OLD POST FILES • 051714Published 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.