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Episode 6: James Dysart of Dysartsville

I have written about Dysartsville’s gold rush in the Bracket Town Saga, and recently about fire and schools. You might ask how did this little “ville” originate, and who was Dysart? Good questions, and I have spent some time to come up … Continue reading

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Part 17: Brother Larry’s Turn to Tell Tales

Brice wasn’t the only Sprouse to drive a school bus. In 1949, it was Larry’s turn. “We didn’t have adults driving. It was all students. After me, Wayne drove, and Ollis Lawing, Olin Smalley, Edward Arrowood, all the boys in this … Continue reading

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