Old Post Files: Dec. 13, 1923-2013

Published 10:14 am Wednesday, December 13, 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
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Pantoliano and their children were here from Natchez. • Caroline Compton was home for the holidays.

90 Years Ago: 1933
Bobbie Van Delden and Louis A. Kelly were married. • About 200 children received toys from the Elk’s Christmas Tree.

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80 Years Ago: 1943
Harry L. Hawkins Jr enlisted in the Navy. • Pfc. William J. Bell was home for the holidays.

70 Years Ago: 1953
Thomas Hossley died. • The Robert Bogans announced the birth of a daughter.

60 Years Ago: 1963
Susan Silver was arriving for the holidays from the University of Colorado. • Mrs. Frank Starr Williams was in New Orleans.

50 Years Ago: 1973
H. Rigby Perry was honored with a party for his 98th birthday. • Mrs. Corine Satorius retired from the Vicksburg Evening Post.

40 Years Ago: 1983
William Henry Douglas who was associated with Alfred’s Fish Market died. • Time and Mary Sellers announced the birth of a son, Jonathan Wayne.

30 Years Ago: 1993
The City of Vicksburg’s Teen Center reopened for area high school students. • Alexander “Bose” Bozeman, of Rolling Fork, died.

20 Years Ago: 2003
VWSD Superintendent, James Price pushed for neighborhood schools. • More than 1,500 people turned out for the arrival of the Kansas City Southern holiday train.

10 Years Ago: 2013
Blues Diva Dorothy Moore was in town for a visit with the Vicksburg Blues Society and Michel’s Records. • Gov. Phil Bryant addressed the 110 members of the 19th AmeriCorps NCCC class to graduate at the Vicksburg-based campus.