Teacher Noennig

My career was spent as a Lutheran educator.  I spent my days in several states, picked up a wife and family along the way, and served as both a classroom teacher and a principal.  The main character in today’s story followed pretty much that same pattern.  He also is today’s birthday boy. Paul Theodor Valentin … More Teacher Noennig

An Unexpected Luigi

I did not expect to find a man by the name of Marconi among the names which are tied to Perry County.  When Louis Marconi arrived in America in 1923 from Trieste, Italy, the passenger list for the Martha Washington gave his name as Luigi.  He arrived in New York, but made his way to … More An Unexpected Luigi