(1) The Vernon Heritage Society is sponsoring a seminar free of charge to the public on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Vernon Parish Library on 1401 Nolan Trace in Leesville, Louisiana, to honor its 25th anniversary. Regisration begins at 8:30 a.m. and continues until 9 a.m. Weldon McDaniel begins the instruction from 9 to 10 a.m., discussing graves and cemeteries. At 10:30, Jamie Carter Bollich will talk about her father’s book Just Another Soldier, discussing his experiences in World War Two as a German POW. At 12:30 p.m., Janet Dixon will discuss “DNA and What It Means To You,” and about 2 p.m. Curt Iles will talk about “Digging Into Your Family History to Tell A Story.” The Seminar is free but is limited to 50 attendees. For more information, call Cheryl Tilley Perkins at 337-239-0537 or 337-353-7363 or Twila Cheney at 337-353-7541.
(2) Keith Stephens, forester with the Campbell Group, will discuss “Tree Ring Chronology (Dendrochronology),” and George Avery, staff archeologist at Stephen F. Austin State University, will discuss “Archeology Dating Methods” for the next DETAS meeting. To be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at the Iris and Anne Howard Civic Center on 213 East Court Street in Newton, Texas, guests and members of the Society will enjoy refreshments, finger food, and desserts at this time. At 7 p.m. Fred Grunden, president of the Society will start the meeting, and Stephens and Avery will begin their programs about 7:15 p.m. The public is invited to attend, and the cost to become a member of the Deep East Texas Archeological Society is $5 per year. For more information, contact Kathy Knighton at firstname.lastname@example.org Terri Woods at email@example.com Fred Grunden at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dickie Dixon at email@example.com. The public can call Kathy or Terri at 409-379-2109, Fred at 409- 384-6544 or Dickie at 936-240-8378.
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