Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Monday, March 31, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

The Rev. Martin Moloney, assistant pastor at St. Paul Catholic Church, is ill at Mercy Hospital.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mrs. Nina Laird passes away. • Services are held for Samuel Williams.

50 Years Ago: 1964

H.V. Cooper is named chairman of the Warren County United Fund campaign for 1984. • Charles Montgomery is a patient at Mercy Hospital.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Lt. Col. and Mrs. Jasper Champion announce the birth of a son, Robert Theodore McWhorter, “Ted Mac,” on March 22.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Betty Butler wins her race for City Assessor and Tax Collector and enters the history books as the first woman ever elected  as a Vicksburg official.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Former Mayor Rober Walker drops his lawsuit challenging last summer’s election of Joe Loviza as mayor of Vicksburg. • George and Pam Stinespring announce the birth of a son, Brian Adams, on March 22.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The Aeolian apartments is put on the market by owner Frank Imes on Columbus-based Renovations of Mississippi Inc.