Published 10:37 am Thursday, March 20, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Patty Grice, member of the Carr Central faculty, resumes her duties after an illness of three weeks.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Sherrill Herring is named Vicksburg’s Travel Queen. • Services are held for David Hebron.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pitchford announce the birth of a daughter, Shelie, on March 18.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Dr. and Mrs. Rex Eley are the parents of a son, Christopher Lyman, born March 18.

30 Years Ago: 1984

The Vicksburg United Way Chapter plans to pilot a new workplace program.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Irene Hestand dies. • A public-private venture will bring about 150 jobs to Tallulah and Madison Parish with the construction of a juvenile detention facility.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The community school plan has received tentative approval from the U.S. Justice Department, the public school superintendent said after returning from meetings in Washington, D.C., this week.