Old Post Files
Published 11:00 am Wednesday, March 12, 2014
70 Years Ago: 1944
James N. Palermo, recently wounded in Italy, has returned to this country.
60 Years Ago: 1954
Dr. W.K. Purks speaks to members of the Kiwanis Club.
50 Years Ago: 1964
Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Roland announce the birth of a son, Johnny, on March 9. • James Pettway dies.
40 Years Ago: 1974
Carl Franco of Vicksburg is one of nine students recently selected by LSU’s department of architecture to complete design criteria for houses to be built in flood areas.
30 Years Ago: 1984
Lula Mae Jones is named director of the Warren County Department of Public Welfare. • Joe K. “Frog” Green dies.
20 Years Ago: 1994
Taylor Joseph Evans celebrates his first birthday. • Murrah defeats Vicksburg 5-4 in prep baseball on the first day of the Capital Classic.
10 Years Ago: 2004
Local high school musicians will highlight this year’s tours with three concerts at tour sites listed on Vicksburg’s Spring Pilgrimage. • A Dillard’s employee is arrested for credit card fraud.