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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL.CONTENT CORYRIGH;TED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 2 THE FLORALA NEWS- THURSDAY, JUNE \ ... Mr. And Mrs. Goolsby Goolsbys To Celebrate Ha At Historical Meeting The Historical Society of Okaleosa and Walton Counties, Inc., will meet on June 22, Z:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Fellowship Hall in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Speakers for this meeting will be Dr. Walter Stuart Towns and Robert K. Speed. Their topic will be the DeFuniak Chau- tauqua. Dr. Waiter Stuart Towns, Associate Professor, Univer- sity of West Florida, Pensa- cola, Florala, was born in Fort Worth, Texas on November 6, munication Association, and Speech Communication As- sociation. He has held many offices in above Associations, including editing the Florida Speech Communication Asso- ciation Newsletter and vice- chairman, Rhetoric and Public Address Division, Southern Speech Communication Asso- ciation. eeves - "" Anderson He holds an A. B. degree from the University of Arkan- sas and continued his formal education at the University of Florida, earning the M. A. de- gree and a Ph. D. from that inr stttution. Dr. Towns ts mar- ried and has two children. During the years from 1964- 66 he served as instructor and co-ordinator, Basic Speech Program, University of Arkan- sas. In 1966 he was co-or- dinator, Language Arts, North- west Arkansas Supplemental Dr. Towns is interested in research and has authored many articles and reviews for his professional journals. He is a member of the Es- cambia Bay Jaycees where he serves as second vice-presi- dent and on the Board of Di- rectors. Dr. Towns worships at the First United Methodist Church in Pensacola and chairs the Council on Ministries. Mr. Robert K. Speed was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsyl- vania, September 1946 - raised in New York and received most of his formal education in the south. In December' 1966, he gra- duated from the University of Kentucky at Lexington with an A. B. degree in English- minor in Polittal Science. His many college activities included Stu- Miss Debbie Reeves, daugh- dent Laison with the Governor ter of Mrs. Lewis Reeves of of Kentucky; member, Honor- Laurel Hill, Florida, and Mr. able Order of Kentucky Colo- Gary Anderson, son of Mrs. nels, for service to the state. Mildred Anderson of Florala, After graduating from col- Alabama will be married June lege he joined the United Sta- 28, 1975 in the First Assembly tes Marine Corps. He was a of God Church, West Fifth Naval Flight Officer, attaining Education Center and was a gra- Avenue, Florala, Alabama at the rank of Captain. During Fortieth Anniversary du, te assistant instructor of the 7:00 p.m. 1973-1974 he served as Exe- University of Florida. In 1968 A reception will follow in the cutive Officer A. Co. 4th be accepted the position of As- Club House on Beautiful Lake AMTRAC Bn. United States Mr. and Mrs. James B. Goolsby will celebrate their 40th Wedding Anniversary on June 29 when their children will honor them with an after- noon tea. The reception will be held at the Goolsby home on Route One, Florala from 3:00 until 5:00. All friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend. sistant Professor, University of Jackson. Marine Corps Reserves, Gulf- West Florida, Pensacola. He has received many honors and awards for his outstanding ability as an educator. Among them is membership in Omi- cron Delta Kappa; listed in Out- standing Young Men of Am- No local written invitations are being mailed. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. GROVERS PROUD port, Miss. In August of 1974 he earn- ed a B. A. degree (honors) with a major in Mass Com- munications from the Univer- sity of West Florida, Pensa- cola, Florida. At the present Mrs. Lucile Wise of Barrow, Guests in the home of Coun- Florida spent the past two cil Weeks and family of Lock- weeks with her mother, Mrs. hart include the Reverend Jes- C. B. McLaney and her sister, sic Childress and family of Argie Glass of Lockhart. Detroit, Michigan and Mr. Fos- ter Wise, a native Geneva Coun- Lori and Scott McLaney of tian. Cantonment, Florida spent last week with their grandmother, Mrs. C. B. McLaney of Lock- hart. Mrs. J. W. Flournoy has returned home after spending one month with Mrs. Gerald Manning in Greenville, Ala- bama. Mrs. G. W. Grover left Thursday, June 19 for Rome, Italy. Mrs. Grover will be touring many sights of inteest on this two week vacation tour. Friends of Tim McGee will be pleased to hear that he is The Childress family hopes to relocate in the south Ala- bama area in the near future. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pete McGee included Mr. and Mrs. John Ferrin Cox, Michelle and Chris of Elba, Alabama. Little Miss Lisa Raines of Montgomery visited with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Pete McGee last week. She returned home with her mother, Mrs. Sammy Raines, Friday of last week. Mrs. Charles Stevenson, recovering satisfactorily at Chuck and Suane, Mrs. Larry home following recent surgery Woodham, Cindy, and Sonya, in a Fort Walton Beach hospital, spent a few days in Fort Wal- He underwent surgery for re- moval of a ruptured disk. As a result, he will be confined to little or no activity until the middle of July. FLOURNOYS RETURN FROM MONTHS VACATION ton Beach last week. They were joined Friday night and Saturday by Mr. Woodham and daughter, Sherry. Charles Stevenson visited with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Stevenson of Clayton, Ralph E Helms Receives erica, 1971 and Personalities time, he is a candidate for a Mr. and Mrs. Q. P. Flour- s of the South, 1973. Masters degree in Communi- nor returned home Friday He is a member of Florida PARENTS OF cation from that institution. As from a months vacation trip Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Hodge Speech Communication Asso- part of his research for this which included a visit with son, spent last week with his daugh- S ship A degree, he selected the sub- Major John C. Flournoy and ter, Mr. and Mrs. FrankBar- cholar ward elation, Southern Speech Com- BABY BOY ject "The Florida Chautauqua" family of Jacksonville, Arkan- nes of CitroneUe, Alabama. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Grover for presentation during an aca- sas. John Charles is Corn- While there, Mrs. Frank Bar- The Langley Bre,.kfast Club of Duluth, Georgia are the proud demic conference. He re- mander of an Air Rescue Unit nes and Mrs. W. W. Hodge of Newton Center has anoounc- Chapel Hill parents of a baby boy bern Mon- searched, wrote and directed a of Little Rock Air Force visited with Mrs StellaMurphy ed its annual scholarsnipaward day, June 16. The newborn tip- historical film documentary - Base. From there, they jour- in Mobile, Alabama. Mrs. for 1975. peal the scales at 8 pounds and~ now part of the Bicentennial neved on to Covington, Ken- Murphy has been confined to The award will go to Ralph Program and the University's tacky for a visit with friends, bed for several months, but is Edmund Helms of 253 River To Observe 4 ounces. Proud grandparents are Mrs., Archives Collection. He is a Next stop was with their son, much improved now. Street, West Newton, Mass. G.W. Grover of LaureI Hill and member of the Public Rela- Ronald C. Flournoy and family Mr. and Mrs. Harold Strick- tions Student Society of Am- of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. erica, Florida Public Rela- Ronald is a Senior Staff Che- Mr. and Mrs. Myron Nobles He is a graduating senior of Newton North High School, Class of 1975. His plans are to attend the Massachusetts Maritime Academy at Buzzards Bay. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph (Qninton) Helms, formerly of Florala, Alabama. DIANE MICKELSON GRACE BAPTIST ELECTED TO OFFICE AT GIRLS STATE Diane Mickelson of Florala, has been elec:ed to the office nf State Representative and KICKS OFF CAMPAIGN Homecoming Chapel Hill Baptist Church will have homecoming Sunday, June 22. Everyone is invited to attend, and lunch will be served after service. Chapel Hill's church history will be given by Mr. Tatum Bedsole of Hacoda, Alabama, immediately land of Ozark, Alabama. tions Association, and the Am- PRICES ANNOUNCE NEW ARRIVAL JUNE 11 Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Price announce the arrival of a bouncing baby boy, Jackie erican Marketing Association. He has worked with Dodson, Craddock and Born Advertis- Ing, Warrington Chamber of Commerce, Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce, and is vice-president of Diversified D. Industrial Marketing. Mr. Speed is a very busy young man and the Okaloosa- Mark Hall, Mrs. Ray W. spent the first June with Mr. D. Nobles and Montgomery, Miss Marcia cently spent a rifle, Alabama, and Mrs. W. E. family. They bors where live. While joyed visiting school-mates. on the town in dining the gorgeous below. SMITHS VISIT IN MISSISSIPPI Mr. and Mrs. Edl companied by Eddie Searcy from Alabama, visited Alabama, during the weekend. Smith and her Mrs. Stevenson is experiencing Tomporowski in ill effects as a result of recent sissippi during the surgery in a Mobile hospital, of June. They Friends of Mrs. Stevenson hope the campus of that her recovery will improve other points of in the days and weeks ahead, ford. Regina's husband duate school trig on his Experimental Ps' Regina is a gist with the sissippi Retardation Oxford. mical Engineer with the Alum- of Montgomery, Alabama spent president of the pro-tern of Legislative at Alabama Girls State. The 1975 Girls State session is being held at Hunt- ingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama, sponsored by the Am- erican Legion Auxiliary. Diane inum Company of America. While there, the Flournoys en- joyed a trip with Ronald and family to Niagara Falls and Toronto, Canada. The return trip home in- cluded visits to the Nations Capitol in Washington, on down through the mountains to Ash- ville, North Carolina, across following lunch. There willalso Price, Jr., Wednesday, June Walton Historical Society is es- the Smokies of Gatlinburg, Ten- be special singing by the Tone- 11, at 4-25 a m in anAndalunta • .... " -h "" b t" . ..pecmlly pleased that he could nessee..%z . . master s Quartet from .Brain- hospital T e ~a y qypea ~e find-the time to conduct a pro, Mter a .~top m Bxrmmgham, Helms bridge, Georgia. scales at 10 pounds and5 ottn~Fgram for us on the DeFuniak Alabama,~, was on to Green- Revival services arealsobe- ces. The newborn wily bef Chautauqua. ville, Alahama to pick up Mrs. ing held this week with Bro. welcomed home byherlBmonth The meeting is open to the J. W. Flournoy, who had been Norman Simmons the guest old sister, public and everyone is invited visiting Mr. and Mrs. C. G. speaker. Services begin each Proud grandparents are Mr. to attend this excellent pro- Manning, while the Flournoys night at 7:30 and everyone is and Mrs. Bnford Miller of Flo- gram. were away. cordially invited to attend the rata, Alabama and Mr. and Mrs. last two nights June 19 and Z0. Doug Gordon of Daleville, Ala- See you there! bama. Grace Baptist Church has kicked off a campaign to raise funds to put a roof on the new church building. It is called is the daughter of Mr. andMrs. "Be one of one hundred". The Marion N. Mickelson, and she goal is to get one hundred peo- is representing Florala High ple to contribute $100 dollars School. She is a citizen of Bee Hive City. Lakewood Baptist Church News Lakewood Baptist report good attendance Sunday, inspire of the inclement weather condi- tions. Visiting speaker, the Reverend Mac McGovern, pre- sented a great sermon from Luke, Chapter 19. The regular church pastor, the Reverend J. J. Harris, who has been an instrument in Gods hands for many years, was pre- sented a gift from the church membership. The church is in need of a substitute pianist. Anyone wishing to serve the church in this manner, should make their wishes known. You're invited to join the Lakewood Baptist for Sunday School each Sunday at 10:00 • a.m. and morning worship at 11:00. Sunday evening ser- vices begin at 7:00 and wor- ship services are held each Wednesday night at 7:00. FLORALA GARDEN CLUB each to accumulate the appro- ximate $10,000 needed for the roof. The roof will be con- structed of laminated exposed the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Ray W. Hall and other rela- tives and friends in Lockhart. Mrs. Marie Parrish was hos- tess this past week to her daugh- ter and family, the Raymond Hootens of Perry, Georgia and a neighbor, Mrs. Christine Vann at her cottage in Seagrove. beams and four inch decking. Over $I,000 has been donated and pledged already to this fund. . CORRECTION. Concerning the Halstead Re- union in last week's paper - it was Halstead instead of Hol- stead. The Florala-Lockhart Rotary Club met Tuesday, June 17, 1975. Mr. Craig Harrison was in charge of the program. He introduced his guest speaker, Mrs. Gennella McDaniel. Mrs. McDaniel presented a most wonderful musical program, based on movie theme songs, past and present. Pictured above, front row, left to right, Master Sergeant Leo- nard Nobles, Michael Nobles, Mrs. Gennella McDaniel and Miss Melanie McDaniel. Back row, left to right, Craig Harrison, Dr. W. D. Potter, and Jerry McDaniel. MRS. JAMES WALLACE HONORED WITH Alabama and Mrs. Larry Sul- livan from Tuscaloosa, Ala- bama. BABY SHOWER Mrs. James Wallace was ho- nored with a Baby Shower on June 17 in the home of Mrs. Jim Sullivan. Other hostesses for the occasion were Mrs. George Lancaster, Mrs. Gor- don Welch and Mrs. Billy Tru- man. Mrs. Wallace was pre- sented a corsage upon arrival made from small baby toys. As the guests arrived they were invited to register in Sharon's Baby Book which was placed in the foyer. The serving table was cover- ed with a while cloth and deco- rated with pastel shades of green, yellow and pink. An arrangement of fresh flowers was centered between burning tapers. The delicious refreshments consisted of lime punch, nuts, mints, cake, finger sandwiches, pecan sandies and chocolate drops. The hostesses presented Slut - run with a high-chair and she received many useful and beau- tiful gifts from the guests. Special guests included Mrs. Redus Sullivan from Winfield, Lockhart residents are here- by notified that due to the 24th of June Masonic Celebration on Tuesday, June 24, garbage will not be picked up on that day (regular day for pick-up), but will be picked up the day be- fore, Monday, June 23. Florala residents are notified that due to the July 4th holt- days, regular Thursday routes will be picked upon Wednesday, July 2 and Friday routes will be gathered on Thursday, July 3. PERSONAL Miss Helen Roth of Brewton, Alabama is spending some time with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dan F. Adams of Paxton, caring for her grandmother, while she is recovering from recent surgery. The amount of electridty you use each month is • never exactly the same. Air conditioning in summer and electric heating in winter can make your. electric bill go up. Other times it's down. Up and down. Month to month. Season to season. But you can keep your electric bill from changing like the weather.With Levelized Monthly Billing. A service from Alabama Power that lets you pay about the same amount each month, based on the number of kilowatt-hours of electridty you've used during the past year. It's simply a matter of an average use. , With Levelized Billing, you always know what to expect within a very few dollars. So you can budget your dectric bills. Ask about Levelized Monthly Billing at any Alabama Power office. Or send in the coupon below for a brochure explaining this service. Knowing you can bud- get your electric bill can take the big ups and downs out of paying it. All contributions are income tax deductable and receipts are furnished to those who desire them. All donations regardless to size are accepted and appre- ciated. Tri-City Rescue Squad R eport Members of the Tri-City Rescue Squad during the week of June I0 to 16 made 7 trips for a total of 218 miles, using 26 man hours. Florala residents making calls for service were Mrs. Alberta Parker, Dounie Monk to Florala Memorial; Terry Cawthon from his home to Mizell Memorial in Opp and back home again. From LoQk- hart was Alex Cox to Florala Memorial. Others in the area needing ambulance service were Glennie Hunter of Lake- wood and William Kendall of Opp to Mizell Memorial. The Tri-City Squad is work- ing with Covington County Ci- vil Defense Director Pat Wood- ham to set up a severe weather watch so Florala residents can have advanced weather warn- ing in case of had weather. The Tri-City Rescue Squad would like to thank the Flo- rala Police Deparrment for their assistance in case of em- ergencies. Many of the rescue squad members are also on the police department and all are trained in first aid. Many ti- mes, the police car can arrive on the scene ahead of the am- bulance and begin first aid treatment, when necessary. For those of you who have been misinformed, members of the police department provide a great service in such cases. HORTICULTURE NOTE With this rainy season, it's a wonderful time to transplant your day lillies while you can still see the color of the blooms. They continue to bloom, live beautifully, and you can still pollinate your blooms. PERSONAL Friends of Mrs. Dan F. Adams will be glad to learn she has returned home after undergoing surgery in the Gen- eral Hospital in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Marcia Honored Beach Tri Miss Marcia Florala High was honored with a day beach Mrs. Ronald dalusia. Due to so many several were However, a reported by the attending with Misses Diane nise Kembro, honoree's favorite sin, Toby Elmore. ffan. Feb. March April May ytme .~uly Aug. Sepl. Oct. Nov, Dec. This ts what happens with the electricity you use. And what usually happens with your electric bill. Seasonal changes tn usage can mean seasonal changes t~t your bill~ yah. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. This h what happens to your electric bill t/you have Levehzed Monthly Billing. Your payments don't vary more than a very /ew dollars each month. r mm ~ ~ m ~ M! ~ mll m ~ m ~ Mail to: Alabama Power Compan3~ Levelized Monthly Bilhng, Atttr Banks Farris, p.o. Box 264I, Birminghan~ Alabama 35291. Please send me a copy of "How to budget your electric bill." Address City State Zip