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Eileen Hicks of Sedalia, Ky., spoke to members of the Creative Homemakers Club about the dolls. She owned a business called Dolls Today and exhibited figurines and porcelain dolls.
The Plumley Division of Dana Corp. received Toyota Auto Company quality certificate.
Bryant Williams, editor emeritus of The Post-Intelligencer, was honored at an open house at the Rhea Public Library. Margaret McMillen, chair of Friends of the Library, said Friends members were unanimous in choosing Williams.
Funeral services were held for longtime Henry County educator Mary E. Cannon, who died at age 91. Ben Boone of the First United Methodist Church, of which she was a member, officiated.
Melanie Conkling Province was to represent Paris as Lady of the Kingdom for the 1972 Memphis Cotton Carnival. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Province and a freshman at the University of Alabama.
The Shelton IGA store advertised whole broiler chickens at 26 cents a pound; pork chops, 69 cents per pound; and sliced bacon, 69 cents per pound.
Rich and Dick Carothers were pictured visiting with Congressman Ed Jones in Washington. The Carothers were in Washington for a meeting of the American Cattlemen’s Association.
Joe Perry was nominated for a second term from the Paris Civitan Club and Jim Pritchard was chosen to become vice-president in 1973.
Milton Flood was pictured with two huge hailstones that fell around his home in Whitlock. One weighed an ounce and measured 2 inches in diameter.
An Easter dance at the Legion Gym in Mayfield was
announcement. Billy Shelton and his orchestra would play.
Mayor Frank Blake received the first Easter Seal Sheet from Postmaster HV Somerville, Chairman of the Easter Seal Campaign.
Memphis Commercial Appeal staff correspondent Frank Vestal visited Lake Kentucky on a fishing trip and wrote that he had never seen so much water and so few boats. He praised bass fishing which he enjoyed with expert local anglers KB Humphreys and Bob Humphreys.
The following hair salons have announced they will be closed all day Wednesday: Willoughby, Haywood, Marshall, Caldwell, Madden and Moore.
Another recovery truck had been added to the city’s street cleaning service. It was a Ford with a dump bed.
Two men in the vicinity of the river were greeted in the courtyard of Esq. Presnell to Dulac on a charge of transporting “white mule” liquor and tied to the grand jury on $500 bond.
The Cumberland Telephone Co. has announced overnight long distance rates to a number of cities. The 25 cent rate would apply to Clarksville, Dickson, Fulton, Humboldt, Jackson, Mayfield, Milan, Paducah and others.
JW Denham & Son has announced a new delivery of the finest quality FA Ames pushchairs. They also carried Oliver and Vulcan plows.