Way Back WhenAug 29th, 2013 | By Admin | Category: Community News, History
September 3, 1943
A.T. Gibson left Wednesday afternoon for Washington, D.C. where he has accepted a position as linotype operator in the Government Printing Office. Delmar Futch, of Greenville, young son of Mrs. Burdine Futch and brother of Seaman Edgar Futch, one of the early heroes of the war, was in the city this week making inquiries at the Red Cross office about joining the Navy. Young Futch is 17. Besides his brother, Edgar, in the Navy, he has another brother in the U.S. Marines. The Army base at Fort Bell, Bermuda, has named one of its streets for the late Capt. Colin P. Kelly, Jr., one of the first and most colorful heroes of the present war. Technician 4th Grade George A. Hendry, of Madison, a member of Headquarters, Service Battalion, Field Artillery Officer Candidate Regiment, Field Artillery School, has been awarded the Army Good Conduct Medal.
August 28, 1953
Hyem Kramer was recently installed president of the Madison Rotary Club. Friends are glad to hear that Norman M. Wynn, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Wynn, of Orange and Macon Streets in Madison, has been promoted to the grade of Staff Sergeant. Seaman Recruit Brenn Clayton arrived in San Diego, Calif., Aug. 16, to begin Navy training. Mr. and Mrs. Chandler Rains have as their guest this week, Mr. Rains’ brother, R.V. Rains, of Jacksonville.
August 30, 1963
Miss Connie Pepera received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee with a major in History and Library Science. Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Wheat have returned to Liberty, Mo., from a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Waring Wyche and other relatives. Miss Judy Cole, recent graduate of Madison High School, is to attend Jacksonville University. Mrs. Farris Bryant of Tallahassee was the guest of her mother, Mrs. D.F. Burnett, the first of the week.