Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Monday, April 28, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Staff Sgt. Nd Mrs. Frank Mahoney announce the birth of a son, Michael Alexander, on April 19.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mr. and Mrs. James Person Jr. of Hermanville announce the birth of a son, Thomas.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Services are held for Virginia Jordan, longtime employee of Waterways Experiment Station.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Services are held for Ernest D. Sheffield, former alderman of Vicksburg. • The burned Steamer Sprague is opened to the public for mini-tours.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Elezabeth Harris of Warren Central Junior High serves as a page for the state House of Representatives.

20 Years Ago: 1994

WAlnut and Crawford streets will become two-way streets again after six months. • The engagement of Katherine Jane “Katie” Riles to John Christopher “Chris” Segrest is announced.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Vicksburg Convention Center managers plan to tap enthusiasm for sports and have set their first “Everything Outdoors and More Expo” for mid-August.