Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Thursday, May 8, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Mrs. C.L. Todd returns from Crystal Springs.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Sue Moore is named “Miss Hospitality” for Vicksburg and will participate in the statewide contest. • The Rev. L.A. Roebuck, retired Baptist minister, dies.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Francis Henegan announce the birth of a daughter, Alice, on May 4.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Students of Warren Central High School present the musical, “Music Man.” • Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lee McWilliams are the parents of a son, Larry Lee Jr., born May 3.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Mrs. Willie D. Bland makes preparations to move again as flood waters approach her home at the western edge of Ford’s subdivision.

20 Years Ago: 1994

A two-route trolley system is set to cruise Vicksburg this summer and may be expanded to other parts of the city. • Gertrude Woodhouse, 102, dies.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A Warren County man who surrendered on his return to the state last year is indicted on charges of murder and manslaughter.