Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Thursday, April 3, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Howard Cunningham dies. • Dr. George Martin joins the staff of Mercy Hospital.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Services are held for Jack Terrell.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. James K. Harrison announce the birth of a daughter, Emily Anne, on April 1. • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ball announce the birth of a son, Frank, on April 4.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Billy Ray, sports editor of the Vicksburg Evening Post, receives the Mississippi Sportswriter of the Year award.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Three-year-old Amanda Gainey hooks a 2-pound bass at Thompson Lake using a cane pole and worm. • Claire Bailey is 4 today.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Benjamin Schrock, 14, will be among 51 students, one from each state and the District of Columbia, who will lobby Congress on behalf of the nation’s youth at the sixth annual RespecTeen National Youth Forum in Washington, D.C.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Robert Hubbard is the new owner of El Morocco Club in Marcus Bottom.