November 5, 2009
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - November 11, 1999
Margie Green elected vice president
Margie Green was elected vice president of the MS School Food Service Association, while attending a conference held in Vicksburg. There were over 600 in attendance.
It’s a whopper!
Mary Holt of Piney Point caught a 36-pound catfish last week in Sardis Lake, with a hook and a worm.
Checking out Ole Miss
Four Holly Springs High School seniors participated in campus preview activities and pre-game festivities at the University of Missisippi for Fall Visit Day. Visiting the campus were Tonza Scales, Jerwarn LeSuer, Kineshia Brown, Michael Muruako and Holly High counselor Joseph Simpson.
25 Years Ago - November 8, 1984
Mondale, Winter take margins in Marshall
While the rest of the nation and Mississippi were giving President Ronald Reagan a landslide victory, Marshall County turned out in heavy voting to present Democratic challenger Walter Mondale one of his few bright spots. Mondale outpolled Reagan by almost 1,500 votes. Rep. Jamie Whitten received a resounding endorsement with 7,458 votes to the challenger’s 838 votes.
Rose hosts DAR
The Major Matthew McConnell Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Oct. 24 with Mrs. Kenneth Rose as hostess. Mrs. Rose, retiring regent, turned the meeting over to Mrs. John Shackelford, the new regent.
50 Years Ago - November 5, 1959
G.G. Hill, Coca-Cola company manager, to retire
The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. announced the retirement of the Holly Springs plant manager, G.G. Hill, effective Jan. 1, 1960. Hill came to the local plant from New Albany in 1923. Since then, he has been most active in civic and religious life in Holly Springs.
Daughters of the American Revolution meet
The Major Matthew McConnell Chapter of the DAR met Oct. 27 in the dining room of Johnny’s Cafe with Mrs. Jake Hurdle presiding. Cherry tarts and ice cream, along with coffee, were served. The ritual was led by the regent, Mrs. George Yarbrough.
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