70 years ago
The citizens of Windermere on Lake Butler are all agog over the announcement that Isadore Hammer of Patterson, N.J., has purchased 680 acres in the Windermere-Lake Butler section, including 165 acres of citrus, for $260,000.
Corrie Tilden is up from Miami for the holiday, and among those local residents who are spending this weekend at that famous winter resort are Mildred Sayer and son, David, Ina Sayer Henderson and her mother, Mrs. J.A. Sayer.
60 years ago
The operators of Trailer City are inviting residents of Winter Garden and surrounding areas to join with them in the classes and Saturday night square, folk and round dances that will be held in the auditorium in the park.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Joiner drove to Tallahassee to attend the Homecoming game at Florida State University and to see their son, George, who is a student at FSU.
45 years ago
Editorial: Vice President Spiro Agnew has received some rather hard lambasting from the liberals, pinks and communists in and out of the press. However, for our money, the man is needed. He tells it as it is. He is no pussy footer.
40 years ago
Leftover election story: Winter Garden City Commissioner Everett Farnsworth put his arm around Emily Keller, gave her a squeeze and urged her to be sure to vote. The response was, “I don’t believe I know you and I don’t live in Winter Garden.” It was Emily’s twin sister, Sarah Jo Bryant, from Islamarada.
30 years ago
Steve Stanford has been chosen to take charge of the First Federal of Osceola Savings and Loan Association office on South Dillard Street in Winter Garden.
The following West Orange Debutantes were presented at the Bay Hill Country Club Nov. 24: Robin Barber, Gee Gee Britt, Kelly Broughton, Connie Cobia, Lyn Faust, Susan Galbraith, Kristin Garrison, Susan Grant, Leigh Anne Hargrove, Rena Heckman, Laura Marshall, Amanda Maxey, Jennifer Maynes, Mary Beth McCabe, Wendy Myers, Sally Osburn, Amy Quesinberry, Alpha Sanders, Lynn Smith, Stephanie Walls and Jamie Weir.