Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Tuesday, April 1, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Mrs. Mary Josephine Lindley dies.  Mrs. Melvin Faulk is ill at Mercy Hospital.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Redwood High School seniors present “For Pete’s Sake” at the school auditorium. • Aubrey T. Brent passes away.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mrs. R.H. Haas and Mrs. L.G. Horn are named chairmen of the annual Vicksburg Community Concert Association campaign.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Police Chief Marion Brown celebrates the 20th year of his employment with the Vicksburg Police Department. • Kandy Diane Worley celebrates her third birthday today.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Dr. John G. McCall speaks during Community Prayer Breakfast, a traditional event in Vicksburg for many years, recently revived by the Vicksburg Kiwanis Club.

20 Years Ago: 1994

james E. “Jay” Harper II celebrates his second birthday.

10 Years Ago: 2004

It is announced that John Prine is coming to Vicksburg. • One of the largest contingents from the Vicksburg area deployed to Iraq will be back this week.