Look­ing Back

The Covington News - - The second front - — Com­piled by Paula Travis

Each Sun­day, The Cov­ing­ton News pub­lishes some head­lines and sto­ries as they ap­peared in the pages of The Cov­ing­ton News sev­eral years ago. En­joy the trip down me­mory lane.

50 Years Ago

A Stu­dents at NCHS

Se­niors Dave Smith, Janelle Wood, Bev­erly McDon­ald; ju­niors Lee Camp­bell, Brenda Cham­bers, Rob­bie El­izer, Sandy King; sopho­mores Gail Dun­can, Betty Jean McEl­reath, Day Mor­cock; fresh­men Jim Benton, Lila Call­away, Bon­nie El­liott, Noel Hayes, Jeanne Pick­ett, Ma­son Stephen­son and Bob Travis. Newton One-Act Play Wins Re­gion

Casts mem­bers of “ He­lena’s Hus­band” are Jack Haney, Mar­i­lyn McKay, Gin­ger Knight, Dickie Ge­orge, John Jor­dan, Tony Hodges, Lee Camp­bell and Jack Ed­wards. Al­most A Mil­lion Gal­lons of Sewage Treated Per Day

C. O. Ne­vitt, en­gi­neer, ex­plains the gauge that records the num­ber of gal­lons of sewage that passes through Cov­ing­ton’s new sewage treat­ment plant.

25 Years Ago

Wade is new pas­tor

The Rev. Wil­liam B. Wade Jr. is the new pas­tor of the First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Cov­ing­ton. He and his fam­ily re­cently moved here from Charleston, S. C. Rams feel pain of de­feat

The Newton boys are get­ting a gut check these days with some very tough losses, but it isn’t from a lack of ef­fort from the likes of Brent Bowles, Jake Reed, Deon Gibbs or Doug New­man.

10 Years Ago

Vy­ing for ti­tle of ‘ Miss NHS’

Con­tes­tants are Heather Hayes, Katie Davis, El­iz­a­beth Cox, Brit­tany Chris­man, Shan­non Wright, Amanda Lilly, Jen­nifer Cross, Amelia Mills, Am­ber Earnest, Ashley Peter­son, Ashley Wil­son, Jenny Rhea, An­gela Francis, El­iz­a­beth Tan­ner, Ma­gan Nor­ton, Nanci Bias, Amy Cham­bers, Lau­ren Dun­can, Destiny Mathis, Danielle Mitchell, Kat Helve­ston, Cassandra Ray­born, Stephanie Fowler and Jen­nifer Boutelle. Spell­ing champs

Ni­cholas Wag­goner and Clay­well Tur­ley won the spell­ing bee at West Newton Ele­men­tary. David Smith and Jared Smith were win­ners at Vet­er­ans Me­mo­rial. North Ge­or­gia con­tracts Young

Kayla Young, of East­side, signed a let­ter of in­tent with North Ge­or­gia Col­lege, to play softball.

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