And the prettiest sight you'll see . . Toots Hobson has a bird's eye view of the square as she adds Christmas greenery and a red ribbon to the historic fire bell. She noted that mischievous children in an earlier time would run a string from the bell to the top of Hill Brothers Store to ring the bell and not get caught!
The Merry Weather Garden Club and the County Commissioners purchased sixteen new wreaths for the courthouse this Christmas season. Garden Club members responsible are,from top, Sally Neal, Toots Hobson and guests Margaret Corbett from Connecticut and Muriel Quinn from Rhode Island. Also offering vital help but not in the photo were Linda Gasses, Battle Neal, Ed Hobson, and Melvin Kelley.