Judges attending the Historical Society meeting were Dub Douglas, W. M. Towson, Carlton Warnock, and W. H. White.
M. L. Calhoun received a historic preservation award from Clayton Stephens.
The Sears Roebuck house caught fire but is still standing in 2011. Never heard of it? Do you know where it is?
Nell Absher was named Valentine Sweetheart 1981 by her chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.
Hovie Lister and the Statesmen Quartet performed January 24 with the Hall Sisters at the TES Cafeteria.
Teen of the Week was Kim Carr.
Obituaries included Phillip Roy Sellers, Mary Lariscy, and Tullie Barwick.
Awards and prizes were presented by the Sportsman's Club to Wyman Poole, Jimmy Truett, and Grady Cammack.
Disney's "Song of the South" was playing at the New Pal in Vidalia. (Last time it was released was 1986. Complete version has never been released by Disney on video, due to racial controversy.)
Darrell Holton grew a tremendous collard plant. He cropped enough leaves to reveal a full yard of stalk with three good messes left at the top.
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