The following items were taken from the May 18 through 24, 1963, Examiner.

The following items were taken from the May 18 through 24, 1963, Examiner.

Outstanding athlete trophies in the junior championship track meet went to Mickey Chandler of Drumm Farm, Gary Soper, Alton School, Richard Klamm, South Secondary, and Tom Norman, Junior High. Jackson County has paid bounties for coyotes during the last year of $2,192,50, at the rate of $15 per coyote. The court authorized requisition to the state for two-thirds of the payment. James Grumman, son of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Grumman Sr. of Independence, has been selected to receive the Bonholzer-Campbell Post, American Legion, freshman medal for the most outstanding freshman cadet. He is a member of the Air Force ROTC at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. John C. Brizendine Jr. of Independence has been appointed to manage the DC-9 “compact” commercial jet program of Douglas Aircraft. Brizendine joined Douglas in 1950 in the flight test department. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Brizendine. L. Gordon Cooper made a near perfect leap into space and after one complete circuit of the earth was told to keep trying for a full planned mission of 21 orbits. It was taking Cooper just 88.45 minutes to whirl one time around the earth. Memorial chimes at the First Presbyterian Church, which have been silent for four years, have begun to chime the quarter hours once more. The chimes were installed in 1937 with funds Mrs. Sallie Woodson Sawyer bequeathed to the church for a memorial to her husband, Aaron Flint Sawyer.


– Jillayne Ritchie