Way Back WhenMar 24th, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: History
March 28, 1941
Mr. and Mrs. M.M. Cherry and family are moving this week into their new home that has just been completed.
Roy W. Bush, of Shellman, Ga., in renewing his Enterprise-Recorder, writes, “To get the county paper is like getting a letter from home.”
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tibbals are the proud parents of a fine son, born March 20.
Mr. and Mrs. M.H. Waring had as guests from Thursday to Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Waring and three children of Pahokee.
March 23, 1951
A telephone message from Congressman Bennett’s office in Washington Wednesday stated that the preliminary part of the application for the new Madison County Memorial Hospital has just been approved in Atlanta, Ga.
Edwina’s Beauty Shop interior was recently repainted a lovely shade of surf-green with pink-tinted ivory trim. Also, a new floor covering of linoleum tile adds to the beauty of the shop.
A small storm in the Hanson section Monday afternoon took the roof off the porch and living room of the Emory Gibson home.
The Lee Men’s Club will meet next Tuesday night at 8 o’clock. Coach Paul Martin will talk. The boys and girls who were on the basketball teams and the local coaches, Mr. Canon and Mrs. Evelyn Hall, will be the special guests. Very appropriate emblems in maroon and silver will be awarded to the selected students.
March 24, 1961
The W.B. Kinsey & Son Nursery, located in Pinetta, reported good business resulting from advertising in the Enterprise-Recorder. Mr. Kinsey said he is very pleased and plans to continue his ads.
Price support for the 1961 crop of peanuts will average at least $221 per ton, according to John Cone, chairman, Madison County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee.
The flagpole in front of the Courthouse is being repainted.
Jimmy Scanlan entered Massey’s in Jacksonville Tuesday to take a course for a Broadcast Engineering License.
March 26, 1971
Mrs. Fred Mickler and Mrs. Susanne Sanders of Madison were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mickler of Athens, Ga.
Winn-Dixie price check: W-D brand cubed beef steakettes, 88 cents a pound; whole slab bacon, 39 cents a pound; onions, five-pound bag, 39 cents; baking hens, 45 cents a pound.
Marine Lance Corporal Vernon L. Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Miller and husband of Mrs. Iona Miller, all of Madison, was promoted to his present rank while serving with the Third Marine division in Okinawa.
Mrs. George Hendry, affectionately known to her many friends as “Miss Alma” will retire on March 31 after serving 25 years as finance officer for the Madison County School Board.