Way Back WhenJun 2nd, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: History
June 6, 1941
Born to Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Miller Friday, May 30th, a fine 8 lb. baby girl. The little lady has been named Mary Virginia.
Mrs. Dock Hall surprised Mr. Hall Saturday night by inviting a few friends to have supper with them in honor of his birthday.
In our own country, Chief Justine Hughes of the Supreme Court has announced his retirement, effective July 1st.
Mrs. B. G. Waring entertained with an enjoyable picnic lunch Friday at her suburban home honoring Miss Vivian Lanier, popular bride-elect.
June 1, 1951
On Sunday, the six children of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Tomlinson were christened in St. Mary’s Episcopal church.
Governor Warren today signed into law a bill creating eight Congressional districts in Florida. The State gained two congressional districts on the basis of the 1950 Federal census.
Two Madison County bills were passed in the Legislature last week. One establishes a small claims court with jurisdiction up to $100 under the County Judge. The other relieves the Game and Fish Commission and the Board of County Commissioners of liability for any damage from increased water levels in Hickstown Marsh in the county.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Blanton of Greenville announce the birth of a son, May 27.
June 2, 1961
John Edward Fraleigh, BS, bus; Frances Stewart Copeland, BS ed; Edward Bailey Browning Jr. and William Langford Welch, BS, arts and science, are graduating from FSU Saturday, June 3rd.
Lynette Bishop of Greenville and Jackie Pepera of Madison have been selected to attend Girls’ State.
Lois Morgan, member of the Junior class of Greenville High School, has been awarded the Crisco trophy for outstanding work in home economics.
The Senate passed 34-1 bill to cut intangible tax on stock and bond holdings from 22 to 1.5 mills; bill returned to House to concur in amendment.
June 4, 1971
Pharmacist Wayne Williamson, Jesse Hutchinson and Steve Ryals caught about 35 pounds of bass in Lake Talquin a few days ago.
Mr. Luther Sullivan was Man of Honor for the 9th Annual Ebenezer Homecoming.
The Becky Robinson School of Dance presented “Showtime,” Thursday, May 27, 1971 in the Madison High School Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. L. D. Robinson, master ceremonies, and also Becky’s father, began by welcoming everyone to the show and introducing Becky.
Dannitte Mays, the fourth, was born last Thursday, May 27 at 5:19 in the Madison Hospital.