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Looking Back… 25 years

By Staff
April 17, 1980
After heavy rain during the weekend, Murder and Burnt Corn creeks reached flood stage early Monday. Murder Creek crested at 13.12 feet, one foot above flood stage, while Burnt Corn Creek crested at 15.51 feet, 2.5 feet above flood stage. Damages to bridges, county roads and streets were expected to exceed more than $100,000.
Brewton Civic League nursing scholarship recipients are Earlene Odom, Jean Davis and Judy Taylor.
T.R. Miller High School cheerleaders for 1980-81 elected in recent tryouts included Terrie Baggett, Patty Peach, Jo Jo Lay, Tonya Johnson, Karen Cagle, Connie Lynn, Alexis Lewis, Becky Taylor, Sherry Peters, and Sarah Spencer.
W.S. Neal High School cheerleaders for 1980-81 elected in recent tryouts included Teresa Dawkins, Sandi Frazier, Karen Thomas, Teresa Graves, Kelley Kingsland, Vionne Smith, Tracie Brown, Terri Thomas, Connie Otts and Sylvia Brazile.