• The Fort Mill girls’ basketball team saw its 13 game winning streak end with a 38-47 loss at Dutch Fork.
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• Glenn Hannon of Fort Mill was a talent winner in the 1995 Ms. South Carolina Senior America pageant held in Rock Hill.
• Lt. Jack “Blackjack” McKinney, a Fort Mill police officer for 26 years, retired after 39 years in law enforcement.
• Eight of the 32 girls selected for the Miss Fort Mill High School Pageant were ruled ineligible because they were either married, pregnant or had a child.
• Both Fort Mill High School basketball teams were in the midst of excellent seasons. The Jackets were 10-3, 5-0 in conference, while the Jackettes were 11-0, 5-0 in conference.
• Former Fort Mill Mayor, Bert E. Patterson, 81, died in Pinson, Ala., following a long illness.
• Indian Land’s Warriorettes lost its their regular season basketball game in two years, 44-45 to Baron-DeKalb.
• Sandy Myles, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Myles, was the winner of a new 10-speed bicycle given away by the Bantam Chef.
• The body of Dr. Herbert George Settle, missing since August 1953 after a flight to Charleston in his private airplane, was found in the cockpit of the plane in Lake Moultrie.
• The Fort Mill High School boys, coached by Pete Reynolds, defeated Coach Jim Walser’s Clover team 73-58. Russell Wimmer led the Jackets with 19 points.
• Residents of the Fort Mill and Pleasant Valley communities were wondering when the State Highway Department would award contracts for rebuilding Highway 211, which connected the two areas.
• Clara Parks won first place in the oratorical contest for pupils of the elementary grades of Fort Mill public schools.
• Mr. W. M. Carothers, registrar of Fort Mill, announced that six births and three deaths occurred in Fort Mill during January.
• Of much interest throughout this region was the approaching marriage of Mr. M.F. Mack and Miss Elizabeth Nims.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.