Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Wednesday, April 9, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Mrs. Florian Nelson is elected president of the B&PW Club.

60 Years Ago: 1954

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Polk announce the birth of a daughter, Caple, on Feb. 26.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and mrs. Amos Cook announce the birth of a daughter, Michelle. • Services are held for Judge George H. Banks.

40 Years Ago: 1974

John P. Morgan and Arthur Hasty are honored for 20 years service at Westinghouse. • Mayor Nat Bullard pays a surprise visit to the regular meeting of the Vicksburg Beautification Commission.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Erica Marie Brewer celebrates her fourth birthday. • Mr. and Mrs. James Ray Andrews III announce the birth of a son, James Brandon, on March 26.

20 Years Ago: 1994

A Newnan, Ga., company gets the contract to build a 500,000-gallon water tank at Ceres industrial park on Interstate 20 east of Vicksburg.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The Downtown YMCA building is sold for the second time since plans to build a new Y off East Clay Street were announced.