Saturday, June 19, 1965
Mrs. Scott L. (Betty) Probasco, Jr. finally routed Cleveland’s young Connie Day six to five Friday in the finals of the Tennessee Women’s Amateur Golf Tournament at the Lookout Mountain Golf Club course. It was Mrs. Probasco’s fourth state tournament victory and the second year in a row.
Sunday, June 20
William E. Timmons, Chattanoogan who is administrative assistant in charge of Congressman Bill Brock’s Washington headquarters, was named “Outstanding Young Republican of the Year” Friday night at the organization’s national convention at Miami Beach.
Joel Cunningham, member of this year’s graduating class at the University of Chattanooga, has been recognized by Signa Chi Fraternity as the most outstanding of some 7,000 undergraduate members of the fraternity in 138 chapters in United States and Canada. He received the award at the fraternity’s 55th biennial convention last week in Denver, Colo.
Monday, June 21
The Federal government program “Operation Head Start” got underway here today to give culturally deprived five-year-olds a better chance to fit in with other children in school next fall. Dr. Betty Broman is director and heads the city schools division. Mrs. Myrtle Dye heads the county schools division.
Mrs. Ellis K. Meacham, former executive secretary of the Adult Education Council, has been appointed assistant dean of students at the University of Chattanooga.
Tuesday, June 22
Tennessee Bar Association President Robert Kirk Walker Tuesday extended congratulations to John C. Stophel, immediate past president of the Chattanooga Bar Association, upon receipt of the award of merit at the Tennessee Bar Association Convention in Nashville. The award was for activities during the year which ended March 15, 1965, when Mr. Stophel was president of the Chattanooga Bar Association.
George W. Lundy, secretary-treasurer-manager of the Credit Bureau of Chattanooga, was re-elected to a two-year term on the board of directors of the Associated Credit Bureaus of America at the annual meeting in Montreal, Canada.
Wednesday, June 23
Chattanooga students who will attend the new State Junior College will travel only 23 miles if the college is constructed on a proposed site off Interstate Highway 75, four miles from Cleveland. Citizens of Cleveland and Bradley County are jubilant over news from Nashville Tuesday that Bradley County had been selected as location for the college.
The U.S. Army Wednesday flatly denied reports that the Volunteer Ordnance Works at Tyner will be reopened.
Thursday, June 24
James L. Bomar, former Lt. Governor of Tennessee, addressed Chattanooga Jaycees at their luncheon meeting Wednesday at Hotel Patten. He said “The credit rating of the state of Tennessee is among the highest in the nation.”
Claims for jobless pay in Chattanooga and Hamilton County totaled 1,317 on May 31, the lowest figure for any month since World War II, Ashby Black, Jr., district manager of the Tennessee Department of Employment Security, announced Wednesday.
Friday, June 25
Gov. Frank Clement is scheduled to speak Saturday afternoon for ceremonies dedicating a new addition to the State Highway Department’s Division II offices on Cromwell Road. The new addition costing $121,000 is part of the facilities occupying 15 acres of a 25-acre tract purchased by the Highway Department in 1953.