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March 10, 1944
J.S. Beggs of Panama City spent the weekend here with his family.
J.E. Strickland was a visitor at Cherry Lake Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. R.P. Buchanan were visiting Mr. Buchanan’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Buchanan Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Raines spent Saturday night and Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Dryden of Lee.
March 12, 1954
A well-coached and determined Red Devil team outclassed a good Perry team 50-43 in the finals of the North Florida Conference Championship basketball tournament held in Perry last Saturday night before some 1,000 fans.
T.M. Howerton, Jr., local consulting forester and building supplies dealer, has been elected president of the Association of Consulting Foresters, the organization announced this week.
Leroy Collins, candidate for Governor, will speak in Madison Saturday, March 13, at 4 o’clock. At 5:30 the same afternoon, he will be in Greenville.
Mrs. Marie Park had the pleasure of having two of her sisters visit her recently.
March 13, 1964
The Rotary Club Board of Directors recently voted to donate $50 to the Madison High School library and $50 for the high school essay contest.
Capt. Edward King has returned to Bergstrom Air Force Base after a week’s visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George M. King of Pinetta.
J.W. Pulliam of the Hanson section reports that a rabid coon attacked their dog Wednesday of last week.
Mr. Dalton Mercer and Mr. Ralph Williams were business visitors in Dallas, Texas this week.
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