Old Post Files
Published 11:00 am Tuesday, May 13, 2014
70 Years Ago: 1944
Maj. L.G. Hinder, former superintendent of the Vicksburg National Military Park, is visiting here from Alaska. • W.N. Rogers is a patient at Mercy Hospital.
60 Years Ago: 1954
Paul Barrett and James Ables are elevated to captains in the Vicksburg Police Department.
50 Years Ago: 1964
Mr. and Mrs. George Madsen announce the birth of a daughter, Melinda, on May 7. • S.H. Groome passes away.
40 Years Ago: 1974
Kevin Zachary Leist celebrates his second birthday today. • Mrs. Clifta E. Davis, a resident of Vicksburg since 1906, dies.
30 Years Ago: 1984
Shannon Hope Beard is 6 today. • Johnny Ramon Stewart celebrates his fourth birthday.
20 Years Ago: 1994
More than 1,000 people spanning several generations turn out to bid a final farewell to Jett School on Warrenton Road.
10 Years Ago: 2004
The Travelers Rest Baptist Church is sponsoring a “Tent Crusade for Christ” program in the lot at Alcorn Drive and Mission 66.