Looking Back … 25 years

Published 9:32 pm Wednesday, May 10, 2006

By Staff
May 14, 1981
Phyllis Roe, Melanie Burrell, Alanzo Ausby, Joseph Buck Luttrell, Jennifer Brooks and Gloria Tucker were named valedictorians and salutatorians at area high schools.
The Thrift Store on the campus of Southern Normal School will hold its biggest bag sale ever on Saturday, May 16. All proceeds went to the maintenance of Southern Normal School.
Cliff Lewis was an April 29 draftee of the NFL Green Bay Packers. He was drafted in an effort to strengthen a weak defense.
Two T.R. Miller Tigers, Steve Dasinger and Charlie German, have been invited to participate in the East-West All Star baseball game in Jackson on May 17.
Auburn University will conduct a computer needs analysis study for Escambia County at a cost of $10,000. They used the funds to study the county's current operation and the feasibility of using low-cost computer technology to assist the county in improving operation.