Old Post Files • 020514

Published 11:00 am Wednesday, February 5, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944

Pvt. William Lee Puckett is here visiting family. • A son is born to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hossley.

60 YEARS AGO: 1954

Mr. and Mrs. James Crawford announce the birth of a son, John. • Eliza Fox is a patient at Mercy Hospital.

50 YEARS AGO: 1964

F.M. Hilderbrand dies. • Nearly $11,000 is collected here in the January March of Dimes Campaign.

40 YEARS AGO: 1974

Mrs. Benjamin G. Schreiner leaves for Dallas to attend the wedding of her granddaughter. • Jonathan Earl Sanderford celebrates his second birthday.

30 YEARS AGO: 1984

Berdie F. Dowdy dies at 91. • Dorothy Butts is featured in the January issue of the Farm Journal, a publication of agricultural news.

20 YEARS AGO: 1994

LeTourneau Volunteer Fire Chief Bobby Matthews retires after 21 years of service. • The City of Vicksburg will buy the Kings water service area from the Culkin Water District for $400,000.

10 YEARS AGO: 2004

The historic Fitz-Hugh home is damaged by fire. • Deputy Mike Hollingsworth is in intensive care after being hit by a car.