60 Years Ago - 1954
Four University of Illinois students escaped uninjured last Friday when their private plane nosed over during an attempted take-off near Clarington. They were using a plane owned by the university flying club.
Movies, movies,movies! This week: “The Stars are Singing” with Rosemary Clooney and Anna Marie Alberghetti; Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr in “Dream Wife”; “Rhapsody” with Elizabeth Taylor; “Skirts Ahoy!” with Esther Williams.
Woodsfield High School Senior Class will present the play “Once in Every Family” April 23rd. Cast includes Frank Egger, Mary Joan Kress, Charles Lynch, Barbara Rausch, Betty Ann Franklin, Ray McCammon, Sammie Strickling and Joy Steele.
WSTV Channel 9 programming line-up includes “Search for Tomorrow”, “The Big Payoff”, “Woman With a Past”, “Secret Storm”, “Riders of the Purple Sage” and “Jack Paar Show”.
The Men’s Glee Club of Elmhurst College, a thirty-man choral group will present a program at Lewisville Fellowship Hall.
Harold Edward Byers, a senior in the College of Education at Ohio University, was recently initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, national education honorary society.
For your convenience, the following are collection agencies for Ohio Bell Telephone: George’s Cafe, Beallsville; McDougal’s Grocery, Clarington; Radon & Sons Grocery, Lewisville.
50 Years Ago - 1964
The 1964 Sesquicentennial celebration of Monroe County received a tremendous kick-off on Saturday with the erection of the stockade and the registration for the Brothers of Brush contest. A surprisingly large percentage of our male population appeared anxious to avoid shaving for the next few weeks in order to participate.
Miss Emily Talbott and Michael Wells, River High School seniors, have been chosen as their school’s Leaders of Tomorrow and will attend a banquet honoring them April 27.
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Keevert, Woodsfield, announce the birth of a son April 6. The new arrival has been named Phillip Dean.
At the movies: “Thrill of it All” starring Doris Day, James Garner; Audie Murphy in “Showdown”; “Palm Springs Weekend” with Troy Donahue, Connie Stevens; “Lost Planet”.