Looking Back

Fifty years ago today, September 24, 1966

Governor’s Race

Former Gov. Ellis Arnall has denied charges by Lester Maddox, his opponent in the race for governor, that he was once a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

Coach’s Wife Missing

Daisy M. Lewis, wife of Carlton Lewis, principal and football coach of West Point High School, was reported missing by her husband early this morning. West Point Police Chief Harvey Thompson said foul play was suspected.

Safe Recovered

A Bibb City woman Tuesday led police to an abandoned safe at the edge of the Chattahoochee River and aided in the recovery of $100,000 in deeds, notes and bonds, Columbus police reported Friday. The papers had been stolen from the home of James H. Roughton in Fortson.