Maldenite by David Black en-us Malden Historical Museum Website Last year I designed and published a new website for the Malden Historical Museum. I invite you to go to our new website at You will find plenty of new and engaging pages that illustrate the many wonderful historical finds from the history of Malden from 1878 to the present. Today, we are excited about Compton & Newberry performing a concert that will benefit the museum on February 15th, President's Day. This is a ticket only concert and to read about the concert... Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:13:24 -0600 Book Signing In Malden "You are graciously invited to a Book Signing Malden Library 113 North Madison Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 10 a.m. -- Noon Author and New Madrid native: Mary Sue Shy Anton "New Madrid: A Mississippi River Town in History and Legend" Published May 2009 by Southeast Missouri State University Press Information: 573 276-3674" - Malden Public Library I was pleasantly surprised to receive this invitation in my e-mail. As web master of... Sun, 26 Sep 2010 11:33:50 -0500 1973 I have decided to write entries of 1973 news highlights. Perhaps you will find these events a memory that delights or one that you might find sad. Hope you enjoy and return for memory updates of 37 years ago in Malden. January 4, 1973 Burglars loot home of Pat LaFont. Take items valued at $2,000. Funeral services held for Mrs. Florence Riggs. (This is my grandmother. She owned Riggs Hardware. I loved her very much and miss her today.) Avery Wilcoxson, local merchant dies. Mr. and Mrs.... Sun, 29 Aug 2010 11:46:22 -0500 1903-Earliest Edition of Original Newspaper In Malden All information for this blog is collected from the microfilm reader at the Malden Historical Museum. The original paper is located in the vaults of the Delta News Citizen in Malden. Thanks for reading the Maldenite blog. The Dunklin County News. It was a Democratic paper. Established in 1886 and the Dunklin Country Register, established in the late circa 1800s. (It is impossible to tell from the microfilm the exact date of the Dunklin County Register.) To a history buff, these microfilmed... Sun, 13 Jun 2010 12:53:30 -0500 Malden 60 Years Ago-A Glimpse At Glimmers of Hope "The minor events of history are valuable, although not always showy and picturesque." -- Mark Twain So begins this blog about Malden history of 1950. There were many glimmers of hope and dreams of Malden 60 years ago. Hope your glimpse along with me is enjoyable and thought provoking. In 1950, events in Malden was not so much with grand and spectacular historical times. Looking back there is some interesting reflections that are worth including in the blog. This March, Malden Lions... Sun, 28 Feb 2010 15:31:13 -0600 Malden Artist Links The subject of this blog is links to various Malden artist from Malden. First and foremost, one should visit the site about Narvel Felts at . I have been listening to Narvel's music for over 40 years. For several years Malden Printing Company edited and printed his annual newsletters for his fans. I had the honor of being the graphic artist for the company and worked closely on each of the newsletters. Narvel worked diligently on his yearly newsletter and took... Wed, 20 Jan 2010 08:46:08 -0600 One Man's Love of History, Journalism and Hometown It was December 20th on a Sunday afternoon. As always, I had a childhood sense of excitement as I entered Malden's Historical Museum. The familiar "antique" smell greeted me as I walked down the hallway toward a small room where the microfilm reader was located. Inside the room located in the middle of the museum, shelfs are filled with many delicate scrap books. There are scrap books from the 1950's. Each scrap book is bulging with carefully crafted memories of music clubs, art clubs, and... Thu, 14 Jan 2010 22:47:28 -0600 Malden Historical Museum- A Time Machine Waiting For You If you are interested in Malden's history. . . then Malden Historical Museum should be at the top of your list. Malden Historical Museum link provides the necessary information for making plans to visit. The museum is open to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1:30 until 4:30 each day and special viewings may be scheduled by calling 276-4488. The site has intriguing information with several different themes. The displays, exhibits and collections are... Sun, 13 Dec 2009 10:42:29 -0600 Welcome to the Maldenite blog! Maldenite Blog for the Delta News Citizen will be focusing on the history and art in and around Malden. I will be researching from the archives of the Malden Historical Museum and other methods that I might come across. I hope you find this blog to be an occasional peek into the past that will spark pleasant memories from your own past. Please share your interest or facts you know about Malden's past. Art will cover. . . well art. I invite readers to share their artist... Wed, 09 Dec 2009 09:11:53 -0600