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25 Years Ago in the Greensboro Watchman April 17, 1997


Descendants of the WorthyC ook and Mae Richardson Cook family enjoyed a reunion on Easter Sunday at Hill-N’ Dale, home of Julian and Lola Cook McCray at Akron, after attending Easter services at various churches in the area.
John E. Owens, Jr., has qualified for the position of Mayor of Greensboro, subject to the Municipal Election of May 13. He filed his qualifying papers at City Hall on Tuesday, April 1.
Born in Hampton, Va., Owens is the son of John E. and Mary Owens of Hampson. He has resided in Greensboro 15 years and has deep roots in this town, which is his father’s home.
Three Hale County students have been named to the Auburn University Dean’s List for the winter quarter. They are; John W. Ryan of Greensboro, a liberal arts student; Julie L. Bonner of Mounville, liberal arts; and Joseph K. Brooker of Gallion, liberal arts.
Two residents of Hale County were named to one of two academic honor rolls at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for the winter term. Named to the Presidential Honors List were Mark B. Marchant of Greensboro, a student in the school of social and behavioral sciences, and Patrice Howell of Moundville, a student in general studies. To qualify for the list, a student must earn a 4.0 grade average (All A’s) and be a full-time student with a minimum of eight credit hours for the quarter.
KILLS FIRST TURKEY: Jerry Wayne Lavender killed this 19 1/2 pound turkey while hunting with his Dad during spring break. The turkey had an 11 inch beard and 1 1/2 inch spurs. Jerry Wayne is the 11 year old son of Jerry and Cynthia Lavender.

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