Way Back WhenFeb 12th, 2013 | By Staff | Category: History
February 19, 1943
The Lee school building was burned down early Monday morning between four and five o’clock.
Pvt. J.C. Kinsey was painfully and very seriously injured last Friday afternoon at Camp Butner, N.C. While taking a .30-caliber machine gun apart, a compressed spring flew out, striking him in the right eye.
All volunteer workers who can, please meet at the Madison High School Auditorium Friday afternoon at 5 o’clock to go through the procedure of point rationing.
A surplus Army egg-buying depot has been opened in the store buildings in back of John Henry Plant’s store, beginning this Saturday.
February 13, 1953
B.L. McLane was recently given a safe driving award by his employer, American Bakeries Company.
Members of St. Mary’s Episcopal enjoyed a parish supper last Thursday in the new Parish House.
Mrs. R.C. Horne was a visitor at White Springs Friday at the Stephen Foster Memorial.
More than two-and-a-half inches of rain fell here last Friday and Saturday night, bringing the rainfall for the first week in February up to more than that for the month of January.
February 15, 1963
The Madison Red Devil basketball team defeated Florida High Saturday night to become champions of the North Florida Conference.
Dr. and Mrs. T.H. Callahan had as weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. William Robison.
Bob and Beanie Searcy have sold the 40-acre farm of Mr. and Mrs. George T. Goodridge close to Driggers Crossing on Highway 6 to Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Dennis, Sr.
Miss Elizabeth Mays of Monticello is the guest this week of Mrs. Emy Howerton and Mr. C.B. Kelly.
February 16, 1973
Three inches of snow falls and blankets the ground in Madison County on Feb. 10, 1973.
The Madison High Cougars basketball team travels to Greenville to play the Pirates at 6:30 tonight.
Madison High School’s 1973 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow is Rachel Ann Hughey.
Bright Side shampoo, 2 for $1 and Colgate Instate Shave, 2 for $1 at the Van H. Priest Company.