OLD POST FILES • 030314

Published 11:06 am Monday, March 3, 2014

70 Years Ago

Mrs. William Chapman, regent of Ashmead Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and other members, attend the state conference in Jackson.

60 Years Ago

The first annual City Championship Bridge Tournament opens at Hotel Vicksburg. • Services are held for John A. Hovious.

50 Years Ago

Mrs. Murray Pinkston is elected president of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary. •  Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Anderson are visiting Chicago.

40 Years Ago

Dr. Lee Mazique Owen, local physician, dies unexpectedly at his home. • Mr. and Mrs. Otto Branan announce the birth of a daughter, Angela Dawn, on Feb. 25.

30 Years Ago

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Herman Koestler III announce the birth of a son, Charles “Chase” Herman IV, on Feb. 25.

20 Years Ago

A fire of undetermined cause destroys a two-story, four-unit apartment house on First North Street at First East.

10 Years Ago

John Kerry locks in Democratic nod for president. • Thirty bicycles are among city items to be auctioned.