Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Friday, February 14, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944

A son is born to Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Harry Cato. • Sgt. Harold Parish leaves for Camp LeJeune, N.C.

60 YEARS AGO: 1954

George W. Farr, former resident, dies in Baton Rouge. • Frank Everett speaks to the Men’s Fellowship Club at First Baptist Church.

50 YEARS AGO: 1964

George Davis is visiting Gulfport. • Mrs. Sam House Jr. is a patient at Mercy Hospital.

40 YEARS AGO: 1974

Mrs. Rosalie Homburger Stern dies at Mercy Medical Center. • J.E. Sturgis is named chairman of the Community Council.

30 YEARS AGO: 1984

The city receives $1.2 million from the state to renovated City Auditorium. • Nadine Baker Bosewll dies at Vicksburg Medical Center.

20 YEARS AGO: 1994

A plan to set up “self-cleaning” voter roles is approved 3-1 by county supervisors. • Nila Embree Turner dies.

10 YEARS AGO: 2004

A civil trial against Rouse Polymerics, site of a deadly 2002 explosion is set for May 10. • Services are held for Andrea Donyelle Dent.