Area history

Last week, I wrote about the guns that were in Central Park before they were shipped off to be recycled and the total effort to support the “war machine“ in the United States during World War II. Metal recycling was a big part of that effort. This week, I will continue with the rationing of items during World War II.

Ask a Trooper

Question: I followed a tractor that had triple wheels on each side and took up half the lane of oncoming traffic. Following vehicles could not pass, and oncoming traffic had to take the shoulder.

The Library Nook

If you’re interested in the stars, the library still has tickets available for three different shows at the SMSU planetarium in Marshall on Friday, Oct. 22. The first show starts at 9:30 a.m.; it is titled “Stargazer:” the next show is at 12:15 p.m. titled “Constellations: Adventures Connecting Earth & Sky,” and the last is at 1:30 p.m.


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