Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Wednesday, April 16, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Lucille Grice, Dorothy Mitchell and Mae Hammett graduate as nurses at the Vicksburg Hospital.

60 Years Ago: 1954

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Logue announce the birth of a daughter, Toni Kay. • E.E. Bell is critically ill.

50 Years Ago: 1964

James Gould is elected president of the Vicksburg Optimist Club.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Capt. Dan Moorhead, member of the Vicksburg Police Department for many years, celebrates his 90th birthday with a reception at Crawford Street United Methodist Church.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Clottie Allison helps her mother, Bessie Putman, celebrate her 105th birthday. • Muchearl M. Hall, 2, is seriously injured when a barbecue pit falls on his head.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Vicksburg Printing and Publishing Co., owner of the Vicksburg Evening Post, reveals plans for remodeling Village Square Center into “Post Plaza,” in which all of its operations should be consolidated by mid-1995.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The New Mount Elem Choir is sponsoring a car wash at Ryan’s today.