Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Nov. 18, 1937 Big Black News: Mrs. Carey Thomas and little son returned home to Atlanta last Friday after a few weeks’ visit with her daughter, Mrs. Dock Gilliland.

Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Crowley have been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Crowley.

Mr. J.P. Burgess visited relatives in the delta during the weekend.

Miss Mildred Vails spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Vails.

Little James Everett and Billie Ruth Doss spent Sunday with Mrs. J.P. Burgess.

Miss Ila Mae Strickland returned home after a week’s visit with her sister, Mrs. Lavonia Noblin.

Miss Gola Belle Noblin accompanied her hone and spent Monday night.

Miss Mae Alice Burchfield spent Saturday with her sister, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Vails.

Gum Springs News: Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Love spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Cooper.

Mrs. P.W. Bell and daughter, Icy, visited Mrs. Lum Vaughan on Monday.

Visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Elkin on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Smith Dill, son Earl, and Mrs. Blair Woods.

Mrs. Lola Cooper visited Mrs. Katherine Wright on Monday.

Hugh Cooper spent Friday night and Saturday with Wayne and Gale Kemp near Lollars Grove.

Mrs. Jewel Elkins, Mrs. Lottie Dill and Mrs. Pansy Woods spent a while Sunday afternoon in the Coneus Cooper home.

Mrs. Sallie Wells visited relatives near Houston last week.

Sarah Cooper visited her sister, Mrs. Bilbo Wright, on Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Carwyle have moved into the home of the latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Harrison.

50 Years Ago: Nov 15, 1962 Springhill News: Mr. and Mrs. Quentin Ellis and Mrs. Carl Roberts visited recently in Memphis with the Bill Clark family.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry McPhail spent last week with their daughter, Mrs. Carl Roberts.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Clark of Memphis spent the weekend with relatives here and were accompanied home by their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry McPhail.

Mr. Harry Kimbrell of Huntsville spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. Agnes Kimbrell.

Mr. C.W. O’Neal and Mrs. Jack Hendricks visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. Charles O’Neal.

Mrs. Guy Hendricks of Grenada visited Monday with Mrs. Dulaney.

Sunset News: Sunday afternoon visitors with Mr. and Mrs. I.L. Baker were Mr. and Mrs. Wes McMinn of near Ackerman, Mrs. Louise Graves, Miss Sue Ann Hall in Ackerman, Mrs. Coleman Bagwell and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Bagwell and sons.

Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Baker returned home Monday from a weekend visit with relatives in Cleveland.

Mrs. Oscar Medders and daughter spent Wednesday with her mother, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Tom Hodges.

Mrs. J.C. McCain spent a while Monday morning with Mrs. I.L. Baker.

Mr. and Mrs. Singleton visited Thursday with her sister, Mr. and Mrs. Sid Haynes in Bywy.

Mrs. I.L. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Medders spent a while Tuesday with Mrs. Dimpie Steadman and children.

25 Years Ago: Nov. 12, 1987 Lollars Grove News: Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Thompson visited Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sims a while Monday afternoon. Rev. Joe Green of Mathiston visited Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sims and son, Thomas, on Tuesday morning.

Mrs. Ada Stewart of West Point was a dinner guest with the Sims family on Tuesday, and Mrs. Bertha Mae Cummings visited Tuesday afternoon.

Visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Goines on Saturday were Mr. and Mrs. Fuller Cook of Columbus, Mr. Lee Louis and Mr. Hubert Harrison.

Mrs. Bertha Mae Cummings visited Mrs. Gena Holland and Mrs. Christine Roberts on Wednesday. She visited Mrs. Annie Whitaker on Thursday.

Gum Springs News: Mrs. Barbara May and daughters of Oxford and Mrs. Billie Card visited Mrs. Moree Vaughan on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parker were recent visitors with relatives in Kosciusko and with Mr. Freddy Parker of Clarkson.

Mr. and Mrs. F. Strickland of Columbus, Mr. and Mrs. Freddy Parker and daughter were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parker.

Mrs. Bessie Mae Crowley of Mathiston visited Mrs. Moree Vaughan on Saturday.

Mrs. Judy Patridge and children visited Mrs. Kathy Griffin Saturday afternoon.