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    A Page Out of the Book Cliffs

    A Page Out of the Book Cliffs

    My family had all ridden horses quite a bit, but we were real greenhorns when it came to weeks-long pack trips into the wilderness. Thank goodness for Old Uncle Kennis. Kenny Davis to be more precise. You have read his name several times if you’ve been keeping up with these pages, and I will do a full story on him in the next few months.

    Page 67 — George Dutos, Part 2

    AJ Rogers I introduced you to one of Thompson Springs infamous denizens of the past century in the last story. George Dutos to be more exact. He arrived here in the 1920s from...

    Column: Page 66 – GEORGE DUTOS – PART 1

    There were several “Old Timers” who made quite a splash in this little town that was originally called Thompson’s Spring, which later became Thompsons, then Thompson, and is now officially Thompson Springs.

    A Page Out of the Book Cliffs: April 2, 2020

    AJ Rogers I’ve most recently been relating some of my good memories of the Miller family who lived across the tracks from my family here in Thompson Springs back during the ‘50s, ‘60s,...

    A Page Out of the Book Cliffs, March 20, 2020

    Page 64 — The Millers — Part 3 I wrote the following a few weeks ago: Thank goodness for my long-term memories since the short-term variety are becoming a thing of...

    A Page Out of the Book Cliffs

    Page 63 — The Millers — Part 2 I was most recently telling you about the Miller family who lived here in Thompson Springs for about 40 years, from the 1940s to the 1980s....

    A Page out of the Book Cliffs – Feb. 13, 2020

    Page 62 — The Millers — Part 1 AJ Rogers Oh … Where to start? Way back I guess, before I ever knew them since I wasn’t born yet, of...

    A Page Out of the Book Cliffs: Page 61 – Nate Knight – Part 16

    AJ Rogers If you have a good memory and have been keeping up with this series of stories about my uncle, Nate Knight, you will remember that he was a man who grew...

    A Page Out of the Book Cliffs: Jan. 16, 2019

    Page 60 - Nate Knight - Part 5 AJ Rogers I’ve been telling you some stories about my Uncle Nate Knight over the course of the past couple months. It’s...

    A Page Out of the Book Cliffs: Jan. 20, 2020

    AJ Rogers When I was a youngster, quite a few of the adult men in my life flew airplanes and some of them owned one. My Dad got his pilot license in 1946...
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