Old Post Files • 021814

Published 12:11 pm Tuesday, February 18, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944

Mrs. T.D. McElroy returns from Baton Rouge. • Mrs. Billy Bobb is visiting her mother, Mrs. Carrie Woods.

60 YEARS AGO: 1954

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Sam Peeples is appointed to the Warren County Election Commission. • Mrs. Lucian Ferris is visiting her sister in New Orleans.

50 YEARS AGO: 1964

A.M. Allen, Illinois Central Railroad conductor, is crushed to death when caught between a chain and the end of a freight car.

40 YEARS AGO: 1974

Norma Canizaro of Vicksburg is elected secretary of Kappa Delta Sorority at Ole Miss. • Larry Little of Warren Central High School is named Counselor of the Year.

30 YEARS AGO: 1984

Mrs. Virginia Fenimore Watt Rudd dies. • Tasita Daymirius Smith-Parker celebrates her 2nd birthday.

20 YEARS AGO: 1994

Off-duty troopers from the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol will guard residents and property at Waltersville Estates on North Washington Street.

10 YEARS AGO: 2004

Local Christian leaders go to an advanced screening of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ.” • Jesse Dee Chapin, 14, dies.