Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 196

June 10, 1954

The Herald reported “Strange Doings with Tomatoes—Potatoes Here.” Wilburn Carroll brought by the newspaper office a tomato vine that was growing from the top of an Irish potato. The odd vine was grown on the farm of Gillie Davis on Buffalo Road. The newspaper dubbed the food item a “Pomato” adding, “if you don’t believe us, come by the Herald as we have the ‘Pomato’ to back us up.”

Kenneth Graves, David Griner, Gerald White, and Bobby Wiggins attended Boys State.

The annual Tennessee picnic and reunion of former Hohenwald residents was scheduled to be held at Dixon, IL on June 20...


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