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Mary Lott

Decatur High School ROTC class of 1973.
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Decatur High School ROTC class of 1973.

Timber protection lectures presented

75 Years Ago

Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 1930

W.L. Maule of the United States Forest Service is giving the annual series of illustrated lectures on protection of timber. The lectures are at schoolhouses in Lawrence and Winston counties.

Hugh E. McClung, assistant state service commissioner, will be heard in a series of five-minute talks on behalf of the American Legion this week over radio station WAPI.


50 Years Ago

Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 1955

Each year the Antioch Elementary School in Lawrence County sponsors a contest to select the king and queen of the school. Votes are 1 cent and the proceeds go to the school's general fund. Gene Keenum and Judy Suggs
were selected this year.

Union Hill Girls and Boys 4-H Clubs selected officers for the next year.

Laquita Owen is the president of the Girls Club with Mamie Segroves serving
as vice president. Other officers are Peggy Smallwood, secretary and treasurer; Elsie Criscoe, reporter; and Betty Bramlett and Martha Fletcher, song leaders.

Officers for the Boys Club are Ronnie Brock, president; Larry Parker, vice president; A.Q. Oldacre, secretary and treasurer; Lafett Hendrix, reporter;
and John Ransom, Coy Bramlett and Troy Bramlett, song leaders.

25 Years Ago

Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 1980

Winners in the recent Burningtree Country Club tennis tournament were Marty Coon, fourth place A-division singles; Marcia Vordemark, third place A-division singles; Marsha Swiss, second place A-division singles; Marilyn Herbert, first place C-division doubles; Betty Flowe, first place B-division doubles; and Dot Henderson, first place A-division singles.

Pvt. Ken D. James, son of Mr. and Mrs. Owen James of Vinemont, recently
completed advanced individual training at the U.S. Army Infantry School in Fort Benning, Ga. During the course, students received training that qualified them as light-weapons infantrymen and as indirect fire crewmen in a rifle or mortar squad.

Forty-six Hartselle craftsmen will sell their work to aid multiple sclerosis research Saturday at Hartselle's Sparkman Civic Center.

10 Years Ago
Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 1995

Congie Mason and Adam Jones were two of the main award winners this week at the Austin High School football banquet.

Mason and Jones, along with Chris Nappi and Greg Goode, were named permanent team captains for the Black Bears, who finished 5-6 and made the Class 6A playoffs.

Mason also was the most valuable offensive back, while Jones was the most valuable defensive linebacker.

Mary Lott Mary Lott
DAILY Staff Writer

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