Old Post Files • 020714

Published 11:00 am Friday, February 7, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944
William B. Baker is ill at the Vicksburg Hospital. • The Rev. T.O. Prewitt, Rabbi Stanley Brav and Monsignor D.J. O’Bierne speak at the annual interfaith brotherhood supper.
60 YEARS AGO: 1954
Services are held for Clarence E. Ivy of Utica. • Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Kahn are visiting friends in Ruston, La.
50 YEARS AGO: 1964
James Hearn dies. • Mrs. Bob Wilder is elected president of the Newcomers Club.
40 YEARS AGO: 1974
Services are held for Mrs. W.M. Haney, a former Vicksburg resident. • Odes O. Foster celebrates 20 years of service with Westinghouse.
30 YEARS AGO: 1984
Homes magazine features Vicksburg in its March edition. • Mrs. Jewl C. Hoben dies.
20 YEARS AGO: 1994
The Vicksburg District sends a quarter boat up the Mississippi River at the request of Mississippi Power & Light to house 300 utility workers while power is restored following an ice storm.
10 YEARS AGO: 2004
A quote from Jefferson Davis might be added to a new riverfront mural. • Vicksburg Theatre Guild presents The Sound of Music.