Published 11:06 am Wednesday, May 7, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Maj. L.G. Hider, former superintendent of the Vicksburg National Military Park is here on a brief visit.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mr. and Mrs. Cedric Feibelman Jr. returns from a fishing trip at St. Petersburg, Fla.• St. Francis and St. Aloysius seniors present “Riddle Me Riches” at the Grove Street School auditorium.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Neal Fowler announce the birth of a son, Michael on May 5.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Ned Burkhalter assumes duties as manager of the local J.C. Penney Co.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Thelma Winston’s fifth-grade social studies class at Vicksburg Middle School presents an American flag to Dr. Robert Cochran, superintendent of Vicksburg Public Schools.

20 Years Ago: 1994

The Warren County Board of Supervisors rescinds a 10 percent pay raise for themselves. • Members of the Green Hills Garden Club plant about 270 bushes in the Memorial Rose Garden.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Warren County is granted custody of four starving horses that were being kept at Bovina Cut-Off Road. • An Oklahoma woman accused of killing her boyfriend she’d known only a week is flown to Florida after being arrested in Bovina.