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- SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ;UBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, MAY 90, 1976 PAGE 3 meeting, May 11, 1976 p.m., Florala High a Quarterback Club Holds Regular Meeting car-MaY.o~ 11 o, the !" ~7~'~ ~i. ..................................................................................................... 600 D L- ....... 0CR] ..... -- ...... ~ Quarterback Club ClivePresleyandSuperinten-cial fund $121.07; savings of tbetwobills. Motion and prompthess TRACK 61RLS " ,.,-,,o.oo. i AT Robert Moseley, Avennugh and Ma- Max Willis, Johnson, Joe and Betty Merle Wo0dham, Coach Paul Townsend, Rupert Greene, Frances Chance, Charles Stevenson; County Board of Members: Dr. Ja- dent Murray King. President Moseley called the meeting to order and welcomed the Covington County Board of Education. Moseley stated that minutes of the previous meeting had been published in the Flo- rala News and asked for a mo- tion for approval of said minu- tes. Motion was made by Evans and seconded by Willis, carried with all in favor. Treasurer Max Willis re- ported to the club that funds were in the following accounts: general fund - $I031.97; ape- Durham Terry, Erwin Nail, TO MY FELLOW CITIZ OVIN ON COUNTY A bill was presented in the amount of $409.93 from Hilmac Sporting Goods of Enterprise for trophies given at the foot- ball banquet. This amount reflects the balance after a re- bate for engraving was obtain- ed by Coach Terry in the amount of $75.00. Also presented was a bill in the amount of $47.55 from Kansas City Carnival Supply for prizes for Bingo Stand this June 24th. A motion was made by Evans and se- conded by Denney for payment ried with all in favor. President Moseley reported to the club that Hubbart Byrd had received permission from the Florala American Legion for the use of their Bingo Set for this year's stand during the Masonic Celebration. Presi- dent Moseley asked for a re- port from Charles Stevenson, Chairman of the Bingo Stand for this year. Stevenson re- ported that a few more large prizes were needed and asked for permission to purchase these. President Moseley au- thorized the purchase of need- ed prizes. Also requested was a report from Coach Paul Terry as to the dunking booth to be used during the celebration. Coach Terry stated that the F Club would be operating this concession and would need some of the members on the dunk- ing platform. As of this time there were no volunteers. The dunking machine is to be ber- rowed from an Andalusia Civic Club. Next item of business was a report given by President Mos- eley concerning a proposed softball tournament. Hubbart Byrd stated to Moseley that such a tournament would re- quire great expense and per- Board in getting this job com- plete. Other members of the club also expressed apprecia- tion for the facilities. Mr. Jimmy Taylor, Chairman oftbe Board, stated that the Board was very interested in upgrad- ing facilities at Florala High School and expressed thanks for the cooperation given to them. President Moseley declared the meeting adjourned, after which a tour of the newly re- modeled facilities was conduct- ed by Coach Terry. A Special Thanks Goes To You Another successful year for the Band Boosters! All the cre- dit belongs to you, the band pa- rent, merchants and other sup- porters. The president's job was made easy by the help of all, espec- laity our wonderful band direc- tor, Mr. Andy Alsup. I would like to thank mywife, Iris, too. She helped out in so many ways; phone calls and tak- sonnet such as umpires and he ing charge when I was at work. felt this project would be be- She also ordered all food for yong the capability of the Club the stands and was the unofficial STATE PAXTON GIRLS' TRACK TEAM. Back row, standing, from left, Coach Corinne Stephens, Angle Daugh try, Jeanie Hammond, Sheena Washington, Donna Daughtry, and Belinda Reeves; kneeling, from left, Angela York, Lynn Johnson, cynthia Geoghagan. Paula Warren, Cecilia Connell and Sharon Williams. s Track Team Returns Come find out about Weston Homes. See how your money buys more home, more quality, more in- vestment value from Weston. We say that our unique building system DIRECTIONS: RIDGECREST SUBS 1615 WOOD AVENUE HOURS: FRIDAY 2:00 TO 6:00 SATURDAY 10:00 TO 6:00 SUNDAY 1:00 TO 6:00 TM eston NICK ZORN, A, ALABAMA Willis concerning the improve- merit in Matthews Stadium at the entrance end of the field. Willis stated that he had con- tacted Q. P. Flournoy as to the design. Mr. Flournoy stated that he would contact Royce Cox on submitting a drawing similar to one he had seen in Texas. President Moseley re- quested that Willis extend an invitation to Q. P. Flournoy to attend the next Quarterback Club meeting. President Moseley stated that the next meeting of the Florala Quarterback Club would be held on June 15, 1976. The timeand place will be announced in The Florala News. President Moseley stated to the club that the reason for meeting at the high school was so that everyone could tour the new remodeled facilities of dressing rooms for athletics. Rupert Greene, Chairman of the Club Committee to approach the County Board of Education to obtain this work, expressed appreciation for the excellent -J . brings you the home you want at a price you can afford. But now you can walk through one and decide for yourself. *Erected on your foundation. Many options and additions available at very reasonable prices. PHONE S-923i5 worked in the stands, donated ice, peanuts or whatever. And I challenge each one of you to support your present president and his staff as you supported me this past year. Pete Dawson Barton Family Reunion Decendents of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lee Barton held their 23rd annual family reunion Sun- day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Bass, Jr. They hadplan- ned to meet on the shores of Beautiful Lake Jackson, but due to inclement weather conditions met with the Bass family in- stead. Showers were plentiful as was the food and brotherly and sisterly love, one for theother. All of the Lee Barton family was present - three sons, Al- ton and wife, Janice Barton of Winter Garden, Florida, James and wife, Nadine Barton of Sam- son, Alabama, Billie Don and wife, Beulah Mac and children, Donald, Ronald, Edward, Te- resa, Daniel and Billy Jr., of Ocoee, Florida; six daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McVay, Panama City, Florida, Mrs. Mildred Barton, daughters, Ti- na of Ftorala, Mrs. Mary Thorn of Paxton, Florida, Mrs. Eloise Mason, Anita and Wayne of Opp, Alabama; grandchild- ren -- Kenneth and Deborah Cardwell, Kissimmee, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McVay, Jr., Joshua and Lawrence, Pan- ama City, Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Mickler, Florata, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Cardwell, Winter Gar- den, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Do- nald Purvis and Shawna, Enter- prise, Alabama, Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Adams and Jason of Flo- rata, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Wil- kerson and Cherie of Caney Creek community, Mrs. Rose Burnson, Opp, Alabama, Mrs. Clara Thompson, Jerry, Vance, Tiffany, Florala, Marcus Card- well, Kissimmee, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Bartin, Ray- mond and Keith, Largo, Flo- rida, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Thorn and baby of Coffee Springs, Alabama, Tim Barton, Opp, Alabama, Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Johnson, Teresa and Ricky, Jr., Panama City, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley McVay, Kenith, Kevin of Panama City; two uncles, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Barton and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Barton of Wing, Alabama. Among friends joining the Bartons on this special occas- ion were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Bass, Jr., Miss Sophia Goff, Miss Shelia Strickland, all of Florala, Mrs. Loni Wise, Kins- ton, Mrs. Shirley Smith and Debhle of Lockhart and Juanita and Lynn Johnson of Paxton. Members of the familyare al- ready looking forward to another wonderful family get- to-gether again next year. - PERSONALS - Mrs. Lela J. Lacey and son, Mike of Lancaster, California, are visiting her mother, Mrs. Oree Johnson and sister, Miss Pat Johnson. Those attending graduation exercises for Audrey Kay Go- million and Peggy Jean Lind- sey from Huntingdon College in Montgomery last Sunday, May 16, included Mr. and Mrs. Gormun Lindsey and children, Teri and Robert, Mrs. Betty Gomillion, Miss Beratta Go- million, Mrs. Mac Sauls and Mrs: Adelia Gomillion, all of Florala; Mrs. Floyd Hobbs of New Harmony community; and Mr. Joel Gomillion and Mr. and Mrs. Avenaugh Hutcheson of Lockhart. The Paxton High School girls track team returned Saturday night after a successful trip to state track meet in Gainesville. Word of the girls success pre- ceeded them, and the group was surprised by a welcoming com- mittee of parents and friends, led by a police escort. Each of the athletes and Coach Stephens were presented with a rose as a token of the groups pride in the team. This is the first group of girls ever to represent Paxton in state competition. All ele- ven competitors qualified for the finals in her event and eight returned with medals, while the remaining three fin- ished seventh, one place from medal recognition. These three were Paula Warren in the dis- cus throw, Jeanie Hammond in the 110 yard hurdles and Angle Daughtry in the 880 yard run. Winning second place medals in - PERSONAL. Miss Kate Johnson of Bir- mingham is visiting Mrs. Oree Johnson and Pat, the 880 yard relay were: Sheena Washington, Donna Daughtry, Cecilia Connell and Lynn John- son. Coming from last place to take the fifth place honors in the mile relay were Angela York, Cynthia Geoghagan, Sha- ron Williams and Belinda Reeves. Coach Corinne Stephens would like to thank all the peo- pie who have been so much help to her this year through their support and enthusiasm both for her and all of her teams. She is looking forward to many years of winning teams at Pax- ton. She is especially proud of this group of young women, who have worked so hard to bring favorable recognition to their school. SEPTIC TANK AND EQUIPMENT COMPANY INSTALLATION (IF TANKS, REPAIRS, AND PUMPING. GRAVEl., FILL DIRT, TOP SOIl. BACKHOE WORK AND LIGHT CI,EARING (5 years service). Call Paxton 834-5900 DAY OR NIGHT VOTE FOR ~i; i DISTRICT T. IVEY POWELL WILL BRING A NEEDED BALANCE OF FAIR REPRESENTATION FOR EVERYONE. MY RECORD PROVES THAT I KNOW THE JOB AND HOW TO BEST FULFILL IT FOR ALL CITIZENS. I WANT TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY FOR A SPECIAL THANKS TO THE CITIZENS OF COVINGTON COUNTY FOR THE WARM AND FRIENDLY RECEPTION THAT YOU HAVE GIVEN ME THESE PAST WEEKS. I HAVE TRIED TO SEE AS MANY OF YOU AS POSSIBLE; BUT FOR THOSE OF YOU I HAVE MISSED, LET ME ASK YOU THROUGH THIS METHOD FOR YOUR VOTE AND SUP- PORT ON MAY TWENTY-FIFTH. Your Vote and Support will be greatly appreciated. (Pd. Pol. Adv. by 7". Irey Powell, Florala, Ala.) -% ~ r' r. Ak.,~ J \ L @ miss our Pol. Adv. by Lloyd~Rodgers, Route 3, Red Level) LLOYD RODGERS I will try to spend our tax dollars wisely by insisting on efficiency in all our county's business without favor_ itism. I am in favor in keeping our real estate and other taxes as low as possible and still provide the vital County services we need. I promise I will do my best as your Commissioner for all the people of our County. I sincerely ask for your vote and support for Commissioner, District 4, Covington County, Alabama on May 25, 1976. Please mark your ballot for me and I will work for you. Sincerely, On May 7th, there were 9 school buses stuck at one time from Red Level. ii elected, I assure you that opt School buses and the mail can travel our rural roads in District 4. On May 4th, I carried 3 beats out of 6 in District 4 at this time. This report was kitchen boss. accepted by the members. So, From Gainesville Successful With my other 3 opponents carrying the others, on a report given by Max whether you brought cupcakes,