Old Post Files • 012814

Published 11:00 am Tuesday, January 28, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944
H.G. Sherwood is ill with pneumonia. • Luke Norwood leaves for duty with the U.S. Navy.
60 YEARS AGO: 1954
Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Pahnka announce the birth of a daughter, Juanita. • Z.M. Davis celebrates his 86th birthday.
50 YEARS AGO: 1964
Services are held for B.F. Wright of Yokena. • Frank E. Everett is elected to the board of trustees for the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
40 YEARS AGO: 1974
Martha Prentiss celebrates her 103rd birthday. • Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Durman Sr. have a housewarming party at their new home.
30 YEARS AGO: 1984
E.C. Penley receives $100,000 in damages after being held hostage by a gunman in Howard Brothers Department Store. • Mrs. Louise C. Cassino dies.
20 YEARS AGO: 1994
Vickburg is added to a bill that would pump money into communities with riverboat gambling. • Warren Central soccer player Greg Monsour is named the sport’s Gatorade Player of the Year in Mississippi.
10 YEARS AGO: 2004
Hardee’s closes, and Whataburger might open in its place. • Big River Shipbuilders wins a contract to build the new Kings Point ferry boat.