Old Post Files

Published 10:58 am Wednesday, April 2, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Bishop Duncan Gray is guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club meeting.

60 Years Ago: 1954

Capt. and Mrs. Robert Cornell Jr. announce the birth of a son, Douglas, on April 3.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Seventy-six children receive their First Holy Communion at St. Paul Catholic Church.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sanderson write of serious leaking problems in the auditorium of Redwood School.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Bobby Ray and Margaret Aleaxander Griffith, 30-month-old Thomas, and Pete, 4, prepare for the first WArren County cystic fibrosis benefit walk, of which the Griffiths are chairpersons. Thomas is a CF victim.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Vicksburg pulls permission for a recycling center on South Frontage Road but the owner says he’s open for business – and staying.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A Colorado couple are buying the Belle of the Bends Bed and Breakfast. • A Vicksburg man  is in jail after police recover about $25,000 worth of cocaine from his backpack.