• The Presidential Primary was set for May 1.
From the annals of 1962
• U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers was given a hero’s welcome home in Pound, Va.
From the annals of 2007
• Griffin’s Ken Bell lost 100 pounds in one year.
• Griffin Police Lt. Douglas A. Rogers completed a highway checkpoints course at the Georgia Police Academy in Forsyth.
• The Pike County golf team beat Callaway 173-190 with Zack Dixon leading Pike with a score of 40.