Old Post Files • 013014

Published 10:00 am Thursday, January 30, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944
Frank Willcoxon is back at his desk at the YMCA after an illness. • R.M. Kelly returns from Harper.
60 YEARS AGO: 1954
Eugene Lefoldt is seriously ill. • Services are held for Daniel Williams.
50 YEARS AGO: 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Marshall announce the birth of a son, Jerry. • Dr. Agustus Street is honored for 50 years of services in the medical profession.
40 YEARS AGO: 1974
The city commemorates Crime Prevention Week. • Gary M. Crouse and Martha Elizabeth Browning announce their wedding plans.
30 YEARS AGO: 1984
Judge Nat Bullard refuses to conform to a provision in the Education Reform Act where judges would selected truant officers.
20 YEARS AGO: 1994
The City of Vicksburg now owns Kuhn Memorial State Hospital, which is slated to be renovated as a psychiatric facility for adolescents.
10 YEARS AGO: 2004
BancorpSouth forecloses on Battlefield Mall. • The city’s softball and baseball fields off Fisher Ferry Road could be ready by 2005.

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