Captain Norris Wilkinson Headstone Willow Springs City Cemetery
It might come as a surprise to Howell County readers that a local politician and popular civic leader ran in regional and state elections on the Socialist ticket. For over a decade, Norris Brazilla Wilkinson sparred with Democrats and Republicans alike in debates and at local gatherings while...
Mountain View in the 1950s bustled with activity on Saturdays. It seemed the town doubled in size. Farm families from the surrounding countryside showed up to do their weekly shopping and socializing. Women in freshly-ironed, cotton dresses and men in clean jeans, or even khaki work trousers,...
Carrie Hofland From the Current Wave Newspaper in Eminence May 1919
Fighting on the German front, Howell County boys were in close combat with an experienced foe. Added to that, from 1918 through 1920, we witnessed a worldwide influenza epidemic, women’s suffrage, and prohibition. It was an exciting and historical time. But just as often in this period, the...


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