Old Post Files

Published 11:00 am Friday, May 23, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Lt. and Mrs. Louis P. Cashman Jr. announce the birth of a daughter, Mary Louise, on May 23.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mrs. J.B. Bragg and Mrs. Frank Guilde are honored as 50-year graduates of St. Francis Xavier Academy.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Martha West announces as an entry in the Miss Vicksburg contest.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Sullivan retire from the teaching profession after more than 30 years of service in Mississippi schools.

30 Years Ago: 1984

“Indiana Jones” is playing at the Battlefield Cinema Theater. • the Morning Gardners Club dedicates land owned by Hope and Woodland Shockley as a bird sanctuary.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Several downtown property owners will have to move their businesses to make way for a city-planned convention and civic center.

10 Years Ago: 2004

A Vicksburg man remains in River Region Medical Center after being injured in a wreck Saturday night near Eagle Lake.