BLAST FROM THE PAST

FEB. 15, 1956 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 51 years ago:
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

FEB. 15, 1956

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 51 years ago:

Six county schools were represented among the seniors who placed in the upper 25 percent of the 1956 general scholarship tests in Huron County held recently, according to a report released today.

Placing among the first 10 with scores ranging from 188 to 223 were seniors from Greenwich, Norwalk, Bellevue, Townsend-Wakeman and Willard.

Norwalk had two in the top 10. They were Martha McDonald, who placed second with 207 and Alan G. Robinson, fifth with 202.

Several county students received honorable mention. They included Kenneth Miller, Norman Smith, St. Paul, James Rogers, Norwalk, Jerry F. Newmann, Willard; Thomas Wachtel, Monroeville; Judith Mortenson, Monroeville; Alan Angell, Norwalk, Larry McLaughlin, Willard; Rodney I. Streng, New London; Sandra Jean Berry, St. Paul; David Munson, Norwalk; Warren Ruggles, Monroeville; Sandra Smith, Willard; Daniel Potts, St. Paul; Marie Springer, New London; Charles McLaughlin, Willard; Lawrence Hamilton and Roger Keller, Willard; and Barbara Brown, Monroeville.

Boy, 10, to have lead part in local production

For the next presentation some time in march, Norwalk-Milan Theater Guild has selected "On Borrowed Time," from a novel of the same name by Lawrence Edward Watkins.

One of the lead parts was assigned to Jack Arthur, the 10-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Aruthur. Others in the cast include George Mahlke, Katharine Tucker, Elmer Lipke, Ann Blackburn, Helen baker, Robert Arheit, Amil Johnson, John Arthur, Harry Faye, Robert Spoerr, John Hutchinson and Don Robertson. The play is under the direction of Dorothy Arheit.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok