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
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.