Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Monday, March 17, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Mrs. Al Baker, wife of the former manager of the Vicksburg Billies baseball team, is in the city.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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A charer is prresented to the Warren County Chapter, Mississippi Society for Crippled Children and Adults.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mrs. George Davis has surgery at the Vicksburg Infirmary. • Services are held for Joe Kirkland.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Charles Kolb, son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles R. Kolb of Vicksburg, is among cadets promoted in the Air Force ROTC Group at LSU.

30 Years Ago: 1984

An ancient mastodon skeleton, first found more than 30 years ago, has resurfaced on the site of the Pemberton Square mall, and may be displayed in the Mississippi Museum of Natural History in Jackson.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Jerry Davidson Jr. of VIcksburg stars in a national talent show in hopes of boosting his career in country music.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A Jackson developer is the high bidder at auction to buy the former federal courthouse building and downtown post office in Vicksburg