New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –February 21, 1913 NOXAPATER: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Pointer on the 12th, a boy. – Quite a good deal of gardening is being done this week. – W. A. Crouch has on a moving picture show here this week that is attracting a large crowd. – Messrs. H. B. Duck, R. H. Barrett and Felix Baine are attending the meeting of the Masons Grand Lodge at Gulf Port this week. WEDDINGS: Thursday evening at eight o’clock at the home of Mrs. M. E. Williamson, a quiet wedding occurred when Mr. Guy Moss of Ackerman and Miss Grace Crafton were united in marriage, Rev. J. C. Gatlin of Meridian’s 5th Street Methodist Church officiating. ROCKY HILL: The little infant of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Pickett was buried at Rocky Hill Sunday afternoon. – Messrs. T. M. Yarbrough, Otis Laurence, and C. A. Jones and Wife attended the marriage and Valentine supper given by the Women’s Home Missionary Society at Noxapater Friday night. LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Jones, Jr. on the 19th, a fine girl. – In a personal difficulty 7 miles east of Ethel on Wednesday night, Fate Warren was shot in the shoulder by Mr. Sims with a shot gun. Warren was living at last account. – The music Cantata given by Miss Johnson’s music class at the school hall on last Friday night as well attended and enjoyed by all. – Born, to Mr. and Mrs. George Tucker, a girl. 75 Years Ago – February 18, 1938 LOUISVILLE: Mrs. T. C. Boyles and son Tonnie were called to Hattiesburg last Monday by the death of Mrs. Boyles’ mother, Mrs. Hegwood. – Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Robertson are the happy parents of a sweet baby girl, who arrived February 15th. They have named her Corrinne Frances. – Mr. and Mrs. J. Gordon are celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary in Louisville, Ky. this week. – Mr. and Mrs. Frank McMillin are the proud parents of a bouncing boy, who arrived Feb. 14th. They have named him James Franklin. ROCKY HILL: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Drury, a boy, January 26. – Miss Elizabeth Price of Ford was guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Wade for the week end. NOXAPATER: Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Young and three charming daughters of Greenville spent the week end here with their mother, Mrs. J. N. Young and other relatives. – Mrs. William Callahan and little son visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Holland Humphries at Estes during the past week. – Mr. and Mrs. Will Hickman and family of Liberty community visited Mr. and Mrs. Sessums, who recently moved into our town. CALHOUN: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Palmer, a fine girl recently. – Mr. and Mrs. Walker Wood visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Roebuck last Saturday.