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Butch shares some “Old School” memories

By Butch Dale In 1988 I wrote a book about the history of Darlington school....
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Butch says moms are ‘natural worriers’

Did your mother stay up late and wait for you to come home when you...
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No “Lone Ranger” lunch box for Butch!!!

My school started a hot lunch program just after WWII, and when I entered first...

Darlington’s all-time best athlete – Don Threlkeld

Butch DalePhotos courtesy of Butch Dale.Don finished his high school basketball career as the second...

Butch says maybe it’s time to come home

By Butch Dale Last month a fellow came to the library to visit with me...

Sports Flashback 1971: Linden wins last County Tourney

In 1971 the small county schools participated in the last Montgomery County Tourney before consolidation....
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Sports Flashback 1971: Linden wins last County Tourney

By Butch Dale In 1971 the small county schools participated in the last Montgomery County...