Old Post Files for Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Published 11:30 am Thursday, August 14, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Grace Penley is visiting relatives in St. Louis.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mr. and Mrs. George Bragg and children of New Orleans are here visiting relatives. • Judge Ben Guider is guest speaker at the Y’s Men’s Club meeting.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Dawson of Edwards announce the birth of a son, Michael Wayne. • Dr. Cecil Knox Jr. is appointed to the Vicksburg School Board.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Randall Williams is awarded a full-tuition scholarship at the University of Southern Mississippi. • Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Faulk return from nurserymen’s convention in Dallas.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Hugh Hasty paints the spots on the eaves of the auditorium at St. Francis Xavier Elementary School while Pat Watkins holds the ladder.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Carolyn “Betty” Fowler, who teaches at Grove Street Elementary, is nominated as the Vicksburg Warren School District’s representative for the Mississippi Teacher of the Year.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Attorneys representing a former Sharkey County judge accused of witness intimidation is withdrawing a motion seeking bond on those charges.