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/ IMAGE SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE6 . FIorala lon urns ac De Police FOR ,,OR .O. 1 "O., "O., ,O., TO , VOTE Joe R. Evans 136 ; 118 109 130 493 --tcF. rt Q. P. Flourney Z8 lZ 33 62 135 J. Willie Harrison, Sr, 47 38 U 48 161 The Florala Ponce Depart- James W. (Jack) Jacke II I0 I0 I0 41 ment Report for August I0 Knucklebend Mose Warren 0 0 0 3 3 through August 16, is as fol- lows: Possession of a firearm without a permit - 1, failure to FOR COUNCILMAN PLACE #I yield to blue light and siren - David Garner 85 57 66 102 310 Wilson Jones 125 106 10Z 124 457 1, aggravated reckless driv- ing - 2, driving while license revoked - 2, reckless driving while drinking - 1, no drivers FOR COUNCILMAN PLACE #| license - I, driving while in- Victor Anderson U 53 38 63 Z42 toxicated - 1, public drunk - C. E. Bnffalow H ~ 96 113 404 1, disorderly conduct -1, high- M. P. (Phil) Carter 30 Z5 37 72 164 way intoxication - 1, making a total of 13 arrests. FOR COUNCILMAN PLACE #$ Pete D/rp Z3 Z2 ZI 38 104 Wilbert (Pete) Gilbert 60 32 32 23 147 Jack F. luabinott 49 ~15 41 65 Z00 David K. Maddox 17 13 16 23 69 Rescue Squad Homer (Red) Johnson 73 58 66 97 294 FOR COUNCILMAN PLACE #4 "'l" "De-r" llZ 91 84 126 413 jJ. C. (Buddy) Strickland . . (Jess) Wlllette 95 80 85 107 367 The Tri-City Rescue Squad has been kept busy during the FOR COUNCILMAN PLACE #5 week of August I0 through Au- Connie (Bud) Jackson 39 34 34 81 188 gust 16. The following runs Sybil R. Mickler 84 68 84 111 347 were made according to dates Nenl Oales 98 7Z 61 54 285 and times listed: On August 10, 1976 at 5:04 a.m., Mr. Joel Thomas was taken from his home in Flo- rala to the Florala Memorial ,, Hospital by members Jimmy County Man To Receive and Tommy Bishop, FI I City C il on August II, 1976at 10:35 ora a ounc p.m., members Jimmy Hart- zog and Tommy Bishop res- ponded to a call on 331 South Conservation A ward o, Paxton, but call was can- celled. I 4. oslvnd a majority of the votes ~ cast for the office of Corneal- ms, Place Z, and tlmt C. E. I :~ ikdlalow and Victor And,rsos, ../~ _received the most and second ,.%. Minutes oR August 1~., 1976 at 5:z3 a.m., Mr. Charlie Lee was Charles Dixon, better known in all. Mr. Charile became taken from his home in Lock- as "Mr. Charlle" of Ands- Interested In growing "Trees hart to the Florala Memorial Minutes of a special meet- most votes cast for that office, luata, Alabama, has been se- and Game" at an early age. He Hospital by members Tommy mE of the Florala City Court- therefore a run-off election lectnd by the Alabama Wild- has followed good forest man- Bishop and Jimmy Hartzog. ell held at Florais City Hall, between said candidates is life Federation to receive the agement recommendations On August 12, 1976 at 11:15 August 11, 1976. hereby ordered to be held on highly coveted "Forest Con- through the years and at his a.m., Elma Tauten was trans- Prssent: Mayor Joe R.Tuesday, September 14, 19'/6, servationist of the Year" awurd present age of 83, is still ferred from Florala Memorial Hospital to Ft. Walton Beach Evans; Councilmembers: Jo- pursuant to the requirements by the Alabama Wildlife Fed- planting trees. General Hospital by member nes, Hutchinson, Mickler; Ab- of &ct No. 663, Regular Ses- eratton. The presentation will His tree farm is fertilized sent: Zorn, Anderson; City sios of the Legislature 1961, be made to Dixon at a banquet like his row crops. A portion H. O. Bass and wife, Clara Clerk: Martha Byrd. u amondnd, in his honor August ZS, 19'/6 of his forest holdings are Bass. The meeting was called to 5. That no candidate recei- at the 15th annual Governor's leased to a hunting club and On August 13, 1976 at 10:49 order by Mayor Evans. wed a majority of the votes Conservation Achievement food plots planted throughout p.m., Mlllard Trammell was The following Waiver and cast for the office of Council, Awards Program in the Hyatt the area provides supplemental taken from his home to Evans Consent was presented to- the Place $, and that Homer John- House, Birmingham, Alabama food for the game. Funeral Home by squad mem- Counctlmembers present to sos and Jack F. hmbinett re- held each year in conjunction He has always been a strong hers Jack Barge with Mike sign so that a Special Meeting ceivnd the most and second with the Fnderation's annual advocate of selective harvest- Stewart assisting. could be held. most votes cast for that of- convention, ing as opposed to clear cut- On August 15, 1976 at 1:45 flee, therefore a run-off elec- James W. Reeder, President tang. He thins his timber stand p.m., Robin C. Smith was ta- ken from Florala Memorial WAIVER AHD CONSENT Uon between said candidates is of the Federation stated, with- selectively, as needed, remov- WE, the undersigned hereby hereby ordered to be held on out a doubt Mr. Dixon isamost lag deceased and poorly formed Hospital to her homeby mem- consent to a Special Meeting Tuesday, September 14, 1976, effective person in the work trees, to allow ample sunlight hers H. O. Bass and Jimmy of ~ ~ ~ ~'ofthe City pursumt to the requirements of Forest~Conservation.~'Since to reach the forest floor for Hartsog. of ~~ttiday Of of ACt NO,' 085, Regular Sea- 1936, he has planted pine seed- regeneration. On August 15, 1976 at 9:50 AugUst, 1976,~i~1 :we consent zion ~of the Legislature 1961, linp every year except one- Although he makes every ef- p.m., Hazel Bell was taken to the immediate consideration as amended, an estimated 30-million trees fort to prevent and suppress from Lockhart to Opp Mizell of an Ordinance or Resolution 6. That no candidate re- wildfires, he carefully em- Memorial Hospital by mem- introduced at this meeting, celved a majority of the votes ploys controlled burning tore- hers Tommy Bishop and H. hereby walvil~ prior, written cast for the office of Coun- Police duce fuel build-up and to pro- O. Bass. On August 15, 1976 at 2:33 notice, cllmun, Place 5, and that Sy- vide game with better browse p.m., Earl Berry was taken bfl R. Mlelder and Nsal Dates and good plants. DATED THIS llth day ofreceived the most and second Governor Wallace will pre- from his home to Floraia AOgUst, 1976. most votes cast for that of- School Set sent Mr. Charlie with a sta- Memorial Hospital by mem- tuette and a certificate. It is hers Jerry Barge and Jimmy /s/Joe R. Evans rice, therefore a run-off elec- /s/Sybil Mickler tien between said candidates Mayor Joe Evans and Police a privilege and honor for Ala- Hartsog. /s/Wilson Jones is hereby ordered to be held Chief Paul Mitchell announce bama Wildlife Federation to On August 16, 1976 at 3:15 /s/Veuia P. Hutchinson on Tuesday, September 14, a Law Enforcement School to bestow this award to "Mr. p.m., Ruth Chambers was ta- 1976, pursuant to the require- begin Monday, August 23 and Charlie". ken from her home in Laurel Hill, Florida to Dr. Potter's Mayor Evans stated that the meats of Act No. 663, Regular run through August 27. The office by Alford and Peterson. purpose of this meeting is to Sesaton oftheLegisisturelMl, school will meet each nightTeachers During thisperind, therewas canvass the results of the City as amended, at 6 p.m. at Floraia High a total of ten runs with nine- of Florsin Municipal Election School. teen man hours and 213 miles held August 10, 1976. TheCity ADOPTED THIS llth day of Mr. T. O. Harris, the Aia- TO Meet put on the ambulances. Clerk presented to the Council August, 1976. hama Law Enforcement In- the results of the Municipal structor, will be the teacher. Covington County Schools Election oJ~ City Officials held A motion was made by Hut- All law enforcement officers will hold its Teacher Institute August 10, J976, and the cer- chanson and seconded by Mack- from the county and neighbor- on Monday, August 30, 1976 at tlflcatss of results from each ler to adopt said Resolution. ing towns are invited. Area 9:00 a.m., in the Covington of the four machines wereesa- Motion carr/ed with all in fa- Explorer Scouts interested in County Board of Education Of- CORRECTION mined and tabulated. The Court- vor. law enforcement also are in- rice Building. It was Gerald Manning who ctl enters its canvass by the A motion was made by Hut- rated to attend. Students will report to school drowned in Lake Jackson just following Resolution. chinson and seconded by Jo- The school will offer four on Wednesday, September 1 four years ago at age 13, ru- nes to adjourn, courses. They are: Monday for one-half day. A full day of ther than Larry, as was pub- RESOLUTION and Tuesday - Court decisions school will be held Thursday lashed in last weeks issue 9f WHEREAS, the General affecting law enforcement of- and Friday, September 2 and 3. the news. Election for the City of Fie- ricers; Wednesday - Juvenile A holiday will be observed on Our most sincere apology to r,,, .. ,.,, Notic p=,.., and Thursday- The Monday, September 6forLabor the family and to hiS brother, ou August I0, 1976, as pro- " e - criminal Justice system. Day. Larry, for the error. vldnd by law, and WHEREAS, the Municipal Governing body of the City of Don't forget picture day at Fiorsla met on this llth day Fiorsla High School. Covington County Farm Bu- of Aqunt, 1976, all members Pictures will be Men at real Membership AnnualMeet- ly kful therefore being present, at Florala ~ School Wed-ing will ho held Thursday night, I Am Tru Than For 10:00 o'clock a.m., and has nusday, August ZS, 19"/6: August 26, 1976, 7:00 p.m. at canvassed the returns, and has 6:00-1Z:00 -- Senior Port- the Jeff Bishop Center, Lurleen ascertained and doierminndthe ra/is; B. Wallace Junior College.The Support Of My Friends number of votes received by I:00 -- Varsity choerlead- Joe Bewden and Family will each Candidate, and ers; furnish entertainment with WHEREAS, the said Munici- Z:00-o Band; business meeting and election And Citizens Of Lockhart, pal Governing body has aster- 3:00 -- Footlall. of 1977 officers and directors rained and determined the re- Boys should wear a coat and to follow. Soft drinks will be suits of said Election as shown fie for senior portrsfls. Drs- served u refreshments. All above. PSs will be furnished for the Farm Bureau members are Alabama, In My Place For Now, THEREFORE, be it |iris. urged to attend. resolved by the City Council of Fto, is, Alatn. as fol- Council, Place 4. Iowa: I. That Joe R. Evans, re- celved a majority of the votes I Will Endeavor To Do My cast for the office of Mayor and is hereby declared duly elected to that office for the term beginning on the first For et tlng tofitt i oct, hart Best And Serve In A Way Monday in October, 1976. Z. That Wilson Jooes, re- " efi ceived a majority of the votes That Will Be Ben cial To east for the office of Council- Council seal, Place 2. I will do my man, Pisc. i add is ho , opl declared duly elected to that The Pe e And office for the term beginuinS on the first Monday in Octo- besl fo represent I~e peop~'s best her, 1976. Town Of Lockhart. 3. That J. C. Strickland, received a majority of the vo- tes cast for the office of Cram- inleresl a! all limes . cflmun, Place 4 and is hereby declared duly elected to that A g office for the term beginning THANK YOU! ain, Thank You on the first Monday in Otto- her, 1976. Thet no candidate re- BLISS THOMASSON Bessie Henderson Pd. Pol. Adv. by Bliss Thomasson Pd. POt. Adv. by Bessie Hendursen THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, The Reverend Mark Alter- man will be preaching the pro- gram "The Jewish Feast of Passover" at First Assembly of God, 1721 West Fifth Ave- nue in Florala, Friday night, August 20 at 7 p.m. This p~m concerns itself with the Passover ritual which the Jews have been observing for over 3000 years. Passover recalls the exodus of the Heb- rew people from Egyptian bon- dage. The Reverend Alterman will illustrale the various customs and show their relationship to Christian truths. The public is invited to view this most unusual and educa- tional presentation. Florala Man Elected Mayor I WOULD LIKE TO THANK Of Thomasville Friends of John D. (Brother) McDonald, Jr., a former re- sident of Florala and graduate of Florala High School, was elected Mayor of Thomasville, Alabama in the August 10 Muni- cipal Election. His wife is the former Kat- hryn Tyson of Opp. They have two daughters, Beth, who is attending the University of Montevall0 and Susan who will begin her college education at Montevallo this fall. THE GOOD PEOPLE OF FLORALA WHO SU] ME IN THE RECENT CITY ELECTION. "Johnny Mac" as he is bet- , ter known around Thomasville * ~S O ~ is employed with a radio sta- tion there and says he will be a working mayor. He has two sisters living in Florala, Mrs. JessieMajors Pd. Pol. Adv. by J. W. Harrison, St. and Mrs. Rose Windham. W.S. Harlan Dr. C.K. Howard To Begin OPTOMETRIST Announces His Association With Dr. This school term at W.S. Harlan School in Lockhart, Mr. Eugene Birl~e will be teaching special nducatiun. He received his degree from Troy State University and taught last year at the Florala Cit~ School. Mr. Robert McCurley will be a new coach at W. S. Harlan. He also received his B.S. de- gree from Troy State Univer- sity. Other teachers at W. S. Har- lan will be: Murry Johnson -- Principal; Mrs. Mary Frances Bass -- Special education; Eu- gene Bilge -- Special edu- cation; Mrs. Camma H. Cook-- Science; Mrs. Joaun W. Geoha- 6an -- Elementary; Mrs. Julia N. Harrison -- English and girls physical education; Mrs. Mary M. Johnson -- Elemen- tary; Mrs. Elotse W. Judson-- First grade; Mrs. Dorothy T. Lee -- Librarian; Mrs. Gracie Murl Mnddox -- First and se- cond grade; W. Barnard Martin -- Mathematics; Miss Frencell Mount -- Elementary; Robert McCurley -- Coach; Mrs. Katherine T. Odom -- Rending; Mrs. Elizaboth Y. Po- veil-- Third grade; Mrs. Lynda Powell -- English and history; Mrs. Diane D. Ste- veneon -- Second grade; Mrs. Towunda D. Stinson -- Readir~_. McNeiil For The Practice Of O Dr. Howard's Hours Will Be 9:00-5:00 Wednesday and Friday. Dr. McNeill's Will Be 9:00-5:00 On Monday and 1424 EAST 5th Ave. Florala MRS. LYNETTE ZESSIN FANM BUREAU IrI[DERATED GUARANTY L.II~ Having just completed roof repairs from Ii storm, I need to know whether the new Insured in case of another storm. ff you have all ready collected on one roof repair storm it would be advisable to have receipts, contracts, etc., that the roof was indeed repaired competently. repair would qualify you for collecting from another storm cause a leak. The cost of repairs your insurance company as being necessitated by two catastrophes. However, in order for your insurance to damage caused by the second storm, be meL It is important to notify your company as soon after such damages are incurred. OFFICE To The Voters And Citizens Of Florala I wish to take this opportunity to tha~. all of you for the fine vote you gave luabinett in the Florala city election on August 10, placing me in the run-off September .14. Jack F. luabinett has served you well in the past years as a member of the City Council, water board, and one of the first members to be appointed on Cemetery Board, formed in Florala. Jack F. Isabinett pledges to work in corporation with all elected officials of the city. Bringing to you the very best service in police protection, and a complete paving for all streets in the city. Also a well rounded recreation program for all age groups. Furthermore, I pledge I00~ corporation to the Florala Tri-City Rescue Squad lug them to complete the job for their new building and home. This group of credit for the wonderful job they have performed for Florala and this area Jack F. Inabinett is running for this office because he is interested in Florala. Your Vote And Support Will Be Appreciated. Jack F. Inabinett Place 3, Fiorala City Council Pd. Pol. Adv by Jack F. luabinett