News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –March 14, 1913
NOXAPATER: Little Miss Ettie Lee Hickman entertained a number of
her little friends at a birthday party on Saturday afternoon. – Mr.
Wood of Kosciusko, who is the manager of the Hard Wood mill that is
being put up in north town, is here and will soon have his mill ready
for operation. – Miss Edna Hunt returned to her home at Sturgis
last Sunday after a pleasant with her sister, Mrs. J. M. Harris.

SIMMONS SPRINGS: Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Athey have a new babe, born on
the 8th. – Miss Eva Mills, after a visit to her uncle, Mr. M. P.
Miles, returned to her home at Highpoint.

LOUISVILLE: Mrs. Callie Snowden of Brooksville is visiting her
sister, Mrs. W. J. Newson this week. – The ladies of the Baptist
Church will have another market Saturday at the Dr. Kirk old office,
with a nice collection of edibles. – Smiley and Richardson’s
Millinery store will open on the 19th of this month.

75 Years Ago – March 11, 1938
The Louisville Wildcat basket ball team claimed the trophy for the
Winston County Tournament, held at Noxapater.

LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lee Sullivan are the proud parents of
a fine baby boy, born February 28. They have named him Doyle
Patterson. – Post Master and Mrs. Boyd McMillin are rejoicing over
the arrival of a sweet baby girl who arrived March 7. They have
named her Rhonda Lane. Mother and baby are at Dr. Riley’s Clinic,
Meridian. – Mr. and Mrs. Oakley Fulcher are rejoicing over the
arrival of a fine boy who made his appearance on March 9. They have
named him Dennis Lee. – Mr. and Mrs. Wm. R. Ward are the fond parents
of a fine boy who arrived March 9. They have named him Ronald Keith.

DEATHS: Mrs. Minnie (Young) Posey, 49, died at the family home in
Noxapater Monday morning after an illness of several weeks. She was
the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Young. Funeral
services and interment were held Tuesday at Mt. Pleasant Church.

NEW HOPE: Mr. and Mrs. Davis Cockrell are the proud parents of a
fine son, Ranny Lee, who made his arrival last week. – Mr. Charlie
Pope, Mr. Jimmie Williams, and Mr. Edgar Jeffries were involved in an
automobile accident on Highway 14, one mile outside town. Luckily,
they escaped serious injury.

Children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren gathered at the home
of Ruben S. Hanna in the Calhoun school section of the county to
honor him on his 82nd birthday. Guests and family members enjoyed a
nice fish fry and picnic dinner.

NOXAPATER: Mrs. William Callahan and baby spent the past week at
Estes, guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Holland Humphries. –
Mrs. Hudspeth of Louisville was a guest of her son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. R. Addkison, here Tuesday. – Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. Woodward and son Arthur spent Sunday with relatives in
Philadelphia. Mrs. Warren, mother of Mrs. Woodward, returned home
with them and is spending this week with them.