When former students of Clermont schools come to their reunion in the old gymnasium today, they might not be able to ring their school bell, but they can look it over as they exchange memories with each other.
As Gillsville School principal, Ralph White had plenty of opportunities to spank unruly students. After he had applied a hickory switch to him, one student said, "Thank you, Mr. White," as he was going out the door.
September 06, 2015|
|Johnny Vardeman's column