Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

By Crystal Nash

 
Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 171

November 30, 2023



November 26, 1953

Melvin Mathis, USN hospital corpsman third class, was awarded the Purple Heart Medal for wound received in action against Chinese Communist forces in Korea.

Representatives from L & M Construction Company reported that excavation for the new Industrial Building would begin within a week, weather permitting.

Burglars entered Kittrell Motor Company through a rear window, emptying the cash register of $26.50. They also knocked the combination off the large safe in the company office, and punched the safe with some instrument hard enough to ruin the fire wall in the door. Lo...



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