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Old Post Files for Wednesday, June 4

Published 11:30 am Wednesday, June 4, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

J.W. Garrett announces as a candidate for alderman. • Mr. and Mrs. S.R. McBroom announce the birth of a daughter, Jackie Ann, on May 22.

60 Years Ago: 1954

Lt. and Mrs. Robert Ford Jr. announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth. • Mrs. Frank Kearns and Mrs. Henry Fielder leave for a six-week trip abroad.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Dewey C. Bell III receives the St. Aloysius High School Alumni Association scholarship award.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Carter announce the birth of a daughter, Brandi Bowen, born June 3.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Delvin Michael King celebrates his first birthday. • Airman Charles F. Smith, son of Wilbert and Irene Kenney of Vicksburg, completes Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas

20 Years Ago: 1994

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen authorize the city to enter a $93,000 contract for an experimental trolley system.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Eight people are left homeless after a boarding house fire on Main Street.