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Lucy Allison Hughston

By Caroline Mann For The Tuscumbian My mother Lucy Allison, from Iowa met my father Harold Hughston from Tuscumbia during World War II in Naples, Italy. She only went to college one year at Iowa Wesleyn but was Homecoming Queen … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day — William Reese Julian House

William Reese Julian House — built at Cherokee in 1819 and moved in the 1840’s to Tuscumbia Landing on the Tennessee River, then pulled by oxen to its present location.  Confederate Lt. Col. William Reese Julian commanded Julian’s Battalion under Roddey … Continue reading

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The people who made Tuscumbia — Mattie Guy

By: Janice M. Williams For The Tuscumbian Ms. Mattie Guy. Ms. Mattie sold custom made men’s suits. She had a case with cloth samples and measured people for suits and  sent the info to the Stone-Field Company in Chicago for … Continue reading

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Photo(s) of the Day August 7, 2012

The day started out with fog thick as pea soup, thick enough to cut with a knife. In some areas visibility was just a few feet.  In Spring Park, the falls and the the Sacred Tears statue were not visible … Continue reading

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Memorial Day May 28, 2012 Tuscumbia

A large crowd gathered at the Colbert County Courthouse in Tuscumbia, Al to honor those fallen in defense of our country.  Tuscumbia Mayor Bill Shoemaker gave the opening comments. Invocation by Post #31 Chaplain Bryce Tidmore.  A wonderful rendition of the National … Continue reading

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Tuscumbia memories of Jim Smith

Note from The Tuscumbian: Jim Smith is the author of ‘Walk Through Town’ a boyhood memory of 1946 Tuscumbia and ‘Miss Bernice, Tales of Barnes Lane’.  His books are available at Coldwater Books.  I am honored to be asked to … Continue reading

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