© Jerry F. Couch The pioneer era house pictured above was located near Temple Hill Cemetery. Taking the name of a later owner, it was referred to as “The Samuel Porter Home.” When built, it was a modest log cabin located at the edge of a wilderness. As the years rolled by the house was… Read More Early Settlers of Castle’s Woods
© Jerry F. Couch Today, Memorial Day 2019, we remember Spec. 5 Kyle Stevens “Steve” Hamilton, a casualty of the Vietnam War. He entered the United States Army on May 4, 1970 and died March 28, 1971. Steve was a member of the 198th Light Infantry Brigade, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry, Headquarters Company. He was… Read More A Memorial Day Tribute to Steve Hamilton…He Gave All
© Jerry F. Couch 2019 The 1973-74 SCHOOL YEAR was a very exciting time. It was the year St. Paul High School and St. Paul Elementary School became separate entities. Construction of the new high school building was completed in the spring of 1974. It was dedicated at a ceremony held on April 21 of… Read More Remembering the 1973-74 School Year at St. Paul High School – Part 1
Here are some recent photos of what the employees of Estes Brothers have been doing in St. Paul. The new sidewalks recently installed on Russell Street are quite an improvement over the cracked and crumbling old ones that dated from the 1920’s.
Remembering the Self-Serv Market… © Jerry F. Couch During the prosperous King Coal Era of the mid-1970’s, a new and very welcome business opened in St. Paul – the Self-Serv Market. Like most convenience stores, the Self-Serv sold a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Best of all, it was the… Read More That Good Ol’ Hillbilly Fried Chicken!