Saturday, October 9, 2010

YOU ARE THERE - October 8, 1975

The TES Eagles demolished the East Laurens Elementary Falcons, 40-8.

The Soperton Garden Club won the Horticulture Trophy of the Oleander District (130 clubs).

The Vikings scored their first touchdown of the season against Metter, but the Tigers won, 50-6. On a fake, Mike Foskey went around the end to score.

Vickie Thomas and Janie Thomas wrote articles about National 4-H Week, which included a service at Soperton United Methodist Church, and other activities lead by adult volunteers.

City election was announced with posts 3, 4, and 5 up for grabs. Incumbents were Glenn Wilcher, Monroe Moxley, and Jack Pournelle.

Vanessa Price and Deborah Toler were honored as Candystripers.

Ruth Brooks graduated Cum Laude at the University of Georgia.

Cook and Company plant opened in Lumber City to fabricate steel cord for tires.

Treutlen Scrapbook: 1947 SHS football team, in its second season since the end of World War II. Ross Rountree was coach. Bobby Joe Moxley and Alton Powell were on the team.

James Willard Sweat died unexpectedly at age 53.

Red Bluff held homecoming, and Boiling Springs held cemetery cleaning.

William A. Ricks 
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