Diamanda’s Dozen

Every once in a while, I have this thought that I am going to run out of stories to write for this blog.  That thought usually doesn’t last long because when the time comes to look for another story to write, there always seems to be one there just waiting to be told.  Our research … More Diamanda’s Dozen

That Thurm Throng

I never know what I am going to encounter when I travel to The Ridge to do a story.  Today’s account is no exception to that.  I find myself just shaking my head in disbelief.  In fact, today’s post will probably be just the first installment on what I discovered this time around.  It is … More That Thurm Throng

Black Jack Teacher

On October 30, 1924, a baby girl was born in Vincennes, Indiana by the name of Rosalie Antonia Kutscher.  Here is a photo of her birth certificate. As you can see, the parents of Rosalie were Paul and Helen (Reisenbichler) Kutscher.  It can also be noted that Paul was a parochial school teacher. Paul Gerhard … More Black Jack Teacher