Part 3 of “The Rape of Delaware County”

In Episode 3 of The Rape of Delaware County, Clint Lacy talks about the cover-up which followed Edwin Turlington’s arrest for shooting Darrell Philpott in self-defense. While the Delaware County, Oklahoma Sheriff’s Department chose to arrest Edwin Turlington, Deputy M.G. Wells appears to protect Darrell Philpott.  Part of this cover up involves using low-resolution, blackContinue reading “Part 3 of “The Rape of Delaware County””

My Latest Appearance on the Corrupt Guilt Podcast

Part two of my appearance on the Corrupt Guilt podcast with host Savannah Renee. In this episode, a recap of our coverage of The Rape of Delaware County, the arrest of Edwin Turlington for defending himself against a convicted drug felon, Edwin’s distinguished military career and the possible reasons why law enforcement officials in DelawareContinue reading “My Latest Appearance on the Corrupt Guilt Podcast”

Walk to Tower Rock

Record low levels on the Mississippi River have people flocking to the island of Tower Rock in east Perry County, Missouri. Usually inaccessible, people can now walk directly to the island without so much as getting their feet wet. Realizing that this type of event doesn’t happen often, I decided to drive up and experienceContinue reading “Walk to Tower Rock”

Battle at Jackson: How one town’s City Council turned its back on its Heritage and bowed to Left-Wing radicals

The following articles are from the Southeast Missourian archives from January-March, 2005 and detail my efforts to erect a Missouri Battle Flag at the monument of Colonel William Jeffers in Jackson, Missouri, a proposal that originally had the backing of  (then) Jackson Mayor Paul Sander, the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. OneContinue reading “Battle at Jackson: How one town’s City Council turned its back on its Heritage and bowed to Left-Wing radicals”

Interview with Bollinger County Resident Denny Cato

Denny Cato was hired as a maintenance supervisor for the City of Marble Hill, (a rural community in Bollinger County, Missouri) on October 1, 2014. According to Cato his duties included maintaining the City’s streets, water lines and other infrastructure. The operator of a gravel business before taking the job Cato stated that at theContinue reading “Interview with Bollinger County Resident Denny Cato”

Colonel Jeffers Captures Dallas (Marble Hill)

The August 23, 1862 edition of the Perryville Weekly Union reports that Colonel Jeffers (of the 8th Missouri Cavalry, CSA ) entered Dallas with around sixty men and surrounded several homes in which members of the Union state militia were encamped. The paper also reported that all were released on oath except their commander CaptainContinue reading “Colonel Jeffers Captures Dallas (Marble Hill)”

Illinois Invades Bollinger County

One of the problems faced by Missourians who cast their lot with the South is the fact that they faced far more than German immigrants loyal to Lincoln. If that was their only foe they might have been more successful in defending the state from what they perceived as heavy handed tactics to keep MissouriContinue reading “Illinois Invades Bollinger County”

Carpenter’s Court Martial

The November 17, 1863 Daily Missouri Republican (St. Louis, Missouri) reported of court-martial proceedings against Captain John Carpenter, Company C, 2cd Arkansas Volunteers (Union). It appears that Captain Carpenter was briefly stationed in Bollinger County, Missouri and feared an attack by Confederate forces. In his haste the paper states that he burned “government bacon andContinue reading “Carpenter’s Court Martial”