Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Wednesday, April 30, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Grace Maxwell, national Girl Scout adviser, arrives for a visit to local Girl Scout groups.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Percy Coleman of Vicksburg is re-elected president of the Mississippi Elks Association.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Sister Desiderata is honored on the occasion of her golden jubilee as a Holy Spirit missionary sister and her 25th year as a teacher in Vicksburg.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mayor Nat Bullard has appointments in Washington in an effort to obtain funds for completion of Mission 66.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Robert “Robbie” J. Cooper celebrates his second birthday today.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Eldridge Skinner, animal control supervisor, asks the Board of Mayor and Alderman to consider amending the leash law to include issuing citations to violators.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A potential deal to sell the vacant ParkView Regional Medical Center building is in the works with the possibility of property being used for housing of the elderly.