Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Monday, March 10, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Rev. T.O. Prewitt, pastor of Craford Street Methodist Church is given a surprise birthday party by members of the Young People’s Council.

60 Years Ago: 1954

Services are held for Peter James. • Services are held for Mrs. M.L. Coleman Sr.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rolinsson announce the birth of a son, Michael. • John E. Cobb dies.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Alexander J. Brunini, prominent Vicksburg attorney, dies.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Pemberton Mall’s groundbreaking is scheduled. • Mr. and Mrs. James Knight announce the birth of a daughter, Jamie Nichole, on March 2.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Mississippi Power & Light Co. offices on Washington Street have been sold to Ameristar Casino. • Services are held for Mattie Mae Wilson.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The historic Strand Theatre on Clay Street will host its first public open house.