February 14, 2008
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10 Years Ago - February 12, 1998
Marshall County spelling bee
The Holly Springs alumnae center of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held their annual spelling bee Jan. 31. The winner will advance to the Mid-South spelling bee in Memphis, Tenn. Winners were: Susanna Moore, first place; Julie Sparkman, second place; and Elizabeth Lemons, third place.
Holly High running-back Corey Yates to become Golden Eagle
Corey Yates officially signed his desire to become a Golden Eagle on National Signing Day, Feb. 4. The signing took place on the Holly Hi campus in the Vo-Tech Center. Present at the signing were the Hawks’ head coach Sammie Greer; his mother Betty Yates and Holly Springs Mayor Eddie L. Smith.
Quail Unlimited scholar
Josh Work, a senior at Marshall Academy, was selected to receive the first Joe Hurdle Chapter Quail Unlimited scholarship. Work was presented the scholarship by Ronnie Jones, chairman of the scholarship committee.
25 Years Ago - February 20, 1983
LPN grads receive nursing pins
Debbie Trealoar, instructor, presented pins to the latest graduates of the Northwest Junior Allied Health Center on Jan. 14 during a pinning ceremony. Among the graduates were Darsie Ivy of Potts Camp; Shirley Keel, Emmajean King, Ollie Dowsing, all of Holly Springs.
Miss Robison Chi Omega initiate
Eleanor Huntington Robison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lanier Robison of Holly Springs, was initiated into Chi Omega sorority at Ole Miss Feb. 9. Eleanor is a freshman at the University of Mississippi and also a member of the Committee of 100, the Association of Women Students, and the Committee of 82. She is a Little Sister of Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Tour phone facility
Members of the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce were given a tour of the South Central Bell facility here. Technician Lake Johnson explained the function of the office which controls telephone operations for the 252 exchange.Wires from every telephone in the exchange come into the building, which has been built with 12-inch solid concrete floors and is constructed to withstand tornadoes.
50 Years Ago - February 13, 1958
Moscow correspondent speaks tonight
Daniel Schorr, Moscow correspondent for the Columbia Broadcasting System, will address a public audience in Fulton Chapel on the University of Mississippi on Feb. 13. His topic, a most timely one, will be “Can We Live With Russia?” Schorr was one of three American reporters who fired questions at Nikita Khrushchev on June 2, 1957, in the unprecedented television debut of the big, blustering boss of Soviet Communism. The unrehearsed interview allowed the Soviet leader to be heard in millions of American homes and aroused a storm of controversy.
Three MI College seniors at Ole Salem Hi
Mississippi Industrial College seniors are doing their on-campus
teachers’ training at Old Salem High School in Benton County. The
teachers are Knowledge Gipson and Glenn Currie of Holly Springs and
Albert Johnson Jr. of Florida. They are biology, health and physical
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