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Fort Boonesborough State Park’s ‘18th Century Christmas at the Fort’ event set for Dec. 6-7

Find out what Christmas was like in the pioneer days at Fort Boonesborough State Park’s “18th Century Christmas at the Fort” event Dec. 6-7. The Friday night event (Dec. 6) will allow guests to see the fort lit with candle lanterns and bonfires. Cabins will be decorated and occupied by living history interpreters presenting 18th century holiday traditions. There will be interpretations from the...

Beth Underwood: DNA kit holds key to ancestral lineage, possible ‘luck of the Irish’

Did you ever see Louie Anderson’s skit about his little brother, Tommy? Louie told Tommy he was adopted. “They were frog-faced people,” Louie told him. “I saw them drop you off.” And poor little Tommy bought the story hook, line and sinker, going so far as to tape his eyes shut every night so his eyes wouldn’t pop out of his head. Which brings me to the subject of today’s column. Colton...