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Body found in burning house east of Vicksburg

Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said deputies were on patrol Sunday night when they noticed thick smoke several miles away.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Fire

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Week in Vicksburg

Warm temperatures remained in the upper 80s and low to mid-90s over the area. Rains Wednesday and Thursday briefly cooled the daytime temps before they warmed up again by Friday.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Natural Disasters, Flood

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Tallulah doctor seeks to delay prescription fraud trial

A Tallulah physician whose home in Vicksburg was raided by narcotics agents in 2011 will attempt Monday to have his trial delayed after retaining a new defense attorney.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Drugs

Vicksburg Post

Concealed carry classes growing in county

Warren County's latest enhanced concealed carry handgun class if filling up quickly, and demand for firearms classes is so high that the county has more than half a dozen certified instructors.

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Related Topix: Guns, Vicksburg, MS, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Nearly $10,000 owed to crime victims, DA's report says

Victims of crime are feeling the sting of an otherwise trouble-free transition in the Warren County Circuit Clerk's Office, according to a recent update on fines paid in circuit court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Vicksburg Post

County: No action on leather tannery before deal closes

Warren County supervisors still expect to shepherd a lease-purchase agreement this month on the former Calsonic building to keep ISA TanTec Inc. on schedule to open a plant here in January, but have vowed to keep all other requests related to the industry at bay until a purchase price on the building is clearer.

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Related Topix: January, Lauderdale, MS

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Flat rates to be set for Cedars Estates

The City of Vicksburg will bill the Vicksburg Housing Authority for sewer and garbage collection at its Cedars Estates property under an agreement between VHA and the city.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Change in law could send more inmates out of county

A change in state law that went into effect Tuesday could cause local inmates convicted of theft to be shipped out of county to serve misdemeanor sentences.

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Related Topix: Prison, Vicksburg, MS

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Felon with firearm held

Christopher Halford, 31, 2236 Mount Alban Road, was arrested at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday after a traffic stop by patrolman Benjamin Patrick at Wisconsin Avenue and Enchanted Hills, Vicksburg police Capt.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS

Vicksburg Post

Tour home operators reorganize

Vicksburg's bed and breakfast group rebooted this week with a sharper eye toward current events that affect the industry, its chairman said.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Former Sheriff Paul Barrett dies

"He was a law enforcement legend in Mississippi. I could sit here all night telling Paul Barrett stories after working for him 15 years," said Sheriff Martin Pace, who began working for Barrett in 1981.

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Related Topix: Leake County, MS, Yazoo County, MS, Vicksburg, MS

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Electronics, gun stolen

At 2:51 p.m. Monday, a Toshiba laptop computer valued at $900, a 40-inch Sony television valued at $1,000 and a DVD player valued at $240 were reported missing from a home in the 1300 block of Henry Lake Road, according to Warren County sheriff's records.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Byram, MS, Hinds County, MS

Vicksburg Post

Caves on display at welcome center

Supervisor Debbie Dolan gives a history of the cave system in Vicksburg to Atlanta resident Ann Paul Thursday at the Warren County Welcome Center.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Man held in slashing

Charles Harris, 33, 636 Roberson Road, New Iberia, La., was arrested Saturday at a home in the 200 block of Meadow Lane and charged with aggravated assault, Vicksburg police Capt.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, LucasArts, Star Wars, Video Games

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Week in Vicksburg

Daytime temperatures remained in the low 90s and upper 80s despite occasional showers in Vicksburg and Warren County.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Stringer, MS, Redwood, MS

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Vicksburg Post

School board OKs tax hike

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees approved a 4 percent increase in the school district's millage rate.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Attempted murder suspect surrenders

A Claiborne County man accused of attempted murder in a home invasion robbery last month on Warriors Trail was held without bail this morning.

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Related Topix: Claiborne County, MS, Port Gibson, MS

Vicksburg Post

Work on Haining Road gets OK from county

Work to shore up Haining Road took another step Monday when the Warren County Board of Supervisors directed county engineers to work up a contract.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Voting spotty in county for Senate runoff

Voter turnout in Warren County was heaviest this morning in the areas where the state's hardest-fought, most expensive U.S. Senate race in decades is expected to be decided.

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat

Vicksburg Post

Alcorn president makes first visit to Vicksburg

Improving the ties between Vicksburg and Warren County and Alcorn State University will be a major priority of the university's new president.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Alcorn State University, Mississippi Valley State University, Greenville, MS, Mississippi State University

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