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Early files for the week of November 23, 2015

Compiled by Patsy Young 118 years ago: 1897 A team ran away with Eph. Butts Wednesday night and he was thrown from the wagon about a mile from town...

Early files for the week of November 16, 2015

Compiled by Patsy Young 118 years ago: 1897 It will not be long until Nashville will want an electric light plant and a system of water works. An investment of...

Early Files for the Week of November 2, 2015

COMPILED BY PATSY YOUNG Early files for the week of November 2, 2015 118 years ago: 1897 Well, it rained! A gentle rain set in about 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon and...

Early Files for the week of October 26, 2015

COMPILED BY PATSY YOUNG 119 years ago: 1896 There were in the state penitentiary September 17, 1896 951 convicts, divided as follows: Whites 287; Negroes 662; Indians 2. The following statistics have...

Early Files for October 19, 2015

119 years ago: 1896 Mr. G.L. Boggs and daughter, of Corinth, were in town Thursday. Mr. Boggs was using a new wagon which he has just finished, doing all the...

Early Files

Patsy Young- Compiled by 1896 Two prisoners confined in the jail at Centre Point escaped Monday night by breaking out in some unknown manner. Four prisoners were confined in the jail, but...

The Early Files

Complied by Patsy Young 105 years ago: 1910 L. H. Coleman, Jr. was injured by a charge of dynamite Saturday morning, while engaged in blasting a...

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Complied by Patsy Young 105 years ago: 1910 Frank McCauley, Jr. and Amos, Tobe and Bud Chambers will have preliminary trails at Umpire today, on the...

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Compiled by Patsy Young 110 years ago: 1905 A chicken snake was killed on the premises of Chas. Womack Saturday, which was found to have swallowed...

The Early Files

Compiled by Patsy Young 105 years ago: 1910 George Parker of Muddy Fork, called at the The News office Saturday and exhibited a pearl, which was...