December 9, 2010
Check out this little cutie! A blue heeler-shih tzu mix named Donald, who will make a great Christmas addition to your family. He’s neutered and up to date with shots. Call the Marshall County Humane Society at 662-564-2900 for an appointment to see all the available pets. See Petfinder.com for a complete list of our animals for adoption.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - December 7, 2000
Native son David Hill to sign books at library
A local celebrity is coming to town Sunday. Dave Hill, former Holly Springs resident and author of a new novel, Butterfly Hill, will sign his book and read from it at the Marshall County Library. Hill, the son of Betty and the late Bob Hill, spent his high school years in Holly Springs. He now lives in Los Angeles.
Famous Mississippi artist stops in town to paint
Wyatt Waters, famed Mississippi artist, stopped by to paint one of his wife’s childhood memories, Tyson Drug Store.Vickie Little Waters spent much of her youth here.
25 Years Ago - December 5, 1985
Frank Stegall of Red Banks killed an eight-point buck early Wednesday on Hwy. 7 South. His wife Opal helped him dress the 110-pound deer.
Danny Lewis of Slayden killed a six-point deer behind his house Saturday morning.
Two get bucks
Sonny Pryor of Red Banks and Greg Shackleford of Byhalia each killed a buck hunting together on opening day. Sonny killed his three-point with a 30.06 and Greg killed his spike with a 20 gauge.
Barrett gets a 5-point
Joni DeAnn Barrett was proud of her dad’s five-point deer killed last Saturday after 30 minutes in the woods. He killed it with one shot.
50 Years Ago - November 10, 1960
The Nation watched Mississippi election night
Senator John F. Kennedy has been elected President of the United States by a bare 50.28% majority. The people of the nation became much aware of Mississippi’s eight unpledged electors when in the early hours of the morning it seemed Mississippi would name the next president. California was won by a small margin and Kennedy was assured of the election.
Surprise birthday party for Miss Divine
The off-duty telephone operators gave a surprise birthday party for Miss Ava Divine, chief operator, Friday morning. Miss Divine went to the lounge at 10 a.m. for her usual coffee break and was very much surprised to see the guests and off-duty operators waiting for her. The girls served sandwiches, cake and coffee and presented Miss Divine with an electric skillet.
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