Mitchell Cason Building

Will Mitchell, son of W.R., went into business with his father's bookkeeper Edgar Cason and started their own Hardware and Furniture business. The store was located on Trenton street in West Monroe. They were known for selling the Tennessee Wagon, which was the Mercedes of it's day! The building is still there and houses Walsworth … Continue reading Mitchell Cason Building

The Legend of the Trent Brothers

I wrote this article for Road Trips Magazine October, 2009.  This legend is still circulating as fact! The Legend of the Trent Brothers             The following tale of how Old Trenton was founded has been told and retold as fact for over sixty-two years.  As a matter of fact, a local newspaper retold it as … Continue reading The Legend of the Trent Brothers