Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Tuesday, March 11, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Mrs. Mary Catherin Davis dies.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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J. Mack Moore, retired Vicksburg photographer, dies. • R.A. Burles dies.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mrs. W.W. Geddings is elected president of the Vicksburg Chapter, American Association of University Women. • Mr. and Mrs. Clyde McKinney announce the birth of a son, Timothy.

40 Years Ago: 1974

The Army Corps of Engineers announces that Col. Gerald E. Galloway will be the District Engineer at Vicksburg beginning in July 1974.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Two Warren County men are sentenced after being convicted of growing marijuana indoors. • Lloyd Everett Hogue dies.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Guy “Turner” Williams celebrates his first birthday. • Mary More “Bay” Lumpkins dies from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A crystal meth lab protected by electronic motion detectors and surveillance equipment had authorities searching overnight and this morning across Warren County for a Vicksburg man. • Col. James R. Rowan is named ERDC’s fourth commander since it was formed in 1998.