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Mary Lott

Eugene McCurry and Robert Lovelady were stationed in Korea in 1951.
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Eugene McCurry and Robert Lovelady were stationed in Korea in 1951.

Morgan County Singing Convention elects president

75 years ago

Sept. 17-23, 1932

F.S. Hunt Jr. of Decatur was named cadet captain of the ROTC second regiment artillery at The University of Alabama.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. F.S. Hunt of Decatur.

W.T. “Bill” Willoughby was elected president of the Morgan County Singing Convention.

Harry Carey and Edwina Booth were seen on the big screen together in “The Last of the Mohicans” at Princess Theatre.

50 years ago

July 23-29, 1957

Decatur native E. Robert McAnally won a speech contest at Florida Christian College and Florida State, and received an all-paid trip to the National Speaking Contest in Madison, Wis.

McAnally was the minister at Lake Wales Church of Christ in Florida.

C.L. Thompson, chairman of Sixteenth Avenue Baptist Church, welcomed the church’s new pastor the Rev. Padgett C. Cope.

25 years ago

Sept. 17-23, 1982

Joey T. and Joe Jones won the Father-Son championship tournament at Decatur Country Club. Bill and Jim Wesnor were runners-up.

Dr. Jim Wiley and his son, Hagler, won first flight. Craig and Kirt Dolley were the first flight runners-up.

Col. Orval Dee Proctor of Hartselle was presented the Army Commendation Medal. The award was in connection with Proctor’s achievements as commander of the 1169th Engineer Group. Proctor’s command had the outstanding recruiting program among all units of the Alabama Army National Guard.

10 years ago

Sept. 17-23, 1997

Three new members were appointed to the Volunteer Center of Morgan County.

Amy Mullins Golden became the program director. She is a graduate of Austin High School and Judson College, where she received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She was chairwoman of the Ways and Means Committee of the Junior League of Morgan County.

Kim Gully was the program assistant. She received a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and a master’s degree from the University of South Alabama.

Tammy Wallace, administrative assistant, was pursuing her bachelor’s degree in public relations and business administration.


The Daily welcomes the loan of vintage photos of people, places and events in Morgan, Limestone and Lawrence counties for use in “Valley ofYears Past.”Please call Mary Lott at 340-2452 or e-mail her at Photos will be returned.

Mary Lott Mary Lott
DAILY Staff Writer

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