Old Post Files
Published 11:00 am Wednesday, March 26, 2014
70 Years Ago: 1944
Mrs. U.G. Flowers is elected president of the Women’s Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian Church. • Mr. and Mrs. John Hude Jr. announce the birth of a son, George, on March 7.
60 Years Ago: 1954
Robert Luckett retires after 27 years service with the Vicksburg District, Corps of Engineers. • Jerry Campbell is ill at his home on Baum Street.
50 Years Ago: 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Emmich Jr. announce the birth of a son, Maurice Brian.
40 Years Ago: 1974
Sheriff Paul Barrett announces he will begin a crackdown on people with illegal tags or no tags on their cars. • Mrs. Bessie Mason dies at her home in Yokena.
30 Years Ago: 1984
Mr. and Mrs. Edley Hicks Jones III announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Ware, on March 22. • Amanda Lynn Smith celebrates her fourth birthday.
20 Years Ago: 1994
Brooke Allen and Billy Bagley are named Porters Chapel Academy’s scholar-athletes of the year.
10 Years Ago: 2004
The Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau voted to officially hire Emy Bullard Wilkinson as its new director. • Plans are underway to building a new, larger band hall at Warren Central High.