As reported 38 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, July 19, 1968:
Citizens receive commodities
The Department of Family and Children Services reports that more than 400 persons in Columbia County received U.S. Department of Agriculture donated commodities during the first month of operation.
Camille Reeves, retiring employee of Tracy-Luckey, was presented with an engraved watch for her 22 years of service. Her co-workers also presented her with a 55-piece set of silverware and an engraved pin.
Approximately 45 of the employees had a surprise covered dish luncheon in the snack bar of the pecan plant for Reeves.
She stated that she plans to do all the things that she has always wanted to do but never had time. She and her husband, Seth, live in Dearing. Their daughter, Mrs. George Moore, lives in Harlem.
Jaqueline Eubank, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Eubank of Appling, was appointed a career missionary during a meeting of the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board at the Ridgecrest, N.C., Baptist Assembly.
Eubank recently spent two years as a missionary to Nigeria, calling it "the two most rewarding years of my life."
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