Old Post Files
Published 12:00 pm Saturday, April 26, 2014
70 Years Ago: 1944
Ione Ware is a patient at Mercy Hospital. • R.E. Selby announces as a candidate for mayor of Vicksburg.
60 Years Ago: 1954
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Washington Street is opened to vehicular traffic after almost five months of repair work since the tornado struck.
50 Years Ago: 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Commes announce the birth of a daughter, Delores, on April 21.
40 Years Ago: 1974
Howard Miller Jr., Louis P. Cashman Jr., Alderman Don Barnes, and C.A. “Bud” Moore, ride in the Goodyear blimp America from Jackson to Vicksburg.
30 Years Ago: 1984
Johnathan and Jason Brooks celebrate fourth birthdays.
20 Years Ago: 1994
Vicksburg defeats Provine 10-8 and St. Aloysius defeats Jason St. Joseph 7-6 in prep baseball. • Prevent Blindness Mississippi presents Warren County Sheriff Paul Barrett with the “People of Vision” Award.
10 Years Ago: 2004
Keystone Ministries is backing out of a deal to buy the 81-year-old former Junius Ward Johnson YMCA at Clay and Monroe streets and has opted, instead, to lease the property and proceed more slowly.