Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Deja Vu - Alabama player comes off bench for tackle in 1954 Cotton Bowl

Click to watch the video of the play.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Pratt's Big Indian in his younger days

Honest John's gift shop, restaurant and gas station was on Bristol Highway. It was built by cabinetmaker John Barker who built the Indian himself. He later moved to Stone Drive when the state widened the road and widened him out of business. The Big Indian now stands outside Pratt's Barbecue.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

April 11, 1954 - Most Boring Day in History?

A search engine company has analyzed its database of 300 million items and concluded that fewer significant events occurred on April 11, 1954 than any other day in modern history (since 1900).

Was it just as boring in Kingsport? Here's the next day's paper, which was pretty boring....