Old Post Files

Published 11:17 am Monday, February 17, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944
Charles Harvey, former resident, is killed in a railroad accident in Wyoming. • Mrs. Worthington Ensminger leaves for Lexington, Ky.
60 YEARS AGO: 1954
Jeanette Ratcliff presents her senior piano recital at Grove Street School. • Mrs. Margurite McLaurin is visiting friends in New Orleans.
50 YEARS AGO: 1964
Mrs. Mary Helfin dies. • Mr. and Mrs. Jim Beard announce the birth of a daughter, Myra.
40 YEARS AGO: 1974
Tommy W. Autrey is named head football coach and athletic director at St. Aloysius High School. • Kenneth “Wink” Williamson receives the Scout of the Year Award from Troop 105.
30 YEARS AGO: 1984
FFA members Sandy Grammar and Kelly Lee represent Warren County in speech contest.
20 YEARS AGO: 1994
On its 196th day in business, the Isle of Capri Casino sees its 1,000,000th customer walk in.
10 YEARS AGO: 2004
Niles Langford McKay, 18, is killed in a wreck on Interstate 20. •  A retirement reception is held for Port Gibson police Sgt. Jerry Caston.