Old Post Files • 021514

Published 12:01 am Saturday, February 15, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944

Mrs. Alex Brunini is injured in a fall at her home. • Chief Petty Officer M.W. Olson is here on a visit from Camp Peary, Va.

60 YEARS AGO: 1954

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Mr. and Mrs. George Culkin announce the birth of a son, George. • John Harper dies.

50 YEARS AGO: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sheppard announce the birth of a son, Gerald. • Otis Wright dies.

40 YEARS AGO: 1974

Angela Marie Walker celebrates her 3rd birthday. • The towboat Warren G. Houghland, which sank in the 1973 flood, is being rebuilt.

30 YEARS AGO: 1984

Services are held for Jealine Levi Fultz. • Mr. and Mrs. Scott J. Anderson announce the birth of a son, Jeremy Robert.

20 YEARS AGO: 1994

A 3 percent tax on hotel beds is endorsed by the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen. • Angela Sherd of Vicksburg is among contestants for this year’s Miss W crown.

10 YEARS AGO: 2004

Tykayla Wells, and 8-year-old leukemia survivor, serves as princess of the Vicksburg Mardi Gras Parade. • Rhonda Minor becomes the fourth person in Vicksburg to win a new car in the nationwide OnStar Hot Button vehicle giveaway.