Old Post Files
Published 11:00 am Thursday, March 13, 2014
70 Years Ago: 1944
M.A. Zenfell, well-known local merchant, dies. • Services are held for Robert Lee Ross.
60 Years Ago: 1954
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Francis Leyens is elected chairman of the Retail Advisory Committee of the downtown retail group.
50 Years Ago: 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Scott announce the birth of a daughter, Kathryn. • Services are held for Mrs. Rosie Jobe.
40 Years Ago: 1974
Services are held for C.E. “Ed” Hayman, assistant principal at Car Central High School in the mid-1940s.
30 Years Ago: 1984
Michael Foley, 5, is rescued from drowning by another youngster, Keith Hall, and is revived by Hall’s father, Mike. • William P. Brown dies.
20 Years Ago: 1994
The Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau board agree to support a bed tax of up to 6 percent to raise money for a convention center.
10 Years Ago: 2004
King Solomon M.B. Church, one of the state’s oldest black churches, is celebrating its 144th anniversary with a prayer service and gathering.