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WWII battle of Iwo Jima

I believe the Japanese underestimated the United States when they pulled the surprise air attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. What they really did was cause every American’s blood to…

Watch your manners

Mind your manners. How many times have you heard that statement from a parent or school teacher? Many times, I am sure. Sometime in the past I read a book…

Before television

What did we do for entertainment before television? A good question, you might say. We did very well. I can assure you that there was plenty to do. First I’ll…

Middle school sports important to competing

As of late, you will notice that I have not only been covering sports for the Southwest Times as I usually do, but now I have been doing regular news…

More on the Ford story

The year 1924 was really the best year the Ford Motor Company experienced since Henry turned out his first car in 1896. In the year 1924 Ford sold over 1.7…

The Model T Ford

Before the end of the month of Oct. 2010, if I am lucky, I will celebrate my eighty-seventh year of life. Looking back, I think that is a long time.…

The Model T Ford

Before the end of the month of Oct. 2010, if I am lucky, I will celebrate my eighty-seventh year of life. Looking back, I think that is a long time.…

We need the train station

It is good to know that the Pulaski Passenger Station will be reconstructed for the second time. It is a relic of the town’s historical past, and it needs to…

We need the train station

It is good to know that the Pulaski Passenger Station will be reconstructed for the second time. It is a relic of the town’s historical past, and it needs to…

Looks like a snowy winter

It looks like we are going to witness the return of winters like those we had back in the closing years of the twentieth century. We’ve had one sizeable snow…