Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago:
Nov. 17, 1938
Shady Grove News:
Mr. and Mrs. Wood Waits and children were Saturday night guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Peeples.
Mrs. John Crocker has been in Philadelphia for the past week as a guest in the home of her children there.
Mr. and Mrs. John Collum of Clarkson were guests of relatives in the community Sunday and were present for the singing in the afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Pascal Hodges and little daughter Sarah were Sunday dinner guests in the Atlee Peeples home.
A number of young people enjoyed singing Saturday night in the G.S. Bailey home.
Miss Bessie Kilpatrick of Eupora was a guest of relatives over the weekend.
Recent guests in the John Courtney home were Mrs. Lottie Cook and son, Billie, of Helena, AR, Mr. J.T. Courtney and Mr. and Mrs. Noah Fondren of Eupora.
Miss Mary E. Bailey was a guest Saturday night of Miss Aileen Peeples.
Bro. J.V Wilson filled his regular appointment here Sunday. There was a large crowd present.
Visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Womack Sunday were Miss Roxie Womack, a member of the faculty at Center Grammar School and Mr. W.H. Womack.
Mr. Tom Ira Crumby, a student at MSU spent the weekend with home folks, Dr. and Mrs. H.F. Crumby.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe E. Skelton visited the latter’s parents, at the lake during the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. B.L. Griffin and family spent the day Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Y.B. Gore.
Mr. and Mrs. Whitley Wilson and son, Charles Thomas, called on friends here Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Tellie Ball and children accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Forest Dendy to Eupora on Sunday.
50 Years Ago:
Nov. 14, 1963
Happy Hollow News:
The children of Mr. W.G. Bridges surprised him Sunday with a birthday dinner at his home. Just a few visiting him were Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Snyder and Robert, Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Young and Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Cleo South and Yvette, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Bridges and Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Turman all of West Point and several more.
Mrs. Junior Dodd and Mrs. Sonny Fisher spent Monday with Mrs. Nellie Fisher.
Larry Gregory of Louisville spent part of last week with his sister, Mrs. Jay Harville.
Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Snyder and Robert spent Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Cleo South near Mathiston.
Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Young visited a while Monday night with Me. and Mrs. W.W. Harville.
Mrs. Carl McKenzie and son Stevie of Vicksburg spent a while Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Jones.
Mrs. Dero Dobbs visited her sister and family, Mrs. Willie Ted Jones near Reform Thursday.
Mrs. J.S. Jones and Barbara called on the Charley Pollards Tuesday.
Mrs. Opal Breland, Mrs. Grace Dobbs and Mrs. Merle Smith visited their mother and brother, Mrs. Maude Henry and X.O. on Tuesday.
Mr. Elsie Brooks and Mr. Wiley Dobbs visited Mr. Dobbs’ aunt, Mrs. Vergie Ruff recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Pollard spent Saturday night with their children in Columbus.
Mrs. Anna Stidham spent Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Melvinia Dobbs.
Wednesday visitors with Mrs. Vera Franklin were Mrs. Ruth Pollard and Miss Myrtle Jones.
25 Years Ago:
Nov. 16, 1988
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Webb, Michael and Kelly Brook were Friday night supper visitors with Mrs. Ona Webb.
Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Blaylock and Clanton spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Clanton of Philadelphia.
Mrs. Doris Carroll is home after spending some time with Mr. and Mrs. Gip Garner of Florida.
Mrs. Dorothy Ward and daughter, Tammy Zachary of Rogersville, AL visited Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gore during the weekend. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Porter White visited on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bollis of Greenwood spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stewart and Mrs. Jimmy Stewart. Jim and Chris Stewart visited on Sunday.
Mr. Ray and Joan Higgs of Jackson spent the day Saturday and visited with Mr. and Mrs. Myron Huffman.
Mr. R.L. Cooke was a luncheon guest and visited with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cooker on Sunday. Mrs. Cooke’s sister of Arkansas is with her now.
Little Miss Mandy Hill visited Sunday with her uncle’s family, the Allen Coopers.