June 19, 1973

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 18, 2003

Headlines in the Suffolk News-Herald 30 years ago:

Moyer, Holton to be honored at banquet

More than 150 tickets have been sold for a testimonial dinner to honor City Manager Chesley Moyer, Jr., who has resigned to become the town manager of Manassas, effective July 1. J. Woodville Holton, who retired in early June as assistant city manager, will also be honored at the event. Tickets are being sold for $5 each at United Bank of Virginia, Virginia National Bank, American Nation, and the Bank of Suffolk.


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Oakland Primary School broken into

An air conditioner and an electric typewriter were stolen from Oakland Primary School on June 17, according to Nansemond Police. Sgt. W.V. Dunning discovered the theft on June 18 at 6:15 a.m. Entry was apparently gained by breaking a window on the south side of the building. Nansemond detectives are continuing their investigation, with no suspects as of yet.

Chuckatuck Fish Fry ticket prices may double

Rising costs, particularly that of fish, may force the Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department to double the price of its semi-annual &uot;all you can eat&uot; fish fry to $2. The department’s fish fry last Saturday cleared between $400 and $500, said Mrs. John Kelley. Profits were not as great as in recent years because costs went up (the flounder alone has risen to 95 cents a pound), while ticket prices remained $1.

Local sportscaster to address sports club

Bud Kaatz, sports director and sometimes weather forecaster of Norfolk’s WAVY-TV, will be the speaker at the June meeting of the Suffolk Sports Club tomorrow night. Because of the Katz sport show’s start time of 6:20 p.m., the time of dinner has been set back to 7:15, with social hour starting an hour before. Kaatz is expected to review the Tidewater professional sports picture during his talk.

Top-ranked players take 12-and-under tennis titles

The top-ranked players in both the boys and girls 12-and-under division were crowned at the Suffolk Tennis Association tournament at the Howard Mast Tennis Complex. Jay Howell captured the boys title for the second year in a row, defeating Hunter Odom 6-0, 6-0, not losing a single game in his three tournament matches Martha Newsom took the girls crown with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Diane Hassell.

– Compiled by Jason Norman