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Glancing Back: Gillespie Lands Trout Weighing 5 Pounds – Transylvania County, NC


July 22, 2019

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 24, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times.

Sandy Griffin of Brevard won the 10 lay “Powder-Puff” race, leading all the way in Roland Owen’s No. 54. Henrietta Owen placed second and Nancy Logan came in third. Six ladies participated in the “Powder-Puff” race. Sandy Griffin was awarded a trophy by Clyde Dedmon for her winning effort.


No fish story. Dennis Gillespie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Gillespie of Cherryfield, recently caught a 21-inch, 5-pound brown trout. The big fish was taken from a private pond near Ros...

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