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The Nankipooh Enquirer “Done Throwed a Shoe”

I might have told ya'll before that Thursday was always horse shoe pitchin day at the Biggers Grocery down there in Nankipooh, and I was thinkin the other day about…

Remembering the Gettysburg Reunion of 1913

Do you know who Gen. Robert Edward Lee, Major Gen. George Edward Pickett and Major Gen. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain were? Are children still taught about these men and all those…

Remembering Jefferson Davis: American Patriot & Southern Hero

The sesquicentennial “150th Anniversary” of the War Between the States continues this year. The Jefferson Davis State Historic Site located in Fairview, Kentucky will mark this event with the 204th…

Gen. Patrick Cleburne: The Fighting Irishman

Saturday, March 17, 2012, is Saint Patrick’s Day and the 184th birthday of Patrick Ronayne Cleburne. Do you remember the 1961 weekly television series, entitled “The Americans?” This wonderful-educational show…

Remembering John B. Gordon’s 180th Birthday

Stephen D. Lee, Commander-in-Chief, United Confederate Veterans, said of John B. Gordon: ‘He was a devout and humble Christian Gentlemen. I know of no man more beloved in the South,…

Constitution 101 – The Bill of Rights and the 2nd Amendment

We as Americans are very lucky that we have the Bill of Rights or the Amendments to the original Constitution of the United States. Four men who attended the Constitutional…

Robert E. Lee: Remembering an American Legend

Sir Winston Churchill once remarked, ‘Lee was the noblest American who had ever lived and one of the greatest commanders known to the annals of war.’ Dear students, teachers, parents,…

A Veterans Day Remembrance

What does Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2011, mean to you? To me it means…. Remembering American Patriots like Thomas Jefferson who said, “A Bill of Rights is what the…

Remembering Jefferson Davis: American Patriot & Southern Hero

The sesquicentennial “150th Anniversary” of the War Between the States continues this year. The Jefferson Davis State Historic Site located in Fairview, Kentucky will mark this event with the 204th…

Confederat​e Memorial Day in Dixie

Did you know that the first Memorial Day in America was held in the South in honor of both the soldiers of Union Blue and Confederate Gray? Some folks call…