Old Post Files for Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Published 11:30 am Monday, August 25, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Sgt. Al Baker, former manager of the Vicksburg Billies baseball team, is a visitor to the city. • Rabbi and Mrs. Stanley Brav and children are visiting in North Carolina.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Mrs. Thomascine Harrison is vacationing in Albuquerque, N.M.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Charles French announce the birth of a son, Charles Gray, on Aug. 23.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Renee Berry, Warren County Extension 4-H Youth Agent, receives the state award for Community Pride participation.

30 Years Ago: 1984

George Langston, 74-year-old Tallulah, La., resident, mounts a discarded hubcap on the front of his bike to use as a rearview mirror.

20 Years Ago: 1994

St. Aloysius High School opens the 31st annual Red Carpet Bowl with a 53-0 slashing of Enterprise at Memorial Stadium.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Vicksburg officials plan to present a $30.8 million election-year budget that will increase spending, but not taxes.