Looking Back… 25 years
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. brought his uncle's presidential campaign to Brewton Friday., speaking at Jefferson Davis State Junior College and at Zion Fountain A.M.E. Church. A Harvard graduate, Kennedy is based in Birmingham while managing Edward Kennedy's 1980 campaign.
T.R. Miller quarterback Walter Lewis signs a grant-in-aid with the University of Alabama last Saturday as his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Lewis, and Miller Coach Frank Cotten look on. A former Punt, Pass and Kick national champion, Lewis was a 3A All State quarterback and four-letter athlete at Miller, playing shortsop on the baseball team, guard on the basketball team, and running track. As a senior, Lewis averaged more than 44 yards punting, and rushed for some 600 yards. A rusher and passer, Lewis kicks off, punts, and kicks extra points and field goals. He was 90 percent successful on extra kick points and scored 10 touchdowns.
Newly elected officers of the SGA at Jefferson Davis Junior College were Paula Best, Brewton; Melisa Ates, Atmore; John Bracken, Brewton; Tenare Hendrieth, Brewton; Hayes Sherrer, Brewton; Mike James, Brewton; Keith Horton, Brewton; and Joey Weaver, Castleberry.
Fraternal Order of Police officers, shown at their Christmas party, are Larry Morgan, Clair Sanborn, Mary Bass, Larry McLennan, Otis "Pee Wee" Stacey, Alvin Downing, Claude Prior, John Hammac, Larry Phillips, Lesley Williford, Bill Smith, Larry Burton, and James T. Sanborn.
Mary Kay Coale became the bride of Robert Marshall B racken on Sunday, Nov. 25, in a ceremony at First Baptist Church of Brewton.