Problems galore around
Eight freight cars were derailed in downtown Brewton causing traffic problems for a while.
I don’t know what caused the derailment, but over the years we have grown accustomed to trains and vehicles trying to outdo each other. Just remember, if you are in a car, the train will win the battle every time.
A Brewton woman was given a life sentence for the murder of a woman in Chilton County. It seems as if the husband of the woman in Chilton County, got a little bit too friendly with the woman in Brewton while he was working here. After the man went home to Chiton County, he broke his fling off with the woman from Brewton. She took it upon herself to go to Chilton County and take matters into her own hands. Just goes to prove, look after your own family and leave every one else’s alone.
The members of Cedar Hill United Methodist Church celebrated the rebuilding of their church in East Brewton after a fire in 1975 burned it down.
An announcement in The Brewton Standard was telling that Johnny Cash, along with June Carter and the Carter Family, were all coming to the Mobile Municipal Auditorium. Reserve tickets were $6.50, $5.50 and $4.50.
The Ritz Theatre had its own show. It was showing a movie called “Sasquatch” and it must have been a good one because it was going to be there for seven days.
There was a photograph of Joyce Weaver in the newspaper. It was with a short article about her teaching experience at Brewton Elementary School. It looked good Joyce.
Residents of Brewton were given the opportunity of going on a pilgrimage to Lownesboro to visit the antebellum homes.
I love these kinds of trips. The only problem is that these days my legs give out way too soon and I have to hunt for a ride. I usually find space on a golf cart and head back to the bus.
D.W. McMillan Hospital installed new equipment in the form of an ultrasound machine.
Guy Sawyer was recognized as the head basketball coach at T.R. Miller High School. I saw this and included it because in the obituary section of today’s newspaper, his death is reported. I am sure that he will be missed.