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Part II: The Battle of Cloyd’s Farm

Looking Back with Lloyd Mathews The following is Part II in a series of articles written in 1993 and published in this “Looking Back with Lloyd Mathews” section of The…

The Battle of Cloyd’s Farm: Part 1

 The following is Part I in a series of articles written in 1993 and published in this “Looking Back with Lloyd Mathews” section of The Southwest Times.  The series, entitled…

All that glitters is not gold

An evening newscast recently lifted my spirits temporarily with the announcement that a new drug for the relief of headaches, arthritis, sinusitis, and other so called minor aches and pains…

A mountain family Christmas

Many a mountain child has been made to feel richer than a king when on a cold Christmas Eve night he or she climbed the ladder to the attic room…

A Taste For Good Earthy Foods

Pheasant under glass must be mighty good, and lobsters from Maine, and all of the other fancy things, but for ones most pleasing to the palate, my thoughts go back…

Asial Snow and Snowville

One of the pioneers who lived in the land that became Pulaski County, Va., was a man by the name of Asiel Snow. Coming from the northeastern part of America,…

A broken clock and a bent guardrail

Several years ago I wrote an article entitled, “A broken clock and a bent guardrail.” I don’t know why, but it is things like this that bother me. Maybe it’s…

The yard sale tradition

I have spent a lot of time boasting about all of the American habits, traditions, and customs that I have lived to experience. One that stands out is the great…

Saturdays were special

I think it’s good to reach back into the memory bank and pull up names and events of years gone by. So many things about the past are etched so…

Whatever you do, keep it clean

This great nation of ours is made up of all kinds of people. I won’t try to describe the theories, beliefs, or actions of any particular category that people fall…