co.
Old Recipes
Our Forgotten Cemeteries

Vol. 13 - No. 11 (November, 2014) (350,082 bytes)

Grantors of Land to Nevada County Schools (1878-1919)
Mrs. Beulah Johnson--A Lifetime of Service
What Is It?
Miss Fannie's Telephone

Vol. 13 - No. 10 (October, 2014) (1,294,241 bytes)

The Corn and Cantaloupe Clubs
Hesterly Drug Store
Lydia E. Pinkham
The Mighty Mine Dodgers
Who Is He?

Vol. 13 - No. 9 (September, 2014) (1,642,516 bytes)

Hamilton-McMillion and Co.
What Is It? Nurses at Cora Donnell Hospital
Solution to Puzzle
The Family Tree
Bobby, Billy, Jimmy, and John
Tributes to Robin Williams

Vol. 13 - No. 8 (August, 2014) (1,811,330 bytes)

Man and Wife Sentenced to Hang on Same Day
Marlbrook School Reunion
How to Know You're Getting Older
Recipes from 1910
Prescott Ice and Milling Co.
Nevada County News From Long Ago
Magic 45 Puzzle
Time Marches On

Vol. 13 - No. 7 (July, 2014) (912,879 bytes)

Beep, Beep
The Great Vick's Salve Shortage
Answer to Who Is It?
The Story Behind the Picture
New Grave Marker for Old Mike
Preacher's Vacation
Recipe for Kindness

Vol. 13- No. 6 (June, 2014) (305,784 bytes)

The All-Night Prom
Green Cemetery in Lester Hills
Things to Ponder
Who Is This?
Early Memories of Prescott
Last Pony Express Rider Visits Prescott
Presidential Quiz
It All Depends on How You Look At It

Vol. 14 - No. 5 (May, 2014) (1,071,239 bytes)

Special Issue--The Camden Expedition
Cornbread and Buttermilk

Vol. 14 - No. 4 (April, 2014) (1,065,812 bytes)

Prescott--Old Lady of Prairie De Anne
A Dying Town Brought Back to Life
Superstitions About Whippoorwills
The Farmer Feeds Them All

Vol. 14 - No. 3 (March, 2014) (528,300 bytes)

Woman "Rip Van Winkle" Awakes
What Do All Those Colors Mean?
Uses for Sweet Gum Balls
The Warrior Goes Home
The Ballad of Hiroo Onoda

Vol. 14 - N0. 2 (February, 2014) (308,461 bytes)

Selling Sweet Gum
The Capital Hotel
A College Class to Remember
Prescott Hardware Co.
2013 in the Rearview
2013 Rest in Peace

Vol. 14 - No. 1 (January, 2014) (1,179,674 bytes)

"Uncle Plug" Adams
Apple Pfannkuchen
Old Pictures


Vol. 13 - No. 12 (December, 2013) (942,237 bytes)

Letters From Pearl Harbor
Interesting Facts About the USS Arizona
War Memorials
Two Dead Boys
News Items from Prescott

Vol. 13-No.11 (November, 2013) (392,199 bytes)

4000 Acres on Fire Near Cale
Falling Leaves
Mystery Solved
The Old Maid and the Burglar
What Is It?

Vol. 13 - No. 10 (October, 2013) (963,974 bytes)

Garrett and Jerry
Barlow House Restored
What Is It?
Local News
The John Gulley Plantation
A Day That Lasts for Memories
News Items from October, 1931

Vol. 13 - No. 9 (September, 2013) (1,704,030 bytes)

Rough Riding Saves Life of Hope Girl
World's Largest Tire in Camden
A Look Back to September, 1953
Who Is It?
Fight of Flight from a Sting or Bite
Golden Crown Lodge No. 411
A Look Back to September, 1939
Who Is It?
Local News
"Little Granny"
The Ghost Train
First Words
A Look Back to October, 1939

Vol. 13 - No. 8 (August, 2013) (1,291,076 bytes)

Development of Nevada County Schools
Peddling in Camden
Who Is It?
Fractured Sayings from Fourth Graders
A Look Back to August, 1934
Local News

Vol. 13 - No. 7 (July, 2013) (1,175,249 bytes)

Thomas C. McRae--Famous Local Citizen
What Is It? Readers Remember Toys and Games From Their Childhood
Rocky Hill Commmunity

Vol. 13 - No. 6 (June, 2013) (1,678,224 bytes)

The Old Porch Swing
What Is It?
Arkansas Quiz
Toys and Games

Vol. 13 - No. 5 (May, 2013) (164,480 bytes)

A Mystery That Still Haunts
Trivia Quiz
Golden Memories-Part 2
Collecting Marbles
Count Your Marbles
Favorite Quotations

Vol. 13 - No. 4 (April, 2013) (1,543,866 bytes)

The Night the Stars Fell
Golden Memories-The Story of Thomas and Elizabeth Brooks
John R. Brinkley-Millionaire, Mountetebank, Medicine Man
What Is It?

Vol. 13 - No. 3 (March, 2013) (677,008 bytes)

The Old Parker Pecan Orchard
Sleeping in Church
India W. Johnson Obituary
Old School Group Photo
The Strange Flight of an Arkanas Enoch Arden
The Big Fire at Hot Springs in 1913
More About Names

Vol. 13 - No. 2 (February, 2013) (219,165 bytes)

The Button Jar
Aunt Ruth Clark
Famous Quotations
Nevark--New Oil Town
Giving Her Whlole Life with a Song
Burials for 2012

Vol. 13 - No. 1 (January, 2013) (612,126 bytes)

When Boys Wore Dresses
Some Thoughts About Names
Winky Dink and Me
Readers Tell of Their Most Memorable Christmas
The Long Journey Back


Vol. 11 - No. 12 (December, 2012) (414,052 bytes)

The Mildred Jobe Story
Dibbles and Hoedads
Prescott's First Moving Picture Shows
The Origin of Cinderella
Pittman Family Reunion in 1906
TV Trivia
Don't Be A Dinosaur
A Trip Through Nevada County in 1906
'Twas The Night Before Jesus Came

vol. 11 - No. 11 (November, 2012) (1,481,982 bytes)

One Family's Story
Quilts Have Many Myths and Superstitions
Letter From Christ
Land Patents
Strange Beliefs in Foreign Countries
Constable Cummins Destroys Booze
Eye Don'ts
What Is It?

Vol. 11 - No. 10 (October, 2012) (845,206 bytes)

Old School Picture
Surveying Part Two
Cost of the White House in 1886
Old Wives' Tales
Lackland Spring--Fox Hunters Paradise
Hens Ate Deadly Dynamite
Getting Old
Dealing with Adversity

Vol. 11 - No. 9 (September, 2012) (835,341 bytes)

Surveying the Louisiana Purchase
Daphne's Story
The Old Home Place
What to Do In Case of Accident- 1886

Vol. 11 - No. 8 (August, 2012) (621,364 bytes)

How Our Country Developed
Confederate Veterans of Nevada Co. in 1925
"The Weddin' Dress" and Maureen Henry
Old Photo

Vol. 11 - No. 7 (July, 2012) (1,208,373 bytes)

The Oldest Marked Grave in Nevada County
Why Do We Kiss?
A Special Christmas Gift
Santa, Please Bring Me An Irish Mail
Township Officers Elected in 1886
The Mail Order Bride

Vol. 11 - No. 6 (June, 2012) (2,044,272 bytes)

The U. S. Signal Service Comes to Prescott
Going Barefoot
My, HOw Things Have changed!
116 Year Old Man Interviewed
Ol' Cock-A-Doodle-Doo

Vol. 11 - No. 5 (May, 2012) (1,119,659 bytes)

The Mavis Griffith Belisle Story
500 Lashes for Lying
How Terrapin Neck Got Its Name
Poke Salad

Vol. 11 - No. 4 (April, 2012) (951,276 bytes)

The Story of Three Ships
The World's Population
Ed Harvey's Store
Comments From Readers

Vol. 11 - No. 3 (March, 2012) (1,931,962 bytes)

Steps to Nowhere
Pine Knots
Literary Societies
Church Services in Lapland
Red Eye Gravy
A Dog Named Slim

Vol. 11 - No. 2 (February, 2012) (272,218 bytes)

Should Cursive Writing Continue to be Taught in Schools
Word Puzzle
Why Would Anyone Want to be President
From Head to Toe
What's That Sound
Willow Oak Acres
Sleep Twice Around the Clock
Tippling Houses
Old Recipes

Vol 12- No. 1 (January, 2012) (1,807,756 bytes)

Post Offices
Down On The Farm
Cow Chip Tea
Old Photo


Vol. 11 - No. 12 (December, 2011) (1,427,374 bytes)

Prescott, Arkansas (The Early Days)
Anders Monson
Ma Ferguson Takes Office
Widower Lost His Teeth
The Fifteen Days of Christmas
Election Night in Prescott

Vol. 11 - No. 11 (November, 2011) (1,929,413 bytes)

Fairview--A Prescott Landmark
Comments from Readers
Prescott 100 Years Ago
Arkadelphia Milling Co.
A Test

Vol. 11 - No. 10 (October, 2011) (1,231,146 bytes)

The Nevada County Fair-Then and Now
Readers Memories of Fairs
Prescott 100 Years Ago
4-H Camps

Vol. 11 - No. 9 (September, 2011) (1,320,880 bytes)

He Kept His Promise to God
Souvenir Spoon from 1933 World's fair
Man's Food Supply for 70 Years of Life
Woody Black Cartoon
Things Could be Worse
More Bad News
Ten Years Ago
Mystery Object
Southern Translation of TEn Commandments

Vol. 11 - No. 8 (August, 2011) (1,165,341 bytes)

Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanitorium
Outhouse Happenings
Water, Water Everywhere
Woody Black--Cartoonist
Prescott 100 Years Ago (August, 1911)

Vol. 11 - No. 7 (July, 2011) (2,752,304 bytes)

Old Cistern at Gum Grove
Dr. E. E. Shell
Col. Moncrief Makes Good on a Bet
Candidate for Governor Parachutes at Gurdon
Prescott 100 Years Ago
Outhouse Happenings
Reader's Comments
Old Photo

Vol. 11 - No. 6 (June, 2011) (3,260,841 bytes)

A Terrible Tragedy in Arkansas
Dr. Simeon Jabez Hesterly
The Charlie Henry House
Old Soda Bottles
The Good Old Days
They Look So Lonely

Vol. 11 - No. 5 (May, 2011) (1,992,814 bytes)

The Old Place
Prescott Baseball Team Photo
Lost Grave Marker
Dr. T. W. McDaniel
Old News Items from Boughton

Vol. 11 - No. 4 (April,2011) (1,682,264 bytes)

Thoughts On the 2010 Census
More On the Wiley Brigham Story
Dr. J. L. Rushing
Wild Cat Skins

Vol 11 - No. 3 (March, 2011) (2,367,847 bytes)

The Years Past by Marjorie Walker Hendricks
Sally Rags and Poultices
Photo of Class at Prescott
Civil War Grave Marker Dedication

Vol 11 - No. 2 (February, 2011) (398,872 bytes)

Tokio, Arkansas
The Circus Comes to Town
The Prescott Homecoming in 1936
German Prisoners Cut Wood Near Prescott
World War 11 Ends--Reaction in Prescott
Washington and Hope in Near War
The Paper From the Old Home Town
What is a Boy?

vOL. 11 - No. 1 (January, 2011) (4,519,761 bytes)

Why Didn't They Smile in Old Photos?
Old Newspaper Items
Happy Hollow
The Bible in the Schools


Vol. 10 - No. 12 (December, 2010) (949,292 bytes)

The Cora Donnell Hospital in Prescott
Filling in the Gaps
The Camel Hill Curriculum
Classic TV Shows
Parable of the Carrot, Egg, and Coffee

Vol. 10 - No. 11 (November, 2010) (667,076 bytes)

"Diamond John" Huddleston
Sanitary Requirements for School in 1913
Jack Gulley-First to Sentenced to Electric Chair from Nevada County
Three Miles To Camp
Genealogy 101
A Picture From the Past

Vol. 10 - No. 10 (October, 2010) (580,558 bytes)

Special Issue--Five and Dime Stores

Vol. 10 - No. 9 (September, 2010) (1,341,714 bytes)

Hildebrand's Store
Prescott 60 Years Ago
George Washington--Christian Soldier and Statesman
Look In Your Genes
Prescott 100 Years Ago (September, 1910)
Comments from Readers

Vol. 10 - No. 8 (August, 2010) (968,111 bytes)

The Old DeWoody School House
An Interesting Family
A Preacher's Farewell
Our New Pet
Hanna & McKelvy's Electric Barber Shop
Nevada County 100 Years Ago (August, 1910)

Vol. 10 - No. 7 (July, 2010) (486,243 bytes)

The Famous Lipstick Case
Who Is This Lady
Growing Up In the Fifties
The Bluff City Recreational Project
A Big Catch
If God Went On Strike
Nevada County 100 Years Ago

Vol. 10 - No. 6 (June, 2010) (790,922 bytes)

The Davis Memorial in Hiawatha, Kansas
An Unusual Grave Marker
Isabella Pleasant Robinson Clark
Old Jack in the Well
Stonewall Jackson at the First Battle of Bull Run
Tax Poem
Garland Hardwick Obituary and Photo
Gone to the Bluff
Hog Tight Fence

Vol. 10 - No. 5 (MAY, 2010) (991,032 bytes)

It Could Be Worse--Headlines From the Great Depression
Tom Walker's Service Station at Bluff City
Old Postcard

Vol. 10 - No. 4(April, 2010) (550,977 bytes)

Iron Springs vs. Lackland Springs
The Old Barn
Ads from 1934
Bernadine Walker Gillespie Obituary
Reader's Comments
Old Photos

Vol 10-No. 3 (March, 2010) (582,731 bytes)

The Poison Springs Monument
When Doctors Made House Calls
Singing School
Old Mike's Grave Marker
Bluff City in 1913

Vol. 10 - No. 2 (February, 2010) (256,224 bytes)

Elvis in Camden
A Love Letter
Life in Simpler Times
Continuing to Look Back
Times Have Changed
Old Car Photo

Vol. 10 - No. 1 (January, 2010) (254,790 bytes)

The Judge's Decision
"Tar Heel" Dunn
Continuing to Look Back
What Is It?
Mr. Walker's Old Car
Another Skeleton for the Future


Vol. 9 - No. 12 (December, 2009) (1,003,054 bytes)

What Type Weather Would You Like?
Rules for Winter in 1885
Continuing to Look Back
Matress Making in Bluff City
Popcorn Christmas Trees
Advice to Husbands
Old Car Photo
Cale School Picture from 1944
Chidester School in 1931

Vol. 9 - No. 11 (November, 2009) (459,114 bytes)

Some Favorite Old Sayings
The Pest House at Prescott
Walter Moore Photo
R. F. D. Notice
29 Inches is Too Long
Continuing to Look Back
Red Hair
McAteer Deer Camp Photo

Vol. 9 - No. 10 (October, 2009) (134,393 bytes)

Cures for Snakebite in 1887
Bemis and Whitaker Mill at Prescott
Continuing to Look Back--More from the Hensons in Zambia, Africa

Vol. 9 - No. 9 (September, 2009) (529,969 bytes)

War Games in Nevada County
Continuing to Look Back
Adolph Hitler and the Devil (poem)
The Resignation of Satan (poem)
An Unusual Church Building
Hay Hauling
Grated Sweet Potato Pudding (recipe)

Vol. 9 - No. 8 (August, 2009) (364,411 bytes)

Hauling Billets
Pop Quiz
More Looking Back
Doodling for Doodle Bugs
The Berry Martin - McKelvy House

Vol. 9 - No. 7 (July, 2009) (781,367 bytes)

Abandon Ship
Bluff City School Bus Reunion
A New Twenty-third Psalm
More Looking Back
The Moody-Griffith House

Vol. 9 - No. 6 (June, 2009) (1,173,961 bytes)

Looking Back
What Would Southerners Do Without Peas? Farmer Jones' Wise Sayings
He Survived Sinking of Two Ships
Teen Age Commandments
Try to Stay Calm
Rainbow Parties
Chidester's Old Citizens in 1926
Historic Granny T's Grocery
The Old June Apple Tree

Vol. 9 - No. 5 (May, 2009) (738,835 bytes)

Gravestones Raise Interesting Questions
Evil Effects of Chewing Gum
Another Dill's Mill Photo
Drinking From the Dipper

Vol. 9 - No. 4 (April, 2009) (1,383,889 bytes)

The Saw Mill at Caney Creek
Caney Cemetery Book Available
Can You Help?
More Wash Pot Memories
Chores and Part Time Jobs

Vol. 9 - No. 3 (March, 2009) (318,639 bytes)

The Old Wash Pot
Clothes Lines (poem) An Island Without Women is Found
A Sad Incident
A Father's Good Advice
Keep An Eye On Your Billfold
Nicknames of Arkansas Cities
The Jaspers Social Club

Vol. 9 - No. 2 (February, 2009) (214,665 bytes)

School Days Remembered
The Tragic 1923 School Fire
Removal of Graves Ordered
Can You Identify This Man?

Vol. 9 - No. 1 (January, 2009) (260,565 bytes)

Gurdon Man Invents Flying Machine
History of Bluff City Booklet
Letter From Reader
Army Forbids Sale of Coca-Cola
Can You Identify Theses People?
The Forgotten Animal
Ford Car Ad From 1927
Wrestling in Prescott in 1939
The Gem Cafe


Vol. 8 - No. 12 (December, 2008) (274,708 bytes)

Old Santas
Nevada County Mortality Chart
Former Soldier Remembers Christmas in 1863
Is He Mad or Sad?
Message to Readers

Vol. 8 - No. 11 (November, 2008) (976,619 bytes)

Welcome to Cale, Arkansas
The Iron Mountain Baby
A Fishing Trip to Remember
Mid-Wive's Superstitions
Advice to Boys in 1885
Shot From Behind

Vol. 8 - No. 10 (October, 2008) (434,590 bytes)

The Doctor, the Disobedient Daughter, and the Preacher's Son
Family Reunions Are Not What They Used To Be
Unidentified Store in Nevada County
A Walk On The Wide Side
Two Prescott Boys Build a Motorboat
Mule Versus Auto

Vol. 8 - No. 9 (September, 2008) (921,754 bytes)

Mural at Prescott, Arkansas
The Iron Bridge
Prescott Ice and Milling Co.
Large Family Convicted of Murder in Maine
My First Airplane Ride
Some Famous Visitors to Prescott

Vol. 8 - No. 8 (August, 2008) (109,464 bytes)

Readers Speak Out
Circus Lion Escapes
Wisdom of a Woman
Sole Doctor

Vol. 8 - No. 7 (July, 2008) (443,929 bytes)

The Possum Trot Line
An Unusual Obituary
How Prescott Celebrated the Fourth of July in 1908
Pepper Relish

Vol. 8 - No. 6 (June, 2008) (2,612,246 bytes)

The Naming of Nevada County
Rocky Hill Methodist Church
Let's Get Out of Here!
What is This?
A Parable
Interesting Election in Ouachita County
Reader's Comments

Vol. 8 - No. 5 (May, 2005) (189,797 bytes)

Oil at Bluff City
A Puzzle for Genealogists
Boy Kidnaps Himself
An Old Picture
Mark Shank's Execution
History of Nevada County Journalism
The Cost of Living As Others Do
Interesting News Items From Days Gone By

Vol. 8 - No. 4 (April, 2008 (71,995 bytes)

Burning At The Stake
Bible Quiz
Ball Teams
Demographics From 2000 Census
John Greer and Hattie McKelvy Greer (photo)
Honor Roll at Bluff City in 1925

Vol. 8 - No. 3 (March, 2008 (196,428 bytes)

Rosston, Arkansas Camden Plans to Let Women Run the Town
The Train Ride
Scalloped Potatoes (a recipe)

Vol. 8 - No. 2 (February, 2008) (147,148 bytes)

The Foul Murder of Parson Sanders
Ode to Bois D'Arc (a poem)
Life is Short
Picture of Mad Stone
Little Spice Cookies (a recipe)

Vol. 8 - No. 1 (January, 2008) (118,932 bytes)

Mad Stones
Phillip Gates Dewoody (photo and obituary)
A Marriage Ceremony With a Different Twist
Man Discovers His Landlady is Long Lost Sister
Deaths in 2007 (Bluff City and Ebenezer)


Vol. 7 - No. 12 (December, 2007) (142,474 bytes)

Interview with Mary Kate Sawyer Morgan Roberson
Bluff City School Dedication in 1929
Camden's Shuttle Trains
Small Child Found on Highway
No Occupation (poem)
Salisbury Steak and Gravy (recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 11 (November, 2007) (174,028 bytes)

A Tiger's Tale--One Student's Account of Life in the Bowels of the Fracas
Letter Tells of Death of Bluff City Man in 1865
Squash and Rice Casserole (a recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 10 (October, 2007) (136,987 bytes)

Prescott Curly Wolves
Robert Hodnett--Ouachita County's Last Confederate Veteran
First White Boy
October 12, 1492
Chidester, Arkansas in 1939
The Mysterious Death of Clarence Purtle
Interesting News Items From Days Gone By
Sweet Potatoes on the Half Shell (recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 9 (September, 2007) (141,992 bytes)

No Public Funerals Allowed
Four Things to Avoid
Unusual Names
Without A Purpose (a poem)
A Potato Exploded
City of Camden Deals with Difficult Issue
A Bad Twist
Moist Applesauce-Oat Muffins (a recipe)
Sausage Rolls (a recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 8 (August, 2007) (273,506 bytes)

Old Seminary Cemetery
Battle Reports from Confederate Generals at Poison Spring
This Little Piggy Went Home
The Saga of the Squirrel
Luscious Lemonade Pie (a recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 7 (July, 2007) (165,065 bytes)

The Battle of Poison Spring
Farmer Plays Joke On Cow
Interesting New Items From Days Gone By
Medicine Dropped by Airplane at Willisville
Mary's Jam (a poem)
Ad for Scott's Emulsion
Chocolate Cheese Pie (a recipe)
Easy King Ranch Casserole (a recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 6 (June, 2007) (216,902 bytes)

Nevada County School Picture
Camden Covered with Blanket of Dust
Prof. W. P. Betts--The Drugless Doctor
Cale-Bluff City Vets Anxious to Learn
Letters From Readers
Party Lines
Pineapple Coconut Pie (a recipe)
Recipe for Kindness

Vol. 7 - No. 5 (May, 2007) (237,960 bytes)

Mt. Moriah
Weaver Family Reunion in 1960
East is East and West is West
Ad for Malaria Medicine in 1928
The Strange Case of Ed Kimbrough
Interesting News Items From Days Gone By
Four Bean Soup (a recipe)
Coleslaw (a recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 4 (April, 2007) Coming to America (86,089 bytes)

A King runs for Congress
Mysterious Grave Found Near Hampton
Roadrunner Made From Railroad Spikes
Calhoun County Woman Drowns Her Five Children
A Tongue Twister from a 1922 Newspaper
Million Dollar Pie (a recipe)
Fruit Salad (a recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 3 (March, 2007) (164,026 bytes)

Reminiscences of Civil War Days
Bluff City Students Identified
An Amazing Spirit
A Pet June Bug
A Fight on the School House Roof
Interesting Items From Days Gone By
Just Like You
Raisin Bran Muffins (a recipe)
Quick Mashed Potatoes (a recipe)
Mexican Casserole (a recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 2 (February, 2007) (103,645 bytes)

Photo From Cale, Arkansas About 1927
The Snow Train
George Washington's Rules of Conduct
A Fresh Start
Interesting News Items From Days Gone By
Caramel Fudge Cake (a recipe)
Apple Dumplings (a recipe)

Vol. 7 - No. 1 (January, 2007) (333,295 bytes)

Bluff City School Group (picture)
DeAnn Cemetery in Prescott
Life Is A Funny Propostion
Model Government (essay by student in 1906) Camden Celebrates Arrival of 1934
First Class Hack Line in 1880
The Little House Out Back (poem)
Pineapple Sour Cream Pie ( recipe)
Old Fashioned Tea Cakes ( recipe)


Vol. 6 - No. 12 (December, 2006) Poison Springs Recreational Park (32,616 bytes)

Causes of Death in Nevada County in 1907 and 1908
Local News from Smash-Up, County Line, and Theo in 1913
Edgar Allen Poe Once Worked in Camden
The Execution of Capt. John Goynes
More From the 1931 Book for Married Couples
Recipes--Texas Casserole and Calico Beans

Vol. 6 - No. 11 (November, 2006) (34,867 bytes)

Is Davy Crockett's Sister Buried Near Camden?
Family Poisoned by Drinking Water
A History of Prescott Hardware Co.
Advice to Newlyweds in 1931
Where Have All the People Gone?
Italian Spaghetti Sauce (recipe)

Vol. 6 - No. 10 (October, 2006) (182,730 bytes)

Rules and Regulations for Prescott School in 1911
Why Stores Once Closed on Wednesday Afternoons
What If Your Marriage Was Ruled Invalid?
The Parable of the Twins
The Life of a Dog
Surgeon Removes His Own Appendix
Prescott's Largest Fire
Recipes--Football Casserole and Cornbread Salad

Vol. 6 - No. 9 (September, 2006) (167,239 bytes)

Sayre, Arkansas

Vol. 6 - No. 8 (August, 2006) (360,343 bytes)

That's the Way It Was!-- Interviews with some Nevada County Residents
Do You Recognize This Couple?

Vol. 6, No. 7 (July, 2006) Henry Brothers Store in Bluff City (pictures and article) (238,172 bytes)

Upside Down Woman Cured
Camden Firemen Have Big Car
Surprise Birthday Party for A. E. Adams of Bluff City
A Letter to a Friend
Stories of Faithful Slaves
The Old Familiar Place (poem)
Picture of Unidentified Lady
Sources for Old-Time Merchandise

Vol. 6 - No. 6 (June, 2006) (258,140 bytes)

Lackland Springs--Nevada County's Popular Health Resort
Grading Scale at Bluff City School in 1924-1925
Three Barlow Brothers
New Cemetery Book Available
Plyler Station News Items from 1934

Vol. 6 - No. 5 (May, 2006) (322,271 bytes)

Bluff City Class of 1934
Proposed Stock Law for Nevada County in 1909
Age (a poem)
Local News Items
Photo of Mrs. Ann Dunn
Odd Superstitions from 1891
Dirt Roads by Paul Harvey
Camden News Items from 1940

Vol. 6 - No. 4 (April, 2006) (35,108 bytes)

Country Peddlers
Autobiography of Gordon H. Irvin (Part 12)
I Wish We Still Had These
Do You Remember When?
Chidester Girls go to State Tournament in 1940

Vol. 6 - No. 3 (March, 2006) (198,019 bytes)

Nevada County Court House (photo)
Visit of French Prince to Camden
Autobiography of Gordon H. Irvin (Part 11)
Sweet Smelling Jail
Handwriting on the Wall (poem)
Bluff City News-Past and Present
Snickers Cake (recipe)

Vol. 6 - No. 2 (February, 2006) (176,850 bytes)

Business Firms in Chidester in 1948
Autobiography of Gordon H. Irvin - Part 10
Doctor's Children Try to Make a House Call
Bluff City School Group Photo (early 1920's)
Word Puzzle

Vol. 6 - No. 1 (January, 2006) (147,991 bytes)

Old Postcard
Walking Across America in 1908
Autobiography of Gordon Irvin (Part 8)
Old Timer Makes a Visit to Prescott to do Trading
Bluff City Postmasters (1950-2004)
Snickers-Peanut Butter Pie Recipe


Vol. 5 - No. 12 (December, 2005) (219,070 bytes)

You Can't Take It With You--A Look at Wills
The Great Stork Derby
The Message in the Bottle
Autobiography of Gordon Irvin--Part 8
Photo of Con C. Harvey of Bluff City
Crossword Puzzle
When the Roll is Called Up Yonder--The Story Behind the Song

Vol. 5 - No. 11 (November 2005) (157,918 bytes)

Mrs. Rose Garnett
The Autobiography of Gordon Irvin (Part 7)
Camden "Ablaze" in 1890
Classic Advertising Slogans
The Community of Dotson in Hempstead County
Photo of Baptism at Bluff City
Rural Mail Service Started at Prescott in 1903
Wyoming Cowboy Cookies (a recipe)

Vol. 5 - No. 10 (October 2005) (168,489 bytes)

Horace Erastus Bemis-One of Prescott's Most Prominent Citizens
Autobiography of Gordon Irvin--Part 6
TV Trivia
Photo of Water Well Near Sayre
Proposed Arkansas Hunting Rules for 1915
Man Gives Wife Unwanted Haircut
First Front Wheel Drive Car in Camden
Dog (A Poem)
Slab Tater Pie (A Recipe)

Vol. 5 - No. 9 (September, 2005) (288,650 bytes)

The Story of the Man Who Tried to Steal the River
A Tom Thumb Wedding at Chidester in Early 1930s
Who Was Tom Thumb?
Autobiography of Gordon Irvin (Part 5)
Things to Ponder
New England Blueberry Coffee Cake (a recipe)

Vol. 5 - No. 8 (August, 2005) (252,055 bytes)

Albert E. Adams, The Terrapin Man of Bluff City
An American History Quiz
When Milk Came in Bottles
Fine for Flirting
Hardwick Family Photo
The Autobiography of Gordon H. Irvin (Part 4)
Room 50--Buchanan Hall
Frozen Cucumber Salad (recipe)

Vol. 5 - No. 7 (July, 2005) (151,438 bytes)

Another Grave Marker Destroyed
A History of Hoo-Hoo International
KristalCat (a poem)
Aspen (a poem)
The Autobiography of Gordon H. Irvin (Part 3)
Recipes--Squash Patties

Vol. 5 - No. 6 (June, 2005) (143,929 bytes)

A Postcard From 1910
Lynching at Hope
Pet Stories from Readers
The Autobiography of Gordon H. Irvin-- Part Two
Recipe- Micro Sour Cream Pudding

Vol. 5 - No. 5 (May, 2005) (176,907 bytes)

Family Feud Accounts for Fatal Duel--Cousins Kill Each Other
The Odd Couple
Any Boy's Dog (a poem)
Things You Can Learn From a Dog
The Autobiography of Gordon H. Irvin (Part One)
Photo of Bethel Church in Nevada County

Vol. 5 - No. 5 (April 2005) (1,326,889 bytes)

Bluff Springs at Theo
Lynching at Emmet
Bible quiz
Early Physicians and Surgeons at Bluff City
Peanut Butter Cream Pie
Lemon Cookies

Vol. 5 - No. 3 (March 2005) (231,132 bytes)

The Story of the Cedar Tree
Feedback from Readers
How To Stay Young
1915 Ad for Cambell Shows in Prescott
An Unsuual Grave Marker
Wildcat Rd. News Item
Excerpt from Prescott School Catalogue of 1911-12
Old Time Fiddler's Contest at Rosston
Photo of old Bluff City Post Office
How Did We Live Through It
Philadelphia Caramel Pecan Cheesecake Recipe

Vol. 5 - No. 2 (February, 2005) (562,885 bytes)

A Plea for the Old Cemetery (Camden's old cemetery)
Do You Know This Man?
Photo of Gum Grove School Group from 1923-1924 (Nevada County)
A Peculiar Incident Concerning the Smead house fire in Camden
Angel Pie recipe

Vol. 5 - No. 1 (January, 2005) (256,555 bytes)

Hattie Caraway of Arkansas--First woman U. S. Senator (article)
Photos of faculty members of Bodcaw Baptist Union High School in 1908
Methuselah (a poem)
Early Nevada County History (an article by R. P. Hamby)
Test your knowledge about Arkansas (a quiz)
old photo of Harvey home in Bluff City
Caddo Gap Springs (article)
Recipes--Chicken Pot Pie and Good Chili


Vol. 4 - No. 12 (December, 2004) (171,252 bytes)

Enough Is Enough-Prescott's Law and Order Committee
Trivia Matching Test
Old Betsy-Camden's City Cannon
Flea Markets (a poem)
Photo of Bluff City Singing School in Early 1920's
A Gift To Old South Church
Nevada County Criminal Court Docket from 1925
The Wild Man of Little Missouri Bottoms
Recipes - Laura Bush's Cowboy Cookies
Jingle Bell Fudge
7 Layer Magic Bars

Vol. 4 - No. 11 (November, 2004) (369,422 bytes)

Serepta Spring and Camp Shed (includes photos)
Could You Have Passed The 8th Grade Test in 1895?
The Largest Grave in Louisville, Kentucky
Funeral of "Pretty Boy" Floyd in 1934
The One I Want To Be (a poem from 1927)
How To Be Healthy (5 rules from 1908)
Some Unusual News Stories from Nevada County Newspapers
Uncle Jerry Pittman
Recipe - Celebration Cheese Pie

Vol. 4 - No. 10 (October, 2004) (142,465 bytes)

From Tick Hill to Nubbin Hill-Surveying Nevada County Cemeteries
Carleton E. Denny-Age 100 of Delight
The Old Shed Road
Photo of Baptist Union High School in Bodcaw, Arkansas in 1907
Local News Items from Bluff City Area
Recipe - Corn Bread Muffins

Vol. 4 - No. 9 (September, 2004) (96,352 bytes)

The Boom Town of Waterloo in Nevada County, Arkansas
Have You Heard of These Superstitions?
A Flying Leap (article about John W. McKelvey, a well-known Prescott barber)
The Death of Rin Tin Tin in 1932
Cats and Kittens (a poem)
Photo of Amanda Kirk Wadley
When Smallpox Was Common
Recent Local News Items from Bluff City Area
Recipe - Broccoli Supreme

Vol. 4 - No. 8 (August, 2004) (273,089 bytes)

A Visit With Mrs. Minnie Mae Hildebrand (includes photos)
Early History of Camark Pottery
Air Raid Precautions in Prescott, Arkansas in 1942

Vol. 4 - No. 7 (July, 2004) (116,159 bytes)

The Story of the Fielding Irvins (Part 2)
High Egg Prices in Prescott in 1908
Photo of Bluff City Café
Baseball in the Bible (humor)
Recipes - Porcupine Meatballs
Summer Delight

Vol. 4 - No. 6 (June, 2004) (265,389 bytes)

The Story of the Fielding Irvins (Part 1)
Photo of Bluff City Basketball Team of 1940-41
The Search for Oil Near Bluff City
Recipe - Strawberry Glaze Pie

Vol. 4 - No. 5 (May, 2004) (155,508 bytes)

Article about Arkansas Diamond Mine written in 1924
World's Smallest Horse Buried At Prescott in 1910
Photo of "Old Mike"
The All-Round Wife (a poem)
Our Boys In Uniform (a poem from 1942)
Recipe - Lemon Cake Pie (1942)
Big Fire At Chidester in 1933

Vol. 4 - No. 4 (April, 2004) (120,828 bytes)

Man Cleared of His Double's Crime
No Postage Stamps Needed
Table Etiquette from 1924
My Dog (a poem from 1926)
Old Photos of Donie Moore Henry and Garland Hardwick
Recipes - Josephine McGill's Orange Delight
Phyllis J. White's Hot Tamale Pie
Terry Smith's Cockeyed Cake

Vol. 4 - No. 3 (March, 2004) (333,068 bytes)

Opening of St. Luke's Hospital in Little Rock in 1912
A Different Approach to Maintaining County Roads
Baby Shipped By Parcel Post
Article and photos about huge log hauled to Chidester, Arkansas sawmill
Commencement Program for Bluff City High School in 1940
A Trip from Morris to Emmet in 1915
An Unusual News Story from 1914
Recipe - Chicken Casserole

Vol. 4 - No. 2 (February, 2004) (174,772 bytes)

The Little Verse By The Side of The Road - Burma Shave signs
The Man Without A Coat
Bluff City Girls Basketball Team of 1929 (Photo)
The Words Unsaid (a poem)
Recipe - Banana Split Cake

Vol. 4 - No. 1 (January, 2004) (537,958 bytes)

The Historic Scott Home in Camden
Funny Tombstone Epitaphs
A Grave Marker Indentified (Moscow Cemetery in Nevada County)
Recipe - Black-Eyed Pea Cornbread


Vol. 3 - No. 12 (December, 2003) (153,371 bytes)

The "Battle" Of Lackland Springs
Bluff City School Group Photo (about 1932)
Artesian Church and Cemetery
Obituary of Jesse Johnson, Sr. (1885)
Recipes - Apple Pie

Vol. 3 - No. 11 (November, 2003) (156,556 bytes)

Smoke House Memories
Unknown Man Buried at De Ann Cemetery in 1911
Christmas Party Turns Deadly in 1916
Lawrence Walker, Lewis Carter, and Mattie Carter (a photo)
Sunday Sickness
Married People Would Be Happier If ...
Good Timber (a poem)
Recipes - Six Cup Salad
Favorite Dinner Recipe
Barbara Mandrell Cake

Vol. 3 - No. 10 (October, 2003) (151,900 bytes)

Hundred Year Old Church Records Discovered
A Little Toast To Two Brave Little Soldiers
Murdered By A Bushwhacker
Dr. Tichenor's Antiseptic
The Land Of Pretty Soon (a poem)
Recipe - Corn Casserole

Vol. 3 - No. 9 (September, 2003) (123,704 bytes)

Man Kills Brother On Wedding Day
The Fifteen Cent Hair Cut
Obituary of William Marsh of Jackson Township, Nevada County
The Tunnell Family (family information and photos)
An Arkansas Gazette Reporter Travels Through Southern Nevada County in 1885
Little Willie's Poem
An Old Timer's Prayer
Recipe - Homemade Biscuits for Two

Vol. 3 - No. 8 (August, 2003) (238,462 bytes)

Landmarks Of Long Ago (article and photos of Nevada County Courthouses)
He Retired At Age 90 - James R. Wood
518 Pound Man Seeks A Wife
Nevada County Local News Items
Common Sense (an article)
A Little Town
Recipe - Inside-Out Stuffed Peppers

Vol. 3 - No. 7 (July, 2003) (146,018 bytes)

The Big Cat Scare of 1909
Some Problems from a 1909 Grammar School Arithmetic Book
Nevada County's Tallest Grave Markers (article and photos)
A County Seat Created (Nevada County)
When Life Gets You Down-Don't Quit
Mrs. Etta Carter Meador and Mrs. Katie Bradley Moore (photo)
Maybe There Is Still Hope For the Older Folks

Vol. 3 - No. 6 (June, 2003) (155,213 bytes)

The Death of Floyd Collins
What A Hail Storm (1909)
Gum Grove School Picture (early 1920's)
A Newspaper Man's Impression of Prescott in 1887
An Ode To Times Long Ago (a poem)
Recipe - Corn Bread Tamale Pie

Vol. 3 - No. 5 (May, 2003) (1,272,363 bytes)

Ebenezer (interview of local residents by Phena Fincher)
Article about Early Medicine in Arkansas
Camden On The Ouachita (a poem)
Use of Shells on Graves in Nevada County (article and photo)
Nevada County Local News Items
Recipe - Tropical Delight Pie

Vol. 3 - No. 4 (April, 2003) (198,465 bytes)

School Days Remembered (article about school initiations)
A Cure For What Ails You (old time remedies)
Mrs. Bettie McKelvy and Mrs. Mollie Parker (photo and article)
Memories From Goose Ankle and Gum Grove School
Recipes -- Fresh Strawberry Pie
Annie's Lemon Ice Box Pie

Vol. 3 - No. 3 (March, 2003) (110,244 bytes)

"Old Mike" Put To Rest After 64 Years
James E. "Jimmy" Starnes (photo and family information)
The Night History Went Up In Smoke
Nevada County Local News Items
An Easterner's Letter To Her Son (humor)
Aunt Jane's Casserole (a poem)
Recipe - Arkansas Favorite Cookies

Vol. 3 - No. 2 (February, 2003) (792,664 bytes)

Gunfight on Main Street in Prescott (1916)
Prescott's Wild and Wooly Past
Genealogy 101-Cousin Chart
The Little Blue Jar (article about Vick's Salve)
Nevada County Local News Items from 1908
The James Columbus McKelvy Family (photo)
Recipes - Never Fail Christmas Fudge
Mystery Pecan Pie

Vol. 3 - No. 1 (January, 2003) (2,095,009 bytes)

Cyclone Hits Nevada County in 1915
The Home Town (poem)
One Person Can Make A Difference (article about Matthew H. Rothert)
Arkansas Oak Natural Area
Four Young Men From Bluff City (photo)
All You Need To Know About Statues
Little Prescott Laws from 1907
Recipes - Golden Crescents
Skillet Cake


Vol. 2 - No. 12 (December, 2002) (67,163 bytes)

Whatever Happened to the Day of Rest?
Sunday Lid Goes On In Prescott
Sunday Lid Goes On At Stephens
Photo of Unusual Watermelon
A Fine Dinner at Hotel Brooks in Camden in 1890
Camden's Natatorium in 1908
The City of Reader is Dissolved
The Home Nest (Starnes family information in poem format)
Life After Forty-How To Know You're Getting Older
Dirty Dishes (a poem)
Recipes - A. Bailey's Apple Cake
Preserving Children

Vol. 2 - No. 11 (November, 2002) (151,252 bytes)

Activities of the Ku Klux Klan in Prescott
The Mysterious Gurdon Light
The Arkansas State Champion Farkleberry Tree
World War II Veterans from Bluff City, Goose Ankle, and Terrapin Neck
Recipes - Hershey Pie
Hawaiian Salad

Vol. 2 - No. 10 (October, 2002) (185,852 bytes)

Some Thoughts About Names
The Hunter and The Squirrel (a poem)
Old Newspaper Item from 1885
He Beat The Odds-John Samuel Rudeseal
Recipes - How To Boil Water
Tea Cakes
Jelly Pie (1944)

Vol. 2 - No. 9 (September, 2002) (2,453,403 bytes)

Some Oldies But Goodies
Wild Roses and Turnips (a poem)
Alex Bragg - A Devoted Servant
Photo of Con Harvey in Store at Bluff City
Recipes - Wash Day Pie (1944)
Cantaloupe Pie (1944)
Lemon Pie (1944)
Cornflake Cookies

Vol. 2 - No. 8 (August, 2002) (464,099 bytes)

A Visit to Camden in 1889
Andrew J. Pruitt obituary
Fire Ants (an article)
Denton Robinson (a photo)
Students Attending Bluff City High School in 1913-1914
Song of the Corn (a poem)
Prescott's Ice Famine (1909)
Recipe - Bonita's Fruit Dish

Vol. 2 - No. 7 (July, 2002) (2,761,934 bytes)

Man Finds Child Stolen From Him Ten Years Before
More From the Bluff City High School Handbook of 1913-1914
A "Near Midget Wedding" Near Louann
Ouachita County Local News Items from 1908
Warren Starnes and Trine Starnes (a photo)
Photo of unknown house with people
Recipes - Raw Apple Cake
Sugar Cookies
A Recipe for all Americans

Vol. 2 - No. 6 (June, 2002) (797,431 bytes)

Rocky Hill Methodist Church (an interview of local residents by Phena Fincher)
Severe Storms Hit Nevada County in 1909
I Follow A Famous Father (a poem)
A Farmer's Letter (a poem)
Photo of Unknown Lady
Children of Walter and Julia Moore (a photo)
Recipes - Honey Bun Cake
How to Preserve A Husband

Vol. 2 - No. 5 (May, 2002) (569,053 bytes)

Prescott's First Car
A 10 1/2 Hour Trip From Gurdon to Prescott
Tourists Arrive in Prescott (1910)
Prescott Welcomes the Glidden Tourists (1910)
The Tin Lizzie
Write Mother (a poem)
Fractured Proverbs from First Graders
1861 Land Ownership Map
Recipes - Eva Dell Henry's Chocolate Pie
Ideal Homemaker a La Mode

Vol. 2 - No. 4 (April, 2002) (914,809 bytes)

The Historic Watts Home (article and photo)
The Gem of Life (a poem)
More from Bluff City High School Handbook of 1913-1914
Recipe - No-Knead Knot Rolls

Vol. 2 - No. 3 (March, 2002) (868,878 bytes)

Camping at Dr. Rook's Plantation
You (a poem)
What Anatomy Is (a school girl's definition)
Rates of Board at American Hotel in Camden in 1847
Excerpt from Bluff City High School Handbook (1913-1914)
Recipes - Strawberry Cake
Caramel Pie

Vol. 2 - No. 2 (February, 2002) (858,424 bytes)

One More Hanging Story
Prescott's Natatorium
Prescott Streets Are Paved
Local News Items
Any Boy's Dog (a poem)
A Story of Two Brothers (Henry Clay and Porter Clay)
Center Point School Photo - 1925
Recipes - Ugly Duckling Cake
Amazing Coconut Pie

Vol. 2 - No. 1 (January, 2002) (651,432 bytes)

Looking Back at 2001
When the Movie Stars came to Goose Ankle
The Hanging of Squire Smith
Lucy Lee Barlow and Julia L. Barlow (a photo)
A Recipe for Washing Clothes
Recipes - Baked Fish
McKelvy Family Waffles
Elephant Stew (funny)


Vol. 1 - No. 2 (December, 2001) (871,695 bytes)

On Crime and Punishment (article about hangings in Nevada County)
Old Glory (a poem)
Alexander P. Greer (a photo)
Chidester Football Team of 1928 (a photo)
Recipes - Sweet Potato Pie
Steak Soup

Vol. 1 - No. 1 (November, 2001) (7,639,646 bytes)

Local News Items-Nelson Reunion
Sam Walthall obituary
Beulah Delaney obituary
Theodosia Hildebrand obituary
Recipe -- Oven Swiss Steak for Two

Special Editions

Special Edition November 2009 (178,619 bytes)

A Story of Two Brothers
The Hangin of Squire Smith
Rates of Board, American Hotel, Camden
The Historic Watts Home
Alex Bragg, A Devoted Servant
Activites of the Ku Klux Klan in Prescott

Special Edition April 2020 (769,936 bytes)

On the 25th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing