Old Post Files

Published 10:00 am Tuesday, May 20, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

A daughter is born to Mr. and Mrs. S.C. McBroom. • The Rev. and Mrs. Gordon Reese are visiting here from Houston, Texas.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Redwood High School holds its annual commencement exercises.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Canizaro III announce the birth of a daughter Mary Elise, on May 9.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mrs. W.D. Pitts returns by jet from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where she visited her daughter and family.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Eric Banks, Warren Central High School senior, is named presidential scholar by the U.S. Department of Education. • Quartermaster Jimmie Ray will cater to Grant during the re-enactment of the Battle of Champion Hill at Edwards.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Robert Pickett becomes the new superintendent of the Vicksburg Warren School District. • Haley Parsons, a South Park Elementary School student, wins the Vicksburg Warren School District Sixth-Grade Spelling Bee.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Wichita, Kan. native Curan Wright is peddling backwards on U.S. 80 for his Biking Backwards Across America for Leukemia campaign.