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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
Evergreen Star: Our county officers have all moved into the new courthouse, and seem to be contented in their new places of business.
The many friends of Dr. J. W. Locke will regret to learn that he is now confined to his bed, and grave doubts are entertained of his ever recovering.
We learned that two of the oldest and most esteemed citizens of the Belleville neighborhood, T. Ballard and J. B. Burt, are confined to their houses from sickness.
We were glad to see the genial face of Col W. G. Prater out again last Wednesday after a protracted illness of nearly five months. He paid us a pleasant visit, as he most always does when in town.
The following is a list of the officers of Armor Lodge No. 31, K. of P., elected for the present year:
R A Lee, P. C.; E. Rosenfield, C. C. : C. B. Savage, V. C; A Jacoby, P. W., N. Brawner, K. of R. and S.; A. R. McCreary, M. of F; J. W. crook, M. or E; R. Rosenfield, M. at A; J. M. Moreman, I. G; S. Weis, O. G. (The Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 13, 1884)
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
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