Old Post Files • 021914

Published 11:30 am Wednesday, February 19, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944
Ben Fitz-Hugh is elected president of the Mississippi Wholesale Grocers Association. • George Rogers is elected Mr. Carr Central High School.
60 YEARS AGO: 1954
Mrs. George Martin is visiting New Orleans. • Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Wilson announce the birth of a son, William.
50 YEARS AGO: 1964
Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Neil Jr. announce the birth of a daughter, Patricia. • R.S. Johnson dies.
40 YEARS AGO: 1974
Keith Powell completes basic Army training at Fort Knox, Ky. • Mrs. Luther Warnock is recuperating after receiving the first atomic pacemaker implanted at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans.
30 YEARS AGO: 1984
The steeple is raised at the new Grace Baptist Church in Yokena. • E.L. McGraw, 41, has successful heart surgery to correct a 98 percent blockage of the left lateral coronary artery and now walks three miles a day and is back at work at Baxter Wilson.
20 YEARS AGO: 1994
Residents on 21 streets and roads will see paving in front of their property under a city contract. • Services are held for Joe Louis Hicks Sr.
10 YEARS AGO: 2004
Barbara Smith receives ashes in the shape of a cross from the Rev. Patrick Farrell at St. Paul Catholic Church for Ash Wednesday. • Allison Ables, Adam Arredono and Meagan Cargile are named to the Lions All-State Band.