30 YEARS AGO - JANUARY 30, 1981
Andy Gay was honored on his nineteenth birthday Sunday, January 18 in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Key. Cake, made in the shape of a tennis court and punch were served. Also, a game of 42 was enjoyed. Those attending were: Andy and his girlfriend, Diane Allen, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Gay Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Jim Butler and Brian, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Lindsey, Jason and Laura, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Gay and Christa and Mrs. J.W. Goodman.
Fire Department Elects Officers
In a regular meeting on Monday, January 12, 1981, the Celeste Volunteer Fire Department elected their officers for 1981. They are Bobby Prather, president; Bobby Griffis, vice president; John Mize, Fire Chief; Andy Warren, Assistant Fire Chief; Larry Rowell, secretary and Albert Granberry, Treasurer. Johnny Morton is the Fire Marshall for the City of Celeste, appointed by the city.
Mr. & Mrs. D. R. Scarborough Anniversary Celebration
Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Scarborough celebrated their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary, the weekend of January 16-18, 1981.
They have reared eleven children. They number their grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and step grandchildren toward a half hundred.
During the weekend, those that could not come from their far away homes, called.
Those who came sometime during the weekend were, Mrs. Lo Ann Lindsey and family, Greenville; Mrs. Oleta Armstrong and family, Whitewright; Mrs. Nellie Walls and husband, Stephenville; Mrs. Sue Smith and family, Celeste; Mrs. Levette Brewer, Celeste; Ernest Scarborough and family, Longview; and Henry Scarborough, Grapevine.
Celeste PTA Meets Thursday
Everyone is encouraged to attend the next meeting of the Celeste PTA Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. There will be a musical presentation by the fourth, fifth and sixth grades and a Founder's Day Tea in the Home Economics Department.
50 YEARS AGO - JANUARY 27, 1961
Rose Mary Thurman Birthday Party
Rose Mary Thurman entertained with a party on her eleventh birthday, Saturday, January 21st, at her home.
Guests were Bob Barnard, Kenneth Sumrow, Royce Giles, Paula Gibson, Sammie and Becky Perkins, Sandra Thacker, Pat Arnwine, Patsy Perkins and Regina Harrell, all of Celeste. Also the honoree's cousins, Robbie Lynn and Martin Glenn of Dallas.
Sandra Thacker spent the week end with Rose Mary. They enjoyed learning to skate on the new roller skates that the parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Thurman gave their daughter for her birthday.
Celeste Boys And Girls Defeat Caddo Mills Tuesday Night
In a District 53B contest with Caddo Mills Tuesday night Celeste won 79-59.
Donnie Evans scored 38 points, Eldridge and Joe Tillerson got 13 points each. James Poe was high man for Caddo Mills with 18 points.
The Celeste girls won 48-28. Sarah Roach led with 24 points with Pat Roach and Duncan getting 12 each.
Charlotte Horn was high pointer for Caddo with 12 points.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lafavers are grandparents again. They are very happy and pleased that Jerry and Elnita's baby has arrived. Jerry and Elnita are Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lafavers of Dallas. The little son arrived last Sunday evening at Garland Medical and Clinical Hospital. He weighed six and one-half pounds. He and his mother are doing nicely and went to their home, 3255 Hillglenn, Dallas, later this week. Their home is in the Casa View section of Dallas, adjacent to Garland.
Jerry and Elnita are living in their own new brick home. Jerry is in the employ of Sherwin Williams. Both young people are Celeste school graduates. Elnita was in the class of '56 and Jerry Max one year later.
Joe and Exa, Mr. and Mrs. Lafavers here, went over Sunday night and visited briefly and got a look at the new baby.
We were unable to get the new arrival's name for this week's paper.
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