Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Tuesday, May 13, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Maj. L.G. Hinder, former superintendent of the Vicksburg National Military Park, is visiting here from Alaska. • W.N. Rogers is a patient at Mercy Hospital.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Paul Barrett and James Ables are elevated to captains in the Vicksburg Police Department.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. George Madsen announce the birth of a daughter, Melinda, on May 7. • S.H. Groome passes away.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Kevin Zachary Leist celebrates his second birthday today. • Mrs. Clifta E. Davis, a resident of Vicksburg since 1906, dies.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Shannon Hope Beard is 6 today. • Johnny Ramon Stewart celebrates his fourth birthday.

20 Years Ago: 1994

More than 1,000 people spanning several generations turn out to bid a final farewell to Jett School on Warrenton Road.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The Travelers Rest Baptist Church is sponsoring a “Tent Crusade for Christ” program in the lot at Alcorn Drive and Mission 66.