On the morning of Sept 14, a delivery truck leaving from Crump’s in Linden hit the lines that run across Houston Street between South Oak Street and North Foster Street, breaking two poles. There was a car behind the truck that was damaged by the downed lines, but no injury to the driver. The lines are cable and telephone lines. A witness said that there may have been a truck pass through on Friday with a boom attached to it that may have somehow hit the lines causing them to become lower than normal.
Linden-Kildare ISD Superintendent Keri Winters plays guitar for the Pre-K students. This week the students are learning their alphabet and Winters introduced them to the letter “g” in a fun and unique way.
This month we are featuring the historical marker located at the Avinger Cemetery, 200 Church Street behind the Avinger Methodist Church. Marker Number 14671, Atlas Number 5507014671.
North Carolina was the second stop for me on September 5th and the second time I fished in two states on the same day. After having a good morning fishing in South Carolina, I drove just across the line to Calabash, NC where I had booked an afternoon offshore charter with Ed Elliot.
In 1865, Robert Lewis bought land in the J.S. Smith survey in Cass County, Texas. His brother John also moved nearby and was shown on the 1870 Cass County census. The Lewis brothers had served in the Alabama unit of the Confederate army during the Civil War. They both -began to raise cotton and would take it to Jefferson to ship it out. Robert Lewis operated a cotton gin in the community in 1876. His home had been built by slaves prior to 1860.