Fifty years ago today, November 19, 1966
The 199th Light Infantry Brigade at Fort Benning has given its strongest indication yet that it will soon be bound for Viet Nam. Since being pronounced “combat ready” in mid-October, strong indications have been that the majority of the 3,500-man 199th would be away from Benning by the end of this week.
Some 125 high school newspaper staffers gathered Friday at the Royal Crown Cola Auditorium at the second annual Ledger-Enquirer seminar for local journalism classes to learn about newspaper week.
A new closed-circuit videotape recorder-television receiver combination that permits the recording of telecasts for instant replay has been introduced by Ampex Corp. with facilities in Opelika, Ala.