SCOUTING TODAY: St. Paul Cub Scout Pack 226 and Boy Scout Troop 226 Accepting New Members September 19, 2019 was sign-up day for St. Paul Cub Scout Pack 226 and Boy Scout Troop 226. If your child missed the initial sign-up, it’s not too late to join. Both the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts… Read More Scouting – Today and Yesterday…
On September 11, 2001 most of us watched as a tragedy unfolded in lower Manhattan that seemed almost unbelievable. The horror and anger we felt that day will never be forgotten. Many persons in the Twin Towers were unable to escape before the buildings collapsed. Many of the first responders who entered the buildings lost… Read More A 9-11 Tribute to our Local First Responders
THE RUSSELL COUNTY FAIR has come and gone so you’ll have to wait an entire year for another one. Pictured below are some of the fair events and those who came out to see them. Friday is traditionally ‘School Day’ at the Russell County Fair. All students were admitted free until 3pm. As you can see from the… Read More 2019 Russell County Fair – Fun & Flair!
© Jerry F. Couch THE RUSSELL COUNTY FAIR & HORSE SHOW has changed over the years and this is to be expected. We’ve changed; the community has changed. The fair has kept up with the times, retaining the best of the old while adding to the new. In 1974, the fairgrounds at Castlewood did not exist… Read More The 1974 Russell County Fair & Horse Show “A good time was had by all”
© Jerry F. Couch 2019 MOST OF THE BLACK & WHITE PHOTOS that accompany this article were taken in 1973 during a celebration of the centennial year of the Brick Baptist Church, a landmark in the Mew Community. The church was built near the site of an earlier church constructed in the pioneer days of… Read More Brick Baptist Church – a jewel of the Mew Community