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Blast from the Past - March 31

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30 YEARS AGO - MARCH 28, 1991

CHS Senior Spotlight - Todd LaFavers

In this week's Senior Spotlight, is Todd LaFavers, the seventeen year old son of Larry and Nona LaFavers.

His favorite activities include football, basketball, tennis, and going out with friends.

His future plans include attending East Texas State University.

Activities while at CHS are football 4 years, basketball, tennis, Beta Club, FFA, and FCA.

Awards and honors received are: Second team all-district football, honorable mention dream team junior and senior football, honorable mention basketball senior year and junior and senior year class officer.

Three File For Mayor Race And Five For Alderman

In the City of Celeste race three filed for Mayor, Solon Milton, Lucy Ann Gibson and Mike Stout. There are two Alderman seats open with five candidates running, Bill Greggs, Teddy Cole, Larry G. Godwin, Billy Elam, and incumbent Richard L. Phillips.

The city election will be held on Saturday, May 4.

Eight Candidates File For School Trustee Election

Wednesday, March 20, was the deadline for candidates for the Celeste I.S.D. Trustee Election on Saturday, May 4.

Incumbents Russell Compton, Ronny Steen and Don Armstrong are seeking re-election. Also filing are Rick Newton, Kyle Morton, Joe S. Sisk, Brad White, and Debbie Lipsey. Eight candidates will be competing for the three, three year terms.

50 YEARS AGO - MARCH 31, 1961

Celeste Lions Club Sets Date For Annual Spring Carnival May 4th This Year

The Celeste Lions Club held its regular meeting March 23 with a good attendance, and as always an excellent meal.

Several plans were made for the Spring Carnival and the committees were assigned their duties for this project.

Plans were also made to apply a coat of linseed oil to the seats and walkways of the football stadium on Saturday, March 25. This was done to protect the stadium until we can give it a coat of paint.

The program committee, Lions Pruitt and Shields presented our former school superintendent, Garland Roach, who gave us a real talk on the value of service to others and our faithfulness to our tasks to others.

Our next meeting will be April 13 when Lions Herman Compton and Raymond Wade will serve as program committee. The meeting time has been changed to 7:30 p.m.

The following committees are making plans for the carnival. The first name listed on each committee is chairman of that committee.

Publicity Committee: Mack Pierson, A. F. Click;

Solicitation Committee: Charles A. Dupre, Herman Compton; (Leonard)

Solicitation Committee: Forest Abernathy, A. F. Click; (Greenville) Solicitation Committee: H. H. Furr, George McGee; (Celeste)

Ticket Committee: Mack Pierson, Mary Eastwood;

Auction Committee: Hubert Shields, M. M. Pruitt, John James;

Sweetheart Committee: Charles A. Dupre, Mary Eastwood;

Concession Committee: Cecil Arey, Carl Lamm, Newell Burnett, Herman Compton, Jacque Bickham, H. B. Gideon, M. H. McGee;

Cat Rack Committee: T. B. Weatherley, S. L. Fuller, Jr., Forest Abernathy;

Bingo Committee: G. W. Tillerson, Albert Granberry, Jack Hunt, H. H. Furr, Ralph Gibson, Garold B. Spurrier;

Weight Guessing Committee: George McGee, Raymond Wade, Roy Stapleton;

Grab Bag Committee: Ira Hunter, Postmaster Compton.

MACK PIERSON, Reporter.

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