Old Post Files for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Published 11:29 am Thursday, August 21, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

D.P. Waring is named chairman of the Navy Day programs for Warren, Sharkey and Claiborne counties. • Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald Lowden leaves for a visit to her sister in Philadelphia, Pa.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Frank Everett is guest speaker at the Vicksburg Rotary Club meeting

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Watson, Jr. of St. Joseph announce the birth of a son, Scott. • Mr. and Mrs. Landy Teller attend the summer session at the University of Mississippi.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Sharon Hoxie is chosen as drum major for Delta State University’s marching band.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Kinderoo the Kangaroo national mascot for Kindercare day care franchises gives Gladys Strawbridge, 82, a kiss while visiting the Vicksburg Convalescent Home.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Stockholders of First National Financial Corp. vote in favor of merging the local banking company with Trustmark Corp. of Jackson.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The Vicksburg Police Department is looking to change its image over the next year with new uniforms and patches and logo designs for patrol cars.