As reported 50 years ago in The Columbia News, Thursday, Dec. 1, 1960:
Tucker a winner in essay contest
Supervisors of the Little River Soil Conservation District have announced that Claudia Tucker of Harlem High School is the winner of the District Soil Conservation Essay Contest.
Tucker, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Tucker of Harlem, received a check for $50 from the District Supervisors.
District winners will compete for the state prize, which is a four-year tuition scholarship fund to an accredited Georgia college.
The title for the 1960 Essay Contest was "A Better Georgia through Soil Conservation Districts."
News of county's service members
Eugene E. Moore, aviation structural mechanic first class, USN, son of Mrs. Allene Moore of Harlem, is serving with Airborne Early Warning Barrier Squadron, Pacific at the Naval Air Station, Barber's Point, Hawaii.
Army Recruit James E. Boyd, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.L. McZilkey live in Harlem, completed the eight-week lineman course Nov. 18, 1960 at the Southeastern Signal School, Fort Gordon. The 19-year-old soldier entered the Army last June and completed basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. He is a 1959 graduate of Harlem High School.
Ross W. Powell, seaman apprentice, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Powell of Grovetown, is serving with Fleet Air Wing Five at Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Va.
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