Old Post Files

Published 11:27 am Monday, May 5, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

The Rev. Paul Crawford, former pastor of the Bowmar Avenue Baptist Church, graduates from the Arm Chaplain’s School. • Mrs. W.H. Campbell is visiting her husband in Aberdeen.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Vicksburg is selected as the site for the 1955 convention of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries. • State Rep. George Rogers is guest speaker for the senior banquet at Culkin Academy.

50 Years Ago: 1964

William Thomas dies.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Murphy are the parents of a daughter, Ashley Logan.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Vicksburg is featured in several different publications aimed at tourists who will begin traveling to the World’s Fair in New Orleans.

20 Years Ago: 1994

The 1993-94 Outstanding Four –H members are Brad Meadows, Jana Hancock, Andrea Hardin and Jessie Cassidy.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Utility companies are in the process of getting out of the way this week of a long-planned project to widen the Clay and Hope Street intersection.