Tag Archives: Emory & Henry College

A List of Things I’m Thankful for

This week there’s been plenty of attention on shoppers getting carried away with bargains that went into effect on Thanksgiving Day.  Someone stabbed someone over a parking place right here in Tazewell County, Virginia about thirty minutes away from my … Continue reading

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Faces from the Past: A Minister in the Family

Mammaw Scott always wanted a preacher in the family.  She wanted it so bad she dedicated her seventh child to the Lord, praying that he would become a preacher.  He grew up and worked for IBM. But there was a … Continue reading

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A Lost Historic Site

  Samuel Patton was born in 1797 in the Lancaster District of South Carolina.  As a young man he was part of a family that was religious, but not enthused about it.  One of his grandmothers was known to say, … Continue reading

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