Sue Wilson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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Remember When: A child’s history stories of Alabama

An elementary school book, “History Stories of Alabama,” by Mrs. Pitt Lamar Matthews was passed along to me recently. It is dated 1929 and the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 20, 2022 4:00 pm

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Remember When: The goings on at Stanley School House, 1911-1944

South of Andalusia just a few miles is an historical structure that is truly a treasure of Covington County. Efforts have been underway from time to time ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 13, 2022 4:00 pm

Lifestyles

Remember When: The little country school

Recently I attended an afternoon wedding at the Judson Baptist Church with the reception being staged across the road at the Stanley School on the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 6, 2022 4:00 pm

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Remember When: Andalusia’s Grand Old Store

“The grand old store on Court Square in Andalusia” – That was how some local citizens remember Andalusia’s first department store. I think I jogged ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 22, 2022 4:00 pm

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Remember When: 60s teens read Nancy Drew

What did “Baby Boomer” girls born after World War II that became teenagers in the 1960s do for entertainment back then? There were no cell ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 1, 2022 4:00 pm

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Remember When: The post office on Three Notch

One of the big musical hits of 1935 was sung by Fats Waller – “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter and ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, March 11, 2022 4:00 pm

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Remember When: The new post office

When Covington County was created in December 1821, a place just south of a business known years ago as the brick yard in River Falls ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, February 25, 2022 4:00 pm

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Remember When: The Henry Opp story

In researching and learning about the history of Covington County, it is interesting to discover that another village in the county was named after a ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, February 11, 2022 4:00 pm

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Remember When: The New High School building-1939

A topic to write this column often pops up when sometimes I am at a complete loss. Today was no exception. On certain occasions, I ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, February 4, 2022 4:00 pm

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The Oscar M. Duggar Sr. era of the Andalusia Star

Occasionally an old photograph jumps out of hiding at the Three Notch Museum. Maybe this one was in between something or in a file or under ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, January 28, 2022 5:00 pm

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