Fire Chief of Spearsville Volunteer Fire Department

Barbara WaltonApril 1, 2010 In March of 2009 Tim and Denise Clement, from Laurel Lake, NJ, bought the Dudley house in Spearsville. Tim was born in Millville, NJ. His paternal grandparents immigrated from Rocca Pia Italy in the 1920's and he still has relatives there today. Tim was a Junior Volunteer Fire Fighter in 1974 … Continue reading Fire Chief of Spearsville Volunteer Fire Department

“G-Men” Defeat Choudrant Oilers In Game at Hico

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 Spearsville, Jan. 21. The Spearsville "G-Men" defeated the Choudrant Oilers 71-53 at the Hico gymnasium Wednesday night. Both teams showed fine floor games but the keen eyes of Futch, G. Smith and F. Smith were too much for the Oilers, although they played a good game. On Wednesday, January 25, the … Continue reading “G-Men” Defeat Choudrant Oilers In Game at Hico

G. E. Lindsey Has Five Gins Located In This Section

The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 G. E. Lindsey of Bernice has long been an active businessman in that section. Starting in 1901, Mr. Lindsey entered the mercantile business. He became associated with the firm of Gray, McDonald & Lindsey. In 1906, Gray dropped out of the firm and in 1908 the business became G. E. Lindsey … Continue reading G. E. Lindsey Has Five Gins Located In This Section

Union Principal Frank Futch Nears 50th Anniversary in Education

Joan Hershberger El Dorado News-Times Staff May 10, 2005 OLD UNION - Through half a century as an educator, Frank Futch experienced the twists and turns of the times as a teacher, coach and administrator in area schools. A community reception in honor of his 50th anniversary as an educator will be held from 2 … Continue reading Union Principal Frank Futch Nears 50th Anniversary in Education

Alexander Wilson Upshaw & Zilleann Frances Barron

Written by Dr. Tim Hudson Alexander Wilson Upshaw was born about 1826 in Walton Co., GA, the son of Richard Upshaw and Rebecca Elder. Little is known about his early life as his father left very few records. It appears they lived in Walton County until about 1840, and sometime between 1840 and 1850 Richard Upshaw died. By … Continue reading Alexander Wilson Upshaw & Zilleann Frances Barron