Minden Press-Herald

Tuesday
Jul 22nd

Life

Memories of January ice storms

Memories of January ice storms

In years gone by, before we had I-20. we had high water problems on Highway 80 between Minden and Dixie Inn. In May and June of 1958, my husband and I took a lot of kidding about my husband delivering the baby that was due the end of June because of high water.

Time passed and the water receded and the long-awaited son came early on June 3, and we made it to the Schumpert.

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The fire that kept burning

The fire that kept burning

The television announcer recently posed the question "Do you know what to do when you find your house is on fire?" As he launched into his explicit instructions my mind w...

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The rationing list

The rationing list

Recently, someone mentioned rationing that we had during World War II. Almost everything was rationed, and some things were just made unavailable to the general public.

On...

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You’ve come a long way, Baby

You’ve come a long way, Baby

Have you ever heard of a 10-year-old boy having a valid driver's license? Or a 20-year-old woman having a driver's license and had never driven a car, or even sat under t...

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Modesty in my day

Modesty in my day

I have written about changes in kitchen appliances and other changes in the last sixty-five to seventy years. Just as radical were the rules and the way ladies must condu...

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