William Savage came to Cass County, Texas with his wife, Martha and seven of his nine children sometime between June of 1880 and August 1881. Today, one hundred and eighteen years later, many of his descendants still live in Cass County.
I was born and raised in Atlanta, Texas but, I did not hear about this celebration until 1982, not even in school. It was 1982 when we had a Juneteenth celebration at McNoble Park. It was fun, free food, domino games, softball, the church choir on one end of the park and blues playing on the other end.
Centuries ago, in Europe, farming communities would designate a home in a central locale as a “public house,” or “pub” for short. It was a place for gathering, drinking spirits and holding meetings.
Club District 2 X2 Governor Sheila Donnelly presided over the officer installation ceremonies. This month the gavel was passed from former President Kellie Cox to our newly elected President Billy Hensley. Front row: (l to r) Kellie Cox, Judy Connor, and Sheila Donnelly. Back row: (l to r) Stuart Smith, David Cockrell, and Billy Hensley. Courtesy Photo
Linden-Kildare’s faculty and staff enjoyed food, fellowship and fun during Teacher Appreciation May 28. At the event L-K Superintendent Keri Winters recognized and honored this year’s retirees: Lisa Trammell - 14 years, Amelia Martinez - 31 years and Billie Ruth Hankins - 37 years. Photo courtesy of Linden-Kildare CISD