50 YEARS AGO:
Plans were revealed for the new expanded Mary Immaculate High School on Truman. The plans were to keep the old Convent of Mary Immaculate building, which needed a complete overhaul, for storage.
Gov. Farris Bryant and the State Board of Education certified Dr. Merrill A. Symonds as the president of the new Monroe Junior College.
Lt. Leonard Burnham relieved Lt. Commander R. Tom Fleming Jr. as commandeering officer of the Underwater Swimmers School.
Airman Richard A. Sykes completed basic military training at Lackland Air force Base, Texas. He was a graduate of Key West High School.