Curious Travels: World War II Memorabilia discovered in Hohenwald

Photo Crystal Nash, Lewis County Librarian/Historian

Untouched, the box sat in a corner of the attic for years.  His daughters were 16 years apart in age, and when he died, the youngest was only 19. “I never really listened to his stories much, never cared.  You … Continue reading

Local Man Completes 50 Mile Trail Run

Richard Pelfrey climbing during a 50 mile Wild Trails Signal Mountain race. werunracephotos.com

Humility:  His mentor of seven years preaches it, no, requires it. And Richard Pelfrey gets it. “It’s his number one lesson.  Don’t tell anyone about the runs,” Richard explained of his mentor, Greg Martin of Columbia.  “Humility equals anonymity.  It … Continue reading

Make a Memory with NY Times Bestselling Author Andra Watkins

Author Andra Watkins

Join Friends of the Lewis County Public Library for an exciting evening with New York Times bestselling author Andra Watkins.  Andra will be at the library on Thursday, August 25 at 3:30 p.m. to share why she walked the entire … Continue reading

Library & Archives adds digital collection of family histories

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The Tennessee State Library & Archives has added an online collection of material that tracks dozens of family histories across several states. The material, titled “The Genealogical Research Files of Dr. Barbara Long,” traces the lines of 33 families with … Continue reading