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Friendship’s spark is kindled from Progress

What are the odds of two men moving to the same city in California, and never realizing that they both were from Pontotoc? Well, J.C. Sneed and the late Durley Waldrop did just that. Both lived in Lincoln, California, and several years ago, Durley’s brother, Wadelow, who lives here in Pontotoc, was reading the obituaries […]

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‘Yes, Virginia, Dot’s seen all sixty parades’

She’s the queen of Christmas parades in Pontotoc. Dot Hardin can remember when the very first parade rolled down Main Street in 1953. “I remember this so vividly because I was a Jaycette and Claude [her husband] was a Jaycee.” Her daughter, Genie, who was a girl at the time, was in that very first […]

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Christmas parades begin this Saturday

Now that we’ve given thanks for the turkey and the dressing it’s time to have a parade! Dates and times have been announced for Sherman, Toccopola, Ecru, Pontotoc and Thaxton. Three Christmas parades are set for this Saturday, December 1, including ones at Sherman, Toccopola and Ecru. Pontotoc’s Christmas parade is set for Monday night, […]

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