Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Monday, April 21, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

John T. McNeil passes away. • Services are held for Mrs. Ellla Wright.

60 Years Ago: 1954

The city’s new jet-type fogging machines are put into service.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mrs. Juanita Carnes, Red Cross home nursing representative, teaches a mother and baby care instruction course here.

40 Years Ago: 1974

U.S. Air force 1st Lt. Robert W. Teeter is selected to represent his unit in the 1974 Strategic Air command missile combat competition at Vandenbert AFB in California.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Mr. and Mrs. Don C. McAuley announce the birth of a daughter, Katherine Lynn. • Richard Lee Kitchens III celebrates his first birthday.

20 Years Ago: 1994

The Mississippi Highway Patrol cracks down on the Warren county area and 857 citations are written, 46 drivers are jailed for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol and 22 pounds of marijuana are confiscated.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A hot-rod magazine executive who came to Vicksburg two years ago trying to put together a car show has returned to make a pitch for this fall.