TOMORROW: POSEY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT THE RED WAGON RESTAURANT

May 17th, 2013 @ // No Comments

Don’t forget…tomorrow, Saturday, May 18, 2013, is your opportunity to catch a presentation and pick up a signed copy of Death Rides the Sky at the beautiful Red Wagon Restaurant in Poseyville, Ind., where the Posey County Historical Society is holding a breakfast starting at 10 a.m! I did a presentation last year for the […]

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Upcoming appearances! POSEY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

April 27th, 2013 @ // No Comments

I’m happy to announce that on Saturday, May 18, 2013, The Posey County Historical Society will meet at the Red Wagon restaurant in Poseyville, Indiana (the one with the red wagon on top of the building…if you’re on I-64 going past the Poseyville exit, you can’t miss it!) and I’ll be there as a guest, […]

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Amazing story from Keenes, Illinois, via Rochester, Minnesota!

July 16th, 2012 @ // No Comments

Following the book signing in Fairfield last month (June 2, 2012), I was contacted by Barbara M. Hawkins from Rochester, Minn. Barbara, who is originally from western Wayne County, wanted to order a book and had missed the signing…but further, she had an amazing story to tell. In brief, it goes like this: Barbara’s grandmother, […]

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THE Barnes & Noble event, 05.19.12! Evansville, Indiana

May 29th, 2012 @ // No Comments

I was thrilled to be a part of the Barnes & Noble experience on Saturday, May 19, 2012, when we held a two-hour signing at the Evansville, Indiana, location! Here are some of the photos from this fine event.                          

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Another excellent Posey County audience: North Posey Junior High, 05.22.12!

May 22nd, 2012 @ // No Comments

On May 22, 2012, I had the honor of being a guest speaker at the last day of school at North Posey Junior High School. This was another attentive and very appreciative southwest Indiana audience—the wonderful kids of the junior high, who watched and listened for an hour as I gave the presentation on the […]

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UPCOMING EVENTS! April and May, 2012

April 16th, 2012 @ // No Comments

I’ve had a little slowdown in April, this as we come off the very hectic March schedule and contend with our ¬†other job (newspaper) and getting ready for a very large trial coming up at the end of April/beginning of May (Brandon Jenkins murder trial). However, here’s the latest and greatest from the minimal schedule […]

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What the day was REALLY like in DeSoto, Saturday, March 24!!

March 28th, 2012 @ // One Comment

DESOTO, Ill.—This was a day that I was both looking forward to, but was as nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of ¬†rocking chairs, for almost two months—book signing and presentation in DeSoto, Illinois! The reasons why were very simple: DeSoto was, literally, where I stopped on my way to Missouri in […]

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Fantastic day in West Frankfort at the Frankfort Area Genealogical Society!

March 27th, 2012 @ // One Comment

WEST FRANKFORT—One of the towns that was badly hit by the Tri-State Tornado 87 years ago last week (March 18, 1925) was West Frankfort in Franklin County, where we held a very successful signing event last Wednesday, March 21. West Frankfort’s southwest side was badly struck by the tornado and resulted in the second highest […]

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Captivating the classroom: Mrs. Donna Nash’s 5th graders hear about the Griffin Tornado!

March 26th, 2012 @ // No Comments

POSEYVILLE, Ind.—Monday, March 19, was another busy day as Severe Weather Preparedness Week continued in Indiana, and the Death Rides the Sky crew took to the elementary school in Poseyville to tell Mrs. Donna Nash’s class about what happened 87 years ago in their home county. The class was huge, the venue was the library, […]

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WEEK OF THE 87th ANNIVERSARY KICKS OFF IN GRIFFIN, Ind.!

March 25th, 2012 @ // No Comments

GRIFFIN—It’s been a busy month and an extremely busy third week of March as my daughter and I attended several signings this week…which was, coincidentally, Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Indiana. And there was no more fitting venue for the 87th anniversary of the occurrence of one of America’s greatest disasters, the Tri-State Tornado, than […]

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