Superman and a Garage

    Superman and a Garage

    I knew it was possible.  I watched TV.  There he was, leaping tall buildings, more powerful than a locomotive and faster than a speeding bullet.  Yea, Superman was really a super man!  For several episodes, I watched trying to determine the secrets of his super-human...
    Paper-wads and Homework

    Paper-wads and Homework

    I started the sixth grade upstairs, above the stage, at the old Calvert School.  At mid-year, we moved into a new classroom, across from the school cafeteria that had just been completed.  It was awesome, big windows, lots of room, much different from the small...
    Great Life. Great Opportunity.

    Great Life. Great Opportunity.

    One of my favorite books is “Oak Hill”, a record of William Draffen’s loving attempt to capture the magic of Calvert City’s history. In this labor of love, Mr. Draffen records a brief conversation between Mr. John Tichenor and Calvert City’s founder, Mr. Potilla...
    Remembering Calvert

    Remembering Calvert

    I believe that there is no human being beyond the reach and power of God’s love, and I believe God has a full arsenal of ways in which He expresses love.  I have witnessed in my life, in Calvert City, God’s love in the lives of people so many times.  There is...
    Cousin Harrell and the Law

    Cousin Harrell and the Law

    Memories from the Mayor Cousin Harrell and the Law Bonnie and Clyde had nothing on us. The whiskey runners of prohibition were not as clever. On this hot summer Sunday afternoon, Mike Harrell and I had to utilize all our cunning ways to avoid a confrontation with...
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