Old Post Files • 021214

Published 11:30 am Wednesday, February 12, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944

J.P. Foster dies. • Mrs. T. Pantoliano, who had been ill at Mercy Hospital, returns home.

60 YEARS AGO: 1954

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B.H. Ellison, former resident, dies in North Richland, Wash. • Mr. and Mrs. Clinton S. Jones are now making their home in Yazoo City.

50 YEARS AGO: 1964

Services are held for Mrs. Vallie Tanner. • Lt. Guy Jarratt III is here visiting his father, Dr. Guy Jarratt.

40 YEARS AGO: 1974

Scottie W. Campbell is presented a gift in honor of his 25 years of service with the Illinois Central Railroad. • Deborah Ann Rose is initiated into the Alpha Xi Delta sorority at the University of Mississippi.

30 YEARS AGO: 1984

Alfred Knapp, owner and operator of Knapp’s Pastry Shop for many years, dies. • EMT Johnny Phillips is named Fireman of the Year by the Vicksburg Optimist Club.

20 YEARS AGO: 1994

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club president Willie Glasper presents the club’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award for Warren County Sheriff’s Department to Deputy Mike Traxler. • Sallie Ann O’Quin, 102, dies in Port Gibson.

10 YEARS AGO: 2004

Diane Landers of Natchez and Linda Cessna of Vicksburg both win new cars in General Motors Hot Button Give away at Atwood Chevrolet. • Thad S. Bridges Sr. dies at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.