Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 36

March 01, 1951

The Old Black Joe Company asked local farmers to increase the amount of acreage allocated towards the production of green peas and tomatoes. They offered farmers a guaranteed minimum price of $31 per ton for tomatoes and $80 per ton for green peas. Both prices were a significant increase from the previous year. Seeds would also be furnished free to “all tomato growers who wish to raise their own plants.”

A bicycle shattered the window of the Snip Snap Bite café. A child hurriedly jumped off a bicycle to avoid a fast moving vehicle, which...

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