Old Post Files: Oct. 14, 1923-2013

Published 8:00 am Saturday, October 14, 2023

Old Post Files is a regular feature within the pages of The Vicksburg Post’s print edition and digital e-edition. This feature looks back at some of the happenings from the pages of The Vicksburg Post over the past few decades. Enjoy.

100 Years Ago: 1923
Alfred A. Adler died. • Floyd Hinston won a prize for the best 10 ears of corn at the state fair.

90 Years Ago: 1933
Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Morrison and children motored to Corinth. • Mrs. S.S. Hudson returned from North Carolina.

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80 Years Ago: 1943
Mrs. W.S. Smith of Memphis was here visiting Mr. and Mrs. Julius Buchannan. • A son was born to Corp. and Mrs. Frank Wilson.

70 Years Ago: 1953
Arthur F. Dean died. • Dr. and Mrs. Preaston Herring were visiting Ocala, Fla.

60 Years Ago: 1963
John E. Ellis opened a law office in the First National Bank Building. • George Lane retired after 52 years with the Illinois Central Railroad.

50 Years Ago: 1973
Hazel Ewell was named first place winner in the 4 H food and nutrition junior record achievement contest.

40 Years Ago: 1983
Three members of Claiborne County School Board were advised to plead the Fifth Amendment in a recall election hearing.

30 Years Ago: 1993
A car hit a school bus in a chain reaction crash on Warrenton Road and U.S. 61. • The U.S. Navy band played at the Vicksburg City Auditorium.

20 Years Ago: 2003
California native, Colleen Small, planned to buy Cedar Grove Mansion. • Dan Fordice and John Paris flew a Mississippi flag to the Wright Brothers National Memorial in North Carolina.

10 Years Ago: 2013
A Zumbathon fundraiser was held to raise cancer awareness. • Viking Football was in recovery mode after a loss to Madison Central.