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January 28, 1944
Rev. Fowler filled his regular appointment at Concord Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Ragans and son W.M. and Miss Thera Mae Johnson were guests Sunday of Mr. B.M. Ragans of Cherry Lake. The Rodney Tyson home on South Range Street is being repainted. Master James Merritt left last Wednesday to resume his studies at the blind school in St. Augustine. His mother and his brother, Don, accompanied him.

January 23, 1954
Mrs. J.D. Scruggs is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Nate Curtis, in Monticello this week. Trammell Brittle, aged supposedly 32 years, white, of Monticello, met his death accidentally about 3 p.m. Wednesday while at work at the Shollar crate mill in Greenville. Brittle, who was working in the log yard, was crushed under falling logs from a truck. Mr. and Mrs. H.T. Holton left Sunday for High Point, N.C. to attend the furniture markets. The Loy McCormick Gospel concert will be at the Lee school auditorium Saturday night, Jan. 30.

January 24, 1964
Madison High’s high-stepping Red Devil basketball team defeated arch-competitor Florida High Tuesday night in the latter’s own bailiwick 65-32. Wayne Bell made the Enterprise-Recorder’s Dean’s List last weekend. He sold 62 papers and received $1.86 and a pen. Rev. J.C. Miller reported $532.46 raised for the Madison County Recreation Association for 1963. Orientation and counseling of new students planning to enroll for the spring semester at North Florida Junior College will be held Friday.

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