Baptists Accept Church Plans


from The Malakoff News
Friday, March 12, 1954

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The architect’s drawing above is the exact likeness of the future First Baptist Church in “The Lignite City.”  The plans of the building committee were unanimously accepted without change in a church business conference on Sunday morning.  The new structure is designed to be gotten underway following appropriate ground-breaking ceremonies scheduled for Sunday afternoon, March 21st – the first day of Spring.  The present church building is to be converted into a modern educational building for the Sunday School Department.  The total expense outlay in the building is estimated at $40,000.

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Charles Majors in Race for Sheriff, Henderson County


from The Malakoff News
Friday, March 13, 1964

Charles Majors of Athens announced Wednesday that he will be a candidate for sheriff of Henderson County in the Democratic primaries.  He filed for a place on the ballot with Bill Kugle, chairman of the county’s Democratic executive committee.

Majors served a year and a half on police work for the City of Athens and later was a deputy sheriff for five years.  he is now employed as a supervisor at the Curis Mathes manufacturing Company.DSC_0420

he was born at Brownsboro and was reared in Athens, having moved there when he was a child.  He was graduated from Athens High School and attended Henderson County Junior College.

A veteran of World War II, he served for two years with the U. S. Air Force, including foreigh service in the European Theatre.

He is a member of the First Christisn Church and a charter member of the Lions Club.

Mrs. Majors is the former miss Marcile Coker of Athens.  They have three children – Mike, 16; Shirley, 7; and Melisa,4.