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From the McNairy County Independent, Friday, April 30, 1926

?? School News:

L. Coleman and son, I.L. Jr. were in Selmer Saturday on business.
W.G. Minton has purchased a Ford, but we feel sorry for that Ford.
Mrs. E. J. White of Pocahontas has returned from Memphis where she went to have
an operation of appendicitis but found it unnecessary.
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Tackett visited their daughter, Mrs. Lester Blasingame at
Corinth, ???
Mrs. Arrie Smith of Memphis is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Gooch.
Rev. J. G. Gooch filled his regular appointment at Kirkīs Schoolhouse Sunday.
It seems the road grading crew have forsaken us, as the road to Pocahontas is most
S. L. Hunter and wife visited the latterīs parents, Mr. and Mrs. I.L. Coleman recently,
motoring through in their new car.
There will be an all day singing at Eureka, 2nd Sunday in May.
J. S. Dunaway and wife of Selmer visited their sister, Mrs. Kirk, Sunday.
Troy Taylor was the Sunday afternoon guest of Miss Mildred Boatman.
Miss Mary McMahan spent Sunday with her friend Miss Pauline Boatman.
J. C. Taylor made a business trip to Corinth Monday.
R. G. Gooch, wife and little daughter, Marie, spent Sunday with nephew J.G.

The Methodist Church building in Bethel Springs burned to the ground about 9:30
last Sunday morning. The fire had gained such headway when it was discovered that
saving the building was then impossible. The church had in recent years been
changed from its original location and many improvement had been made on the
building. The building was erected along in the early eighties.

Transcribed by Mary Hudson from old newspaper clipping sent by
Murrell Peeples M-Peeples@peoplepc.com


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