The Hick Town Times began around 1965, as near as anyone can remember. The first issues were banged out with two fingers on an old manual Underwood typewriter. We banged pretty hard, too, because we were making a couple of carbon copies at a time.
Technology is slow to trickle into Hick Town. Over the decades we have grudgingly moved from photocopies to fan-fold printouts to desktop publishing. Now it looks like it's time to try out this world wide web. We'll see how it goes and how we like it.
Maybe next decade we'll friend you on Facebook.
Looking for our first entry, we decided to look back. With all the excitement in the Middle East today, we went digging deep into the twenty-year-old footlocker. Now we dust the sand off the pages and publish for the first time: