High School Memories

Written by Jerry Wilson September 1940, I entered my freshman year at Nicholas County High School in Summersville, West Virginia, a town of approximately 1500. [1990 census listed slightly over 2900] Arising early in the morning, I and other students of Muddlety Valley walked three miles to catch a school bus for the ten-mile ride…

Jerry Wilson’s Memoires

PRIMARY SCHOOL in the 1930’s Written by Jerry Wilson School days, school days, good old fashion rule days, reading, writing, and arithmetic was taught to the tune of a hickory stick. These words from a popular song of the 1890’s were applicable during my primary schooling in the 1930’s. Time out did not come into…