Published 11:08 am Friday, April 4, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

A dozen or more people miraculously escape injury when the walls and roof of he R.C. Brown clothing Store and Laz’s Drug Store collapse.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Phillip Jabour is elected commander of the William T. Gifford Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Anne Griffin, principal of Eleza Fox Elementary School, is in Atlanta attending the convention of Southeastern Elementary School Principals.

40 Years Ago: 1974

J. Noel Nutt submits his resignation after 28 years as circuit clerk. • Gerald C. McKenzie is honored, having completed 20 years of service at the Westinghouse Interior Lighting Division Plant in Vicksburg.

30 Years Ago: 1984

John B. Baylot Sr dies. • Services are held for mrs. Aline Hart Wilson.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Jerry and Joan Campbell of Vicksburg announce the birth of a daughter, Mary Hannah, on March 15.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Four people are in jail on crystal methamphetamine charges.