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days gone bye

The ‘57 bunch of 62 years past

I haven’t used a picture in a while, so here is the photo of the first 11 of the 1957 Linden Red Devil football team. ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:25 am

Days Gone Bye column

Where we might ought not to have been

We didn’t often venture too far from home way back yonder, ‘cept maybe walking over to Indian Mounds, Back Bone Ridge and the like as ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 3:09 pm

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“Days Gone Bye”: Yes, we were young

I have a ceramic mold of an old Englishman’s head I bought in London many years ago. The artist did not leave out even one ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:59 pm

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The old man came knocking

In all these many years, I didn’t expect to miss even one newspaper deadline with my weekly column, but I’ve missed several, and may miss ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:14 pm

column

After victory, back to living

The year was 1946, and it was a good time to still be living. So many millions had perished at the hands of the Axis ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:25 pm

column

A funny thing fell out of the sky

I reckon about as serious set of circumstances as you can face is going through all the procedures to jump out of a low flying ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:26 pm

days gone bye

The strongest boy in or out of school

I’ve written about Lee Kirkham a number of times over the last 25 years.  I was raised with Jerry, the only child of Lee and ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:09 pm

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Summer heat turns to fall coolness

I’m glad to live where there are seasons, although as much as I love the sun on my bare back, I admit I would not ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:28 am

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Buildings and folks in my memory bank

I did a fair amount of military duty in Italy, and I loved those folks. I never will forget when I first gandered at what ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:01 pm

column

He was fair in all things

My daddy was the fairest man I ever knew. Not once did he ever discipline my brother or me out of anger. He always made ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:23 am

Opinion

Marengo County & D-Day: Giving It All

Folks my age can remember individuals and events from the great World War II, and today I’m thinking about two men connected to my cousin, ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:43 pm

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Pretty doggone good story

I have, indeed, written on occasions about dogs, and how I have loved the dogs in my life since that first one came my way ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:29 pm

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My hat is off

May is designated as Military Appreciation Month, and to my way of thinking there are 11 other months just the same as we pause all ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:02 am

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Keeping life’s legacy

I’ve used a fair amount of ink writing notes in a book my step-daughter, Amelia, gave me years ago, that book entitled “A Father’s Legacy.” ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 3:21 pm

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Remembering military milestones

Fort McClellan, Alabama has many memories for those of us who joined the Guard at age seventeen or so as we’d line up jeeps, ¾ ... Read more

by Tom Boggs, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:04 pm

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