Old Post Files • 012714

Published 11:00 am Monday, January 27, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944
Mrs. John Bunch returns from Houston, Texas. • Bruce Tucker returns here to become assistant to Col. Fox of the Mississippi River Commission.
60 YEARS AGO: 1954
Wesley Cameron dies. • Mr. and Mrs. Max Klaus announce the birth of a son, Max Kenneth.
50 YEARS AGO: 1964
Louis Switzer is in New York on business. • B.F. Wright of Yokena dies. • Services are held for Robert Shirley.
40 YEARS AGO: 1974
Maurice S. Seay, personnel administrator at Marathon LeTourneau, is listed in Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.
30 YEARS AGO: 1984
Unemployment drops to 8 percent. • The newly restored Balfour House re-opens.
20 YEARS AGO: 1994
The former St. Francis Xaiver Academy is likely to be purchased by the City of Vicksburg to be renovated as a cultural heritage complex. • Willie Sims Jr. dies.
10 YEARS AGO: 2004
A new documentary honors Vicksburg native Beah Richards. • Angela Michelle Biggers and Daniel Roy Moore are married.

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