Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Boar’s Head

At Christmastide in 1340 England, a young scholar named John Copcot strolled through Shotover Forest on his way to St. Giles Church in the village of Horspath from Queen’s College in Oxford in order to attend Christmas Mass. As he … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Union

On December 16, 1914 more than 200 farmers from North, East, West, and Central Texas gathered in Greenville for the Northeast Texas District Convention of the Farmers Union. It was an extremely critical time for them. With the war raging … Continue reading

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