Old Post Files

Published 10:00 am Monday, June 16, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Lawrence Hennessey is re-elected president of the Lions Club.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Morrison Sr. entertain with an open house honoring Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Morrison Jr. who will make their home in Vicksburg.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Madison Jr. announce the birth of a daughter, Mayme Lynn, on June 15. • Barbara Gifford and David W. Ellis are married.

40 Years Ago: 1974

George Culkin wins the runoff election for Warren County Circuit Clerk.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Marijuana is found growing in the parking lot of the Vicksburg Post Office. •  Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bragg are the parents of a son, Justin Emory, born June 9.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Mayor Joe Loviza initiates a summer job program and employs 25 high school students and three college interns to work around the city.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The Mississippi River is cresting and has started a slow fall that is significant to area farmers and the Warren County Board of Supervisors.