back in the day

The Covington News - - Local - Com­piled by Paula Travis /The Cov­ing­ton News

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

50 years ago

Drown ‘Vic­tim’ Found at Lake

R.T. Floyd, New­ton County Civil De­fense Di­rec­tor, and mem­bers of the Cov­ing­ton Fire Depart­ment. Bor­rowed a man­nequin from a Cov­ing­ton Depart­ment store and sub­merged the “woman” in the lake just be­fore dark. Teams of three men took turns in the boat to find the “body.”

25 years ago

Miller named Li­mousin Queen

Mer­rie Su­san Miller, 17, will rep­re­sent the Ge­or­gia Li­mousin As­so­ci­a­tion for the com­ing year. She is the daugh­ter of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Miller of New­born. She grad­u­ated with hon­ors from New­ton County High School and was a mem­ber of FBLA, 4-H and the Beta Club.

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