Feb. 11, 1978

Mr. and Mrs. T.B. Melton of Milnesand have been informed that their son-in-law, Staff Sergeant Harrie Black has received the U. S. Air Force Commendation medal at Mountain Home, Idaho Air Force Base. Sergeant Black, a fabric leather rubber repair technician was decorated for meritorious service while assigned to Cam Ranh Bay Air Base, Vietnam. He is now serving in a tactical air command unit at Mountain Home. His father is O.M. Balck of Kosciusko, Miss. His wife is the former Wilma Melton of Milnesand.