Tag Archives: Austin-Tracy

Unraveled Between the Bed Slats

20 September 1934 – New Trial Asked by the Payne Sisters Glasgow Times’ article “Notie Dunbar and Dora Payne, sisters, sentenced to 31 and 10 years, respectively, by a jury in Circuit Court Monday, for the murder of their father, … Continue reading

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Under the Water – Chaplineton’s Demise

I’m attracted to areas that are pervasive with mystery and a kind of melancholy that comes with the sense of abandonment when areas pass their importance as a main artery of travel. Blame it on my Montana roots, where there … Continue reading

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A Capitol Hill Tragedy – 17 December 1895

On the night of December 17, 1895, there was a deep snow and it was bitterly cold, but that didn’t stop a Protracted Meeting at the Church. TH (Pomp) Durham rushed in, went down the aisle and snatched his daughter … Continue reading

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