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Tales From Southern Indiana

Small town life in a world bordering on the surreal with a country flavor. Stories and music.

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Law Enforcement

Small Town real world law enforcement required real world solutions.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

7mins

31 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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New to town

New folks find out how the little town they've moved to is on the edge of reality.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

4mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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What we eat

Beverly Hillbilly cuisine, Southern Indiana style. Plus, find out how to make a "combination salad".--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

3mins

24 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Doctor's Orders

You might find medical care a bit wanting in my home town --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

2mins

22 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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The Weekly Paper

There really never was any news per se to print in the weekly paper, so what got printed tended to be a bit quirky.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

3mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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Modesty in Advertising

Remembering when ads didn't overpromise.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

3mins

31 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Knife fighters

A favorite hometown sport, fondly remembered.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

2mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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Old Cars

The dangerous old clunkers I owned as a young guy are more vivid in my memory than the newer safer cars I drove when I got older--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

5mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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Trains and Taxis

Recalling the passenger train this still ran when I was a kid, and the only taxi in town.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

5mins

20 Jan 2020

Rank #9

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Christmas

Mary and the shepards, stolen Christmas trees, and making do.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

4mins

25 Dec 2019

Rank #10

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Ice cream at the pool hall.

The best ice cream in town was at the pool hall, which sold ice cream, knives and ammunition.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

1min

29 Nov 2019

Rank #11

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BB Tag

Someone almost always needed stitches or a tetanus shot after we kids finished playing. Our games were ranked by degree of danger.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

3mins

18 Jan 2020

Rank #12

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Grade School Teachers

Back in the day, the teachers' punishment for grade schoolers who misbehaved was a little different from how they do it now. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

4mins

13 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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Church and Funerals

The first funeral service I attended as a boy may have sidetracked my faith journey.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

2mins

5 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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Cats

I had fond feelings for the cats I had growing up. Their feelings about me were probably more mixed.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

4mins

4 Jan 2020

Rank #15

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Corporal Punishment

Fond memories of switches and paddles at home and school, and the rules and practices that went with them. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

7mins

24 Apr 2020

Rank #16

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Shooting People

Where I grew up, shooting at people and missing, or shooting them with a shotgun with shells filled with rock salt, was not considered an arrestable offense.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

4mins

8 Apr 2020

Rank #17

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Haunted House for Sale Cheap

You can buy a real haunted house for sale in my home town. It's located not too far from the remains of the Limestone Replica of the Great Pyramid.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

4mins

27 Mar 2020

Rank #18

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The Smartest Man in Town

Our Scoutmaster was the school janitor. He was also the smartest Man in town. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

4mins

23 Mar 2020

Rank #19

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Teenage Restaurant Manager

My first job was supposed to be grill cook and dishwasher. But then all the managers quit at once.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/danny-howell/message

9mins

24 Feb 2020

Rank #20