The Reynolds New Era
Reynolds New Era July 9, 1930
Homer Jolly, a farmer living south of Reynolds in Macon County was killed by a
white employee named Berrien Massee on the farm of Mr. Jolly. Mr. Jolly's arm
was shot off by a shot gun alledged to have been fired by Massee and after
being operated on at an early hour Saturday morning in Reynolds, died at the
home of his sister, Mrs. E.L. Brooks. Mr. Jolly is survived by a wife, one
son and three daughters living at homeand two married daughters living in
other parts of the country.
The Reynolds New Era April 16, 1930
Under the direction of Mr.
G. L. Cooper, the Grand Theatre at Reynolds
It is understood that sound pictures will be shown in just a short time.
The Reynolds New Era April 23, 1930
Mr. B. E. Hobbs, operating a large plantation in Macon County on the Flint River road was shot Sunday afternoon at his home by his brother-in-law, Clifford McDaniel. Mr. McDaniel is a tenant on the farm of Mr. Hobbs and for some reason had occasion to go to his house which is situated just to the rear of the Hobbs home and after an altercation, the cause of which is unknown, McDaniel shot Hobbs with a shotgun. Mr. Hobbs was standing on the ground at the doorsteps and McDaniel shot him while standing in the doorway. Mr. Hobbs was rushed to the Macon Hospital in Goddard's ambulance where he died at three o'clock Monday morning. Funeral services will be held in the country cemetery Tuesday it is understood. Mr. Hobbs is survived by his wife who was a sister of Clifford McDaniel, and by three sons and a daughter. It is understood that McDaniel has been placed in Macon County jail.
The Reynolds New Era Wednesday, April 30, 1930 The Reynolds New Era Wednesday, April 30, 1930 The marriage of Miss Frances Powell and Mr. J. B. Benton was solemnized at the home of Rev. Griffin in Butler Saturday evening in the presence of a few of the intimate friends of the couple. They will make their home in Butler for a few weeks. The marriage of Miss Frances Powell and Mr. J. B. Benton was solemnized at the home of Rev. Griffin in Butler Saturday evening in the presence of a few of the intimate friends of the couple. They will make their home in Butler for a few weeks.
Reynolds New Era August 20, 1930
Believed Murdered By Unknown Parties
The body of Homer Bazemore,
Taylor County deputy sheriff was found at an early hour Saturday morning
lying face downward in a pool of blood with a bullet hole in the center of
his forehead. His .38 caliber pistol was found a few feet from the body of
the dead deputy with one emptied cartridge. It was first believed that Mr.
Bazemore had taken his own life but developments later indicated that he had
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