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

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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.