Our family partied most of the weekend. We went to Oxford Saturday for a joint birthday party for granddaughter Addi Claire, who turned 5 Dec. 26, and granddaughter Ellie Kathryn, who will be 2 next week.
It was great to see Jim Beckett out and about Monday. Jim came home last week from an 18-day stay in the hospital in Oxford.
The Tupelo police officer killed last week has connections to Bruce.
A couple of notes that came in with subscription renewals– Calhoun natives Hattie Morgan of Mobile paid for her and her brother, Buford Clark, in Bonifay, Florida.
Charles Rogers’ mention of a snowy Bruce parade in the 1950s set off some memories for Bobbie Shekell of Bruce. Charles couldn’t remember the exact year, but Bobbie said she thought it was 1957 or 1958.
While waiting to take a photo of the group of employees at Spratlin’s Monday morning. Charles Rogers and I were standing outside in the cold discussing Saturday’s parade.
Bruce square is decorated for Christmas with finishing touches going up this week. The Fine Arts Club is working on the gazebo, and the Twentieth Century Club has transformed the light posts.
We are going to have to teach our old-school lingo to the next generation.
A long-time Bruce business has closed the doors. Ronald and Chris Clark have sold the inventory of their junk/antique store– The Tradin’ Place, to re-tire.
It seems that every municipality in the county is looking at speed bumps to slow down speeders.