Old Post Files for Thursday, June 12, 2014

Published 11:30 am Thursday, June 12, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Mrs. Charles Breithaupt is elected president of the American Legion Auxiliary.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mr. and Mrs. William Skate of Port Gibson announce the birth of a son, James Michael. • Mr. and Mrs. Milton Dennis announce the birth of a son, Thomas.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stewart announce the birth of a daughter, Mary Elizabeth. • Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Turner announce the birth of a son, Richard, on June 9.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Ron Caimano is named general management of the Vicksburg Holiday Inn. • Mrs. Dorothy Dan returns from a two-week trip to the Hawaiian Islands.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Ann and Bill Henley celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. • Mr. and Mrs. Dale Holdiness announce the birth of a son, Christopher Dale, on June 4.

20 Years Ago: 1994

The Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society begins construction on its new location on U.S. 61 South.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Vicksburg Mayor Laurence Leyens begins work restoring the old bus depot on Walnut Street.