This week in Wills Point History Friday, Dec. 2, 1949

Friday, January 20,1961
Mrs. Charlie Scott, was honored with a retirement party on Tuesday evening, Jan. 10, at Stella’s dining room when fellow workers and Southwestern Bell Telephone Company district traffic superintendent, J.B. Bell, of Tyler met for a buffet dinner. Mrs. Scott was the recipient of more than one honor at the party. In addition to receiving honors upon her retirement after forty years and 11 months of service with the company, she was honored for having a perfect working attendance for ten years. Mr. Bell presented Mrs. Scott with a lifetime membership certificate in the Telephone Pioneers of America Club. She also received a fruitcake for her recognition. (See newspaper for complete article.)
Wills Point’s talent in the area March of Dimes Telethon this week-end will be televised Sunday over channel 7, KLTV, Tyler according to Mrs. Jack James, local March of Dimes chairman. Miss Sandra Sledge will be featured as a soloist singing “Over the Rainbow,” accompanied by Miss Martha Nell Provence at the piano. The high school orchestra directed by Miss Jearleen Loving will present several numbers on the telethon. Those in the orchestra include Carolyn Robbins, Carolyn Lang, Gleith James, Paul Pan Cleve, Joe Adams, Lindy Sledge, Charlotte Taylor Vaughn Martin, Travis Parker, Marquita Berry, Butch Girdley, Paula Caldwell, Teena Wilson and the band director.

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