• 59°

Sue Wilson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: 1926 Town and Country in Covington

Well, folks, the year 1926 seems like a good year to write about this week. My good friend Irene Davis Butler was born on January ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, January 15, 2021 4:09 pm

Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: A Walk Through Three Notch Museum

 The Three Notch Museum is a facility in downtown Andalusia that some of the readers of this column may not have had the opportunity to ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, January 8, 2021 5:39 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: 1890 – Hooray for Andalusia

The year 1890 in Andalusia was a good year to open to the old newspapers and peruse events of the day. 120 years ago was ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, January 1, 2021 10:58 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: A Glimpse at Andalusia in 1896

A popular song in 1896 was “There’ll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight.” The song became a favorite of the American military ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, December 11, 2020 3:46 pm

Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: Pancake-Sausage Day History in Andalusia

 One of the favorite stories my mother read to me as a child was “The Story of Little Black Sambo” by Helen Bannerman, a Scottish ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, December 4, 2020 5:46 pm

Lifestyles

REMEMBER WHEN: Thanksgiving 100 years ago in Andalusia

If one can imagine Andalusia 100 years ago, here is an interesting picture for those with historical nostalgia.      The Andalusia Star – November 23, 1920 ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, November 27, 2020 3:30 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: The New Athletic Stadium 1949-50

For thirty years or so from a few years before 1920 until 1950, the high school football games were held in the daylight hours behind ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, November 6, 2020 10:26 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: Mule Power in Andy

The days of the mule teams and the mule and wagon are gone. The younger generation today has no idea of how valuable a good ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Monday, November 2, 2020 10:34 am

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: Historic Magnolia Cemetery

There is no better time to write about the historic Magnolia Cemetery than in the month of October around Halloween. The Covington Historical Society usually ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:43 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: Beauty Queens in Andy

I love that 1938 Johnny Mercer & Warren hit tune made popular by Bing Crosby – “You must have been a beautiful baby, ‘cause baby ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, October 16, 2020 11:42 pm

< Older