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  1. Johnny Guinn is king of Vicksburg chess sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vicksburg Post

    ... place. In about 30 minutes it was all settled - despite Floyd's efforts, Guinn is still the best chess player in Vicksburg. Floyd and Guinn met in the championship match of the 7th annual Vicksburg Warren Closed Championship, the tournament to crown ...

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  2. Add your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vicksburg Post

    Vicksburg 31, Warren Central 30 - Darius Johnson scored nine points and Jermiah Brown added seven to lead Vicksburg High's junior varsity team past Warren Central on Friday. Walt Hopson led Warren Central with eight points, and Chris Green scored seven.

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  3. U.S. 61 South connector on the agenda as Flaggs travels to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vicksburg Post

    Mayor George Flaggs Jr. heads to Washington Monday to meet with members of the state's Congressional Delegation and request funding for three projects, including an estimated $10.6 million connector road linking U.S. 61 South to Halls Ferry Road. The other projects on his list include an intermodal connector road from U.S. 61 North to the Port of Vicksburg, and additional money for the 592 waterline project to provide an auxiliary main waterline for the city.

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  4. Hundreds turn out to have - Breakfast With Santa'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vicksburg Post

    Through the seven levels of the Peppermint Stick Forest, past a sea of Gingerbread Apple Trees and into the Lollypop Woods sat Santa Claus himself. Old Saint Nick woke up early Saturday morning just to eat breakfast with the children of Vicksburg in a Magical Candyland.

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  5. Dozens of goats heading to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vicksburg Post

    The song may go "I want a hippopotamus for Christmas," but families outside the country will get a different animal this Christmas thanks to a local church. The Mission Friends class of 4- and 5-year olds at First Baptist Church Vicksburg started gathering donations to buy goats for Haiti.

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  6. Final phases of Wisconsin Avenue project a welcome sight to businesses, residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vicksburg Post

    ... lot, or cutting through neighborhoods, like the one on John Allen Street. Wisconsin Avenue is a main road in Vicksburg, without a main way to get on, or off of it. That is why this ongoing connecting road project, which is thankfully near ...

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  7. Vikings grind one out over VicksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vicksburg Post

    ... up and get some water,'" Wilson said. Wilson shot two and made two to give the Vikings a 41-39 lead over archrival Vicksburg with 12.7 seconds left. The defense held on at the other end, and the two-point margin stood up as the Vikings beat the ...

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  8. Lady Vikes blitz VHS in rare blowoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vicksburg Post

    Friday night marked the first time Warren Central and Vicksburg had played each other in a regular-season basketball game at night in almost 20 years. The girls' game featured something almost as rare - a blowout.

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  9. Drug arrest nets Turner 8 years in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vicksburg Post

    ... 10 people arrested the first day of the drug roundup called "Operation Spring Forward," a joint operation between Vicksburg police, U.S. Marshal Service, Warren County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Mississippi ...

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  10. Vicksburga s HosemannRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vicksburg Post

    Ownership of much of Cat Island, the westernmost of the Mississippi Gulf Coast's four barrier islands, returned to Mississippi today. Hosemann, a Vicksburg native, told Rotarians he was happy to be home, and outlined a number of recent events involving his office.

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  11. Willie J Brown and AJ Wells ring bells outside of Corner Market on North Frontage road on Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vicksburg Post

    Outside grocery and department stores across Vicksburg and the country, businesses, organizations and individuals are volunteering hours of their time to ring a bell for the Salvation Army. The red kettle campaign kicked off Nov. 12 and since then 15 clients at Midd-West Industries, an employment agency and workshop for people with disabilities, have been volunteering from 9 a.m. to noon two days a week at Corner Market.

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  12. 457 will benefit from Angel Tree effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | Vicksburg Post

    ... senior angels on the Salvation Army's Angel tree have been adopted by residents in the community. "It was great. Vicksburg just really stepped up to the plate, but they always do," said Louise Derrington, Angel tree volunteer coordinator. "It looks ...

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  13. Championship weekend was good for some localsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | Vicksburg Post

    ... to individuals, though. Last weekend was a great one for Warren County's football alumni. It started with former Vicksburg High coach Tavares Johnson, Sr. He left in 2014 to become the head coach and athletic director at Hollandale Simmons, and last ...

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  14. First Presbyterian Church to play host to concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Vicksburg Post

    Twenty-five years ago, a choir was started in Vicksburg. It was named the Vicksburg Chamber Choir and was comprised of non-professional vocalists.

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  15. 75 years later, residents remember the emotions of the attack on Pearl HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Vicksburg Post

    ... be the same again, and people who heard the news forever remembered where they were that day, including several Vicksburg residents who shared their stories of where they were and what they were doing when the Japanese attacked. "I was at City ...

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  16. Police investigate burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Vicksburg Post

    At 11:30 p.m. Friday, a forced entry burglary was reported at Nash Family Dentistry, 1201 Mission Park Road, and at Thomas Dental Excellence, 1805 Mission 66, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

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  17. William Michael Morgan to Perform on NBC's TODAY This JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... visit countryradioseminar.com . He's also been named a 2017 Next Big Thing artist by Music Row . The 23-year-old Vicksburg, MS native will be far from "Missing" as he continues on the road throughout the fall before joining country music stars Lee ...

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  18. Smith wants her students to - do things, to serve'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Vicksburg Post

    ... me where I was suppose to be." She spent a few years at the Mississippi School for the Deaf, but came back home to Vicksburg after her grandfather became sick. "It just so happened that year we had deaf children, four little girls in seventh grade, ...

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  19. Penny Harvest kickoff just one of a number of highlights from the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Vicksburg Post

    ... the kick off of the Warren County Children's Shelter Penny Harvest to finding love in the most unexpected places, Vicksburg had many positive happenings to celebrate this week. Jamie Hill, 57, and Marvin Howard, 88, both residents of Shady Lawn ...

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  20. Man held, accused of statutory rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Vicksburg Post

    A Vicksburg man accused of having a relationship with an underage girl - and another man and woman accused of aiding the relationship - were held without bail Tuesday morning. Michael Dakota Spelich, 19, 40 U.S. 80 Apt.

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