The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1954 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 27, 1954
Page 5
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THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1954 •LVTHETILLB (ARK.) COURIER PACT rrrt HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. $Voris Workman Cl&sc Award* Given At the last high school assembly of the year last week, Sam Wortman was elected president of the Student Council for 1954-55, and awards and medals were presented for various activities of the year. Receiving . perfect attendance award* were David Fowler, Willene Burlisoh, Shirley Rogers, Peggy Stinson, Violet Jones, Lydle Brinkle and Sam Workman. Coach Malone presented letters for athletics to Patsy Majors, Joan Malone, Willene Burlison, Taltha Smith, Shirley Childers, Tabby Belle, Shirley Rogers, Wanda Samford, Bonnie Pay Duvall, Gladine Lonnie. Pruitt, Bobby Smith, Buddy Jackson, AnnNeai, Joe B. Holly, Jackie Kenley, Mervin Archer, James Kifer, Phyllis McCrary. Cletis Childers, Tony Little Keith Little, Jackie Smith, Richard Jackson, Dalma Reid, Joseph Channell, Lonnie Pruit, Bobby Smith, Buddy James, Freddie Swindle, William Waldrop, Daniel Vasques, Billy Kenley, Alvin Lorren. Linda Jones, Mary Jo Hampton and Norma Jo Jackson received letters for cheer leading. Bobby Smith and Shirley Childers won the medals for outstanding athletics. Schofarship medals went to David Fowler of the freshman class, Mary Sue Robertson of the sophomore class, Sammy "Workman of the juniors and Charles Tankersly of the seniors- The home economics award went to Violet Jones and the FPA awards to Charles R. Channell, Dalma Reid, Junior Bridges and Freddie Swindle. Barbara Cook won the dramatics award, Shirley Carnall journalism, Taylor Kilburn science, Norma Kilburn American history, Charles Tankersly bookkeeping, Violet Jones commercial, James Tankersley and Dalma Rield typewriting, and Chas. Tankersley math- band, certificates and a lyre went to Bonnie Duval, Larry Depriest, Shirley Guilders, Bobby Smith, Donna Lou Smith. The music medals were won by Sammy Workman in band and Bonnie Duvall in Glee Club. The school spirit medal was won bv Chajrles Ray Channell, and Ruth Frazier received the valedictorian medal and Lydle Brinkle the salutatorian medal. Pupils Have Picnic Tuesday the lower grades, accompanied by Miss Maggie Harber, Miss Kathleen Swift, Mrs. Pete Hardesty and Mrs. V. Workman, went to a show at Steele and on to the park at Hayti for a picnic- The middle grades, accompanied by Mrs. T. R. .Wilkins, Mrs. Russell Cohoon, Mrs. Bertice Carter and Miss Genevieve Avis, after the show, went to the park at Blytheville for roller skating and a picnic. •'.''• Friday, the high school students and faculty went by bus to a park at .Walcott, Ark., for a day of swimming and picnicing. Principal Quits T. R. Wilkins and wife have accepted positions in the Sikeston school system for the coming year. They plan to attend school at Cape Girardeau this summer. Clarence Utley has been named to fill Mr. Wilkins' place at high school principal and Joe Lester has been elected as grade school principal, succeeding Mr. Utley. He will attend school at Arkansas State in Jonesboro this summer. Dorris Goodman, science and history teacher will not return this year. He is getting married soon and he and his' wife will be employed at Memphis. Miss Maggie Harber has retired from teaching and will live in Augusta, Ga. Miss Kathleen Swift did not accept her contract again but her plans are indefinite for the coming year. Richard Powell will attend summer school at Columbia University in New York and then expects to be called into military service. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Russell Copeland and daughter drove from Memphis Thursday to attend the graduation exercises that night. Sue Binkley, a sister of Mrs. Copeland who was formerly Mildred Binkley, was a graduate.\ Clyde Bray and wife of Jonesboro were guests in the Roy Bray home Thursday evening and attended the graduation of R. H. Bray, their nephew. Joe Byrori Holly, a senior, was confined to the hospital for several days last week because of a foot injury. However he was allowed to take part in the graduation Thursday night, having to return immediately, to the hospital after receiving his diploma. Monda Duvall and several friends from Arkansas State College were in Holland to attend the graduation of Monda's sister, Bonnie Fay. Word has been received from former Superintendent N. B. Proffer and wife that their 10 months old granddaughter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Proffer, is critically ill at the veteran's hospital in California with a clavical malignancy. Mr. Proffer had recently received his discharge from the navy. The Culbertson Community Glut) met Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Witt .Smith, president, and with 16 members present. The lesson, "Ways ARTHRITIS RHEUMATISM Pains Relieved At Once M *• VWV ifWKivi F*»I«* 7^ Til «^ •ct tiwt fvv *^*fc •f •' ^••w, ^^ ^^^HT? 15 Brot, Drug 8tor»—BlythevllH to Keep Clothes Newer Longer," was led by Mrs. Oda Smith and Mrs. Witt Smith. The Town and Country Clutf met Wednesday night with Mrs. Donald Long. Juanita Coleman won high at bridge, Stella Hester was second and Faye Utley won bridgo. Refreshments of strawberry pie and coffee were served by Mrs. Long. Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Kinder left for the week end Friday for Cape Girardeau, Mr. Kinder going to contact teachers for the coming year. . Mrs. G. C. Wilson spent the week at Kennett with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Casey . Saturday Mr. Wilson went to a carpenter's union fish fry in Kennett and visited with his relatives. Funeral services were held Tuesday for" Jas. H. Scott, 64, at the Church of God. Mr. Scott died suddenly while at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hester Grice of Steele. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Northern, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Booker and Mrs. Clell Waldrop returned Monday night from dan Antonio, Texas. after having visited Jimniy Northern and Jerry Booker, who are receiving basic training : " the Air Force there. They also visited Mr and Mrs. P. A. Coleman. Miss Genevieve Avis and Miss Kathleen Swift in company with Charlene Armstrong of Dell and Ann Stillwater of Marked * Tree plan to leave Friday for a trip through the South, including New" Orleans and Miami, Fla. •";. B. Bradley and family spent the week end with his father in Tennessee, taking with-them Kathleen Swift, who returned to her home at Scott's Hill, Term. Sammy and Raymond Kenley spent the week end with their parents. .Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kenley. They are students at Southeast State College at Cape Girardeau. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Avis spent several days last week at Kentucky Lake. - Mrs. Gertie Lester of Poplar Bluff spent the week with her son and Mmily, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lester. Guests In the home of Otto Childers and family for several weeks are Thurman Cope and his wife, Betty Jo, of Lake Charles, La. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Roth of Cape Girardeau visited them Thursday night. Mrs. Roth is the former Betty Jo Cope, a sister of Thurman. Mrs. Etta Waldrop Steward is in the Rose DeLima hospital in -Henderson, Nev. She was to undergo an emergency operation Tuesday. Her son. Airman Billy Lee, v:as flown from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, to be with her. Mr. and Mrs. Voris Workman and son, Sam, left Sunday morning for two weeks in Miami, Fla., visiting Mrs. Workman's mother and sister, Mrs. Myrtie Scoot and Mrs." Leo Kullman. Mill ALLIANCE. 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