LONG TIME GONE and FOR THE LOVE OF CANNING

The pandemic caused many aspects of our lives to drastically change.  The mask mandates, the social distancing, the closing of churches and businesses and schools was enough to make us crazy with f...

By Betsy Barnett

2021-07-07 21:36:11

In Memory of Memorial Day: Long Time Gone Presents The tragic story of a Rain...

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
One hundred and fifty one years ago, as the Civil War came to an end, an informal practice began in the late spring where women honored those who had given their lives in service to their country...

LONG TIME GONE: EXCERPTS FROM THE BLOG ENTITLED --- CATTLE, WOOL AND RODEO

| Sheryl Dorenkamp Vagher | Long Time Gone
Sometimes getting together this blog of my Mother and Dad’s life stories, deciding in what order is a dilemma. Which came first the chicken or the egg, or in this case the rodeo or the wool? ...

LONG TIME GONE and the All American game that brought people together (unle...

| Betsy Barnett | Long Time Gone
Baseball.  The all American sport. The national pastime that, along with apple pie, has come to define part of our country’s identity and has permeated our language in ways we don’t even notice any...

Haswell Celebrates the Glorious Fourth

| Lloyd P. Johnson | Long Time Gone
The nature of a town is frequently born in the past, for the past is the best predictor of the present. And stories—those stories the town chooses to tell and, once told, chooses to remember—revea...

Long Time Gone and the Life of Marie Krentz Thyne

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Appearances can be deceiving in these High Plains of Colorado.  A small gathering of snow clouds on the horizon can, within just a few hours, become a blizzard killing hundreds of cattle.  The quie...

LONG TIME GONE And the schoolhouse on the hill

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
As restrictions from the COVIC-19 pandemic have required parents to homeschool their children, it’s natural to reflect on the role schools—and, more specifically, schoolhouses—played in the history...

Long Time Gone and the Blizzard of '46

| Staff | Long Time Gone
A great man once said, “Forces of nature act in a mysterious manner. We can solve the mystery by deducing the unknown result from the known result of similar events.” While I highly doubt that this...

Long Time Gone and the story of how "It spread like wildfire"

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Some say that great pandemics come along once every 100 years or so. Current circumstances would suggest that’s true. In 1918, 102 years ago, Americans were going through something similar to what ...

Long Time Gone: Hard Times Come Again No More

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
In 1854, Stephen Foster – considered the father of American music – wrote a song titled “Hard Times Come Again No More”.  In its day, the song was extremely popular in both the United States and Eu...

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| Raina Lynch | Legal
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| Raina Lynch | Legal
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| Raina Lynch | Sports
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| Administrator | Lifestyles
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