Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Friday, May 9, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

A daughter is born to Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Jones.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Peyton announce the birth of a daughter, Betty. • George Martin is elected president of the Greenville-Vicksburg Marathon Association.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Duncan of Rolling Fork announce the birth of a daughter, Dana Kay, on May 3. • Clement Schaff wins first prize in Jaycee Teenage Driving Rodeo here.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Arthur Hooper joins the sales staff at Atwood Chevrolet Olds.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Timothy Caples, 18, returns home after being hospitalized following a 150-foot fall. • Ernest J. Tolar dies.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Dr. Lee Giffin receives the Mississippi State Medical Association’s 1994 Community Service Award. • Katie McGraw Steinriede dies.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A grant of nearly $250,000 is the first step toward restoring the Shirley House.