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May 13, 1943

Twister Strikes New Providence; Three Injured – A twister swept through the New Providence community, west of Freestone, about 10:30 Monday morning, devastating a strip of three or four miles long. Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Wren and Mrs. Wren's mother, Mrs. Rogers, lost their homes and were seriously injured and are in a Teague hospital. Jim Rockey's house was completely demolished. Considerable damaged was done to homes and outbuildings on the farms of W.B. Bond, Green Miller, John Stephenson, and Ben Cockrum. Other damage was done throughout the path of the storm.

Jury In Murder Trial Fail To Agree – The jury in the murder trial of R.A. Fulcher was discharged Saturday evening having been unable to agree on a verdict. It is reported the jury stood nine for acquittal and three for conviction. The trial began Thursday, Bowlen Bond County Attorney, and Will Justis of Athens represented the State, and the defendant was represented by Geppert & Victery of Teague. Fulcher was charged with murder of William Bass in Teague about two years old. Both were citizens of Teague.

Ira's – Hangmen Also Die starring Brian Dunlevy and Walter Brennan; Margin For Error starring Joan Bennett and Milton Berle; It Ain't Hay starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello; Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour starring Jimmy London and Charlie Smith; Star Spangled Rhythm starring Bing Crosby and Ray Milland

May 9, 1968

Ivy's General Store sale May 9-11

n Crisp Lettuce – 15 cents/head

n Big K Flour – 5 lbs./39 cents

n Kimbelle Salad Dressing – 39 cents/quart

n Birdseye Cool Whip – 29 cents/pint

n Diamond D Spaghetti 300 can 6/69 cents

Help Wanted – Reliable ranch hand at Morse Ranch needed now

For Sale – 1965 Ford LTD


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