Old Post Files for Thursday, July 31, 2014

Published 11:30 am Thursday, July 31, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Brother William from St. Aloysius in New Orleans will be the new principal of St. Al High School here.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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A new campsite is given to the YMCA by Bart C. Tully of Anderson-Tully Co. • Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Dent, Ethel and Hilda, are vacationing in  Chicago.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Dr. and Mrs. A. Street leave for their annual vacation to Highlands, N.C.

40 Years Ago: 1974

The sons of Mrs. Juliet Howe Harmon donate her book of poems of life in early Vicksburg and the South, titled, “Memories of the Last Gray,” to the Vicksburg Public Library.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Cedar Grove, the antebellum tour home and bed and breakfast inn on Oak Street receives the American Automobile Association Four Diamond Award.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Vicksburg’s Trolley system will cater to locals during the day while keeping its night route focused on tourists.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Four horses are taken into county custody and placed in permanent homes after they were found starving, according to the Humane Society.