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
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.