U.S. Army Colonel Earns Russians’ Respect During Destruction of INF Missiles at Karnak

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Faced with the task of entertaining Russian nuclear treaty inspectors in Northeast Texas, Col. Ron Forest and his staff knew what to do. The Americans took their Soviet counterparts fishing on Caddo Lake, feasting on fried catfish in Uncertain and attending a Marshall High School football game. “We had… Read More U.S. Army Colonel Earns Russians’ Respect During Destruction of INF Missiles at Karnak

Book Review | “Summer of ’69”

Nantucket, not Woodstock, is the main attraction in Hilderbrand’s (Winter in Paradise, 2018, etc.) bittersweet nostalgia piece about the summer of 1969. As is typical with Hilderbrand’s fiction, several members of a family have their say. Here, that family is the “stitched together” Foley-Levin clan, ruled over by the appropriately named matriarch, Exalta, aka Nonny,… Read More Book Review | “Summer of ’69”