Looking Back… 50 years

Published 8:39 am Monday, December 6, 2004

By Staff
Two thousand Baptists are expected at "M" night services Monday in Neal school. The 1955 program of Baptist Training Union work in this county will be presented at the Mobilization Night activities, according to Ed Everge, local BTU worker.
Local banks recently mailed Christmas Savings Fund checks totaling more than $45,000 this week.
A presentation of Handel's "Messiah" at the First Methodist Church this month will be under the direction of Arthur Devey, who is director of choirs at Whiting Field.
Superintendent of City Schools John Stewart announced this week that Bobby Smith and Betty Anne LeBlanc have been named good citizens at T.R. Miller High School.
Chemstrand Corp. at Gonzalex, Fla., is interested in contacting young women who can qualify as trainees for its nylon plant. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35; have a good education; and must be at least 5'3" tall without shoes.
Football season ended in Brewton last week with the Miller-Uriah game. Miller managed three wins, a tie and six loses this year, while Neal marked up one win out of nine games. Miller will lose seniors Jay Burns, Max Fuqua, Wayne Hodge, Tommy Martin, Bobby Smith, Frank Taylor, Tommy Wilson, Hugh WIlliams and Wallace Walding. Neal's graduating seniors include Billy Joe Chancery, Gene Frazier, Oliver Golden, Grover Jernigan, Paul Jernigan, Curtis Ray Parker, Bob Rhinehart and Earl Self.
Mrs. Jack Hines and Mrs. Cary Cox were hostesses Friday when they entertained with a delightful bridge party honoring Mrs. Bolling Brooks, bride of recent date.
The handwome David P. Miller home on Belleville was beautiful Saturday evening when they entertained with a lovely buffet supper honoring the Hon. and Mrs. Kenneth Roberts of Washington, D.C.