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Posted July 1, 2015 at 1:57 pm

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Memories of a school called Lettered Oak

by Ira Griffin Hughes

As a child I attended a two-roomed school called Lettered Oak.

My grandfather told me that the school was named Lettered Oak because Daniel Boone once went through the area and carved his name on an oak tree.

The school had a ball and bat for the kids to play with. There was no playground equipment. But the kids of Lettered Oak were blessed with an abundance of imagination and ingenuity.

There were lots of large trees at the back of the school. One autumn we children of

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    Posted April 7, 2015 at 6:13 pm

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    “Don’t throw it away – Mend it” was the slogan of the MENDETS (REG. U.S. Pat. Off.).

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    Sons of rest

    Posted January 28, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    by Forest F. Harvey

    Retirement has a different meaning during different times in our lives. Because of government programs such as Social Security, pensions and saving accounts, better health, Medicare insurance

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    Holidays

    Posted December 3, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    by Forest F. Harvey

    For the last three or four years I have written stories about Christmas. In my eighty years of living I have seen it change from “Merry Christmas” to

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    Thanksgiving

    Posted November 19, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    Turkey

    by Forest F. Harvey

    Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. It

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    Vacation Bible School

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    We just recently finished with vacation bible school at our church, and I couldn’t help but think back to my childhood experiences with vacation bible school.

    Lilian Melton, also a “Reader’s Write” author came to get us

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