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.