Old Post Files

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, May 21, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Harry Fuller, former chief of the Vicksburg Fire Department, is now chief of the U.S. Army Air Base Fire Department at Charlotte, N.C.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Jean Moore is home from the University of Puerto Rico to visit her parents. • Mrs. Sally Raum is recuperating at the Lutheran Hospital from a fall.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Father Martin Joyce is spending his vacation in Ireland, his native country.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Crawford are the parents of a daughter, Angela Renee, born May 18.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Miss Betty Wiggins dies.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Jett Elementary School on Warrenton Road closes its doors to students for the last time. • Peter Savage, former Vicksburg resident, dies in Chicago.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The United Way of West Central Mississippi is joining United Ways across the country in changing to treat problems rather than symptoms.