OLD POST FILES • 051914Published 10:00am Monday, May 19, 2014
70 Years Ago: 1944
A son is born to Ensign and Mrs. F.W. Atkinson.
60 Years Ago: 1954
Jack Hirscenhofer receives scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout, at a Court of Honor held here.
50 Years Ago: 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mitchell announce the birth of a daughter Perri, on May 12. • Mrs. W.W. Geddings is installed as president of the Vicksburg Chapter, American Association of University Women.
40 Years Ago: 1974
Mr. and Mrs. Seneca Swimme attend the funeral of Mrs. Lucy Derryberry Holland in Fordyce, Ark.
30 Years Ago: 1984
James L. Strawn Jr. dies.
20 Years Ago: 1994
The members of New Mount Elem Church celebrate the church’s 104th anniversary. • Attorney General Mike Moore speaks at the Porters Chapel Academy graduation.
10 Years Ago: 2004
Another plan to rescue Beulah Cemetery is in the works, this one aided by legislation allowing public money to be spent in the private graveyard.