Looking back for Nov. 1, 2016

Published 2:28 pm Tuesday, November 1, 2016

60 years ago 

The Clark County Hospital and Emmanuel Episcopal Church, through endowment funds, will share the bulk of the estate of the late Mrs. Susan Miller Bush, whose will was filed for probate in County Court today.  Mrs. Bush, who died Oct. 19, was the wife of the late Lewis Hampton Bush, founder of the hospital. 

Plans for the annual community Halloween celebration on Main Street  Wednesday night are being completed by Daniel Boone Post No. 19, American Legion, sponsors of the event. 

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The eighth grade class of Central Elementary School, under the sponsorship of Mr. Buford Horton, held the annual election of officers recently. Officers elected were: Kenneth Craft, president; Anna Marie Jones, vice president; Ruth Wells, secretary; Carolyn Banks, treasurer; and Brenda Griffith, reporter. 

75 years ago 

Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Freeman have returned from a trip to several points in Georgia. At Columbus, they visit Lt. and Mrs. Addison T. Whitt. 

Approximately 2,500 persons are expected to participate in the annual downtown Halloween celebration tonight on Main Street.