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Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Thursday, May 15, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Ben Ward, boys work secretary at the YMCA, resigns to accept a position at Tupelo. • Mrs. John Marak, Lake Providence resident, is a patient at Mercy Hospital.

60 Years Ago: 1954

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Paine of Yokena announce the birth of a son, Thomas. • Mrs. Louise Boggs is installed as president of the Wesleyan Service Guild of Crawford Street Methodist Church.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hinds Jr. announce the birth of a daughter, Mary Elizabeth, on May 14. • Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Bullard announce the birth of a son, Archiland, on May 12.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Griffin Peyton announce the birth of a daughter, Melissa Kathleen.

30 Years Ago: 1984

An Evening of Jazz is held at the Elks Lodge on Walnut Street featuring bands from Mississippi.

20 Years Ago: 1994

About $750,000 in state revenue from gambling will be  used to replace two bridges on Warrenton road.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Warren County is a step closer toward establishing a drug-court program with the passage and signing into law legislation for statewide funding