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t IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 2 YOUTH WEEK The youth of Lockhart Bap- tist Church were in places of leadership from February 7 through February 13. On Wednesday evening Linda Birge led congregational sing- ing; Loraine Moody gave the devotional; Linda Cassady gave the announcements The youth gave their testimony and led in sentece prayer. After their choir practice they were invited to their pas- tor's home, the Reverend Jim Caraway, for a cake party. On Sunday the youth taught Sunday School and Training Union classes. Ann Moody was Sunday School Superintendent, Linda Birge, Youth music dir- ector, and Gwen Kelley, Train- ing director The choir sang a special and then Gwen Kelley and Tim Willis gave a special in music. Pat Scho- field was youth pastor Sunday evening music special was brought by Linda Birge, Ann and Loraine Moody and a choir special. ...MISSS~ Sarah Elaine Smith To Wed Bruce Jones The Reverend and Mrs. John K Smith of Enterprise announce the engagement of their daugh- ter, Sarah Elaine, to Doc- tor Bruce McAlpin Jones, whose parents are Mr. and Mrs. Char- ley W. Jones of Brandon, Mis- sissippi• Grandparents of the bride are Mrs. F. N. Mills of Florala and the late Mr. Mills, and the late Mr. arid Mrs. A. P. Smith of Greenville. Miss Smith is a graduate of J. M. Tate High School in Pen- sacola, Florida. She received a B. A. Degree from Mobile College, where she was a dean's list student. She served as a senator in the student govern- ment association. She was also chosen to represent her class two years m the Miss Mobile College Court. She is employed with the Coffee County Department of Pensions and Security. The prospective groom gra- duated from Brandon High School. He received his B. S. Degree from Mississippi Col- lege, where he was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa and was listed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Uni- versities. He was editor of the school newspaper and captain of the track team. Dr. Jones attended the University of Mis- sissippi School of Medicine at Jackson, Miss. He is now ser- ving his internship at Mobile General Hospital. The wedding will take place at 3 p.m. March 4, at the Hillcrest Baptist Church in En- terprise. VALENTINE BANQUET On Saturday evening, Feb- ruary 12 a Valentine banquet was enjoyed by the youth of the Lockhart Baptist Church. Punch was served by Mrs. Bea- trice Bozeman and Mrs. Edith Kelley from a table overlaid with a red cloth, white cupids and valentines around the edge. A large heart was placed in front of the fellowship hall. Other decorations were red cupids and red valentines which were placed at appointed places. Center pieces were red hearts and red candles on the tables covered in white. The menu consisted of chi- cken, potato salad, butter beans, baked beans, rolls, tea and red velvet cake. Those attending were David Reynolds, Sandra Caraway, Ramp Tew, Gary Laird, Linda Cassady, Judy Jackson, Peggy Cassady, Beverly Caraway, Glenn Harrell, Gwen Kelley, Tim Willis, Evelyn Jackson, Ann Moody, Kathy Caraway, Loraine Moody, Bo Caraway, Linda Birge, Gary McAdams, Fonda Chambers, Jennifer Rey- nolds, William Schofield, Ar- thur Tew, Karen Caraway, Ro- bert Phillips, Wesley Laird, Ni- na Lawford, Sylvia Jackson, Louis Pound, Rena Hutchinson, Jennie Savage, and Sylvester Powell. Those helping serve were Mrs. Shirley Eason, Mrs. Wil- lene Reynolds, Mrs. Beatrice Bozeman, Mrs. Edith Kelley, and Mrs. Verna Caraway. THE MATHEMATICS TEAM FROM FLORALA HIGH SCHOOL took third place in Class A Division during last week's mathematics tournament at Lurleen B. Wallace State Junior Col- lege. The Florala team is shown here receiving a trophy from Charles Viverette, Dean of Ins- truction at LBW. Team me tubers include (left to right) Joe Brooks, Ann Woody, Ceil Weeks, Mrs. Barbara Jones, Sponsor, and Tex Cassldy. Students representing 35 high schools from throughout South Alabama and Northwest Florida participated in the third ammal mathematics tournament for high school students at Lurleen B. Wallace State Junior Col- lege on Friday, February 11. Over 300 students com- peted in the tournament which consisted of a written examina- tmn an(l a ciphering contest. Schools were divided into two classifications. Class A and AA. Team trophies were awarded to the top four teams in each class. Individual trophies went to the three students in each class with the highest score. The Andalusia Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club and the LBW Stu- dent Government Association provided scholarships to the top three individuals entered in the scholarship competition The day-long event was spon- sored by the LBW Math-Science Division and the Andalusia Ro- tory Club. Math Tournament Results: TEAM WINNERS CLASS A - First place, Geor- glana High School; Secon( Place, Samson High School Third Place. Florala Higt School: Fourth Place. Geneva High School. CLASS AA - First Place. Tie for first between Andalusia High and Enterprise High; Third Place, Jeff Davis High School of Montgomery; Fourth Place, Crestview High School. Crest- view. Florida. INDIVIDUAL WINNERS CLASS A, Joe Paul of Geneva High School: Second Place. Mi- chael Walden. Georgiana High School: Third Place, Pare Dur- ant, Geneva High School. CLASS AA - First Place, Wi- ley Smith, Enterprise High School: Second Place, Nor- man Rahn. Jeff Davis High School. Montgomery; Third Place. Vickie Thompkins, An- dalusia High School. SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS Andalusia Rotary Club Scho- larship - Kim Rulon, Jeff Davis High , Montgomery; Andalusia Kiwanis Club Scholarship - Vickie Thompkins, Andalusia High; LBW Student Government Association Scholarship - Nor- man Rahn, JeffDavis High. Sports Center, Inc: Receives Fourth Annual Award Herman Lowry, president of the Sports Center. Inc. has been named to the Evinrude Motors • 'E" Club for 1971 and forevery year it has been In business, Lowry and his son, Stephen Gary, accepted the award at a meeting and luncheon held at the Marriott Motor Hotel in At- lanta. Georgia on February 7. The Bronze "E" Award Plaque was presented by Carl Germain, National Sales Manager for Evinrude. The award is a mahogany plaque bearing the name of the dealership and mounting a full size replica of the racing pro- peller used on Starflite IV to set the world outboard speed record. Membership in the "E" Club is made in recognition of guid- ance to bnafin¢ enthusiasts, ef- ficiency in business manage- ment and achievement, and ex- pert service to boatmen and the community. Lowry accepted the award on behalf of the Sports Center's many friends who made the award possible. Hosts for the special awards luncheon were Germain and Jim Riegor, director of marketing for Evinrude Motors in Mil- waukee, Wisconsin. Don Peter- son of Atlanta is the Sports Center's regional sales repre- sentative. HOUSES SINCE 1947 Slightly more than half of the dwelling units in the U. S. are of postwar construction, the Catholic Digest states. REHEARSALS BEGAN LAST WEEK for the 26 girls parti- cipating in the second annual beauty pageant at Lurleen B. Wal- lace State Junior College. Throe of the contestants shown here are Cleft to right) Kathy Dunn and Bernadette Franklin, both of F1orala, and Carol Anu Mclntyre, of McKenzie. The pageant, one of the most spectacular events of the school year at LBW, is set for 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 26, at the Andalusia High School Auditorium. and Mrs. Guthrie were The Florala Garden Clubheld its regular meeting on February 10 at the Lake Jackson Clubhouse with Mrs. Leroy Harrison, Mrs. W. W. Adams and Mrs. H. C. Johnson as hostesses. For the social hour, dainty Valentine sandwiches, red velvet cake, nuts and mints with coffee were served to the mem- bers. The meeting was called to order by Mrs. G. V. Gamble, president. The Club Collect of the Garden Club of Alabama was read in unison. Roll call was answered with the name of a rose. Mrs. Gamble recognized Mrs. Marion Mickelson, a new mem- ber and presented a year book to her. The minutes were read and approved. Mrs. C. A. Moon read a letter written by Mrs. Julia Price several years ago point- ing out the various natural beau- ties and heritages of Florala and how the planting of trees and flowers help to bring pride and admiration for Nature and beauty to others in our surroun- dings. Mrs. Price left memorials all over Florala of beautiful Red Bud trees and flowers from her efforts and encouragement. Mrs. Savage, secretary, read letters from Governor Wallace, Mr. Guerry Pruett, director of the State Highway Department and Mr. Holley Mitchell, land- scape engineer of the State High- way Department commending the Garden Club on its beauti- fication projects and stating their cooperation with the club in any way possible, and sug- gested that residents plant dog- wood trees in their yards and have the center of the streets planted in palms and red leafed photinia. Mrs. Gamble brought to the Club the information that the Boy Scouts, under the supervision of Kim George, would plant the dogwood trees for Florala re- sidents who want to improve their yards and property, for 50 cents each. It was also sug- gested that a donation of more than 50 cents be given to the boys since it would be used for new uniforms. Mrs. Sellars gave the Trea- surer's report. Mrs. H. C. Johnson informed the Club that eleven letters had been written to various offices and persons. The anti-litter campaign is to begin in March. Mrs. C. A. Moon appointed the committees of ladies to be responsible for the contacting of residents and the getting of trees planted on individual streets. Mrs. Sam Jackson, program leader, gave an informative talk on the growing of roses, des- .cribing the preparation of the soil, pruning and spraying. The meeting was adjourned. BOYS AND GIRLS ENTERTAINED AT VALENTINE PARTY The children of Lockhart Baptist Church were en- tertained at a Valentine par- ty, February 11 in the fellow- ship hall. There were twenty two boys and girls attending. They played games and were served refreshments. Those helping were Mrs. Cleo Ad- ams, Mrs. Gautney, Mrs. W. L. Harrell, and Mrs. Nolan Laird. company her mother the Mizell in Opp, where she confined. Mickey Rominger Walton was a of his grandparents, Mrs. Wilbur end. Mr. and Mrs. • had as their guests end Mr. and Mrs. Fleming of Panama ida. GARY A. ASSIGNED TO KOREA Army Specialist A. Coone, 19, son of Mrs. Cloy R. Coone, Two, Laurel Hill, cently was assigned Artillery Brigade in Spec. Coone is radio operator in • Battery, gade's 44th Air lery. He entered January, 1970, training at Fort KnoX, and was last Hood, Texas. The specialist, Debra, lives at 212 DeFuniak Springs, a 1970 graduate of School, DeFuniak "hi its concern and Right. the has forgotten that an Above and W. 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