Christmas Archive

  • Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

    Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun newspaper, and the  response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. We would like to share this classic letter with you this Christmas season. We take pleasure in answering thus […]

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  • CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT SERVICE – BLACK ROCK

    The Black Rock Methodist Church will be celebrating Christmas with a Candlelight Worship Service on Christmas night, Wednesday, Dec. 25th beginning at 5:30 pm in the Church Sanctuary which is located at Elm and Fourth Streets in Black Rock.  There will be family style dinner afterwards in the fellowship […]

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  • Christmas History

    The first Christmas cards were commissioned by Sir Henry Cole and illustrated by John Callcott Horsley in London on the 1st of May 1843. The central picture showed three generations of a family raising a toast to the card’s recipient: on either side were scenes […]

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  • Holiday Editorial: “The Good Old Days”

    Ah the “good old days”. Christmas and the holiday season certainly brings me many thoughts of nostalgia. I don’t recall many of the presents that I received as a child but remember vividly sitting in the backseat of my Dad’s station wagon while he walked […]

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  • Holiday Display of Lights in Walnut Ridge

    Visit Stewart Park in Walnut Ridge for their Christmas display of lights with over 250 lighted holiday displays for you to enjoy. The Walnut Ridge Christmas display of lights will be open December 4th – December 31st in Stewart Park. Admission is Free. Hours: 7:00 […]

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  • 2018 Imboden Friends of the Library Christmas Party

    The Imboden Friends of the library will have their annual Christmas Party Wednesday, December 12th from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Santa will be at the library and you can take pictures with Santa if you wish. The library will be open during that time for […]

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