Old Post Files for Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Published 11:30 am Wednesday, July 23, 2014
70 Years Ago: 1944
Clyde and Erna Strickland announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Ann.
60 Years Ago: 1954
Mrs. Joe Harz III and sons are visiting in Memphis. • Gov. Hugh White is visiting in the city.
50 Years Ago: 1964
Robert Holmes of Bovina is named to direct the Goldwater for President campaign in Warren County. • Elizabeth Anderson is visiting relatives in St. Louis and Denver.
40 Years Ago: 1974
Michael Allen Gay and Karl Gregg Johnson participate in the Cooperative Education Program at MSU.
30 Years Ago: 1984
Warren County is granted $436, 150 in Economic Development Administration funds for use by Eagle Lake farmer and developer Larry Crowe.
20 Years Ago: 1994
A bid to repave Wisconsin Avenue from Interstate 20 to Confederate Avenue is submitted to the City of Vicksburg.
10 Years Ago: 2004
The Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau is backing a proposal to convert the county-owned U.S. 80 Mississippi River Bridge into a park for pedestrians and cyclists in hopes that it will bring more tourists to the city.