Jan. 19, 1943, in The Star: To honor their late mother, the four prominent King brothers of Anniston — T. C., Porter, E. D. and J. F. — have established a scholarship fund at Judson College with a joint contribution of $7,500. Their mother, Evelyn T. King, died in November, 1937. She was the widow of Joseph H. King (died 1905), who had come to Anniston in the early 1880s from Perry County. He was also the grandson of the man, himself a King, who had provided the money for Judson’s founding. Also on this date: A weather system that recently brought damage to western Georgia and parts of Alabama through heavy rain and high wind is ushering in bitterly cold weather. Temperatures near zero are forecast for northern Alabama and far below freezing even for northern Florida.
Jan. 19, 1993, in The Star: Peaceful Valley in Eastaboga was recently the setting for members of the Anniston Radio-Controlled Flyers Club, hobbyists who indulge in their love for model airplanes they control manually from the ground. Sunday afternoon found members Johnny Laymon and Cecil Ledbetter, two of about 30 members of the six-year-old club, enjoying the fresh air with their crafts.