Daily Archives: April 17, 2011

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #16 – Restaurants

kst1969   April 17, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #16 – Restaurants

When I was a little kid, my absolute favorite was McDonald’s – gotta have the happy meal!  We would get the food at McDonald’s and take it to the park right behind the restaurant and have lunch and feed the ducks in the pond. There was also a KFC (Colonel Sanders in those days)!  If we were getting a special… Read more »

Sunday’s Obituary: Mary LaDuskey Kesner Armes

kst1969   April 17, 2011   Comments Off on Sunday’s Obituary: Mary LaDuskey Kesner Armes

Mary Duskey Armes Mary Duskey Armes, 83, passed away at her home on Route 2, Springdale November 17.  She was born August 20, 1884 in Madison County the daughter of James and Henrietta Phillips Kesner. Survivors include a son, Ernest Armes of Springdale;  four daughters, Mrs. Delma Clark, Mrs. Elma Stout, Miss Effie Armes and Miss Merle Armes, all of… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #15 – Sports

kst1969   April 17, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #15 – Sports

Sports have never played a large part in my life.  I have never been much into sports but I have always supported my school teams.  Once I went to college, I usually watch the University of Arkansas Razorbacks whenever they are on TV.  As a kid, I remember my dad and Grandpa Thompson watching wrestling and Cowboys football together on… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 14 Spring

kst1969   April 17, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 14 Spring

Well, it is spring again and that does remind me of the spring activities when I was a kid.  Both sets of my grandparents would be planting their gardens by now.  In a few weeks there would be fresh tomatoes and lettuce and onions from the gardens.  If we were lucky there would be a few watermelons!  I love fresh… Read more »