The Calhoun County Historical & Genealogical Society
held the March quarterly meeting on the 8th at the
Upcoming events include the Ace Cannon Festival in May and
the Sawmill Festival in July. The Society plans to have literature for sale at
both events. Volume II of the Cemetery Book is now being indexed. Fifteen
additional copies of Ken Nail’s The Way I
Heard It have been donated to the Society. A copy of James Clark’s Ticky
Karen Norman was praised for the enormous amount of
cataloguing that she has been maintaining at The Murphree House and she reported
about the driveway upkeep provided by Supervisor Rogers.
Sarah Margaret Hallum introduced local attorney Kevin Howe.
He presented a colorful personalized account of the Gaston Family and
acquaintances in the Bentley Community which is located in southeastern
The next meeting will be September 13th at . We are planning to video tape at that meeting a program of “Personal Snake or Ghost Stories” from area residents, since most families have at least one story to share. You do not have to be a member of the Society to attend the meetings so please plan to come and share your personal story.