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Tag: Quitman County

Legend of Johnnie Keyhole

As a child, I grew up listening to my Grandparents tell me the story of Johnnie Keyhole.  Remember a legend is just a story that is passed down from one generation to the next so this story became the Legend of Johnnie Keyhole. Johnnie Keyhole and his wife lived out from Sledge in the late… Read More ›

Chubby Burgers

Chubby Burgers is located on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive (Highway 3) in Marks, Mississippi. It is in the former Dining Room restaurant. They serve a variety of burgers and sandwiches, but also have a buffet at lunch. Good Southern cooking is what you will find here. There is a large dining room with plenty… Read More ›

Flood of 1935

In 1935, my Grandparents were living in the small community of Tibbs out from Sledge, when the worst flooding to hit that area ever occurred.  My Grandmother told me they went to sleep that night and awoke the next morning hearing a bumping noise under the house.  They thought it was an animal so my… Read More ›

Quitman County Court House, Quitman County, MS

Court houses represent the heart of a county.

January 2019
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