July 17, 1953
Tommy Howerton left Saturday with thirty-five other Boy Scouts from North Florida and South Georgia for Atlanta, where they boarded a special train for World Boy Scout Camporee at Irvin Ranch near Los Angeles. Mrs. Gene Thompson, recent bride, was honored with a miscellaneous shower Thursday July 9th at the home of Mrs. Corine Kinsey, hostess. About 3:15 p.m., Sunday, a 1947 Frazer driver by Edgar Homer Blair, West, and a 1953 Plymouth coach, driven by Roy E. Bass of Pinetta, was going south, crashed at an intersection in Pinetta, where a dirt road crosses the Pinetta-Cherry Lake farm to market road. Both cars were damaged to the extent of approximately $600. Mrs. Charles Knox entertained with a children’s party Wednesday morning on the lawn at her home complimenting her daughter, Linda, on the occasion of her fourth birthday. Thirty young friends enjoyed playing games with the honoree.
July 16, 1954
Ben S Waring of Madison was elected Secretary of the Florida Milk Commission at its meeting in Jacksonville Monday and Tuesday. The big Greenville Lions’ Club minstrel will be held this Thursday night at 8:15 at the Madison High School auditorium. The minstrel was given in Greenville recently and brought down the house so that the Madison Lions engaged it for this city. Three hostesses, Mrs. J L Brinson, Mrs. J E Hardee and Mrs. B N Gross, complimented Miss Oliver with a bridge party Thursday afternoon at the Brinson home. Frank Graham, program chairman, conducted a panel discussion on Rotary at the meeting of the presidents, W B Clark, T F Livingston and Jake Vickers, formed the panel and C E Russell acted as moderator.
July 15, 1955
Mrs. R L McLane was hospitalized for a foot injury, bruises and shock, and Mrs. S P Griffin was given first aid for lacerations, bruises and shock at the local hospital last Wednesday as a result of an automobile accident on the Valdosta road at the Clyattville intersection. Eugene Edwards had his left hand badly cut and mashed Wednesday morning while working at the Southern Plywoods mill in Greenville. He is being treated at the hospital in Thomasville. Friends and relatives of Pvt. Thomas Edward Kelly entertained him with a party Saturday night in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W N Seals. Edwards left Sunday for Frankfurt, Germany, where he will be stationed. Van Russell entertained twelve friends with a theatre party Friday evening, July 8th, in celebration of his eighth birthday. The birthday cake was topped with eight candles. Refreshments assisted their son in entertaining his guests. Van received many nice gifts.