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1891

 

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


 

1893

 

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


1895

On the 6th of November and the 12th of December 1894 the business part of Evergreen was almost entirely destroyed by fire.  Only eight business houses out of twenty-five or thirty escaped destruction………….Source: Hamilton News Press, Marion County AL, May 9, 1895 - Submitted by Veneta McKinney

 


1897

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


1923 

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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