News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – September 27, 1912 The Louisville Concert Band will close their summer concert series next Sunday, at 3:30 p.m., at Masonic Park.

NOXAPATER: “Ran” Stevens, who is employed with a railroad south of Hattiesburg, spent a few days at home this week. – Mrs. Earl Hunt and daughter of Weir visited their cousin, Mrs. Joe Carter. – Miss Otis Kilpatrick left this week for Blue Mountain where she goes to resume her studies at that college. – Mrs. Margaret Yopp of north Mississippi came last week and will spend the winter here with her daughter, Mrs. W. W. Frazier.

LIBERTY: Dr. G. L. Clemants of Rural Hill is in the community doing some dental work. – The Liberty High School girls and boys are organizing a debating team which will meet every Friday afternoon. – Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Holder of Burnside spent Thursday and Friday with their daughter, Mrs. Anna Carter.

MARRIED: On September 18, 1912, Mr. J. W. Hancock and Miss Pearl Hill were married in the presence of friends, Rev. J. D. Hill officiating.

PARTRIDGE HALL: Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Wayne of Newton are visiting the latter’s sister and brother, Mrs. Viola McCool and Mr. J. T. Ingram, Jr. this week. – Mr. Leonard Bouchillon spent Wednesday night with his friend, Mr. J. T. Ingram, Sr.

LOUISVILLE: The Baptist church is having a baptistery pool dug on the lot adjoining the church. This is only temporary, as it is thought a new church will be erected in the near future, when a regular baptistery will be built inside the building.- Joe Kennedy will be here tomorrow with his Brass Band and will play a few on the street. – Mr. Jack Miller left this week for west Texas for his health. We trust the move will be beneficial to his health. – Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Parkes, a fine boy on the 21st, inst.

75 Years Ago – September 24, 1937 LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. James Bryant, a fine boy on the 23rd, inst. – Woodie Majure, who is attending Draughn’s Business School at Tupelo, spent the week end at home. – Miss Mable Marshall of Nashville spent last week with her sister, Mrs. Roy Gipson.

WEDDINGS: Mr. Zack Little of McCool and Miss Algie Young, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Young of Noxapater, were married at Ackerman on September 4, Rev. J. B. Smith of the Baptist church officiating.

NOXAPATER: Mr. J. T. Young, prosperous farmer of this section, and his family have moved to Meridian, where they will make their home in the future. – Miss Mildred Hensley was carried to the Harrison hospital Monday for treatment of an acute attack of tonsillitis. – H. M. Baskin and sons Roy and Bufort attended the funeral of Mr. Baskin’s brother-in-law, Mr. C. S. Thomas, near Winona on Wednesday, September 15. Mr. Thomas was reared in Winston county and will be remembered as “Chuck” Thomas.