April 1, 2010
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - March 30, 2000
Preston McAlexander to enter dental school
Preston McAlexander of Holly Springs, a 1999 graduate of the University of Mississippi, will join the 2000 entering class at the Ole Miss Medical Center School of Dentistry in Jackson. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby McAlexander, he is a graduate of Marshall Academy.
Beauty review 2000
The Little Miss Rossville crown for Rossville Academy was won by Constance Rice of Slayden. She is the daughter of Rodney and Sonya Rice. The Little Duke of Rossville crown was won by Aaron Lykens, also of Slayden. He is the son of Chris and Crystal Lykens.
25 Years Ago - March 28, 1985
Fire destroys Garden Room
The Garden Room Restaurant and Lounge on Higdon Road was destroyed by early morning fire on Saturday, according to Fire Chief Joe Fant. When firemen reached the blaze, the building was completely burned to the ground. No occupants were present in the building.
Spelling bee champions
Vel Anthony, a seventh grader at Henry Jr. High School, and Carole Kloha, a seventh grader at Marshall Academy, were champions in the recent Marshall County spelling bee. Vel won first place and Carole won second place.
50 Years Ago - March 31, 1960
Former Holly Springs girl graduates in nursing
Jan. 22, 1960, was a happy day for Mary Emma Whaley Rahe, who graduated from the Hermann Hospital School of Nursing in Houston, Texas. This was a realization of a life-long dream. Immediately after graduation, she joined the staff at Hermann Hospital.
Spring clearance (advertisement)
Three John Deeres, $500 and up; five 1952 Ford tractors, $700 and up; three 1949 Ford tractors, $500 and up; plenty of used middlebuster, cultivators and breaking plows -- priced to sell! Holly Springs Tractor Co.
Jack Nicols Looney of Marshall County showed a grand champion Holstein female in the junior dairy division of the district livestock show at Batesville.
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