Monday, July 31, 2006

A Couple of Guys

Raymond Thomas and Joe Owens.

Sunday, July 30, 2006

Five Cool Cats

From left to right: Joy Bates' kid brother, Joy Bates, Sandra Romain, Jan Grice, Ina Cooper.

Saturday, July 29, 2006

St. Mary's Catholic Church

A somewhat better photo (and more recent) than the previous one of St. Mary's.

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Dos Amigos

Roy Moore and Fred Williams

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

West Main, Early 1900s

This is on west Main, looking east. You can see railroad crossing sign, and the fire station in the distance in the middle of the picture. A little closer is the Eubanks Hardware building. (Click on the pic to enlarge it.)

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Monday, July 24, 2006

Boy Scouts, 1951

Back row, left to right: Lynn Hammer, Jerry Hathaway, Jerry Matthews.

Front row, left to right: David Winningham, Lloyd Fowler.

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Top 20, July 1959

We'd graduated. Some of us were working summer jobs, waiting to go off to college in the fall. Some of us had probably gotten married. Some of us had jobs that we'd hold for a long time afterward. So what were we listening to on the radio? Here's Billboard's top 20 for July 1959. How many do you remember?

1. Lonely Boy - Paul Anka
2. The Battle of New Orleans - Johnny Horton
3. Waterloo - Stonewall Jackson
4. Personality - Lloyd Price
5. Tiger - Fabian
6. Lipstick on Your Collar - Connie Francis
7. My Heart is an Open Book - Carl Dobkins, Jr.
8. Dream Lover - Bobby Darin
9. Tallahassee Lassie - Freddie Cannon
10. Bobby Sox to Stockings - Frankie Avalon
11. A Boy withiut a Girl - Frankie Avalon
12. I Only Have Eyes for You - Flamingos
13. 40 Miles of Bad Road - Duane Eddy
14. Big Hunk o' Love - Elvis Presley
15. Frankie - Connie Francis
16. There Goes my Baby - Drifters
17. Along Came Jones - Coasters
18. M.T.A. - Kingston Trio
19. Just a Little too Much - Ricky Nelson
20. Lavender Blue - Sammy Turner

First Presbyterian Church

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Saturday, July 08, 2006

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Tuesday, July 04, 2006