Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

By Crystal Nash

 
Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 174

January 4, 2024



December 24, 1953

The Herald reported, “If you come to town some night and think it is still day light, you won’t miss it far. Construction is almost complete on the new street lighting system for Hohenwald…” The new mercury vapor system was called a “white way. “The annual Big Brothers paper sale raised a total of $864.20, topping the 1952 record by $191.20.

John Edwards, Jr. was due to arrive home by Christmas after having spent the past two years in Europe with the U.S. Armed Forces.

The Lankford News column reported that several people were having to push their cars due to the sudden drop...



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