Old post filesPublished 11:39am Tuesday, July 8, 2014
70 Years Ago: 1944
John Poitevant of Mandeville, La., is here visiting relatives. • Mrs. W.J. Husbands returns to her home following surgery at Mercy Hospital.
60 Years Ago: 1954
K.W. Strom undergoes surgery at the Lutheran Hospital.
50 Years Ago: 1964
Matt Melsheilmer is named to the president’s list at Mississippi State University.
40 Years Ago: 1974
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Boone Jr. announce the arrival of a son, Erich Brattley, born July 5. • Leanne Metzger is awarded a scholarship to Mississippi University for Women.
30 Years Ago: 1984
Morgan Renee Ables celebrates her first birthday. • A marriage license is issued to William Randolph Price and Helen Margaret Long.
20 Years Ago: 1994
Miss Dixieland Rebecca Blouin is crowned Miss Mississippi 1994. • Harrah’s Casino reduces its workforce in response to more casinos in the Vicksburg market.
10 Years Ago: 2004
The Big Black River is rising toward a crest that the National Weather Service estimates will reach 33 feet on the river gauge at Bovina.