Old Post Files for Wednesday, Aug. 13

Published 11:32 am Wednesday, August 13, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Maj. John Goodrum is as home after many months of overseas duty. • Mr. and Mrs. Keith Williams are visiting in New Orleans.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Sister Mary Eva, RSM, is named principal of St. Michael’s Elementary School in Biloxi.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. John Bryant announce the birth of a daughter, Barbara Ann, on Aug 7. • Mr. and Mrs. M.M. Hawkins and children are vacationing in Dallas.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Lee Adams are the parents of a son, Johnny Lee Jr., on July 31. • Mrs. Allen Hynum, Mrs. Ron Miller and Mrs. H.S. Kelly are honored by the Oak Park Garden Club.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Robert Major Walker enters the race for supervisor. • Those celebrating birthdays include Carrie Jeanette Wade, 1; and 5-year-old Don Hill.

20 Years Ago: 1994

A construction boom in Mississippi means Warren County’s juvenile detention facility will cost $500,000 more than expected.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A Vicksburg man is free on bond after being arrested and accused of burglary.