Old Post Files for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Published 11:25 am Tuesday, September 23, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Dedication ceremonies of the new office building of the LeToruneau Company are announced. • Sgt. Sam Logan is here visiting his family.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Services are held for Arthur Segrest, Port Gibson resident.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mr. and Mrs. John York Jr. announce the birth of a son, Bruce, on Sept. 1.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Fischel return from a visit to Atlanta and to Montgomery and Birmingham, Ala.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Anshe Chesed Congregation of Vicksburg observes Rosh Hashana with services at the temple. • Ken Rector, outgoing president, receives the President’s Award from the Vicksburg Kiwanis Club.

20 Years Ago: 1994

The Vicksburg Housing Authority starts a series of programs providing athletic, academic and cultural activities for young residents after school and on weekends.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Crews begin moving artifacts from the largest steam-powered towboat ever built to a temporary home in preparation for work on a new park at City Front.