10 Years Ago, 25 Years Ago, 50 Years Ago – Aug. 7

Published 4:11 pm Monday, August 9, 2010

10 Years Ago: Cambrian Forest Apartments celebrated its grand opening and on-hand were Teresa Stevens, Annie Glenn Branum, Joby Norman, Debra Hood, Christie King, David Scott and John Snellgrove, among others…Claude Faulkenberry and Daniel Butts have been named to the Auburn University Dean’s List, while Dalanski Robinson of Georgiana received his degree from Alabama State…members of Greenville Cub Scout Den Two are Taylor Higdon, Buddy Lawrence, Jonathan Rodgers, Slade Langford, Payton Haynes, Travis Haire, among others…Troy football head coach Larry Blakeney talked about the Trojans’ transition to Division 1-A with members of the Troy State Alumni Chapter in Butler County…Judge Roy Moore will speak at a Republican Party Rally on Aug. 12 at the Ritz Theatre…

25 Years Ago: Beverly Philpot, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Philpot, is photographed sitting with a watermelon and waiting on next weekend’s Watermelon Jubilee…Blake Autrey, 8, is selling personalized watermelons and cantaloupes on Fort Dale Rd…Greenville Junior High science teacher Ernestine Myles is attending the 1985 Summer Seminar for Secondary School Teachers…Mrs. Hazel Horn, a 37-year veteran of the Alabama Department of Pensions and Security, is retiring…Allen Stephenson has been named station manager of WQZX-FM…David Whittington brought by his 24-pound cantaloupe, which took two months to grow…Reed Hughes has been named head coach of Greenville Academy’s football team…Melvyn Stone and Danny Cook kept an eye on Boyd Foster as he grilled hot dogs at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Hood for the Auburn Club’s annual cookout…an electronic printing calculator at Walker Office Supply, only $135…Cathy Powell, Butler County’s Junior Miss, will be at the Greenbrier Shop to hand paint shirts, socks, pants and purses…

50 Years Ago: Miss Willeen Johnston is welcomed as assistant home demonstration agent…Buddy Tindal was in the office Wednesday morning sporting a big smile and pocketful of cigars to celebrate the birth his twins…Dianne Johnson, Brenda Cheatham, and Annette McCrory enjoyed a dip in the pool at R.A. Beeland Park…new officers of the Greenville Quarterback Club are Bob Worlund, Tommy Lynn, and Ralph Thompson…For him, death was only at bullet away: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn stars in The Unforgiven at the Ritz Theatre…Billy Joe Stinson is the top hitter in Babe Ruth, while Larry Gaston achieved that same mark in Little League…Miss Virginia Montgomery was named the Butler County Maid of Cotton for 1961…