Category: Short Stories

The Canton Ladies’ Club

As many of you know, Tom is presently quite ill. So to help cheer him up a bit, Front Porch Press wanted to repost one of his earlier publications.  The Canton Ladies’ Club is a true story, recounted and skillfully embellished by Tom. Enjoy! The Canton Ladies’ Club by […]


Sheriff Willard “Bo” Diddley, sheriff of Barksdale County, Mississippi, stood leaning over his desk, glaring at the young female deputy who sat on the other side. The veins were pulsing on the side of his neck, and his face was flushed to a bright red. All in all, […]