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50 years ago, 25 years ago, 10 years ago – Oct. 2

10 Years Ago: The Fort Dale Eagles drilled Marion Military Academy 44-0 in a homecoming win with Joseph Ryan’s 65 yards on four carries leading the way…Andy Beck had two interceptions in 44-16 loss by Greenville Academy… Dexter McLendon took the oath of office as new mayor of Greenville…Paige Odom was crowned Miss Butler County Fair…other contestants included Jessie Hackart, Victoria Salvador, Katlyn Scruggs, and Courtney Gregory…Steve Norman will kickoff Main Street Greenville’s Concert in the Park series…participating in the cheerleading competition at the Butler County Fair was Georgiana High School’s squad, comprised of Ashley Johnson, Latikki Grisset, Amanda McDaniel, Valerie Willis, Bobby Jo Till, Mary Powell, among others…

25 Years Ago: Contestants in Butler County’s Fairest of the Fair are Stephanie Young, Dana Van Cor, Amy Wilson, Rhonda Salter, Julie Armstrong, Heather Johnston, Beth Till, Bridget McLain, Katrina Parker, Shonda Odom, among others…new directors of the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce are C.H. (Buster) MacGuire, Bill Simms, Calvin Poole III, Ed Livingston, Phillip McArthur, Chris Waller and Joseph Watts…officers installed by the Greenville Kiwanis Club included Ronny Williams, John Seale, Paul Schrantz, Richard Branum, Ed Smith and V.C. “Bud” Sellers…GHS English teacher Rose Ellis assisted Japanese historian Shinobu Uesugi for a book on black history…James Bellar was the winner of a color TV given away by the GHS Athletic Club…Krystal Myrick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Myrick won the Girls Scouts essay contest…Greenville High’s Tom Powell was the lone bright spot for Auburn, which lost to Tennessee on Saturday…Powell had three interceptions…

50 Years Ago: Vice-President L.B. Johnson will be in Greenville Oct. 13…John Frazier is still asking for dues from members of the W.F. Williams Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars…Shelton Mallette and Johnny Hartzog delivered Judge Jas. T. Beeland the first fruit cake sold on behalf of the Civitan Club…Andy Hinson celebrated his fifth birthday with a party…Scoutmaster Carl Speed helped Lionel Ed Rainey land a big one at Camp Oktibbeha…Ron Faulk had scoring runs of 68 and 50 yards and a total of 182 yards for the night as Greenville beat Opp 32-18…Marion Riley Jr. has completed training courses with the Western Electric Company…At the Camellia Drive-In, Alabama’s City of Sin and Shame! The Phenix City Story…Paul Moore, the assistant county agent in charge of the hog program for Butler, advocates more hog killing on the farm, more curing meats at the home…