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Walking with a cane

A couple of years ago, as I was entering Shoney’s Restaurant in Dublin, a big gust of early March wind tore the door handle from my hand as it sent…

Walking with a cane

A couple of years ago, as I was entering Shoney’s Restaurant in Dublin, a big gust of early March wind tore the door handle from my hand as it sent…

Appalachia has it all, then some

Pulaski County is a mecca for nature lovers; being a land of lakes, mountains, rivers, creeks, brooks, springs. trees, water-born animals, large game and small. It is A land of…

Appalachia has it all, then some

Pulaski County is a mecca for nature lovers; being a land of lakes, mountains, rivers, creeks, brooks, springs. trees, water-born animals, large game and small. It is A land of…

1924 fire devastates Newbern

The worst fire to hit the village of Newbern came on Dec. 4, 1924. The Southwest Times on the next day carried the following headline, “Big blaze at Newbern destroys…

1924 fire devastates Newbern

The worst fire to hit the village of Newbern came on Dec. 4, 1924. The Southwest Times on the next day carried the following headline, “Big blaze at Newbern destroys…

Times of our Lives

When we think of the times of our lives, I think they can be classified as good times, bad times, and not very good ones. To me good times of…

Newbern plagued by fires

In the 1890s, after losing its prestigious position as the seat of Pulaski County, the village of Newbern reached a low point like it had not known before. Since the…

Dunkards were peace loving

The Dunkards were a peace-loving group of people, and after a few close calls with Indians, they soon decided that this was not the place for them. Most of those…

Tunkers, Dunkers and…

The first settlement in the area that later became Pulaski County was a religious group, known as “Tunkers.” This group got it’s start in Germany in the year 1708, when…