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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 2 THE FLORALA NEWS- THURSDAY, MARCI4 Rockettes To Dance Workshop, 1972, To Dance At By Dorothy Sellars' Studio Of ! • . • MISS ROBBINS Jaycees Rodeo One of the highlights of this Friday evening's Rattlesnake Rodeo Queen Contest at the Opp High School Auditorium will be the performance of the Flor- Ala Rockettes, a group of dancers from The Dorothy Rain- er Sellars Studio of Dancing. This will be the ninth consecu- tive year these outstanding young dancers have performed for the Opp Jaycee sponsored event. The Flor-Ala Rockettes area group of tap dancers from the Senior Division of the Dorothy Sellars Studio who are well known in this area for their tal- ent and sparkling performances. The girls are from six towns in the south Alabama and north- west Florida area. Members of the 1972 Rockettes are: Louisa Belcer from Opp; Ruth Riley from Andalusia; Gall Rutherford, Karen King, Dugan Wiess, Jan Puckett, and Sandy Wiess, DeFuniak Springs; Lau- rie Davis, Laurel Hill; Carrie Savage, Lisa McDaniel and Son- ya Moseley, Florala. Members of the Junior Tap Dancers are Melissa Brogden, Andalusia; Susan Moody, Florala; Rita Wamble, DeFuniak; and Suzanne Lynn, Crestview. The Junior Tap Dancers will join The Rock- Dance Workshop, 1972, a pro- gram of study conducted by The Dorothy Rainer Sellars Stu- dio of Dancing, will be held in Florala on Saturday, March 4, at the Florala High School Gym-Auditorium. Students of the Dorothy Sel- lars Studio from eight south Alabama and northwest Florida towns will participate in work- study sessions in which they will be given dance assignments to be completed or performed within a time limit. The assign- ments will be in ballet, charac- ter dancing, and tap dancing, according to the school Division levels. Some will be creative, some from the dance dis- ciplines, and some choreogra- phic. Some will be performed in team and individual compe- tition, and some will be per- formed on stage. All sessions are open to in- terested observors and guests may register at the door one- half hour before each session. The Intermediate Division stu- dents will begin working at 3:30 in the afternoon; Elementary and Pre-ballet Divisions will assemble at 7:00 in the evening. The one hundred nineteen stu- dents participating in the work- shop are from Andalusia, Flo- rala, Geneva, Kinston, and Opp, Alabama; Crestview, DeFuniak, and Laurel Hill, Florida. ettes for this upcoming perfor- . . • MRS. GLASS Students from Florala are: mance. Jean Bates, Jill Evans, Melissa George, Jennifer Greene, Rob- Evelyn Robbins To areAlS°dancing°nthepr°gramthe following Junior Group Linda Nobles BecomeS bieLawson, DavidMoody, Susan apprentices: VikiBrant, Crest- Moody, Sonya Moseley, Amy Wed Kenneth Coone Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Robbins of 33 Cherokee Street, Lockhart, Alabama, announce the engage- ment and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Evelyn, to Kenneth Wayne Coone, son of Mr. and Mrs. Horace C. Coone of Route One, Laurel Hill, Florida. The bride-elect is the grand- daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Robbins and the late Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Bailey of Opp. She is presently attend- ing Enterprise State Junior Col- lege where she is majoring in Computer Programming. The groom -elect is the grand- son of Mr. and Mrs..L.B. Coone of Florala and Mr. W. L. Ed- wards of Florala and the late Mrs. W. L. Edwards. Thegroom is presently employed by the Central Alabama Equipment and Supply Company, Inc. in Macon, Georgia. The wedding will be held Sat- urday evening, March ll, at6:30 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, Laurel Hill, Florida. The reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall of the church. No invitations are being sent, but friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend the wedding and the reception. DAFFCDIL GARDEN CLUB MEETS WITH MRS. TOM GIBSON JOINT PAINS? USE CONTENTS 40 PILLS speoia, $1.19 II AUTOMOTIVE PARTS AND EQUIPMENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Enter the dynamic automo- tlve wholesale business as an Associate Jobber of one of the South's oldest and most respected warehouse distributors, Over 125 of the nationms finest lines can be furnished daily from Birmingham by the use of our free WATS telephone system. We show you how to be a great success! WRITE TO: Automotive Headq uarters, inc. c/o The FIorala News P. O. Box 467 Florala, Ala. 36442 i The Daffodil Garden Clu. held the monthly meeting in the home of Mrs. Tom Gibson Monday night, February 21. The meeting was called to or- der by the president, Mrs. Bil- ly Harold Moore. The Garden Club prayer was read by the se- cretary, Mrs. Ilean McDonald. Minutes were read and ap- proved. The treasurer's report was given by the treasurer, Mrs. Tom Gibson. Mrs. Hubbart Byrd and Mrs. Jack Inabinett were welcomed into the club. Committee reports were given. Mrs. Jack Zorn, the horticulture chairman, gave each member some helpful in- formation about insects. Mrs. G. V. Gamble had re- ceived letters from state offi- cials concerning the interest the clubs had in the beautifi- cation project. These were read to the group by the secretary, Mrs. Ilean McDonald. Other committees appointed at this time were membership, Mrs. Tom Gibson and anti-lit- ter chairman, Mrs. Hubbart Byrd. Mrs. Gamble gave a report on the anti-litter meeting that had recently been held and of the plans that were made. Flower arrangements made by four of the members were given constructive criticism. An interesting program on "How to Arrange Flowers" was given by Mrs. Tom Gibson. The meeting adjourned and the members were served delicious refreshments of cake, sand- wiches, nuts, and coffee by the hostess. Those present were Mrs. Bil- ly Harold Moore, Mrs. Wade Phillips, Mrs. Ilean McDonald, Mrs. Grady Books, Mrs. Ed Holley, Mrs. Jack Zorn, Mrs. Glenn Zorn, Mrs. Hubbart Byrd, Mrs. G. V. Gamble, Mrs. Fred Holley, and the hostess, Mrs. Gibson. WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FRIDAY On Friday, March 3, Chris- tian Women around the world will join in a day of continuous prayer for the work of Christ. At dawn in the Fiji Islands the first group will observe the day, then hour by hour - literally around the globe - women will join in prayer. The Presbyterian Women of the Church will observe World Day of Prayer on Friday after- noon from three until four o'clock. Area church women are cor- dially invited. Organ music will be played in the sanctuary dur- ing the hour of quiet meditation. view; Vicki˘ Lindsey and San- dra King, DeFuniak; Sissie Sa- vage, Florala; and Tina Weeks, Tammy Wiggins, and Lisa Ann Waller from Opp. WOOD AVENUE FLOWER CLUB HOLDS MEETING On Thursday, February 84, the Wood Avenue Flower Club met in the home of Marcus and Gertis Cook. A delicious sup- per was served after prayer was led by Grady Brooks. The meeting was called to or- der by president Marcus Cook. After the reading of the mln- utes the roll was called and dues collected. Due to the absence of the treasurer, Mildred Ken- drick, the secretary gave the fi- nancial report. After a brief business session, the meeting was adjourned with the Lord's Prayer. Members present were James and Alice Wood and chil- dren, Marcus and Gertis Cook, Bride Of John Glass Mr. and Mrs. Alcus Nobles announce the marriage of their daughter, Linda, to John Jerry Glass, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tra- cy C. Glass of Mobile, Alabama. They were married February 18. The bride is a graduate of Florala High School and Jeffer- son Davis Jr. College. She graduated cum laude from Troy State University where she was a member of Gamma Beta Phi, Kappa Delta Pi and the Student Senate. She is presently teach- ing in the Laurel Hill School. Mr. Glass is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John F. McKin- ney of Laurel Hill, Florida and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Glass of Mobile, Alabama. He is a gra- duate of Vigor High School and attended Okaloosa-Walton Ju- nior College. He served in the United States Navy and is presently a student at Mac- Arthur Technical Institute in Opp, Alabama. LH Ruritans Active In Community Projects The Laurel Hill RuritanClub, has included the cemetery work in regular session Thursday in its community projects, and night, voted to spearhead has thus far been instrumental a cleanup of Almarante in clearing additional land, lay Cemetery this Saturday, March out streets, made and installed 4. Everyone in the community street markers and compiled a is invited to come early, bring map of the area. Royce and Lucille Cox, Bud, tools and help .with this; very~ In other action, the Club's Monette and Ronnie Jack' important community Froject.~ Highway committee willrequest son, Grady and Leona Brooks, Mary Whitehurst, Katie Ken- drick and Ann Morrow. Visi- tors were Mrs. Dorothy Holder and Michelle, Clarence Prater and Chris Hattaway. T.E.L. SUNDAY SCHOOL CLAS S HOLDS MEETING The T.E.L. Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church met in the home of Mrs. Carra Adams on Saturday after- noon, February 26 with Mrs. Guy Wilson as a co-hostess. The meeting was called to or- der by the class president, Mrs. Guy Wilson. The class teacher, Mrs. Clyde Love, led the opening prayer. Mrs. J. J. Geohagan gave a very interesting devotional on "The Family of Man" taken from the book, "Devotional Talks on Every Day Objects" by Robert J. Hastings. 'It was enjoyed by those present since it dealt with retired people, their problems and pleasures. During the social hour, Mrs. O. L. Cox, St. led in some very interesting games and contests. The refreshments were very pretty and especially delicious consisting of red velvet cake, ice cream with cherries, nuts, punch and coffee. Mrs. Adams assited by Mrs. Wilson, served the following members: Mrs. O. L. Cox, St., Mrs. Annie Davis, Mrs. J. J. Geohagan, Mrs. H.G. Hayes, Mrs. T. B. Holley, Mrs. W. R. Hurston, Mrs. Clyde Love, Mrs. Alto Lunsford, Mrs. P. S. Long and Mrs. J. W. Prestwood. PERSONALS - Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Gillman (fo~'-mer Gall Hutchinson) of San Bernardino, California have been visiting in Florala with Mrs. Gillman's mother, Mrs. Joe Hutchinson and in Pace, Fla. with his mother, Mrs. Cora Gillman for the past two weeks. They will leave for home Thurs- day, driving and enjoying the country. Little Miss Stacey Hutch- inson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Donald Hutchinson of Pen- sacola, spent last week with her grandmother, Mrs. Joe Hutch- inson. Alicia and Cherise Rhodes of Enterprise spent the weekend with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Melton Reves and while here sold Girl Scout cook- ies for their Troops. Alicia is a Girl Scout and Cherise is a Brownie. They are daugh- ters of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rhodes of Enterprise. The Club at their January meeting named J. D. Sanders and G. W. Grover to check on a report that the cemetery needed additional land cleared. Intheir report Thursday night they re- commended clearing additional land on the northeast side of the cemetery plot. This work will be included in the work day called for Saturday, along with laying out streets, according to the report. The Club in the past few years PERSONALS - Mr. and Mrs. Q. P. Flournoy of Point Comfort, Texas spent part of last week with his mo- ther, Mrs. J. W. Flournoy. They brought Mrs. Flournoy home after she had spent several weeks in Texas with her son and wife. She also spent one week- end with Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Cosby, of ltouston, Texas. They are former residents of Florala the State Department of Trans- portation to resurvey the pre- sently located red light and stop sign on Highway 85 at the inter- section of highway S-85. The stop sign now requires traffic on northbound Highway 85 to sto~ at that intersection. In discussing maintenance and up keep of cemeteries in gen- eral, and Almarante in parti- cular, Commissioner Dan Mer- rill said he favored the crea- tion of a "Community control board" in order to keep the cemetery clean at all times. Funds for this operation he said would be donations from the area residents and from those else- where that's concerned about the cemetery's condition. Later, Merrill clarified his remarks on the matter by sta- ting he would draw up the nec- essary resolution for the crea- ting of the control board and that in order that all citizens of the area would fully understand and he worked with the Bank of its meaning and function a pub- Florala. Mrs. Cosby was born lic meeting would be called and reared here. Q. P. and jointly with representatives Alice Flournoy took his mother from the commissioner board, to several places of sight-see- ing tours while she was with them. Mrs. Flournoy reports that she had a very pleasafit trip and stay in Texas. On Thursday of last week while Mr. and Mrs. Q. P. Flour- noy of Point Comfort, Texas were here with his mother, Mrs. J. W. Flournoy, they had the pleasure of having for their din- ner guests, Mrs. Gerald(Eliza- beth) Manning, of Tampa, Flo- rida, Mra. Ann Lewis of Mont- gomery, Mrs. Effie Steele and Mrs. Bunamae Steele of Crest- view, Florida. Mrs. Manning is Mrs. J. W. Flournoy's daugh- ter and Mrs. Lewis is her grand- daughter. Mrs. Lewis and the two Mrs. Steeles are sisters to Mrs. Flournoy. Friends will be interested to know that Mrs. Joann Geohagan was admitted to Opp Mizell Me- morial Hospital in Opp Sunday afternoon for, a series of tests. Mrs. Geohagan is in Room 233 of the hospital, W rr O o9 Ruritan Club and with Laurel Hill city officials in attendance. Merrill pointed out that this board should only be appointed from the immediate community, and if the project was success- ful in raising the necessary funds by donation, he would fa- vor setting up similar boards in other communities that had a cemetery but lacked neces- sary funds for its maintenance. Merrill said the date and lo- cation of the public meeting would be announced as soon as all the details were worked out. In reference to district road construction, Merrill said the weather was holding up final work on a new bridge on Horse- head Creek at the "Old Steel Mill" site. With completion of the bridge, the "missing link", in the Laurel Hill to Svea-Dor- cas Highway will be completed. Also in the same area, approx- imately 500 feet of roadway and fill work will complete a road that intersects at that point from Highway 85 at Ludlam's Store The funds for the new roads are $66,000 from the Secondary road funds and $12,000 from county funds. Other road work in the • immediate area, according to Merrill, is a road running East from the Dorcas-Svea Highway to the Walton County line. The gravel for this project was un- loaded in Laurel Hill several r== weeks back. Merrill also reported a $150,000 contract was expected to be let in March for correc- tion of a severe drainage pro- blem on Garden Street near the new Crestview High School and also surfacing six-tenth of a mile of roads in the Scbof- fer city area. McDaniel, Lisa McDaniel, Carol McKinney, Lindy McLeod, Lee Peters, Bid Savage, Carrie Sa- rage, Sissie Savage, Lee Sellars, Sherri Spears, Sonya Spears, Ellen Wilkerson, Sharon "Fhomas, Rhea Yarbrough, and Suzanne Zorn. From Laurel Hill are: Lau- rie Davis, Connie Reeves, Karen Rogers, Tessa Worley; from Paxton: Sharon Johnson; from Baker: Beth Ray; from Ponce de Leon; Carla Mooney. Students from Andalusia are: Melissa Brogden. Scarlett Bry- an, Ann Proctor, Ruth Riley, Julie Taylor, Philippa Taylor, Marion Bell Taylor, and Melis- sa Weed. From Kinston: Tanya Baker, Kathy Patterson. Teresa Phillips, Jill Smith, Kathy Smith, Joan Stephens, and Patti Workman. From Opp are: Amy Alford, Leah Belcer, Louisa Belcer, Laura Bess, Juddi Cain, Mel- ante Edgar, Weedy Fralish, Jan Gunnels, Julie Gunnels, Sandi Johnson, Lisa Kilcrease, Kim Norris, Melissa Sorrells, Susan Sorrells, Karla Spurlin, Tanya Tayler, Stephanie Tisdale, Lisa Ann Waller, Tina Weeks, and Tammy Wiggins. Geneva students are: Carol Cox and Shawn Ward. Crest- view students are: Mary Lisa Allen, Michelle Brant, Viki Brant, Myra Childers, Nola Currie, Cathy Fleming, Jennifer James, Abbie Gail Kenedy, Sara Ann Lee, Kelly Lindsay, Suzanne Lynn, Lori Medley, Dustria Merritt, Christy Os- burn, Darla Rice, Teri Stanton, Lisa Jane Waller, and Renee Wilkinson. From DeFuniak Springs: Becky Andrews, Sue Barrier, Lisa Bell, Barbara Bishop, Bon- hie Bishop, Biven, Debbie DeRolf, Tammy Floyd, Debbie Griffith, Rhonda Huggins, Maerea Jackson, Karen dra King, Parish, Jan Roberts, Gall Spence, Laurie Spence, Ann Wamble, Dugan Wiess, Sandy Wilkinson, and COMI 2 FOR M LIST PRIG| PLUS A pl RANDY WlLKERSON REPRESENTATIVE FOR /lnxite me 1o ~our home. 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