About 141 years ago, life was a little different in Covington. From the pages of the May 8, 1880, issue of the St. Tammany Farmer newspaper comes these news items and advertisements. Click on the images to make them larger.
Mail came in three days a week in Covington, once a week in Pearl River.
The New Camelia Announces The Summer Schedule
The Price of Cotton and Who Grew How Much