Charley Blackmorehas done a huge service to every
attendee, faculty, and administrator of Hickman High School of
Columbia, MO by posting every yearbook and much, much more on
And many other projects and stories fill the hour.
Charley Blackmorecame to Columbia, MO in 1955
entering the 5th grade. He graduated from Hickman in 1963
and 40 years or so later was given the name, Mr. Kewpie, due
to his amazingdigital
showcase his alma mater from every angle imaginable. Charley
is a story teller and gives the background to how the Kewpie
became the mascot for Hickman among many other stories. I
graduated there the year before so we had many common
threads to talk about. Charley was also a letter carrier,
Tribune carrier, and DJ in Columbia for nearly 40 years.