Pat Guffey

Much has been written about the war experiences of Major William Gibbs Allen of Rhea County, but perhaps a most notable account can be obtaine…

If you have ever looked for family records you know how important census information can be to someone who is “into” genealogy. A wealth of in…

If one stands on the banks of the Tennessee River, or in the middle of Mynatt Cemetery, a person is surrounded with history and the people who…

Many of us have a favorite Christmas carol which we like to hear and sing throughout the season. The song, “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day…

As we begin to make preparations for Christmas this year, we not only need to realize why we celebrate this holiday, but we should think of th…

As the holidays approach, I begin to think back to the time when my family made fruitcakes for the Christmas season. My great-grandmother, Ell…

Most of us have experienced being with family and friends at Thanksgiving, but have we really thought about how thankful we should be during t…

During the War Between the States, many letters, diaries and journals were kept by those brave men who were fighting for the North and South. …

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