Time Capsules

75 Years Ago: Nov. 6, 1941 What a Potato! Speaking of a large sweet potato, our genial friend, R.F. Skelton, brought into the office on Monday a potato weighing 15¾ pounds. This phenomenal-size tuber was grown in Mr. and Mrs.…

Bats subject of Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library Bats were flying at the Maben Public Library Oct. 14! We read “Flying Bats” and “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat.” Bats are interesting as they are not birds but…

Gary named president of NRRC

From Press Reports Harold Gary of Brookhaven was elected president of the National Rural Rehabilitation Corp. at the annual conference in Tampa, Florida. He also serves as vice president of the Mississippi Rural Rehabilitation Corp. This corporation is actively involved…

District governor visits Maben Lions

From Club Reports District 30-M Gov. Terry Everett of Boyle near Cleveland visited Maben Lions Club Oct. 11 in the meeting room at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston. He is a retired English professor at Delta State University. He brought a…