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10 Years Ago, 25 Years Ago, 50 Years Ago – July 23

10 Years Ago: Those earning W.O. Parmer scholarships were Nathaniel Faulkenberry, Shanna Forbes, Tatum McArthur, Douglas Bailey, among others…Zack Campbell showed off his three watermelons, one weighing 45 pounds and two weighing 55 pounds each…Brad Horn won a World Series with Huntingdon Hawks…Samantha Kelley, a fifth grader at R.L. Austin Elementary, was crowned Miss Sunshine in Andalusia…youth attending the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Youth Leadership Conference were Rickie Sallie Jr., Elizabeth Utley, Claire Schrantz, Wade Nichols, and sponsor Susan Andrews…Susan Schofield was crowned Miss Venus 2000 at Reid State…Mary Catherine Barganier was named to the Mortar Board at Auburn University…Optometrist Don Snellgrove was awarded the George F. Hixon Fellow by the Greenville Kiwanis Club in honor of his 50 years of service…Connie Jo Halford and Aaron Wingate Mullins will wed on Aug. 19…

25 Years Ago: Chosen to participate in the Auburn University Agricultural Honors Program were Stephen Snow of Fort Dale-South Butler, Eve Redick and Brandon Sellers, both of Greenville High School…Lodge officers attending the Butler County Masonic Conference were Larry Stinson, Jessie Byrd and J.W. Brown…state auditor Jan Cook will address the Kiwanis Club…Miss Renee Angelique McGrew and Mr. Lawrence Ralph Stacy were wed on June 29…Mr. and Mrs. Zell Taylor celebrated their golden wedding anniversary…Dawn McDonald will star in Camelot at the Candlelight Dinner Theatre…Mrs. W.C. Foster displayed two perfectly shaped tomatoes at our offices…Darrell and Michael Morris brought a huge 30-pound pumpkin by The Advocate, grown in the garden of Mrs. Alberta Harvey…the Braves’ LaBron Shambray won the sportsmanship award and teammate Gerald Burnett took home the most valuable player award for the Dixie Youth League…

50 Years Ago: Robert E. Childs of Greenville has been selected as a participant in the 1960-61 Academic Year Institute, sponsored by the National Science Foundation…Dr. William Langhorne, a native of Uniontown, recently began practicing here…Those of you who can get away from Peter Gunn on Monday night should visit the new armory and watch the Greenville Rifle Club in action…Little League award winners were Bob Waller, The Greenville Advocate-WGYV Most Valuable Player, and Larry Gaston, League Sportsmanship Award…Chuck Taylor will receive the first O.G. Holley Award…Capps Drug Store was burglarized on Saturday night, but the two culprits are now in jail, thanks to Shirley Roberson who helped round up one of the suspects…Rev. L.E. Pitts of McKenzie will preach revival at Southside Baptist Church…Clement Motor Co. will handle the “Jeep” family of four-wheel drives…