Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Tuesday, February 25, 2014

70 YEARS AGO: 1944

The Heidelburg Beer Garden is opened by T.M. Nosser on Washington Street. • Five-cent bus fares became available.

60 YEARS AGO: 1954

Capt. Franklin Bolls, with the U. S. Army Medical Corps, is visiting his family here.

50 YEARS AGO: 1964

Sam Peeples is appointed to the Election Commission for Warren County by Gov. Hugh White. • Mrs. Lucian Ferris is visiting her sister, Mrs. Bres Eustis, in New Orleans.

40 YEARS AGO: 1974

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

30 YEARS AGO: 1984

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

20 YEARS AGO: 1994

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

10 YEARS AGO: 2004

The Make-A-Wish Foundation had a volunteer luncheon at the Vicksburg mall. • Area 10 Special Olympics held a volleyball game at Warren Central High School.