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Yesterear Photo
Employees of Harold Wood Trucking in 2007 when they were celebrating 40 years in business. Pictured are (l-r0) Phil Brinkley, Josh Hudson, Nathan...

Backward Glances
25 Years Ago Press-News Journal March 14, 1991 At least one military man with Lewis County ties is back from the Persian Gulf War. Staff Sergant Larry Hudnut, 28,...
God Bless Our Mothers
By Myrna Hoteling In 1978, the Girls Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church in LaGrange held a Mother-Daughter Tea, Sixteen ladies were guests, of those ladies five are...
The Covered Dish
Debbie Dance Uhrig Talk about hot off the press. I just barely finished this recipe in time for the column. I am very pleased to present this new dish as it happens to...
Yesteryear Photo
This photo shows a building in the early 1900s that was located at the corner for Fourth and Clark Streets in Canton, which later became the Lewis...

The Covered Dish
Debbie Dance Uhrig Time to grab our cruciferous vegetable, cabbage, for a delicious casserole! Just saying cruciferous is a difficult thing if you ask me. A ‘few’...
Backward Glances
25 Years Ago The Canton Press-News Feb. 28, 1991 Heavy snows and rain in the north part of the Mississippi watershed may result in severe flooding in April equal to...
A photo of the Bunker Hill Stars that was sent in by Johanna Bowls Helton and published recently. The only information she has about the photo is the identification of the players. The  1906 Bunker Hill Stars pictured are: back row: Ben Lay, Guy Bowls, Jep Jenkins, Joe Williams, Earl Thompkins. Front row: Ira Faucett, Burley Wiley, Farrand Jenkins, Bennie Roberts. 
Doug Lay of LaBelle now owns the ball glove that is shown in the picture that was his great grandpa's Ben Lay, according to his late grandpa Albert Lay. The glove is shown pictured with the recent copy of the yesteryear picture. Yesteryear Photos

Letter to the Editor - Sheriff Parrish
On April 5, 2016 voters of the Lewis County C-1 School District will have the opportunity to support education by voting yes for Proposition Kids. In my view, this...
Letter to the Editor
To the Editor: Please vote YES for Kids on the the Lewis County C-1 tax issue on April 5. The district is NOT seeking to raise taxes. Rather, they are seeking to keep...
Letter to the Editor
Residents of Lewis County should vote YES for Kids on April 5. The Lewis County School District would benefit greatly by keeping taxes at the current rate, instead of...
Yesteryear
This photograph of an oxen-drawn bandwagon, loaded with the Williamstown Town Band, was taken approximately 1918-1920. The only musician whose...

Yesteryear
This photograph of an oxen-drawn bandwagon, loaded with the Williamstown Town Band, was taken approximately 1918-1920. The only musician whose identity is known is “Chub”...
Yesteryear Photo
This photo from 1985 shows the late Freed Fish on one of his last days on the job as LaGrange Post Master, a position he had held since 1969 and...

Yesteryear Photo
This photo from 1985 shows J.R. Coates, an employee with Union Electric, assisting Canton city employees with the city's Christmas decorations.