Old Post Files for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Published 11:30 am Tuesday, July 29, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

H.V. Cooper is elected state director of the National Education Association.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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James Byrd is installed as commander of Allein Post, American Legion. • Dr. and Mrs. Lucian Ferris and children are vacationing at Rockaway Beach, Mo.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mrs. James Hading of Lenoir City, Tenn., is visiting relatives here.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mrs. Harriet Durst is visiting her son, Dr. John Durst, in Ocean Springs.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Shouphie Habeeb talks with Haruko Ando, a journalist visiting here from Japan. Ando is a staff reporter for The Asahi Shimbun, Japan’s largest newspaper.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Pinkye “Mytee” Ellis, a retired educator in the Vicksburg Public School Systems, dies.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Monika Mayr, a veteran of 20 years with the National Park Service, is the first woman to be named superintendent of the Vicksburg National Military Park.