Nov. 10, 1943, in The Star: Tonight is “Fathers’ Night” at Quintard Junior High School, with a special program in honor of its fathers being planned by students and teachers of that institution. “Education for Victory,” a drama enacted by members of Mrs. Ralph Lindsay’s class, will be presented. Taking part will be Helen Bunta, Elizabeth Gray, Jo Ann Torretta, Catherine Bailey, Helen Sparks, William Moore, Bobby Casey, Homer Sparks, John Cater and Forest Rittgers. Also this date: Meeting last night at the Alabama Hotel, the Anniston Exchange Club unanimously adopted a resolution asking that the Navy Department name one of its new corvettes “City of Anniston.” Additionally: By approving the relevant ordinance, the Anniston City Commission yesterday afternoon authorized the paving of the alley that runs between 10th and 11th streets just to the east of Gurnee Avenue.
Nov. 10, 1993, in The Star: On account of complaints from residents, Anniston City Councilman Jerre Ford is pushing for stronger enforcement of the existing noise ordinance, passed in 1989, or for a new ordinance with sharper teeth. “We’ve got to do something about these loud music boxes,” Ford told council members at a meeting last night. “We need something to help these people. I want something done so these people can get rest.”