Carolyn Cary

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Not so many years ago, Fayette Republicans were hard to find

[Editor’s note: This column appeared in The Citizen for Aug. 26, 1998.] No provision was made in the U.S. Constitution for political parties, and almost...

A wrist slap

If you’re going to be a reporter for a newspaper,whether weekly or daily, occasionally you’re going to have to endure having your wrist slapped. Not...

First writing project

I read in a recent news item that Pennsylvania would celebrate 160 years of extracting crude oil from the Allegheny foothills. Back during “the War”...

Fifth Sundays

I have  have lived in Fayette County for 53 years and can remember a lot of good and bad happenings.  When I arrived in 1967...

Biking for bucks

Jocelyn Dorsey recently retired from WSB TV after working there for over 40 years as an announcer and lastly as its public affairs director. My...

My first 10 years

Things I take pleasure in remembering: when my mother baked pies, after rolling out what she needed for the crust, she would slice the remaining...

Unlikely cousins

I’ll bet you didn’t know that Margaret Mitchell and the “Doc” Holliday of Western fame, were cousins! Now I’ll grant you I am stretching it...

Our own Thai story

I know it’s going to be a stretch for you folks who have moved into the county in the last 40 years, but until 1970,...

This and that

I wrote an article in the early 1970s about an army general from Thailand. That was before computers and I do not have a copy...

Lessons in life

I was a teenager 70 years ago, but I have a feeling teenage attitudes haven’t changed much. Even in the 1940s we teens felt we...