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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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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Poseyville Public Library hosts signing for the Indiana fans!

February 19th, 2012 @ // No Comments

POSEYVILLE, Ind.—The third state to be struck by the Tri-State Tornado (because remember, it wasn’t the “Tri-” State Tornado until it touched down outside the village of Griffin, in Posey County) was the site of a well-received signing on Saturday, February 18—in beautiful Poseyville. The elegant Poseyville Library, a Carnegie Library (as many that have […]

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The beautiful McCoy Memorial Library in McLeansboro hosts huge signing!

February 19th, 2012 @ // No Comments

McLEANSBORO, Ill.—The library that served as a temporary Red Cross hospital for those injured in the March 18, 1925 Tri-State Tornado hosted a very busy book signing for Death Rides the Sky on Thursday, February 9, 2012. The event was graciously organized by Charlene Vaughan, whose family, the Allardins, were survivors of the storm at […]

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