Published 10:30 am Friday, February 28, 2014

70 Years Ago

A son is born to Mr. and Mrs. William C Ring. • E. F. Stephens is a patient at the Ring.

60 Years Ago

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Mr. and Mrs. Ben Rush and children move into their new home on Lighcap Boulevard. • Jack Harding, Port Gibson resident, dies.

50 Years Ago

Capt. and Mrs. John Franco Jr. announce the birth of a daughter, Catherine, on Feb. 15.

40 Years Ago

The Vicksburg Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is voted Most Outstanding Squadron of the Patrol.

30 Years Ago

Travel writers from across the country visit Vicksburg en route to New Orleans for a tour of the World’s Fair site.

20 Years Ago

Cody Stephen Black celebrates his first birthday. • Asberry “Frog” Kelly dies.

10 Years Ago

Moroccan rug merchant comes to Vicksburg. • Parents camp to be first at Bowmar registration.