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October 24, 1974

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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 6 o m | ,~ ~I~ ,~,~i " ~ ~ ~ !i • . . HONOR GUARD, MAJORETTES AND COLOR GUARD LEAD THE PARADE FRIDAY • | • . . FAMED WILDCAT BAND PLAYS SUPERBLY IN HOMECOMING PARADE HOMECOMING COURT - ESCORT CLENT LEWIS, SARA TAYLOR. JUNIOR ATTENDANT; ESCORT JERRY TAYLOR, SHEILA HENDERSONJ SPONSOR; ESCORT MIKE SPICER, VICKI JAMES, HOMECOMING QUEEN; ESCORT MATT BOOTH, RENEE LeMAIRE, SENIOR ATTENDANT; ESCORT LISA McDANIEL, JUNIOR ATTENDANT Poulan 1000 with manual chain oiling. Poulan XX lO'sar & Chain 88" with automatic chain oiling. with automatic chain oiling. with manual chain oiling. Poulan S25-DA 14' ar & Chain with automatic chain oiling. *Manufacturer's Suggested List Price SALES AND SERVICE P. O. BOX 1 106 PAXTON, FLA. PHONE 4-7305 Quarter - back Club Hubert Byrd was named the winner of the "jack-pot" at the Quarterback Club meeting Monday night. Members of the club wish to inform you of a "work night" coming up this Tuesday night at the Florala Recreation Cen- ter, 7:00 p.m. This will be to make the final preparations for the up-coming Halloween Car- nival which has been scheduled for Thursday night, October 31, beginning at 5:30. They will appreciate all the help they can get for this event. Members are urged to attend this "work night" gathering. AMong the events inthe mak- ing for the Halloween Carnival are the Horror House, a real grisly treat for those who can take it; the clown dunk, the country store, wheel ofiortune, cake walk, dart throw, basket- ball shoot, conc.essions consis- ting of hot dogs, candied ap- ples, popcorn, peanuts, pickles, and many homemade goodies. But;, best of ~11, are the fabu- ~l door prf~es which wi.ll be ~Ven to luck~winners through- ¢#uf~ the evenings entertain- merit. It was decided at the meet- inn Monday night to have the football banquet on December 14. Look for more of the Hal- loween Carnival in next weeks News. Title I Reading Class Hears • From Police The Title I Reading Classes at W, S. Harlan Jr. High School enjoyed a visit from Captain Spznk and Sergeant Williams of the Florala Police Depart- meat last week. The officers presented an interesting program on juvenile crime and punishment and fin- gerprinting. The students were particularly interested in the fingerprinting process and many volunteered to partici- pate in the demonstration. The 7th and 8th graders, un- der the supervision of Mrs. Terry Odom, had recently fin- ished reading a story invotving crime and youtllful offenders, and they enjoyed hearing first- hand information on this sub- ject. r We are looking for individuals who want to lift the ceiling on their income, a real gravy train, where you can earn $1 g,O00 your first year, with automatic increases each year. This is no gimmic. This is a career opportunity with•a 100 year old organization, one you can be very proud to represent, and your own town work in For personal interviews, call 1-277-1120 between 0:00 'a.m. and 5:30 p,m. "- ~ ,i 13 IIII • . . FLORALA AND LOCKHART JUNIOR CHEERLEADERS • . , FLORALA WILDCAT VARSITY CHEERLEADERS • . • JUNIORS OPEN TIGER SEASON PRETTY HOMECOMING COURT Left To Right Renee LeMaire, Sara Taylor, Vickie James, Lisa McOaniel, And Sheila Henderson Friday, October 18 was a big day at FHS with everyone cele- brating Homecoming. After fin- ishing touches were put on all the floats, the parade finally began at 1:45. Leading off this year's parade was the Florala Police car, followed by the fa- med Florala Wildcat Marching Band. Next in line up was the 1974 Homecoming Court. Gracing this beautiful green and gold float were Shelia Henderson, football sponsor; Sara Taylor, Junior runner-up; Lisa Mc- Daniel, Junior attendant; Renee' LeMaire, Senior attendant; and Homecoming Queen Vicki James. Cheering loudly were the Flo- rala Wildcat Varsity Cheer- leaders on the Florala firetruck and the Florala Junior-Varsity cheerleaders on the Lockhart firetruck. The Student Council car, decorated in green and gold, followed. , The Seniors of '75 used as their theme "Stomp 'Era Cats," on a large float featuring a large boot and huge football. The Juniors officially opened tiger season with their float. Upon it were several hunters after a Red Level tiger. "Dunk the Tigers" was the idea behind the Sophomore float. It involved a large well in which a tiger was dunked. The Freshmen had a football ::field as their float. The Florala lunchroom staff entered a truck with the theme "Tiger Stew." Surrounding the truck were signs recommend- ing grade A lunches. Riding the F.F.A. car were the F. F. A.. officers. "Stay Clear of Wildcat Territory" was the lesson F. H. A. was. teaching on their schoolroom truck. VICA members proudly rode their orange and green "De- stripe the Tigers" float. Fol- lowing this was the green and gold decorated Beta Club car. Ending up the parade were Library Staff motorcycles, the Florala Rescue Squad and a Flo- rala Police car. The 1974 Homecoming night was highlighted with the crown- ing of Homecoming Queen and her attendants. The crowning ceremony was held at 7:15 in Mathews Sta- dium with .the Queen being crowned by Student Council President Jerome Woodbam and Student Council Vice President Jeffrey Owens presenting her with flowers. The day began with a bang and ended the same with the Florala Wildcats defeating the Red Level Tigers, 26 to 12. 7-YEAR FLUTISTS - with Florala Wildcat Band, Cindy Woodham and Beratta Gomil- lion were featured in a special "Color My World" during the halftime performance Friday night. • .. FRESHMEN • . . F.F.A. SAY "Stay Clear • . . VlCA DE-STRIPE •.. $0 PdOMORES "DUNK 1'8~