Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Friday, April 18, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

OlS. Sanders is elected president of the Vicksburg Rotary Club.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mrs. Charles Guiney is a patient at Mercy Hospital. • Mr. and Mrs. Paul Oakes are home from Biloxi where they spent the Easter holidays with their daughter.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Sandria Ward presents an organ recital at First Baptist Church. • Mr. and Mrs. Otto Logue Sr. announce the birth of a son, Kevin.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Robert T. Hall Jr. is promoted to chief of flood plain management services at the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers.

30 Years Ago: 1984

The City of Vicksburg has a great shortage of licensed tour guides.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Jim C. Moore, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for the Jackson Public Schools, is hired as the new deputy superintendent for the Vicksburg WArren School District.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A special allocation of $63,000 to enhance and beautify a north entrance into Vicksburg is OK”d by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.