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Memories of products and stores

Memories of products and stores

Do you remember the little grape drink that we enjoyed long ago called "Grapette?" I don't know if there are still drinks being bottled by that name, but it was a delicious, rich tasting grape drink.

Sometimes I think of something we always bought and used as I grew up, and then I remember that it has not been on the shelves for a long time here in Minden.
Perhaps some of those things of my memory may still be sold elsewhere in the United States, but I have not seen them here in decades.

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Substitutions of the past

Substitutions of the past

There were so many ways that we followed the instructions: " Use it up, wear it out; make it do or do without." Those were the words we lived by during the Great Depressi...

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Ask a stupid question

Ask a stupid question

Several things have taken place this year that have contributed to my sadness. First the death of a friend of long ago, in fact an old friend. It seems that things bring ...

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Engagements and Weddings

Bridges - Bacon United in Marriage

Bridges - Bacon United in Marriage

 

Jaclyn Cole Bridges and Kirk McAndrew Bacon were united in marriage on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at St. Jules Catholic Church in Lafayette, Louisiana. The ceremony w...

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Minden Trivia

Minden Trivia

Often in conversation someone from my generation will mention a name and part of those there who are young or newer residents of Minden will give you a blank look, since ...

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Memories of A&P and its people

Memories of A&P and its people

Recently, I was looking at a picture of the first A & P store location here in Minden.

It was on "front street" or Main Street as it is known today. Today it is the lo...

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Engagements and Weddings

Rowton-Davidge engaged to marry

Rowton-Davidge  engaged to marry

Michael and Brenda Tolar of Minden are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Heather Nicole Rowton to David Dixon Davidge, III. He is t...

Last Updated ( March 17, 2014 )

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