Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Friday, May 2, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Mayor J.C. Hamilton is in Natchez on business. • John T. McNeill dies.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mr. and Mrs. Mack Richards announce the birth of a son, John, on April 30.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Wyly are attending the bar association meeting in Biloxi. • Mr. and Mrs. A.A. McBroom announce the birth of a daughter, Anna, on April 30

40 Years Ago: 1974

J. Noel Nutt, retired circuit clerk, is honored by employees of the Warren County Courthouse at a dinner.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Sarah Crosby, 17-year-old daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Davis Crosby of Port Gibson, is one of 11 Mississippi winners of four-year National Merit Scholarships.

20 Years Ago: 1994

the Isle of Capri’s new casino should arrive in Vicksburg by midday Saturday to replace the 1800s-style Diamond Lady riverboat and Lucky 7 Pavilion.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A Vicksburg woman and her 4-year-old child escaped unharmed after a gun-toting man entered their home on Park Avenue and demanded money.