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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAXTON HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS who recently attended NaUenni Cheerlead/~ c/ation Clinic, held on the campus of University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida. The Cheer- leaders participated in a week of activity under the direction of the National Cheerleader Associa- tion Staff. The Cheerleaders received instruction by the National Cheerleader Association Staff in new cheers, stunts, tumbling and crowd psycholOgy. The group pictured left to right, include: Paula Warren in the front; Kim Norman, Ann Wooten; Pamela York, co-captaln in the back; Pare Talbot, Belinda Reeves, co-captain. Wall Bracket Lights 810.00 a piece while supply last. All chains hung for $5.00 to 810.00 off regular price Sale good through Saturday. Telephone 858-6416 Florala Electric & Lighting West 5th Avenue FLORALA , ALABAMA Final plans have been com- "Merchants Day" will be ~ed for the 14th annual observed Tuesday, October ington County Fair, spon- 12, with reduced prizes in sored by the Kiwanis Club of effect for rides, with Met- Andalusia, which will be under chants tickets. way October II - 16, at the "School Day" is scheduled Fair Grounds near the Cola-for Thursday, October 14, when scum in Andalusia, on U.S. students will be admitted free Highway 84 West. to the Fair Grounds between Special entertainment fea- the hours of 2:00 p.m., and tures, including country music, 6:00 p.m. A ride special for square dancing, gospel singing students, "ride all afternoon and wrestling, will be provided for only $3.00" will be in effect Monday throughThursdaythat afternoon. nights. On Monday, Tuesday, The "kick-off" for FairWednesday and Friday, gates activities this year will be a will be open from 5:00 until greatly expanded beauty con- I0:00 p.m., and on Thursday test, robe held Saturday night, and Saturday, the Fair will October 9, at the Andalusia open at 2:00 p.m. High School auditorium. Proceeds realized from the Single young ladies from Fair will be utilized by Anda- Covington County between the lusia Kiwanians to fund their ages of 17 and 25 will compete scholarship program to assist for both the "Miss Covington deserving students in attending County Fair" and the "Miss Lurleen. B. Wallace Junior Covington County" titles. The College in Andalusia, and to winner will wear both crowns, carry out numerous other and will compete for 1977 state :haritable projects. honors not only in the "Miss Past Covington County Fairs Alabama Fairs" contest, but have won top honors from the also in the "Miss Alabama' Association of Alabama Fairs, pageant, and with outstanding special SingPlanned At in addition, the winner will events, plus an enlarged corn- receive a $200.00 cash college pliment of exhibits this year, scholarship award, plus a Kiwanians are confidently pre- Paxton Assembly year's tuition scholarship to dicting the 1976 Fair wfl'! be the Jacksonville State University or "biggest and best ever . Judson College, along with a Of God free modeling course. The runner-up will receive a $100 cash scholarship and other rLvmaVL'r"l" The paxton Assembly of God prizes. Church will have its monthly The admission charge to the sing Friday, October 8, 1976 "Miss Covington County Fair - at 7:30 p.m. Special guests Miss Covington County" con- Jay,Will beFloridathe SamaritanSand other frOmlOCal test will also be good for KAIA~ i[ILIt ~ ~ l* ]['ffirn m" admittance to the fair grounds JtJtg~t~ groups. Tuesday night, October 12. Everyone is welcome. Two exciting space exhibits from the NASA space center in Huntsville, Ala., will be on Dogs Must Be display, along with hundreds of New Books commercial, arts and craft, club, school, community, farm and home, and wild game Tagged In exhibits. These will be housed in The Florala Library has three modern buildings, con- taining over 1S,000 square feet of floor space, with livestock exhibits located in the nearby Coliseum building. Prize money totaling more than $6,900 will be awarded winnin~ exhibits in various categories. The mid.way will feature the Mid-South Shows, with a large compliment of exciting rides and other attractions. Paxton All dogs inside the city limits of Paxtou must have'a dog tag or they will be im- pounded. You may purchase these dog tags at the clerks office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 - 1, and 2-5. Ordinance #76-2. Special entertainment -- country music, square dancing gospel singing and wrestling -- Monday through Thursday nights. Big NASA Space Exhibits. Also, hundreds of outstanding commercial, arts & crafts, club, school, community, livestock & wild game exhibits. Over *6,900 in cash prizes to exhibit winners! 'Miss Covington County Fair. Miss Covington County' Contest Saturday night, October 9, Andalusia High School auditorium /Admission ticket also good for admission to Fair Tuesday night, October 12. Merchants Day-- Tuesday, October 12. Reduced prices on rides with merchants tickets School Day -- Thursday, October 14. Students admitted FREE, 1 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Student special, "Ride Anything On The Midway For *3.00" that afternoon. On the giant Mid-Way, the Mid-South Shows will be providing scintillating fun for the entire family! Visit And Enjoy The 1976 Edition Of The Award.Winning Covington County Fair, Sponsored Ry The Kiwanis Club Of Andalusia FAIRGR~)UNDS NEAR COLISEUM, U.S. 84 WEST, ANDALUSIA many, many "how to" books. If you are a pet lover, the lib- rary can lend you a book about how to keep pet fish, how to keep pet birds, how to train a bird dog, how to train a pure- bred dog, or how to keep and train a "mutt." In the Library are books on how to paint and draw pictur- es, how to decorate yourhome, how to repair and care for antiques, how to write a term paper, how to make simple electrical and plumbing re- pairs, how to build a patio, and how to construct a terrarium. People inters'ted in crafts can find books in the library about how to do macrame, crewel, needlepoint, or how to construct art objects from everyday items found around the house and yard. H games are your "thing", the Library has books dealing with how to play bridge, backgammon, chess, football, tennis, billiards, and many other sports. Visit your Floraia Library soon. The Library is open each weekday from 2- 5 p.m. Out of hand... "There is a growing aware- ness in this country that gov- ernment at almost every level may have gotten out of hand. The pertinent question is whether government is actu- ally serving the public interest ---or is developing into a self- perpetuating group of pro- grams that feed on themselves with only a nod in the direction of what the public requires." ---Sen. George McGovern (D.-S.D.) Several outstanding enter- tsinment activities will be provided as extra added fen- tures of the big 1976 Coving- ton County Fair, which will be under way at the Fair Grounds in Andalusia, October 11 - 16. Arranged by the Kiwanis Club of Andalusia, sponsors of the Fair, the extra entertain- merit events wlH be available to Fair goers at no cost, other than the regular admission charge to the Fair Grounds. • Starting at 7:30 p.m. each evening, the special entertain- meat activities include thelol- loving: Square dancing is on tap for Monday night, October II, featuring "The Gay Goofers", of OIW, headed by Clayton Mc- ImP. Monroe Allon, ~ Troy, will be the "caller". Tuesday night will hlpUpt country music, with Ron Tay- lor And The Coontry Brand, of Red Level, performing. Gospel music will be front and center on Wednesday night, featuring "The Singing Dyess \\ The CovingtOn County Civil Defense Department has recently received a government ambulance. Here it is shown with the three students from MacArthur State Technical who has just finished repainting it the standard orange and white colors for rescue squad bntances. Thins ambulance will be given to one of the county's rescue squads for their Students shown from left to right are: William Dewrell, McKenzie; Roger Sichler, OpP; Larry Tyree of Andalusia. Lockhart Garden Club October Beef Month Cdehrafion Covington County Johnny Castleberry, Presi- approximately $200 The Lockhart Garden Club dent of the Covin~on County nually to the eq met for their first meeting of Cattlemen's Association, will Alabama. the 1976-1977 club year at head the October Beef Month Governor George C. the home of Mrs. S. H~ Har- Celebration in Covingtonhas proclaimed q~ct grove, Monday night, Septem- County for 1976. Beef Month in Alabama. her 37, 1976 at 7:00',p.m. The annual state-wide salute month will be marked The meeting was opened with to Alabama's billion dollar sales and related prayer by Mrs. George Lan- Beef industry is sponsored by throughout the state. caster. Minutes of the last the 20,000 members of the meeting in May was read by the Alabama Cattlemen's Associa- E. Ham Wilson, recording secretary, Mrs. ~/a- tion and the Alabama Cow- vice president of the mes Laird. BELLES. Cattlemen's Associat Mrs. Faye Eouice, pret i- Ray Jones, president of the the celebration will dent, brought to club membe rs Alabama Cattlemen's Associa- radio gnd TV salutes to attention that Mrs. AnnieLa u- tion, stressed the importance Beef industry, exhibits ra Hutcheeon bad moved tl is of the 67 County Cattlemen's state fairs, and summer leaving a vacancy in Associations effort toward the recipe contests. the membership. Each cllkb success of the celebration as a He said some 1,200 member had been contacted I whole, rants, supermarkets, phone to vote lnanewmembe The production of beef cattle yards, meat packers, and Mrs. Bessie Henderson wa. has become one of our state's agribusiness interests largest and most important ing the cattlemen industries, providing vital food October Beef Month for our people and contributing tion this year. voted in unanimously, with bet name being top on the list for new members. Mrs. Hutcheson held the position of corres- ponding secretary of the club last year. With this office now vacant, it was moved that Mrs. John Goolsby be elected to take over the duties. Members were reminded that club dues of $4.00 were due by October 15 and urged topay as soon as possible. Different committees re-* porting including the following: (1) A financial report was gi- Farmers Asked To Make Nominatious For ASC ven by Mrs. J. C. Tew, trea- surer. (g) Mrs. Ethel Don- Farmers are asked to nomi- county ASCS office on aLdson, horticulture chairman nate candidates of• their choice 7.. reminded all present that Oc- to be on the ASC community A farmer may .-arc toher is the month for tree committee ballots, says R.R. sign nominating petit planting. In October through Donaldson, Cotmty Executive' as many candidales December tree survival is 50% Director of the Covington chooses. Anyone was better than in the spring. (3) County Agricultural Stabiliza- nominate a farmer for Ways to raise money for the tion and Conservation Service. committee election may club through several fund rain- The ASC community commit- lug projects was presented by tee election will be conducted Mrs. Avenangh Hutcbesen. It from November 26 from was decided to wait until the December 6, by mail ballot. next meetingtodecideonapar- The four ASC communities in ticular project. (4) Mrs. Hob- Covington County are: Corn- son Vaun, beautification chair- munity A (Beats I, 6, II, 12 and man reported different pro- ~8); Community B (Beats 4, 5, jeets the club could undertake ~4, IS, 16 and 17); Community C for beanUfylug Lockhart. (5) (Beats 3, 8, 13, 20 and 23) and Yearbooks for the club for the Community D (Beats 2, 7, 9, new year were passed out by t0, 19, 21 and 22). Mrs. Nolan Laird. A program oo "Perennial Borders" was presented by Mrs. John Goolsby, after which all members enjoyed refresh- meats served by hostesses, Mrs. S. H. Hargrove, andMrs. T. J. Maddox. The next meeting will be Oc- toher 9.5 at 7:00 p.m. ASC committees are respon- able for managing government arm programs on the local .'vel. To meet the needs of ndividual producers, ASC ommittee members must be oncerned and responsible ndividuals, Donaldson said. the county ASCS office details, includin requirements for Donaldson further that the county welcomes all valid The opportunity to vote, and be elected to guaranteed to at! regardless of race sex, color, or A few basic should be kept in circulating petitions, said. In order to he petitions must be one nominee each, include written that the nominee is iovington County farmers have serve if elected, e opportunity to nominate signed by at least three ~ersons they feel would best farm voters in the serve the farm community, community, and must Farmers will soon receive ceived in the ~eetiiion forms by mail and may office no later than gin submitting them to the L. MME FEED Paxton Fire Report For (RYE 90 ) Family", of O1 . (WHEAT 10 ) Wrestling will be in the spot- ~ptelnber QUALITY' light on Thursday night. Three GOOD big bouts are scheduled. The two single matches are Rlcky The Paxton Fire Department COMBINE RUN Fields vs. Lord Raven, and is pleased to report that the Bobby Fields vs. The Golden month of September was a Hawk. These will be follow- fireless month. Firemen likei Per ed by a tag team match in those kind of months and 85.00 which the Fields Brothers will maybe October will be the Bnjk fight it out with the Raven and same. the Hawk. October 3-9 is "National Fire Theseeondanaual"Tobacco Prevention Week", but if Spitting Contest" is slated for everyone could see the damage $per 100 Saiurdaynight, withKeRysPo- to life and property firemen 10.00 ,Pound well, of Andalusia, defending have, they would make every week of the year "Fire the title he won last year Prevention Week". againnt an array of challen- The L&N Railroad presentedHOLMA gers. the Paxton Fire Department Kiwanians cord/ally invite with a check this month for BROTHEII9 Fair goers to enjoy these outstanding work at the site of "extra added" entertainment the derailment which happened events, at no extra cost. last month at Mossy He~]d. The The wrestllng matches on money will be spent on items, ELEVA Thursday night will be in the after council approval. CoHseala bellding. All other The dry season is almost events will be held in the ape' upon us, so remember, before P~lone.. clal stage area on the midway you start burning off your grounds, starting at 7:30 p,m. 8Arden plots and fields .get ,Hartford, each evening, permissionl