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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
New Gretna News- January 14, 1943
It's been a while since I posted here at the Blog. Sorry about that! It's due to a combination of writer's block and computer problems. Hopefully, I'll be able to get back in the grove with weekly Blog posts.
I thought I'd take you on a trip back to New Gretna in the early part of 1943 via a clipping from the January 14, 1943 Tuckerton Beacon. It was the beginning of the year I was born and the middle of the war years. We see mention of a few New Gretna boys who served in the war. There were many young men and women from New Gretna that served in the war.
Rev. Huckaby and family - 1961
Private Harold Gerew
Ruy and Marietta Allen
Delwin Downs in Clarence Mathis' store
Milton and Mildred Kauflin
I hope that the news clipping and added photos bring back some memories for some New Gretna old timers out in the Blog-O-Sphere. If so, let's hear from you.