Jewell launches column

March 10, 1956: Cash Box’s Country Roundup carries an item about Jewell’s new country music column for the weekly Two States Press in Texarkana: “Writing a very interesting column for the ‘Two States Press’ of Texarkana, Texas, is Jewell House, well-known songwriter in country music. Miss (sic) House recently inaugurated a new column featuring stories […]

Happy birthday, Jewell

Please join us in sending up Happy Birthday thoughts to Jewell, who would have turned 97 on June 22. She was born June 22, 1920, in Delta County, Texas, to James and Minnie Hancock and grew up on her sharecropper father’s farms in Delta and Red River counties near Annona. Her parents were no-nonsense, hard-working […]