Way Back WhenAug 18th, 2011 | By Staff | Category: History
August 29, 1941
Mr. and Mrs. T.C. Wilson have returned to their home in Clearwater after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Wilson.
Mr. Hunter Browning of this city and Rev. W.D. Keis of Greenville attended the American Legion district meeting held in Branford on Sunday.
We are having plenty of rain nowadays.
Mr. Curl Rude is attending summer school at the University of Florida.
August 24, 1951
Charles Gaskins, age six, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bullock Gaskins of Madison, was painfully and probably seriously injured when he exploded a dynamite cap in his hands about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Ed Howard, age 77, is still picking cotton in Cherry Lake. Ed made $6 in two days.
Benjamin and Waring Wyche, Jr., sons of Mr. and Mrs. Waring Wyche, were among the 534 students who received degrees from the University of Florida on Saturday, Aug. 18.
Dan Walker, Jr. is visiting his aunt, Mrs. McKenzie, in Lurinburg, N.C.
August 25, 1961
Members of the Hanson Methodist Sunday School class were on the Circle 6 TV program on Monday, Aug. 26. Mrs. Carl Smith and Mrs. W.J. Bennett accompanied the following children to WCTV: Carlene Smith, Faye Young, Gayle and Dale Cason, Linda and Brenda Pickles, Carl Rushing, Barbara Jean Townsend, Evelyn and Jerry Harris, Pat Taylor, Rusty Newsome and Peggy Newsome.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moore returned Monday from Alabama, where he has been attending summer school.
Teachers at Lee Junior High for the 1961-62 school term are: 1st grade – Mrs. Mary Kent; 2nd grade, Mrs. Carolyn Rowe; 3rd grade – Mrs. Edith Stokes; 4th grade – Mrs. Cleo Hamrick; 5th grade – Mrs. Rita Phillips; 6th grade – Mrs. Ollie Kinsey. Junior high teachers are Mrs. Corine Henderson (English and Library); Mrs. Sue Quick (Social Studies and Physical Education); Mrs. Cordie Welch (Math); Mrs. Eda Bouland (Home Economics); Mr. Thomas L. Moore (Science and Physical Education); and Mr. Henry W. Reams (Vocational Agriculture).
Freddy Howard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Howard, has enlisted in the Navy in the Nuclear Electronics program.
August 27, 1971
Mr. and Mrs. George Townsend of Pinetta announce the engagement of their daughter, Barbara Jean Townsend, to Thomas Frederick Greiner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Greiner of Cherry Lake and Kissimmee.
John M. Wynn, an instructor in English at Alexander City Junior College, has been named an outstanding Educator of America for 1971.
Airman Ronnie L. Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Moore of Greenville, has completed basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
Sgt. Wilbur A. Pulliam, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur A. Pulliam, has received the U.S. Air Force commendation medal for meritorious service in Vietnam.