Vicksburg Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Supervisors want construction of new jail by end of 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Vicksburg Post

    ... By state law, the county is responsible for building the jail. George's comments came after a presentation by Vicksburg Police Chief Walter Armstrong on the city's costs of transporting and housing city prisoners in out-of-town jails, because there ...

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  2. Success of proposed recreation and leisure district lies with the city, regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Vicksburg Post

    The Board of Mayor and Aldermen have approved a resolution seeking to include Vicksburg with 13 other cities in a 2016 state law establishing leisure and recreation districts in the 13 cities. The legislation would allow people to have open containers of alcohol in those leisure and recreation areas.

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  3. Interviews set in search for new port directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Vicksburg Post

    ... began their search for a new port director after Wayne Mansfield, who served as port director for the Port of Vicksburg for nine years, resigned in July to head the Longview, Texas, Economic Development Corp., which serves as that city's economic ...

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  4. Cheering for Vicksburg's favorite PatriotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Vicksburg Post

    ... interested in the commercials than the game itself, there is one person who I hope does have a very good game. His Vicksburg Popeye's to the best cornerback in the NFL and Super Bowl hero has been well documented. It is a story that has been shared ...

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  5. 3-star OL Ben Brown is the 7th member of his family to sign with Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Red Cup Rebellion

    Longtime Ole Miss commit Ben Brown officially signed his letter of intent on Wednesday , becoming the latest in a long line of family members to join the Rebels. Brown, a three-star offensive tackle out of Vicksburg, Miss., has had no less than six relatives play football for Ole Miss.

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  6. Portofino owners: plans for old hotel in mid-FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The owners of a shuttered Vicksburg hotel say they'll announce their plans for it by mid-February.

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  7. Gators crush Lanier on senior nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Vicksburg Post

    Led by seniors Kirk Parker and Joe Thomas, who scored 15 and 12 points, respectively, in their final home game, the Gators walked away with an 83-50 rout of Lanier on Tuesday night. Darius Johnson also scored 12 points for Vicksburg , which won its sixth consecutive game.

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  8. Ehrgott wants her children to believe in themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Vicksburg Post

    ... Baker for one year and fourth grade at Seventh Ward Elementary in Denham Springs for six years. Then she came to Vicksburg and spent a semester tutoring at Beechwood Elementary before starting at St. Francis, where she has been for the past 13 ...

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  9. Firefighters work to rescue child from riverbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Vicksburg Post

    It took firefighters about two hours and about 1,000 gallons of water to free a Warren County teen after he became stuck in mud up to his waist while crossing Ballgame Creek Sunday. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said sheriff's deputies and firefighters from the Culkin and Northeast Volunteer Fire departments and the Vicksburg Fire Department were called to the scene about 2:54 p.m. Sunday.

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  10. Annual chili cook-off proves once again just how giving - and entertaining - Vicksburg can beRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Vicksburg Post

    On Saturday, Vicksburg's chilly weather made it a good day to hold the eighth annual Chili for Children Cook-off contest, where 21 teams competed in the fundraiser, which benefits the Warren County Children's Shelter. "We cook wild game every year," Jo Jo Grammer said of his winning chili recipe that featured deer burger and wild hog sausage.

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  11. Get fit on the cheap? No sweatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | News Tribune

    In this June 13, 2016 photograph, Wanda Downs, left, assists Christie Purvis of Tallulah, La., with an incline bench press using dumbbells during their training session at Wyatt's Gym in Vicksburg, Miss. You swore this would be the year you'd get fit, but you don't want to bust your budget doing it.

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  12. Own tragedy drives Briggs' to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Vicksburg Post

    ... know if it was the city, the county; you expect to call 911 and a service is provided. I just assumed it would be Vicksburg, and it wasn't. It was the Culkin and Bovina Fire departments that came. "That intrigued me at how quickly somebody who ...

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  13. Add your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Vicksburg Post

    ... money to this system that we need with all these cuts the (House) leadership has got," State Rep. Oscar Denton, D-Vicksburg, said. Denton, however, said he had a caveat for the money - that the revenue from the lottery be used for education and ...

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  14. Fifteen from Warren Central, VHS plan to sign WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Vicksburg Post

    Last football season, Warren Central and Vicksburg High combined for 19 victories. That works out to about one for every player they'll send to the college ranks next season.

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  15. Photo: Wanda Downs, left, assists Christie Purvis of TallRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Wanda Downs, left, assists Christie Purvis of Tallulah, La., with an incline bench press using dumbbells during their training session June 13, 2016, at Wyatt's Gym in Vicksburg, Miss. Health clubs and gyms have dropped their rates and initiation fees sharply in the years since the recession, according to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association.

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  16. Family, friends gather to support toddler withaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Daily World

    ... Approximately 75 people gathered at Jones' grandmother's home in Monroe while another 25 gathered in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Family, friends gather to support toddler with rare cancer Tru Jones' family and friends pray before a balloon release at ...

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  17. Peck strives to affirm in students their abilities and love for self, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Vicksburg Post

    ... they can achieve." Peck has been named the Teacher of the Year for Bowmar Elementary and also for the entire Vicksburg Warren School District. Interviews for the VWSD honor were conducted at the central office two weeks ago by college professors and ...

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  18. Bazinsky paving could begin as early as MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Vicksburg Post

    Work could begin as soon as Monday paving the parking lots at Halls Ferry Road and the Bazinsky ball fields. Assistant public works director Jeff Richardson said Central Asphalt of Vicksburg, the low bidder for the project, was given the notice to proceed starting Monday during a preconstruction meeting Friday.

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  19. Ad, creative staff snag 19 awards at MPA contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Vicksburg Post

    The Vicksburg Post's advertising and creative service team was named among the state's best Saturday during the annual Mississippi Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest Advertising Division Awards. In all, the team received 19 awards honoring advertising campaigns, graphics and special sections in which the team partnered with Vicksburg-area businesses last year.

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  20. Like to write? We want to hear from youRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Vicksburg Post

    Do you like to write? Are you involved with civic, church or neighborhood groups here? Do you have a particular area of expertise, like art or history or youth sports? The Vicksburg Post is looking for community correspondents who will submit stories and photos about people and happenings in our community. Such continues our mission of focusing our efforts on our community.

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