Memories

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 33: Becoming A More Confident Pilot Every Day

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 95, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from memory and a few records he still possesses his recollections of going through Army Air Corps pilot training at several bases in the United States during World War II. A lifelong writer, he wanted to pen them as he remembered them happening at the ... (click for more)

Harry Thornton and Judy Corn
Harry Thornton and Judy Corn

John C. Wynne To Speak On Walter L. Marr At Signal Mountain Genealogical Society

Julia Buckner: Growing Up In East Lake


The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will meet at the Signal Mountain Library, 1114 James Blvd., on Tuesday, March 3, at 1 p.m. The meeting will include a brief business session followed by the program. The speaker for the day is John C. Wynne, a member of the Society and a ... (click for more)

My Dad, Luther "Spot" McCoy, was 61 when he married my Momma, Dora Frances Barfield McCoy, who was 18. Dad and Mom had been married twice before. Dad had six children from his second wife, but only two had grown to be adults. Dad was born January 7, 1889, in Inman, Marion County, Tennessee. ... (click for more)



Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 32: Becoming More Confident Flying And Looking Forward To Graduation

Information On Old Brainerd Junior High In 1960s Sought

Picnooga Turns 6 And Is Crowdfunding For 2020


(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 95, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from ... (click for more)

Former student Diana LaDow has pleasant memories of attending the former Brainerd Junior High more than 50 years ago and is trying to find old class rosters from the 1965-66 year. “I ... (click for more)

Picnooga, a Chattanooga project that brings local history to the surface and makes it available to everyone, turns six-years-old on Saturday, Jan. 18. Founded in 2014, Picnooga began as ... (click for more)


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