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Jack Betts

And Then the Wheel Came Off

And Then the Wheel Came Off

Back in 1977, when I was still young, my father-in-law acquired a beast of a machine — a big seven-horse, Troy Bilt, rear-tine tiller that was the envy of this part of Belcher Mountain Road.
Music in the Hills of Georgia

Music in the Hills of Georgia

In the middle of a dreary March marked by frequent snows, cold rains and blustery winds, John and Jody Bowles and their friend Neal Spivey did a remarkable thing.
To Mamie Betts on Her 139th Birthday

To Mamie Betts on Her 139th Birthday

There'll be a small party tonight at our place to celebrate my late grandmother's 139th birthday. Probably just two of us there, part of a dwindling few who remember that remarkable woman when she was in her prime at, oh, 80 or 85.

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