Old Post FilesPublished 11:00am 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