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Published 11:39 am Tuesday, July 8, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

John Poitevant of Mandeville, La., is here visiting relatives. • Mrs. W.J. Husbands returns to her home following surgery at Mercy Hospital.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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K.W. Strom undergoes surgery at the Lutheran Hospital.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Matt Melsheilmer is named to the president’s list at Mississippi State University.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Boone Jr. announce the arrival of a son, Erich Brattley, born July 5. • Leanne Metzger is awarded a scholarship to Mississippi University for Women.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Morgan Renee Ables celebrates her first birthday. • A marriage license is issued to William Randolph Price and Helen Margaret Long.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Miss Dixieland Rebecca Blouin is crowned Miss Mississippi 1994. • Harrah’s Casino reduces its workforce in response to more casinos in the Vicksburg market.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The Big Black River is rising toward a crest that the National Weather Service estimates will reach 33 feet on the river gauge at Bovina.