From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, February 23, 1961

Over quarter-million dollar contract let for new Locust Fork High School Clyde Blackwood, county superintendent of education, announced Monday the awarding of a contract for Locust Fork High School to replace the structure burned last month. The new school will include 16 classrooms, a library, science department, kitchen and cafetorium, offices and restrooms. The building, said Mr. Blackwood, will be “practically fire-proof.” The bid of Universal Construction Company of Cullman, for a brick-on-block structure, contemporary in design with a built-up roof, is for $286,233.

Teachers receive new books Oneonta Elementary teachers received new, vividlyillustrated library books this week with the assistance of principal Cecil Warren. Teachers receiving the books: Mrs. H.L. Street, Mrs. Dalton Moss, Miss Elaine Murray, Mrs. Ed Whited, Mrs. L.P. Waid, Mrs. H. K. Majure, Mrs. Lowell Studdard, Mrs. W.E. Sumerall, Mrs. W.L. Johnson, Mrs. T.B. Prickett, Mrs. James Butler, Mrs. Quinton Graves, Mrs. H.H. Garner, Mrs. Cecil Warren, Mrs. Correll Hull, Mrs. Arthur Dingler, and Mrs. Earl Moody.

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