My family has not been one for famous people. I was in the newspaper a couple of times for a scholarship I received in high school. My uncle was in the newspaper when he went into military service.
However, my grandparents and others were frequently mentioned in the Madison County Record newspaper for everything from visiting someone for dinner to taking a trip!
Other than these things, none of my family has really been in the paper much! We are a pretty ordinary family with no really famous people but given the problems of fame today I am not sure that is such a bad thing!!
Week #20 – Fame
Week 20. Fame. Tell us about any local brushes with fame. Were you ever in the newspaper? Why? You may also describe any press mentions of your family members.
52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History by Amy Coffin is a series of weekly blogging prompts (one for each week of 2011) that invite genealogists and others to record memories and insights about their own lives for future descendants. You do not have to be a blogger to participate. If you do not have a genealogy blog, write down your memories on your computer, or simply record them on paper and keep them with your files.