April 29, 2010
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 27, 2000
Signs with NWCC
Jantre Smith, senior basketball player at Potts Camp High School, recently signed to play basketball with the women’s basketball team at Northwest Community College. Jantre has received All District honors in basketball for the past three years. She has been a member of three state champion teams in cross country and two in track and field. She is the daughter of Delois Smith of Potts Camp.
Officials take bomb threat to H.W. Byers as serious matter
Students at H.W. Byers received an unexpected day off last Wed. due to a bomb threat. The ominous warning, which turned out to be a false alarm, came in the form of a handwritten note left in the front door of the county superintendent’s office.
25 Years Ago - April 25, 1985
A family tradition
1985 Pilgrimage queen Leigh Hurdle will carry on a tradition which began in 1964 when her mother, Mrs. J.K. Hurdle Sr., was selected by the Holly Springs Garden Club, as their first Pilgrimage queen.
Quincy in town!
Musical producer Quincy Jones, who produced the recent hits “We Are the World” and Michael Jackson’s Thriller album, was in Holly Springs doing research on local blues talent for the upcoming movie “The Color Purple” to be directed by legendary Steven Spielburg.
50 Years Ago - April 28, 1960
Approved by vote of 1,801 to 31
The new Wurlitzer Piano Company factory was approved by Marshall County taxpayers Tuesday. The vote was overwhelming in its affirmative nature. Welcome Wurlitzer!
Fryling promotions are announced
F.E. Lehman, manager of Fryling Electric Products, Inc., announces the following promotions: B.A. Vizzier has been elevated to manager of engineering; E.G. Moorehead has been promoted to manager of manufacturing; and H.C. Lollar has been appointed manager of production control, quality control and inspection.
Save Quality Stamps -- 300 free with coupons! (advertisement)
Big Star quality meats: 5-7 rib roast, 69¢ lb.; bone-in brisket, 25¢ lb.; King Cotton franks, 49¢ lb.; 50 free quality stamps with purchase of Jazz dog food, 10 lbs., 95¢.
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