Friday, September 10, 2010

1975 Labor Day Wildwood Lake Draining



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September 3, 1975

There were about 200 people in the water and 2000 on the banks at the draining of 300 acre Wildwood Lake. Keith Gillis of Swainsboro drug out a big garfish.

Others that week: Howard Cochran was ready for his first Treutlen game. The Vikings lost to Montgomery County, 34-0. Cheerleaders, too.


William A. Ricks
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1 comment:

Scott Thompson said...

Bill, this reminds me of fond times. We did this one October, and I was never more tired. I slept from 8:00 on Saturday night past lunch on Sunday.
Scott