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This photo announcing the opening of the Henry County Recreational Club appeared in the April 10, 1969, issue of the “Henry County Local.” From left, William Harper, the Henry County supervisor of the Farmers Home Administration who made the loan possible to get the club built, board member Jimmie Cubbage, board president and county Judge Roy “Pid” Smith and board vice president Wes Tennill take the ceremonial first tee shots.
Country Club celebrates 50th anniversary

sports@hclocal.com

The Henry County country Club held a 50-year anniversary celebration Sunday to commemorate the formation of the Henry County Recreational Corporation that oversaw the building of the club from 1967 to 1969.

Club members participated in a golf scramble and cookout and other members took advantage of the swimming pool that played a large role in the delay of the opening of the club 50 years ago. The celebration day was a time for some of the older members to reminisce about the early days of the club.