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Mary Lott

Gov. George C. Wallace attended the dedication of Roundtree City Airport in Hartselle on Sept. 24, 1965. Front row from left, Ralph Slate, J.C. Petty, Wallace, Charles Murphree and Clyde Maples. Second row, Albert P. Brewer, Dick Fleming, Arthur Anders, unknown, unknown and Dr. RolandKing.
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Gov. George C. Wallace attended the dedication of Roundtree City Airport in Hartselle on Sept. 24, 1965. Front row from left, Ralph Slate, J.C. Petty, Wallace, Charles Murphree and Clyde Maples. Second row, Albert P. Brewer, Dick Fleming, Arthur Anders, unknown, unknown and Dr. RolandKing.

R.H. Walker appointed Limestone County chairman

75 Years Ago

Nov. 21-27, 1930

R.H. Walker, editor of the Limestone Democrat, has been appointed Limestone County chairman of the jobless survey being undertaken by a number of prominent Alabama men on the recommendation of Gov. Graves in an effort to eliminate unemployment.

Through untiring efforts of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Hartselle, a library will be open to the public shortly. Furniture, bookcases and a number of books already have been donated. The club will have a book shower when the building opens.

50 Years Ago

Nov. 21-27, 1955

Malinda Flanagan, eighth-grade student, and Billy Brooks, 12th-grade student, were crowned high school harvest king and queen at Athens Bible School on Monday.

Members of the Union Home Demonstration Club elected officers at a recent meeting. They are Ruth Johnston, president; Dorothy Grubbs, vice president; and Maggie Grubbs, secretary.

25 Years Ago

Nov. 21-27, 1980

Architectural historian Douglas Fuller was the speaker at the Nov. 22 meeting of the Col. John Robins chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Fuller noted migration trails from the Eastern Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley.

Retired J.C. Penney employees who recently had a luncheon at Morrison's Cafeteria include Rhoda McRae, Myrtie Teague, Mary Sanders, Louise Young, Pauline Ratliff, Bernice Morrow, Georgia Hill and Virginia Lanter.

Larry Cottles is the new youth director of Greenbrier Baptist Church. A graduate of Athens State College, Cottles is a science and physics teacher at East Limestone High School and sponsor of the school's Christian Action Club.

10 Years Ago

Nov. 21-27, 1995

Teen Talk Network is accepting applications from teenagers who would like to be co-hosts of a new local television show. Teen Talk, which has an award-winning call-in radio show for Decatur teens, will meet with applicants Saturday at Wheeler Basin Regional Library.

For the past two years, Teen Talk on WAVD-AM 1400, hosted by Sandra Clack, has received the 3M Co. Community Service Award. This year it received a humanitarian award from the Alabama Democratic Conference.

The new Teen Talk show will air on Decatur local Channel 43.

Three Decatur High School students will leave for Washington, D.C., to get a personal glimpse of how the nation's political system works in the Close Up Foundation government studies program.

The students are Crystal St. John, Jay Vaughan and Jeff Middlebrooks.

During their week, the students will attend seminars with members of Congress and meet with lobbyists, government officials, political figures and a representative of the Washington press corps to learn more about the federal process.

Mary Lott Mary Lott
DAILY Staff Writer

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