Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Thursday, March 27, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Frost is forecast here and crop damage is feared as the temperature goes down. • Mrs. Tom Brabston is ill at her home on Adams Street.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Frances Carlisle is out after an illness. • Services are held for Richard Bearden of Port Gibson.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. George Hunter and family move into their new home in Marion Park Subdivision.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Steve Cook is a candidate for the office of circuit clerk to succeed J. Noel Nutt who  has resigned.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Mr. and Mrs. David Powers announce the birth of a daughter, Ashley Nicole, on March 22. Services are held for Mrs. Annie Bell Evans.

20 Years Ago: 1994

The prospect for a convention center in Vicksburg during 1994 becomes dismal when a bill authorizing a tax to raise construction money “dies” in the state House of Representatives.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved about $1.9 million in funding for flood buyouts.