Telephone pioneers sell cookbooks, kitchen knives

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - If you're looking for a new recipe for the holidays or a gift for someone who cooks or needs to learn, a cookbook might be just what you need.

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BellSouth is selling Rada knives and cookbooks full of great southern recipes. The cookbooks start at $5.00.

The donations from the sales will be given to charitable organizations such as Feed by Faith, Relay for Life and Salvation Army Angel Tree. One of the best sellers is Bell's Best Cookbook.

"(There are) over 550,000 copies of this book. It's the original and everybody wants one," said Dorthy Wall, retired telephone company employee.

The sale continues through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the old telephone company building across from Meridian City Hall.