It Seems Like Only Yesterday
Douglas County, IL Newspaper Gleanings
From the Atwood Herald, January 6, 1972:
__ YEARS AGO
- Rev. and Mrs. C. H. Innis moved into the Cong.-Christian parsonage. They came here from Soddy, Tenn., where Rev Innis had been in charge. Rev. Innis had charge of the ____ Fork and Atwood Cong. Christian Churches.
- John William Nicholson, 3 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. ____Nicholson, died suddenly at his home in Garrett.
- Coach Gadbury took his Basketball team to Villa Grove where they were to play a conference game.
__ YEARS AGO
- John Livengood, Jr., who had been employed at the University of Illinois as hired as a herdsman for the bull ___ the Eastern Illinois Livestock Improvement Corporation.
- Mrs. Tillie Rideout added to the holiday season by giving a waffle supper for a few of her friends.
- Myron Dussler, resumed his job at Burger's Store after being discharged from the army.
- Robert Downey, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Downey, graduated from air mechanics school at Chanute Field.
- Miss Mary Lois Miller and Robert W. Personett were united in marriage.
40 YEARS AGO
- Coach C. E. Rogers of the Atwood township and Miss Nell Walker of Dunbar, Neb., were united in marriage in the Presbyterian Church in Dunbar.
- The annual Alumni Banquet of the graduates of the Atwood High School and the Atwood Township High School was held at the gym in Atwood.
- Miss Mildred Kimberlin, daughter of Mrs. Lola Kimberlin, and Heine Schultz were united in marriage at the residence of J. H. Harper of Atwood.
- Mrs. Margaret Fisher received a small crate of avocadoes from her daughter, Mrs. A. A. Heinlein, who lived in Carlsbad, Calif.
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