Tuesday, November 16, 2010

YOU ARE THERE - November 19, 1975

The Mighty Eagles finished the season in TES football with 9 wins, 4 losses, and one tie. They had a dinner at Sweat's Barbecue.

R. A. Perry was honored as one of four Georgians to receive the 33rd degree in Masonry.

Region 3-B was realigned with these schools in order by ADA: Adrian- 88, Richmond Hill- 110, Portal- 112, Toombs Central- 118, ECI- 142, Wheeler County- 173, Savannah Country Day- 182, Bryan County- 206, Treutlen- 255, Metter- 267, McIntosh County- 269, Montgomery County- 270, Reidsville- 291.

Clayton Stephens caught a glimpse of President Ford in Atlanta, but Bill Ricks was a block away with his camera. They were in the city to pick up Bill's barely used 1974 Ford Galaxy.

Bobby Lee Gillis, on his 90th birthday, shared a letter from his son, Marvin, who lived in Illinois.  One line read: "You have seen your boyhood farm become the City of Soperton."

The new First Baptist Church on Troup Street was set for dedication.

The Vikings lost to Lyons, 51-6.

William A. Ricks
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