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BCHGS FALL TOUR OF HOMES

Dunklin-Herndon-McNaughton House, 415 Hamilton Street, circa 1937. This unusual home with an H-shaped floor plan is the newest home on our tour. Built in 1937 for Dunklin Hardware owner, John Rutledge (Rush)Dunklin and his wife, Ida Deane Scott Dunklin, this one-story frame has a gable roof with extended end gables and a flat roofed porch…

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GHS School Days, 1950s-1960s, Part 4

By:  Carter E. Anthony   As we entered the tenth grade, our sophomore year in high school, we were challenged even more by the academic criteria, by a whole new set of serious teachers and by bigtime extracurricular activities. We had three years until we met the big ol’ world of work or college and…

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BUTLER COUNTY BEGINNINGS How to Brissil a Chicken

BY ANNIE CRENSHAW   How do you brissil a chicken? Even if Californians didn’t know how to do it, how has it been done in Butler County? The basic recipe is simple. Halved chickens (and we mean “broilers,” not “baking hens”) are grilled very slowly on an open outdoor pit or barbecue grill. The chickens…

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Honoring Our Military Veterans: John Ackerman, Part 2

BY ANNIE CRENSHAW   John Ackerman has traveled quite a distance in his 94 years – from New York to Michigan, and from there to Virginia. He spent a few years in North Carolina, and finally settled in Greenville, Alabama. And then there were the 31,000+ miles he traveled back and forth across the northern…

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Blooms along The Camellia Trail

Part of the Driving Tour of Greenville is The Camellia Trail. It travels by eight historic districts in Greenville, all of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. The camellia bloom in this picture is located in front of City Hall in Confederate Park. Both places are the first locations mentioned in The…

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FOOTBALL WRAP-UP 2 victorious, 2 fall

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   Another crisp evening under the Friday night lights brought a well needed win for the Georgiana Panthers. A rather hard fought contest resulted in a 16-12 victory over the Tigers of Red Level, bringing the Panthers to 3 – 2 on the season thus far. However, this…

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JOHN OLIVER TILL

John Oliver Till, 73, a resident of Braggs, died at his home on Monday, July 22, 2019. The funeral service was held Thursday, July 25, at 2 p.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial followed at the Braggs Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24 at…

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FDA loses to Monroe

BY SCOTTIE BROWN The Greenville Standard   The Fort Dale Eagles lost Friday night 34-14 in a home conference game against the undefeated Monroe Academy Volunteers. The Eagles fell to 2-7 for the season and 0-5 in the region. The Volunteers improved 10-0 for the season and 5-0 for the region. The Eagles defense played…

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