Thursday, February 2, 2006


City Personals
Mary Clay Brooks

Greer home setting for marriage ceremony of A.Q. Greer and Sara Doxey

Leigh Douglas just returned from Starkville, where she was babysitting her grandchildren, Chandler and Caroline, while Charlie and Stefanie Douglas attended the wedding of Justin Fitch in New Orleans, La.

Robin Seale returned Sunday from a weekend visit with her daughter, Hamilton Seale, in Pensacola, Fla.

A romance to remember was finalized on Sunday, January 22, in the home of Diane and Curtis Greer, Cuffawa. After having been high school sweethearts, A.Q. Greer and Sara Doxey united in marriage in a beautiful ceremony performed by the Rev. Milton Boyd, of the First United Methodist Church. Family and friends who attended from out of town were Greg and Frances Johnson and sons, Tate and Jett, of Tupelo, Katherine Bitzer “Bitzi” Tate of Madison, Hindman “Dick” Doxey Jr., of Jackson, John Robert and Amber Greer of Oxford, Jennifer Greer of Starkville, Anna Greer of Oxford, Bill Gardner of Clarksdale, Leroy and Tommye Carver of Blue Springs, Wright Greer of University, and Leigh Latham from Canton, Ga., attended as a guest. Also, grandchildren of the groom who attended from Holly Springs were John and Anne Greer. Congratulations to the happy couple!

Happy birthday to the Service Station. They celebrated their first birthday in style with the Dempseys playing their rock-a-billy songs on Friday night and Kenny Brown picking his guitar on Saturday night. May you celebrate many more!

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Loy and Da’Awn Smitherman of Holly Springs are proud to announce the birth of a baby boy. Aaron Loy Smitherman was born Sat., Dec. 24, 2005 at 6:15 a.m. at Methodist Germantown Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. He weighed seven pounds, nine ounces and was 20 inches long.

Aaron’s proud grandparents are Rob and Delicia Lowe of Olive Branch, Calvin and Lesa Smitherman of Byhalia and Mike and Mary Meyer of Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Great-grandparents are Lee and Jettie Smitherman of Holly Springs, Loy and Joyce Clark of Byhalia, Betty Meador of Mt. Vernon, Ill. and Joan Bromund of Chicago, Ill.

Lois Swanee
Museum Curator

The Civil War in Holly Springs

The War Between the States happened when Holly Springs was 25 years old. We had been founded by an aristocratic group of settlers from Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia. Holly Springs was considered the capital of North Mississippi. Mississippi had more millionaires than anywhere in the United States with the majority being in Natchez.

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