Saturday, June 12, 1965
Mayfield Dairy Farms, Inc. will develop the South’s most modern dairy products distribution center at Chattanooga, Finnley V. Wilhoite, local manager, announced Saturday. The company has purchased 6.83 acres in the Shallowford Industrial District just off Highway 153, making it easily accessible to all areas of Chattanooga by freeway and Interstate Highway system.
Former members of the 6th Cavalry will meet in Chattanooga this week for the 15th convention since World War II. The group is headed by Lt. Col. Clarence Irvin, National Commander and O.C. Churchwell, adjutant. Over 200 persons are expected Friday through Sunday to attend the convention at the Read House. Fort Oglethorpe was the home of the 6th Cavalry from 1919 until 1942.
Sunday, June 13
William C. Parson of Chattanooga, Saturday was elected Commander of the Tennessee Sector of the Disabled American Veterans at the close of the 37th annual convention at the Hotel Patten.
Monday, June 14
J. Donald Jones, instructor and guidance counselor at Baylor School, has been named acting dean of men at Emory University in Atlanta for the summer and this fall will become assistant director of student development in the Emory University School of Nursing, an announcement from the University disclosed.
Dr. Fred Ballard, local specialist in internal medicine and cardiology, has been elected secretary of the Tennessee Heart Association at a meeting of that organization at Memphis Saturday.
Tuesday, June 15
The Chattanooga State Technical Institute announced the addition of three Chattanoogans to the faculty. They are William H. Pope, Millard L. Stephens and Kenneth E. Ross. The announcement was made by Charles O. Whitehead, director of the new state institute.
J. Ralston Wells, American National Bank and Trust Co., succeeds Joe H. Davenport, Jr., Volunteer State Life Insurance Co., as president of Junior Achievement of Chattanooga, Inc., it was announced at the organization’s annual membership meeting.
Wednesday, June 16
Lt. Gov., Jared Maddox, speaker of the Tennessee Senate, addressed the Chattanooga Jaycees at their luncheon meeting.
Dr. Archie S. Rushton, director of the University of Georgia’s extension center at Marietta, has accepted the position as director, evening division of the new Chattanooga State Technical Institute, it was announced by Charles O. Whitehead, Tech’s director.
Thursday, June 17
The Chattanooga Boys Choir left on its 7th annual summer tour. They will appear in New Orleans at the Optimist International Convention as a highlight of the trip. The 36 boys and their adult counselors are traveling by chartered bus. They will arrive back in Chattanooga June 30.
Coyel V. Ricketts of the Volunteer State Life Insurance Co. will be installed as the new president of the Chattanooga Life Underwriters Association at a luncheon Friday in the Pan-O-Ram Club to succeed Douglas R. Beveille, Jr., of John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co., retiring president.
Friday, June 18
The City Water Co., here has been granted an 11-per cent rate increase by the Tennessee Public Service Commission, Hammond Fowler, chairman of the commission, stated.