Merle Howard to speak on history of Center School Bell
Shelby County Historical Society speaker this month is Mrs. Merle Howard. She will talk about the Center School Bell at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Shelby County History Museum, 230 Pecan St. The public is cordially invited. Her story revolves around a silver painted bell that has been the “school bell” since the late 1800s and the secret she has carried over 100 years.