• Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Miller of Athena, Ga., were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Pete Miller.
• Miss Margaret Scurlock, of Lebanon, became the bride of Robert Hodges, of Lafayette.
• Jimmy Neal Grace and Sandra Smith, of Red Boiling Springs, were named to the honor roll at Tennessee Tech.
• The first religious figure was being installed at the new Macon County Memorial Gardens.
• Funeral services were held for Robert Waterman Hodges, a resident of Lafayette.
51 years ago
• Mrs. Lois Parker, mother of Mrs. Christine Harris, passed away at Smith-Chitwood Hospital.
• Mrs. James White was named chairperson of the Macon County Cancer Crusade for 1959.
• Macon County FFA members attending the State Convention were: Thomas Swindle, Bruce Dozier, George McCrary, Floyd Bohanan, Bobby Jones and Terry Burrow.
• Mr. and Mrs. Tom Link had moved to their new home in the Highland Addition.
• Hisey Hire and Ezma Walrond had taken over ownership of Hire’s Flower Shop.
56 years ago
• J. Carlton Coley had two milk cows for sale.
• About $150,000 worth of stocks and bond were taken during a robbery at Polston Builders Supply in Lafayette.
• Dr. L.C. Hix passed away at his home of College Street.
• Mrs. Ralph Howser was named chairperson of the 1954 Cancer Drive in Macon County.
• Citizens Bank had purchased property on the corner of the Public Square and Red Boiling Springs Road and announced that a new bank building would be built.