Sept. 24, 1980 was a Wednesday, the Friday before a Titan II missile exploded in its Damascus silo. Needless to say there was a lot to talk about in that edition. The front page included pictures of the explosion aftermath and other details. Included in the details was Sheriff Gus Anglin being unhappy with Air Force cooperation and the poultry processing plant being shut down due to possible lake contamination.

The PTA was to meet Monday to discuss a supper, and a petition to have a county wet vote in November did not have enough signatures, County Clerk Sammy Collums stated.

Sept. 23, 1965 and space was a problem for the livestock show at the county fair, both due to the amount of livestock entered, and that more people attending arrived in cars, which took up space.

Botkinburg Methodist scheduled a revival for the coming week.