Thursday, August 5, 2010

YOU ARE THERE - August 6, 1980

The census count for Soperton was 2,808.

Joe Mullis, George L. McLendon, and Pete Phillips won re-election.

Windsor wrote an amusing column about his birthday surprise.

Ricks wrote about GASP - Georgians Against Smoker Pollution.

Fifty years earlier, August 8, 1930: Record heat caused the most distress ever experienced by the fish population.

Several majorettes at camp won best housekeeping trophies: Michelle McLendon, Lisa McLendon, Lisa Clark, Cindy Truett, and Jackie Cammack.

Reunion was held for descendants of Marshall and Mattie Outlaw Flanders.

Eloise Phillips presented a plaque from the UCWC ato Reggie Evans for his devotion to coaching Pee Wee baseball.

"The Blues Brothers" was playing at the New Pal.

"The Naughty Cheerleader" was playing at Pete's Drive-in.

William A. Ricks 
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