10 Years Ago, 25 Years Ago, 50 Years Ago – Aug. 14

Published 8:32 pm Monday, August 16, 2010

10 Years Ago: Brian Scott and Becky Hall were two of the students seen walking the halls at Greenville High School as school started back…local firemen ‘filled the boot’ and included Tony Johnson, Chad Phillips, Wes Lawrence, Lt. Larry Coggins and Capt. Andy McKeown…Todd Norman won the Butler County Open…McKenzie head coach Mark Fedor said the Tigers only have five starters returning this season…Greenville Academy cheerleaders Farren Butts, Sommer Tate, Amy Winters and Courtney Sanders all earned honors at the UCA Cheerleader Camp at Huntingdon College…Larry Pritchett and dad John Pritchett landed some King Mackerels during a deep sea fishing excursion in Winter Haven, Florida…Courtney Miranda Harrell and Andrew Hunter Harris will wed Dec. 16…Driver of the Week is Charles Oswald…members of the Greenville Senior Girls softball team are Shae Hartman, Heather Wyatt, Andrea Tutas, Christy Powell, Jade Hill, Crystal Bice, Kalette Mixon, among others…

25 Years Ago: Mrs. Park Smith, Mrs. Larry Lehman, and Mrs. Harper Hartley were all recognized by the Greenville Pilot Club for their service and dedication…Cindy Tindal of Forget-Me-Not Florist attended a flower arrangement seminar at Auburn University…James Wayne Merritt and Wesley Cook joined their dads for a ‘Dad and Lad’ weekend campout…L.C. Crosby displayed the 1985 Chevrolet Camaro he won during a ‘touching’ marathon at Capital Chevrolet in Montgomery where he touched the car for 62 hours straight…James Kelley took first place in the seed spitting contest at Watermelon Jubilee…J.O. Little took top watermelon honors with a melon that weighed 116 pounds…Greenville officials welcomed Domino’s Pizza to the city…Sunshine Spotlight on Chris Hinson, son of Diane and Randall Hinson…First Baptist Church took first place honors in the parks and recreation department’s church softball league…team members are Jim Newton, Ronnie Idland, Billy Welch, Dan Foster, Terry Mosley, Bobby Rogers, among others…Coaches Ralph Newton and Donnie Butts accepted the second place trophy for Spring Hill…

50 Years Ago: Baseball coaches joining O.G. Holley for the presentation of the trophy bearing his name included O’Neal Kennedy, Fort Davis, Theo Grayson, Ben Rains, W.J. Owen, Ernest Dean, Chuck Taylor, Larry Crews, Gene Anthony…Mack Bowden and son Sidney have completed the remodeling of the Blue-Grey Furniture Co…Aubrey Miller writes from Excelsior Springs, Mo., asking for some recent copies of The Advocate…Lamar “Mott” McQueen is the Butler County Melon King…Bobby Ray Andress, son of S.E. Andress of the Spring Hill community, will graduate Troy State College…Giant new jolt in drama-daring! Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift in Suddenly, Last Summer at the Camellia Drive-In…Michael Mixon of Georgiana will play in the annual Alabama High School All-Star basketball game…assistant coach Smitty Smith will coach the Greenville JV team this season…Miss Glenda Russell was married to Mr. Douglas Newton and Miss Judy Rogers became the bride of Mr. James Thrower in a double wedding ceremony at Ebenezer East Baptist Church…Tommy Giles, nephew of Miss Mamie Bodiford, has been named executive assistant to the State Publicity Director…