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Mr. W. D. Goodson, while at murder Creek trestle, near Evergreen, last Monday with his track hands, shot and killed an alligator seven feet and seven inches in length.   Source: Vernon Courier, Lamar County AL, June 18, 1891 - Submitted by Veneta McKinney




The Evergreen Star tells of Mr. James James of Gravella beat, Conecuh county who is now in this 90th year.  It says: The old gentleman has never been sick enough to miss a meals victuals, and has not taken a dose of medicine in thirty years.  One day last week the old gentleman walked a distance of ten miles without any material inconvenience.  The case of Mr. James is not an unusual one for Conecuh county.  Source: Vernon Courier, Lamar County AL, May 18, 1893 - Submitted by Veneta McKinney


Amos Chapman, deceased, left several thousand acres of land to the orphanage at Evergreen.  His relatives are trying to break the will.  Source: Marion County News, Marion County AL, March 5, 1897 - Submitted by Veneta McKinney

 Municipal officers of Evergreen have been nominated as follows:  Mayor, Col. W. D. Atkinson; Councilmen, John Hill, J. F. Irwin, C. M. Ethridge, J.. W. Crook and C. Jackson.  Source: Marion County News, Marion County AL, April 15, 1897 - Submitted by Veneta McKinney


Fine Faculty Engaged For Term Which Begins MondayRepton, Ala., Sept. 8.--A mass meeting of Repton citizens was held at the school auditorium during the week, to plan for the coming school session. School begins on Monday with a fine faculty in charge.  The following is the faculty: H. D. Weathers, science; E. J. Tillman, of Clio, history and mathematics; Miss Aline Cain Safford, English and Latin; Miss Eula Weed, Poplarville, Miss., music; 6th and 7th grade, Mr. McCroy of Troy; 4th and 5th, Miss Winona Simmons, Repton, Ala.; 2nd and 3rd, Mrs. E. H. Hines, Repton; primary grade, Mrs. H. D. Weathers.  Source: Montgomery Advertiser, September 9, 1923, Transcribed by C. Anthony

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