Old Post Files for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Published 10:32 am Thursday, July 17, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944
Mrs. Louis Turner assumes her duties as hostess at the USO here. • Sammy Bartling is appointed athletic director at Carr Central High School.
60 Years Ago: 1954
J.D. Thames is elected president of the Warren County Bar Association. • Elizabeth McQueen is vacationing in Washington, D.C.
50 Years Ago: 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pajerski and son, Fred, are visiting in New York City. • Mrs. Hardy Jones is honored on her 80th birthday with an open house.
40 Years Ago: 1974
The new Miss Mississippi, Carol Diane bounds, is crowned at ceremonies here. • Ed Buelow’s unique railroad car home is featured on television.
30 Years Ago: 1984
Warren County District 3 Supervisor Z.B. Fry dies at the age of 61. • Sam Nohra donates a bus to St. Aloysius High School
20 Years Ago: 1994
Edwards resident Huldah Jackson dies at age 102.
10 Years Ago: 2004
A collapsed sewer line near the east end of Baum Street spread the smell of raw sewage in the area but officials of the City of Vicksburg have permanent repairs on the way.

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