Editor’s Note: Columnist Joe Garrett is on sabbatical. This column was originally published March 10, 2013.
The family that now owns a venerable and often-photographed sweet potato curing shed near Roopville wants the community’s help in renovating and restoring it.
Former Carrollton High School wrestling standout Taylor Lujan set out to win a national title this year — but his dream was extinguished by the coronavirus pandemic.
My husband Wilson Freeman was a man of few words. I seldom heard him talk about “The war.” If I did hear him speak of his experiences during WWII, I would write them down. They were priceless to me.
In the late 19th century, as food production became more centralized and industrialized, some companies began to mislead consumers about the content of their products in order to maximize profits.
In the early part of the 20th century, the polio pandemic generated widespread fear and anxiety. Each summer between 1916 until well into the 1950s, there was an outbreak somewhere in the country, killing thousands and leaving many — especially children — with paralyzed limbs.
Carroll County, established in 1826, has a rich history that has been commemorated in various ways, including physical representations of some of the county’s most important moments.