Old Post Files • 020614

Published 11:22 am Thursday, February 6, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944

Harry K. Murray Jr. completes Marine Reserve officer Training School at Quantico, Va. • Gov. Thomas L. Bailey addresses the I.C. Boosters Club here.

60 YEARS AGO: 1954

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The Rev. J.A. Holloway is back in the pulpit at Grace Baptist Church. • Services are held for Mrs. Kate Vaughn.

50 YEARS AGO: 1964

Mrs. Pearl Marcom is elected president of the Delta Kappa Gamma honor society for teachers in Tallulah. •  Services are held for Simon Campbell.

40 YEARS AGO: 1974

The St. Aloysius girls basketball team wins 47-43 over Pelahatchie. • Cathy Kay Dodson is engaged to marry Mark Elwin Holmes.

30 YEARS AGO: 1984

Mrs. Ruby Salassi dies. • Katherine Michelle Grant is 3.

20 YEARS AGO: 1994

Delta, La., with a population of 234 and two lottery outlets, sold more than 4.7 million Louisiana Lottery tickets in 1993. • Michael and Sandy Walters announce the birth of a daughter, Jaycie Alexandra.

10 YEARS AGO: 2004

Ferdinand Justin “Dutch” Glassl dies at 80. • A Vicksburg police officer appeals his suspension for smoking a cigarette at a Vicksburg High football game.