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Dixie Heritage News – 6/14/2019

WE WON'T FLY THAT FLAG! A Kentucky art group is appealing the city of Louisville's decision to move a Confederate statue from a prominent location. The Courier Journal reports the Friends of Louisville Public Art sued Monday to stop the John B. Castleman statue from moving to Cave Hill Cemetery from the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood. [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 6/14/20192019-06-14T16:44:08+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 6/7/2019

ONE IF BY LAND - TWO IF BY SEA On May 16th Dixie Heritage subscriber Michael Martin was on hand at an event in South Carolina where a group called "The Independent Media Institute" (IMI) staged a protest at the Calhoun monument. Michael, whose article on Strom Thurmond is below, led a counter-protest on behalf [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 6/7/20192019-06-07T14:28:40+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/31/2019

Pick Up Your Phone! South Carolina officially observed May 10th as a State Holiday to remember the fallen Confederate soldiers. However, only 8 of the States 46 counties actually closed their offices to observe the State Holiday. Lexington, Allendale, Anderson, Cherokee, Colleton, Dillon, and McCormick counties closed for the holiday. The others definably stayed business [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/31/20192019-05-31T17:28:19+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/24/2019

Dixie Heritage News - May 24, 2019 HAVE YOU SEEN YANCY DERRINGER? The top Democrat troublemaker in Arkansas' State Legislature resigned from office last week Friday to become Chief-of-Staff for Little Rock mayor Frank Scott. Blake had served as campaign manager for Scott, who in December became Little Rock's first popularly elected black mayor. You [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/24/20192019-05-24T17:49:11+00:00

Private Dinner With HK Edgerton – 5/24/2019

Save Southern Heritage You're Invited! PRIVATE DINNER WITH HK EDGERTON Friday, May 24 2019 - Tampa, FL 6 p.m. - Check in All Registered Guests will receive notification about private residence venue. $20.00 per person (Salad & Biscuits, Fried & Baked Chicken, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Banana Pudding & Sweet Tea) LIMITED TO THE FIRST [...]

Private Dinner With HK Edgerton – 5/24/20192019-05-21T12:35:40+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/17/2019

Compatriot under fire! The aroma of fried chicken and biscuits roused the appetite of over 2,500 people as the country sounds of Alison Krauss, Alan Jackson, and Johnny Cash played over the loudspeakers. It was the annual "Festa Confederada"-the "Confederate Party"-an annual celebration of southern heritage held each April in Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, in São [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/17/20192019-05-17T13:53:02+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/10/2019

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Typically, meetings of the Lake County, Florida Historical Society consist of a dozen or so folks. Last week Wednesday, more than 250 people crammed into the Lake County historic courthouse for a meeting many hoped would derail the effort to bring a statue of Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith from [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/10/20192019-05-10T13:18:20+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/3/2019

DUDE, Where's My Car? Two people were found guilty Thursday of bringing down the Silent Sam monument at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill last August while similar charges for two others were dropped. Shawn Birchfield-Finn and Raul Jimenez were charged with misdemeanor injury to real property, injury to personal property, disorderly conduct [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/3/20192019-05-03T14:03:47+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 4/26/2019

SILLY RABBIT. EASTER WAS FOR THE LAMB The superintendent of a Wyoming school district says rainbow flags and LGBTQ-related clothing are not banned in the school. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported that school officials said they stopped students from waving both Confederate and rainbow flags at McCormick Junior High School in Cheyenne Wednesday because it [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 4/26/20192019-04-26T19:01:21+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 4/19/2019

He Is Risen! A federal appeals court says a judge was right when he cleared the way to remove a Confederate monument at a north Louisiana courthouse. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday again turned back claims from the United Daughters of the Confederacy's Shreveport chapter. The three-judge panel upheld Judge Robert [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 4/19/20192019-04-19T13:18:18+00:00