Old Post Files

Published 10:00 am Thursday, May 22, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Senior Day is observed at Carr Central High School.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Col. Thomas Simpson, district engineer of the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers, is guest speaker for the B&PW Club meeting. • Baccalaureate exercises are held at Jett School.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. James Gould announce the birth of a son, Allen Jay, on May 18.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Sager of Vicksburg are the parents of a daughter, Amy Angela, born May 18.

30 Years Ago: 1984

A total of 175 families are driven from their homes as the river crests in the Warren County area. • Omeka Shaun Washington is 2 today.

20 Years Ago: 1994

The 1600, 1700, and 1800 blocks of Mulberry Street will be bought by the City of Vicksburg for a convention center. • Beechwood and Redwood elementary schools will have new principals for the 1994-95 school year.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A Vicksburg man who was convicted of armed robbery after a second trial on the charge is sentenced to 15 years in prison.