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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.