Hamptons Messenger, November 2014


Nov 13, 2014 Leave a comment

Click the link below to download the newsletter: Hamptons Messenger, November 2014 (PDF)   SOCIAL DIRECTOR MOMENT By Monica Tynes The holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving will soon be here. When I was young, I always spent Thanksgiving with myparents. We rented a little cabin at Lake Texhoma. Our weekend was filled with fishing, long […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Harold Connor


Nov 13, 2014 Leave a comment

Avinger, TX is located in far northeast Texas, 20 miles north of I-20 and 20 miles west of the ”Three Corners” formed by the state borders of TX, LA, and AR. Established in 1876, Avinger had a population of 464 people in the 2000 census and has been decreasing since then. Avinger is the birthplace […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Joyce McCormac


Nov 05, 2014 Leave a comment

Kingsville, TX is a small town in far south Texas near the Mexico border, and is the county seat of Kleberg County. Kingsville was established in 1904 and named after Richard King, owner of nearby King Ranch. Three miles east of the town is the Naval Air Station, one of the Navy’s premier jet aviation […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Ernestine Roberts


Nov 03, 2014 Leave a comment

Among the earliest residents of The Hamptons, ERNESTINE ROBERTS grew up in Golden, Tx, an unincorporated community in Wood county, about 35 miles north of Tyler. Golden is known for its Sweet Potato Festival held every October and has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey show twice. Ernestine’s father passed away when she was just […]

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Hamptons Messenger, October 2014


Oct 27, 2014 Leave a comment

Download full newsletter: Hamptons Messenger, October 2014 (PDF) SOCIAL DIRECTOR MOMENT By Monica Tynes Fall is here. The beautiful colors of red, orange and yellow make the trees look so pretty. It is nice to have the weather cooling. Time for walks outside. I have always loved fall. The sounds of high school football games, […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Bob Smith


Oct 23, 2014 Leave a comment

Established in 1887, Clayton, is a small town, Pop. 2980 in 2010, located in the far northeast corner of New Mexico about 15 miles from the Texas border. Outlaw Blackjack Ketchum was a frequent visitor to Clayton, where the “Grass is Always Greener”. This month’s focus is on Hampton’s resident, Bob Smith, whose life began […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Phyllis Kane


Oct 15, 2014 Leave a comment

Known as the “Lake Trout Capital of the World,” Geneva is a city in central New York state. It had a population of 13,261 at the census of 2010. The city is surrounded by the Village of Geneva, initially founded in 1806, formally separating it from the surrounding area of Geneva Town and later becoming […]

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Resident Profile – Virginia Covaleski


Oct 05, 2014 Leave a comment

Waco is a moderate size city in Central Texas, located on the west bank of the Brazos River, half way between Dallas and Austin.   In the 2010 census, Waco had a population of 124,805, twenty percent larger than Tyler and 22nd most populace city in the state. Waco was founded in 1849, at which time […]

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Hamptons Messenger, September 2014


Sep 04, 2014 Leave a comment

Download full newsletter: Hamptons Messenger, September 2014 (PDF) SOCIAL DIRECTOR MOMENT By Monica Tynes August was hot. We need to thank Pennie for the “Ice Cream Mondays.” A cool treat when the weather is hot is so refreshing. It also brings back good memories of childhood. When I was a kid, August was the last […]

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Hampton Resident Profile: Hugh French


Mar 26, 2014 Leave a comment

Baltimore, MD, the largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic United States, was founded in 1729. At the entrance to Baltimore Harbor, is Fort McHenry, the site of a raging battle with the British during the War of 1812 and the occasion for Francis Scott Key to write the words to “The Star Spangled Banner”. Later the […]

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