Old Post Files for Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Published 11:21 am Monday, September 29, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Lt. Francis Gautier is here visiting his family. • Pvt. Malcolm Polk is here on leave visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Polk.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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Laurin Fields is here from Ole Miss visiting her family. • Mr. and Mr. Thomas Nowell announce the birth of a son, Thomas Jr.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Tony Randall stars in “The Brass Bottle” at the Rivoli Drive-In Theater. • Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Crow Jr. of Tallulah announce the birth of a daughter, Donna, on Sept. 24.

40 Years Ago: 1974

Mrs. Charles R. Wright leaves for New Orleans to attend the wedding of her grandson. • New auto tags go on sale at the courthouse.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Frank A. Herrmann Jr. is named the chief of the Hydraulics Laboratory at Waterways Experiment Station and is promoted to the Senior Executive Service level of federal employment.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Alysha Taylor is crowned Vicksburg High School Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Vicksburg-Brookhaven football game.

10 Years Ago: 2004

The Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club is having a luncheon at Unique Impressions.