Ask Vance August 2013

The origins of old Russwood Park, our city's baseball stadium that burned in 1961. more

Aug 30, 2013 10:45 AM Ask Vance

A 1960s home movie shows the ruins of the Chickasaw Ordnance Works gunpowder plant near Millington. more

Aug 28, 2013 2:18 PM Ask Vance

Vance Lauderdale ponders the difference between cremation and traditional burials. more

Aug 27, 2013 10:56 AM Ask Vance


Ad courtesy Memphis Evening Scimitar

In the early 1900s Memphis' long-gone Lillybeck Drug Company offered a "germ destroyer." more

Aug 25, 2013 5:36 PM Ask Vance


photo courtesy KEY magazine

A 1970s Key Magazine advertisement gives a view of the early days of Overton Square. more

Aug 15, 2013 4:14 PM Ask Vance