Judy Garrison

THE WAY WE WERE – September 2021

Several dead notices; a cat adopts a squirrel and a movement to have a Public Library at the Bohlmann Park.

ELLEN CRAWFORD DESIGNS – 131 MAIN – August 2021

ELLEN CRAWFORD DESIGNS - 131 MAIN - August 2021

Have you noticed the charming arbored archway at street level just the other side of the General Store?

STUDIO ROSHAN IS OPEN! – August 2021

STUDIO ROSHAN IS OPEN! - August 2021

Many Andeans are familiar with Roshan Houshmand, an exhilarating presence, and with her studio, which is an extension of her house at 495 Main Street, especially those who have taken painting classes there, some for over a decade.

THE WAY WE WERE – July 2021

THE WAY WE WERE - July 2021

There will be a Fourth of July celebration in Andes next Monday with the usual sports and ball game between Andes and Delhi. In the evening there will be special movies and a big dance.  [Jim Andrews: Andes routinely celebrated the Fourth in a big way with parades, ball games, community picnics and “the big dance.”]

100 YEARS AGO – JUNE 2021

100 YEARS AGO - JUNE 2021

The burial of the late Harry Dowie was made Sabbath afternoon in the Dowie cemetery and eulogistic remarks were made by Hon. M. Linn Bruce.  [JA: Harry Dowie was the Andes native who relocated to NYC and managed a large butter distribution business.  His nephew, Alexander Shewsbury Dowie, owned the corner store which was the local butter collection center in the late 1870s and 1880s.

JIM ANDREWS: RETIRED BUT NEVER RETIRING — May 2021

JIM ANDREWS: RETIRED BUT NEVER RETIRING --- May 2021

   I know Jim quite well. He was my next-door neighbor for 25 years and we collaborate on 100 Years Ago for this paper. Still, for this piece I interviewed him on aspects of his life like any reporter would.