OLD POST FILES • 051714

Published 12:03am Saturday, May 17, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Sam Luckett is a patient at Mercy Hospital. • Dr. and Mrs. I.C. Knox leave for a visit in Jacksonville, Fla.

60 Years Ago: 1954

Richmond Lathan passes away. • Mrs. Genevieve Billingsley, Claiborn County resident, dies.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Marianna Robbins of Edwards is named rush chairman for Delta Delta Delta Sorority at Ole Miss. • W.K. Dornbusch dies.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mary Logue and Keith Wright are named the year’s Outstanding Senior Athletes at Warren Central High School.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Teachers retiring from the Vicksburg School System are May Martin, third grad at Grove Street; Berta Sanders, first grade at Grove Street; and Bessie Dillard, Middle School Chapter 1 teacher.

20 Years Ago: 1994

The Isle of Capri’s replacement casino opens with an estimated 3,600 people walking through the doors in the first four hours. • Vicksburg soon will have a TV station broadcasting Christian programming.

10 Years Ago: 2004

An 18-wheeler loaded with processed chickens overturns on Interstate 20 and blocks the westbound lanes.

 

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