Old Post Files for Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Published 11:29 am Tuesday, August 26, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Mrs. O.F. Buzhardt and sons return from a visit in Wilmington, N.C. • Judge W.W. Ramsey is invited to address a group of business and professional men in Hattiesburg

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Dr. and Mrs. A. Street return from a vacation in Highlands, N.C.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Yokena Presbyterian Church marks its 80th anniversary. • Mrs. May Ratliff is visiting relatives in Baton Rouge, La.

40 Years Ago: 1974

The Warren County Property Owners Association advises the Board of Supervisors it is opposed to a proposed industrial park and a $4 million bond issue.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Gasoline prices in Vicksburg are among the highest in the nation, with self-service regular at $1.16 per gallon

20 Years Ago: 1994

Miss Mississippi Rebecca Blouin works out at the Downtown YMCA in preparations for the Miss America Pageant on Sept. 17.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen vote to accept a proposal from JH&H Architects to draw up plans and cost estimates to make the repairs to leaks in the Vicksburg Convention Center.