Published 11:23am Friday, May 16, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Mrs. Charles Thompson returns from a visit in Florida. • Pfc. Kenneth Wayne Meacham is here after over two years in the Pacific with the U.S. Marines.

60 Years Ago: 1954

Su Ying Go is awarded an $1,800 scholarship to Tulane University in New Orleans. • Lawrence Hennessey Jr. leaves for his sophomore year at Notre Dame.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mrs. Wilsey Kelly is elected president of the St. Aloysius Mother’s Club.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. Charlie A. Randall Jr. are the parents of a son, William Mansell. • Nick Cassino speaks to the Magnolia Garden Club.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Errick LeShun Funches is 6 today.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Vicksburg’s four-way traffic signals, considered by many to be a piece of history, are disappearing in favor of more modern designs.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Enrollment at the Vicksburg Warren School District and at All Saints’ Episcopal School are up, while other private and parochial schools dropped slightly.


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