Earl R. Myers

(accompanied by daughter, Julia)

Date of Interview: February 23, 2017


Bette Tolbert

Date of Interview: March 7, 2017

Bette Tolbert, former school board and library board member, paints a picture of life in St. Joseph’s South Side in the 1930s and ’40s.

Part 1

Part 2

Neal E. Arnold

Date of Interview: March 16, 2017

Marshall White

Date of Interview: May 9, 2017

Marshall White delves into some of the more interesting stories he has covered as a News-Press reporter, and also gives insight into downtown and neighborhood revitalization efforts in St. Joseph.

Larry Flinchpaugh

Date of Interview: May 18, 2017

Larry Flinchpaugh talks about growing up in St. Joseph in the 1950s and tells amusing stories about Flinchpaugh’s Reptile Gardens, which his family owned and operated.

Hon. Frank D. Connett

Date of Interview: May 26, 2017

The late Circuit Judge Frank Connett discusses a number of issues, including growing up in rural Buchanan County and his days as an assistant prosecutor — when one of his most memorable cases was the Bobby Greenlease slaying.

Brooke Hickman

Date of Interview: July 14, 2017

Brooke Hickman talks about early German immigrants in the St. Joseph area and offers up some interesting insights on growing up here in the 1950s and ’60s.

Clyde Weeks

Date of Interview July 21, 2017

Clyde Weeks, retired director of the Robidoux Row Museum, talks about the museum and the heyday of the Lake Contrary Amusement Park.

Liquid Fire

Bill Hoffman, Greg Murphy, and Bill Reiss. Interviewed by Terry Jordan.

Date of Interview June 4, 2019

Members of the popular St. Joseph rock band Liquid Fire discuss the group’s history and the effect Woodstock had on all of them.

Joseph Gray

Date of Interview April 23, 2019

A long-time resident of St. Joseph, Joe talks about St. Joseph from the turn of the century, through World War II, and the founding of Gray Manufacturing.