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©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. JBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. RALA NEWS - THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1975 OF tE ty Cassiday iewing, basketball, are a few of the enjoyed by our Betty Jordan a soft spoken golden brown eyes. She is displays an born in Florala, 12, 1957. of Mr. and Mrs. of the Paxton is married of Florala. She and five sis- her school days, attended Pax- I~.addition to of the is serving the Beta Club of the Se- has held other ;es and the An- she enjoys Children, she when she pur- r, SPecial Educa- Education Betty at- Church. she works at the Co., in Flo- for her opinion Betty , a newlywed, replied with a grin, "I still like having guys open doors for me." Betty indicated she likes all the new fashions, especially the longer skirts. "The friendliness of students and teachers make Paxton very special to me", Betty said. Her host of friends should be an indication that she is also very special at Paxton. THE WILL TO HANG IN THERE Basketball hang in there, trying to work the boy's track toward the State Track Meet. Surely, we at Paxton are our upcoming looking forward to watching through their upcoming season filled participationwith wins, as the first track young men. meets victory against Free- arge number of port 55-53. Years track team The events and names taking have the will to place during the track meet are: SHOT - Bobby Gilley, Paul Yarnum; DISC Rocky Sto- kes, Keith Schofield; POLE VAULT - Rocky Stokes, Keith Schofield, Dusty Williams; HIGH JUMP - Rocky Stokes, Dusty Williams, Wayne Milton; BROAD JUMP Dusty Wil- liams, Chucky Moore; 100 YARD DASH - Willie Washing- ton, Jeffery Wright; 220 YARD DASH - Jeffery Wright, Tommy Ballard; 440 YARD DASH- Willie Washington, Cecil Wil- liams; 880 RELAY - Tommy Ballard, Kenneth lngram, Tim Hulion, Chucky Moore; SPRINT MEDLEY RELAY - 110 - Jef- fery Wright, 220- Kenneth In- gram, 330 - Gary Lowery, 440- Charles Moore; MILE RELAY - Willie Washington, Tommy Bal- lard, Tim Hulion, Gary Lowery; 880 YARD DASH - Craig Huc- kaba, Kelly Sexton, Tim Geog- hagan; MILE - Wayne Milton, Tommy Ballard, Ricky Skinner; 2 MILE - Wayne Milton, Rocky Stokes; INTERMEDIATE HUR- DLES -'Mike Thomas, Dusty Williams, Jim Dawson; HIGH HURDLES - Mike Thomas, Jim Dawson. I SPY The Annual Staff is busy sell- ing ads for next year's book. Seniors exchanging memory books with mixed emotions. Juniors receiving prom sup- plies. FHA Fashion Show plans un- derway. PTA cancelled because of the unusual April showers. Happy seniors receiving scholarships. Juniors taking interest tests during their Career Education Cburse in American History. Sophomores are venturing to Gulf Island National Seashore in Pensacola, Florida for a bio- logical field trip April 18. Busy Beta's planning a car ... Carolyn • .. Billy • . • Rocky . .. Cindy Students Awarded Scholarships To FSU Carolyn Bartlett, Cindy Fra- zier, Billy Pridgeon, and Rocky Stokes have been notified that they are recipiants of full four year scholarships to Florida State University. Awarded by Horizons Unlimited, the scho- larship offers the student any course of study along with coun- wash and a can drive. Seniors getting graduation jitters. Girls softball and track teams preparing for victories. Track meets being rained out. The Junior Play in progress. Beach excursions being map- ped out. PHS students soliciting spon- sors to walk in the March of Dimes Walk-A-Than April 19. Juniors busy reading novels for English and History. Boys running track and win- ning. Beta's anticipating the State Beta Convention in Daytona Beach, Florida. PERSONAL Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Daniel of Midland City are spending this week with her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stevenson. The Daniels came over last Friday to baby sit with the Stevenson children, Chuck and Suane, while Char- les and Diane were in Mobile with his mother who under- went surgery. Prayer gongs of jade have been found in Asia, Africa, and among the American Indians! selling and tutoring services. Carolyn Bartlett, the daugh- ter of Mrs. Ida M. Aarons of Laurel Hill, plans to major in Biology. She said that she was really shocked to have been chosen. Billy Pridgeon, the grand- son of Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Kyle of Paxton, has plans to enter the field o! Medical Tech- nology. When asked his reaction to the scholarship, he said that he was overjoyed. Rocky Stokes plans to use his scholarship to study Agri- culture. Rocky is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stokes of Paxton. Cindy Frazier, who has ex- pressed an interest in the field of business, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Frazier of Paxton. We congratulate these stu- dents on this excellent opportu- nity to further their education and wish them well as they be- gin their freshman yearat FSU. Bedsole Annual Reunion Held Sunday The Annual Reunion of the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bedsole was held Sun- day, April 13. Those attending included Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Bedsole, Flo- rain; Mr. and Mrs. David Lan_g (Gretchen and Danny, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fleming and Jimmie, of Lakeland, Florida; Sue, Kim and Dana Seay, Loette (Bedsole) Fleming of Dade City, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Hurley Hugh Bedsole, Keith and Rodney of Huntsville, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Presley, David and Steven, Mr. and Mrs. Wilton Bedsole of Opp, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs. Theron Presley of Dothan, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs. Storie Sanson, Mr. and Mrs. Shelton Bedsole, Jackie and David, Mr. and Mrs. William O. Mitchell and two boys, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bedsole and Brian, Mrs. Joann Sanson, Charles Jr., Leynne, Sanson and Joathon, Debra Sanson, Chuck Richards, Trawls Sanson, Ronnie, Dante and Chuck, all of l~ensacola, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Bedsole, Mr. and Mrs. Bobble Bedsole, Mr. and Mrs. Thermon Bedsole, and two sons, Mr. and Mrs. Theron Bedsole, Mildred and Sharon Owens, Mrs. Yonnie (Bedsole) Danley,, all of Samson, Ala- bama; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Blackwood and Mile of Paxton, Florida; Cleo Bedsole, Jr., and Mrs. Easter Mac Welch, of Florala, Alabama; RandyGood- win of Montgomery, Alabama; Mrs. Pearl McLeod of Kins- ton, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs. James A. Davis of Bonifay, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie King, Sherry and Michael, and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ward, Keith and Jason of Long Beach, Mississippi. A A A A A A A A A A v V v V v v v v ~ v MURPHY James Clifford Murphy, age 56, a resident oflrvington, Ala- bama for the past four years, passed away Monday, April 7, 1975, in a Mobile hospital. He was a native and former re- sident of the Florala~area and had retired from General Motors Company in Arlington, Texas a few years back. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Moore of Irving- ton, Mrs. Lucile McNeod of Theodore, Alabama; twobro- thers, Vernon Murphy of Opp and C. B. Murphy of Hatties- burg, Mississippi; several nie- ces and nephews. Funeral services were held at l0 a.m. Thursday morning from Evans Funeral Home with the Reverend Billy Joe Williams of- ficiating. Burial was in Clear Springs Cemetery with Evans Funeral Hme directing. VANN Hobson Vann, age 68, a re- Mrs. Charlene Marshall of Frostproof, Florida, and Mrs. Hazell Wise of Dothan, Ala- bama; four sisters, Mrs. Maude Burroghs of Ft. WaLton Beach,, Florida and Mrs. Maxie Duce, Mrs. Nellie Lipford, and Mrs. Ruth Hayes of Marianna, Flo- rida; and sixteen grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Ha- coda Southern Methodist Church with the Hey. John Yoder offi- ciating. Burial was held in the Corner Creek Cemetery with Evans Funeral Home directing. PAGE 9 TOWN OF PAXTON ACCEIYrlNG API)i,ICA- 'FIONS FOR I)EPI!TY The Town of Paxton is now accepting applications for the position of Town Deputy. Ap- plicants must be 9.1 years of age or older, have a high school diploma, be a U. S. citizen, and submit a resume of their experience with a list of re- ferences. Applications for this position may be picked up at the Paxton Town Hall during the hours of 9 A.M. until 5 P.M., Monday through Friday. Persons not having the re- quired 320 hour Police Stan- dard Course can have this wa- viered and obtain the neces- sary training during the first few months of employment. It will be required that they attend school to obtain this necessary 320 hour course. s Meetin In Montgomery The Alabama Water Improve- ment Commission (AWIC), meeting , held in Montgomery this past Monday, called on Gay. George C. Wallace aud the State Legislature to support passage of H. --. Bill 5580 now before Congress, Which would provide $120 million in federal grant funds for Alabama sewage treatment works. The proposed legislation deals with allotment to the states of $9 billion which was impounded by executive order during 1973-74-75, and would increase Alabama's share from approximately $44 million un- der previous methods of allo- cation pursuant to Public Law 92-500. A resolution proposed by Commission member Henry A. Leslie Montgomery, and ap- proved unanimously said the distribution formula for funds utilized in 73 and 74 "was ba- sed on an incomplete and to- tally unrealistic needs survey conducted in 1972 that severely discriminates against Alabama and at least 30 other states." AWIC approved pollution abatement plans for Lee Bros. Co. Division, Phelps Dodge Brass Co., hnniston; Illinois Central Gulf Railroad Yards at Birmingham, Mobile, and Tus- caloosa; Southern Tool and Machine Co., Anniston, and Mi- rro Metal Plating Co., Lovick. C. F. Clegg, Inc., Heflin, was given a compilance schedul~ extension until June 15, Reports were presented by the Commission's staff on Jef- ferson County's program of municipal waste control, in- cluding five projects having a total construction cost of $48,- 998,364. The Commission advised re- presentatives of a school in Mrs. Murry Johnson Honored With Reception ment of party foods were served from antique crystal and silver appointments. Mrs. John Bald- win presided at the coffee service. The honoree, dressed in fresh spring pink, was presented a The lovely home of Mrs. Dale Odom on North 5th Street was recently the setting for a reception honoring Mrs. Murry Johnson. Guests were greeted by Mrs. Odom and Mrs. J. E. Scarbor- Count on Lasso liquid herbicide to sident of Lockhart for the past 25 years passed away Tuesday ough and invited into therecep- lovely silver tray by Mrs, Tom control pigweed, barnyardgrass, afternoon, April 8, 1975. Hewas tion rooms. The home was de- Gibson. crabgrass. Plus a whole range of a Missionary Baptist and had corated throughout with ar- The occasion was highlighted served churches in Paxton, rangements of spring flowers by an invitation for those pre- other annual grasses and broad- Gaskin and Natural Bridge. He in pinks and whites. The ta- sent to tour the newly restored leaf weeds. , was presently serving the Ha- ble, covered with a gold cloth, home of Mrs. Odom. tural Bridge Church. He was was centered with an arrange- Hostesses for the affairwere Lasso doesn t burden you with a member of the LockhartBap- merit of pink Mountain Laurel members oftheAlphaPsiChap- carryover worries, either. You can tist Church and was serving his in a crystal bowl. An assort- ter of Alpha Delta Kappa Inter- double-crop without fear of injury, first term as a member of the national Honorary Sorority for Town Council of Lockhart, Ala- Women Educators living in this : Lasso is also versatile. It lets you baron. He retired in 1972 from Yeamans area. work the way you want to--aeriai application or ground rig, band or broadcast. And you don't have to incorporate Lasso herbicide. So you can save the time, work and fuel that goes into one whole field trip. This year, give Lasso preemergence herbicide a real good try. It controls many of your problem grasses and certain broadleaf weeds. And it leaves no carryover. Attend Christening Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Yeaman Franklin Ferguson Company. He was an avid fisherman and~ was stricken while on a fishing trip to a local pond Tuesday afternoo,q. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Christine Hooten Vann of Lock- hart; two sisters, Mrs. Reba Mitchem of Pensacola, Mrs. attended the christening of their Ruby Day of Birmingham, and granddaughter, Abby Yeaman numerous nieces and nephews. Kingsley, at the First Methodist Funeral services were con- Church in Dothan on Sunday, ducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday April 13, 1975. from Evans Funeral Home Cha- Also attending were paternal pelwiththeReverendsJimCar- grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. away, William Aplin and Minis- O. D. Kingsley, Sr. of Ozark, ter Frank Timmermanofficiat- and Miss Bernice Kingsley. ins. Burial was in the Pax- Afterwards, the families en- ton Cemetery with Evans Fun- joyed a luncheon at theOlympia eral Home directing. Spa. HERBICIDE BY Monsanto As with all agricultural products, read and follow the Lasso label instruct)ons. MARTIN Mrs. Callie Martin, age 87, a resident of 32 Seminole St., "-~. Lockhart, Alabama, passed away Friday morning, April II, 1975 in a Brewton hospital. ,/ . .7~ She was a native of Conecuh County, Alabama and a member of the Hacoda Southern Metho- dist Church. Survivors are four sons, L. H. Martin of Kinston, Alabama and Caulson Martin, BurniceMartin A Bible proverb reminds us and Wayland Martin all of Pen- that "The ants are a people not sacola, Florida;fourdaughters, strong, yet they prepare their Mrs. A. C. Watford of Atmore, me~Lt in summer." Alabama, Mrs. Wiley Hicks of Route One, Florala, Alabama, south Marengo County, at Di- xon's Mill, that the AWIC could approve only those facilities which would meet the State's minimum treatment require- ments and that waste treat- ment deficiences at the school must be eliminated. The Commission in another resolution commended Robert T. Wright of Guntersville, whose term on the Commis- sion expired, for his "loyal service to the Commission, and to the citizens of Alabama dur- ing his term of office." Wright served on the Com- mission from December 19"/i through January 1975. The next meeting of the Co- mmission will be held at 9 a.m., May 19 in Room 200, State Office Building, Montgo- mery. 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