Women of America: Anne Hutchinson

Anne Hutchinson and her family arrived in America on September 18, 1634 and settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  A controversial woman of religious fervor, she held meetings in her home for the women of Boston.  She taught that salvation was through faith only and not dictated by church attendance or by the laws of the church. […]

Childhood Tales of the Great Depression and Drought

written by Laurie C. Brough While waiting to checkout at the grocery store I overhear a man telling the cashier how dry it is in far Western Oklahoma. He said, “It is so dry the grasshoppers don’t even bother to stop to take a nibble cause there’s nothing to eat.” Listening to their conversation took […]

Sweeping Dust Storm in Arizona History

See Video of Arizona Dust Storm AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT July 6, 2011 6:01 AM ET Strong winds push massive dust cloud into Phoenix, reducing visibility and delaying flights PHOENIX (AP) — A massive dust storm descended on the Phoenix area on Tuesday night, drastically reducing visibility and delaying flights as […]