Founding director of Barker Texas History Center retires
On this day in 1969, Llerena B. Friend retired from the University of Texas as professor emeritus, ending her nineteen-year run as director of the Barker Texas History Center. The historian, teacher...(Read More)
JOY, TEXAS (Cass County). Joy, located in eastern Cass County, was established as a lumbermill site in 1933 by Will Grogan, who named the settlement for his granddaughter. In 1949 the mill employed 100 people, who received mail and supplies from Bivins. By 1986 Joy had ceased to exist as a named community.
Cecil Harper, Jr.
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