Sunday, August 8, 2010

YOU ARE THERE - August 7, 1985

Nyika Wiggins posed with a 5'4" Eastern Diamondback.''

History: Orland was granted a town charter on August 11, 1908.

Windsor printed some great jokes.

Ricks printed a column by Secretary of State Max Cleland praising the mule.

Robert Mann wrote a detailed column about his uncle, Jon Wyatt Elder, who had recently died at age 97. Robert visited his uncle very frequently.

50 years earlier, August 9, 1935: A storm ripped the top of the depot, blew out a large window at the bank, and uprooted a pecan tree at the courthouse. (Depot was across the street from Morings at the time.

Vaughn Irby was the new band director.

Phillips - Toler Reunion enjoyed.

Class of 1975 Reunion held at Shoney's in Dublin.

Cue E. Walker returned from visiting his sister, Mrs. Charity Henderson, in Brooklyn. - Banes Reports.

Julian Lavinder King, Daniel Lawton Beck, and Ossie Jackson died that week.

The Lyons unit of the National Guard were moving dirt at the recreation center.

Cora McLendon showed off her 9-pound bass she had caught from a pond in March and had it mounted.

William A. Ricks 
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