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.