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These Old Times – May 30, 2019

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Forty-five years ago, Johnny Harrell, a member of Lakeview’s graduating class, had the distinction of being the only student ever to play in the senior band for six years.
by: Amy Quesinberry Community Editor

85 years ago

From “Social News and Notes”: Larry Allen Grimes has arrived to reign over the household of Lee and Mable Grimes, much to their delight and the delight of the two other children, Hugh and Harriet. Without a doubt, his influence also will be strongly felt in the households of his grandparents, the J.L. Dillards.

75 years ago

John Rees, principal of Lakeview High School, has announced commencement programs. Baccalaureate services will be held at Oakland Presbyterian Church. Graduation exercises will be in the school auditorium with Anne Arnold as valedictorian and James Gay Jr. as salutatorian.

45 years ago

Johnny Harrell, a member of Lakeview’s graduating class, has the distinction of being the only student ever to play in the senior band for six years. In the seventh grade at Lakeview, he started in the beginner band and was promoted to the junior band on the second day of school and to the senior band on the third. He is a longtime member of Cooper’s Troopers.

20 years ago

Ward Britt was the guest speaker at the Winter Garden Memorial Day program, and Lester Dabbs spoke at Ocoee’s ceremony.

 

Amy Quesinberry is the community editor of the West Orange Times & Observer and the Windermere Observer. She was born and raised in Winter Garden, grew up reading the community newspaper and has been employed there as a writer, photographer and editor since 1990....

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