Author attempts to jump-start town with fictional UFO story
On this day in 1897, S. E. Hayden, a cotton buyer in the small Wise County community of Aurora, released a fictional "news" story describing the crash of a mysterious airship just outside of town....(Read More)
WYNNEWOOD, TEXAS. Wynnewood, a predominantly black community on the San Jacinto River in western Walker County, developed on a plantation of Erasmus Wynne in 1852. Descendants of slaves brought from Alabama still grew tobacco and cotton in the area in the early 1940s.
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