June 23, 2017 - Upon entering the new meeting room of the Timpson Public Library last Wednesday afternoon, Timpson Area Genealogical and Heritage Society members and their guests found five long tables covered with old photographs from the Timpson area. The age of the photos ranged roughly from the late 19th century to the 1960s. It is hard to be more specific because the actual date of the photographs and the people in them is unknown, with identifying them being the purpose of the meeting. (Click images for larger file sizes)
June 16, 2017 - “Who is that?” and “Where was that taken?” are the most common questions heard when viewing old photos. The value and significance of an antique photograph is immeasureably increased when the people in it are identified, as well as the place, date, and occasion.
May 22, 2017 - Charles Hughes' Shoe Shop was a Timpson fixture for over half a century. Although he did all the repair work one normally associates with a shoe shop, he also created beautiful hand-tooled western-style belts, purses, Bible covers, wallets, and holsters.
Preservation of Shelby County District Clerk Records
March 20, 2017 - Would you like to see and touch records made by and about your ancestors since the late 1800s? Shelby County officials are making it possible for the citizens and taxpayers to do just that!
February 12, 2017 - Bricks have been around a long time but most of us don't pay much attention to them. In the book of Exodus, Pharaoh punished the enslaved Israelites by refusing to supply straw for them to make bricks.