News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – March 7, 1913
NOXAPATER: Mr. Jess Robinson and family were guests last Sunday in
the home of his brother, Dr. Joe Robinson. – Mrs. C. C. Gunn spent
Saturday and Sunday with her friend, Mrs. Caperton, in the Mount
Pleasant vicinity. – Mrs. C. C. McLeod is opening up her stock of
millinery goods at McBrayer and Barnett’s and will have a nice line
of novelties at reasonable prices.

MARRIAGES: Mr. Grover C. Ingram of Montgomery county and Miss Ellen
Permenter were married at the residence of Mr. W. J. Tabor, in
Louisville, on Sunday afternoon, February 23rd, Rev. A. J. Crawford
officiating.

LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Carroll, a fine girl on the
4th. – Miss Mary Curry found a bunch of keys in the streets a few
days ago, which the owner can get by paying for this notice. – Dr.
Emmitt D. Kemp is now with the Mississippi State Hospital at
Vicksburg. – Mr. and Mrs. Z. A. Brantley carried their little son
Randolf to Memphis this week to have his eyes treated. Randolf was
thrown from his pony a year or two ago, from which wounds were
received that effected his eyes.

DEATHS: ROCKY HILL reported the death of Mrs. Jennie (Coleman)
Robertson, wife of Charlie Robertson on Friday morning, the 21st. She
was laid to rest at Rocky Hill the following day. She had been sick
only ten days with pneumonia and la-grippe.
75 Years Ago – March 4 , 1938

Miss Geraldine Baker, lovely daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Baker,
was selected “Miss Winston County” in the Beauty Revue staged by the
local American Legion Auxiliary.

On February 24th, the relatives, friends and neighbors of Mrs.
Elmira Harlan surprised her with a 90th birthday dinner. Her cake
was decorated with 90 pink candles.

LOUISVILLE: J. O. Tabor, grandson Jimmie Clark, and Marvin
Thrailkill spent the week end in Birmingham, Ala. with Mr. Tabor’s
daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Thrailkill. – Mrs. E.
E. Reynolds and mother, Mrs. Jones, visited the Azalea Trail in
Mobile, Ala. last Friday and Saturday. – Miss Ludie Hemphill of the
Ellison Ridge community is spending a week with Mr. and Mrs. N. B.
Miles and family.

The Blackwood Brothers Quartet, famous artists of radio and stage,
will appear in a big concert at CALHOUN school, Friday night, March
4th. One hour and thirty minutes of FIRST CLASS entertainment will
include vocal and instrumental music and plays with plenty of fun.
Admission 10 cents and 20 cents.

DEATHS: Just as we are closing, news reaches us that Rev. J.D.
Fulton, who has been ill for some weeks, died Thursday afternoon, at
his home near Rocky Hill. Funeral and burial will be at Murphy Creek
today (Friday) at 2 p.m. -The remains of Mr. Marion F. Tollison,
70, were brought back and buried at Betheden, near his home at
Highpoint. – Mr. Eli Jordan Vowell, 61, of the Mars Hill community,
died February 25th, at the home of his neighbor, Walter Bennett. Mr.
Vowell visited Mr. Bennett that evening, and was suddenly taken ill
and died.

NOXAPATER: Mr. and Mrs. Billie French moved this week to the east
side of the railroad, where they will have charge of the telephone
exchange, which has been operated this past year very effectively by
Mrs. Sam Myatt. – J. E. Robinson is back home from Brinkley
Hospital at Hot Springs, Ark., where he underwent an operation. –
There are quite a large number of cases of the mumps among our school
pupils.