Author Archives: Glenn Butterfield

About Glenn Butterfield

Glenn Alma Butterfield was born and grew up in Idaho and served aboard a U.S. destroyer in the Korean War. He taught school for thirty-three years and writes children’s stories, historical articles and various other material. He is married, has four daughters, seventeen grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Houseful of Trouble

In the spring of 1941, my family moved from Pocatello into the first of three houses we were to occupy over several years in Mackay.

I was four years old and had three older brothers named Johnie, Eddie, and Gene, and a younger sister Hazel, who was one-and-a- half. In each of the three houses, the arrival of four boys was soon followed by trouble. Continue reading

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A Sad Day at Albion

Two men faced each other on a cold January day. The Oxford deputy sheriff’s sawed-off shotgun was trained on the outlaw as they stood in an enclosure that held the hotel’s outhouses, waiting for Sheriff William Stokes of Albion to return with handcuffs. The deputy had tracked the outlaw to Albion and now was anxious to return with his prisoner to Oxford. Continue reading

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