100 YEARS AGO,
J. A. RICHARDSON, EDITORIAL: Pay no attention to the miserable poverty plan by Southern. If they are not competent businessmen, let them step aside so capable men can take charge.
LOCAL NEWS: Dr. Wasson of Moorhead was in town Monday for business before the Board of Supervisors.
Miss Margarite Chapman left Wednesday for Virginia where she will spend the summer.
AD, INDIANOLA ICE COMPANY: We are ready for business and our ice is as good as any in the state. It will be sold at 90 cents per hundred delivered to your door. Every wagon will have scales.
50 YEARS AGO,
The Indianola Production Credit Association released their statement of condition. Officers listed were R. J. Vanlandingham, Inverness, president; R. D. Tharp, Isola, Vice President; Other officers listed were John W. Taylor, Sunflower; J. J. Stephens, Tutwiler; Frank Tindall, Indianola, and Warren Gardner, Silver City.
MOORHEAD NEWS BY MRS. GUS NOBILE: It was a red-letter day for Moorhead when Postmistress, Mrs. W. P. Bishop received word that bids will be taken for a new post office in Moorhead.
RETIREMENT: Roe W. Primm was presented a set of luggage by Bubba Fletcher, President of Planters Gin upon his retirement. Primm has served as manager of the gin for 23 years.
25 YEARS AGO,
Sunflower County farmers have reason to smile big these days as they are expecting one of the best crops in decades. Tyler Muzzi, age 3, was pictured in a photograph inspecting the cotton blooms on Muzzi Farms. He is the son of Michael and Doreen Muzzi.
ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Bill McPherson, outgoing president, hands the gavel over to Jim Lear, incoming president. Other Officers are David Allen, Allen Hargett, Alan Silverblatt and Ira Crosby.
15 YEARS AGO,
The Mets, composed of 7-and-8-year olds, have enjoyed a great season. Team members are Dylan Sanders, Jay Terrell, Hank Lipsey, John Madison Brooks, Remington Gee, Maddox Hargett, Mitchell Pitts, Woods Van Cleve, Ben Van Cleve, Austin Box, Harlan Stewart, and Justin Kent.
FROM AN ARTICLE BY DAVID RUSHING: State Farm Agent Andy Daniels and his family were in London on a trip he was awarded for outstanding sales. It got to be scary when there were four bombings by alleged terrorists while they were there.
Twenty-five years ago, three-year-old Tyler was looking over cotton blooms with his dad, Michael Muzzi. Today, he is the owner and operator of his own farm with crops to look over daily. After he graduated from North Sunflower Academy in Drew, he attended Millsaps College where he played lacrosse. He graduated from Delta State University with a degree in Athletic Management. He spent a few years in that field, but farming was calling him back home. In addition to his own farm, he works on the family farm, Muzzi Farms. He and his wife, Bethany, have three children, Emma, Ellis and Ellie. They live in Cleveland.