Warren County Newswire (Page 6)

Warren County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Warren County, MS. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 1,171 in Warren County, MS

  1. Agency on Aging adds Conn to boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Times Observer

    A former Assistant Warren County Public Defender was appointed to the Area Agency on Aging's board of directors during its monthly meeting Wednesday. "He's very well-versed, and we think it would be beneficial to add someone with a legal background such as his to our team.

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  2. Seminary man pleads guilty to drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Moore admitted to possessing the marijuana, when he was pulled over for minor traffic violations in Warren County. He will be sentenced on February 7, 2017 and faces a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison and a $5 million fine.

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  3. Tree lighting helps ring in the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... winners were on hand to bring the holiday spirit through song. Miss Vicksburg Anne Elizabeth Buys, Miss Warren County Colby Brumfield, Miss Vicksburg's Outstanding Teen Holly Brand and Miss Pride of the South's Outstanding Teen Julieanna Jackson all ...

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  4. Salvation Army kicks off annual bell ringing campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... Saturday following a concert of Christms music by a Salvation Army brass ensemble. The program featured Miss Warren County Colby Brumfield singing "The Christmas Song," Kyra McCullum singing "Jingle Bell Rock," and Miss Pride of the South's ...

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  5. Half of county's voters turn out in presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    The voter turnout in Warren County for Tuesday's presidential election marked the third time since 2008 at least 50 percent of the county's registered voters turned out to cast ballots in the national election. A total of 16,738 or 50 percent of the county's 33,427 registered voters, cast votes at the polls Tuesday.

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  6. Every day should be Veterans Day, and we're far from that right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    number of events on Friday honored our Warren County-Vicksburg veterans. ROTC students served lunch to veterans, who were also honored at a parade, luncheon at the convention center and ceremony at our city's rose garden. Unfortunately for many ...

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  7. Grant will mean more graphic novels at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    Over the next eight months, Superman, Spiderman and a number of other superheroes will fly into the Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library. The library is getting a collection of 300 graphic novels through a competitive grant from the Library Services and Technology Act.

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  8. City's $109,000 ambulance bill to county comes out of nowhere, is difficult to fathomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    Whatever the case, the back and forth between the City of Vicksburg and the Warren County Board of Supervisors is proof neither side has its story straight. For more than a year, the two have been in talks - at times heated - about the county contracting with the city for ambulance service.

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  9. County wants more information on $109K ambulance charge from cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    Warren County supervisors say they'll wait for more information before deciding whether to pay a bill for Vicksburg Fire Department ambulance runs totaling more than $109,000. The board discussed the bill at a special work session Wednesday.

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  10. Churches come together for annual Operation Christmas Child effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... "They go to 108 countries of the world. Once we get (to Atlanta) they decide where these boxes are going," Warren County area coordinator Hester Pitts said. "Some have to go by camel, some go by boats in the jungle. The goal this year is 12 million ...

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  11. Playoffs are all about seizing the opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    Warren Central opens the Class 6A playoffs Friday night at South Panola, while Vicksburg heads to Lake Cormorant in the opening round of the 5A bracket. Both Warren County teams have an opportunity to do something special this season, but that's all it is - an opportunity.

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  12. Exit interviews show voters passionate for their candidates, strongly founded in their faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... of the United States. Just like the country, many local voters were split on who they supported and why. In Warren County Hilary Clinton received 46.67 percent of the vote and Donald Trump received 50.93 percent of the vote. Most voters were torn on ...

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  13. 50 percent of Warren County's registered voters turn out TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    Donald Trump defeated Hilary Clinton to take Warren County as voters ignored the rainy morning weather Tuesday and turned out in large numbers to cast their ballots in the presidential election. A total of 16,738 or 50 percent of the county's 33,427 registered voters, cast votes at the polls Tuesday.

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  14. Courthouse going single point of entryRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Times Observer

    Times Observer photo by Rob Andersen For the time being, Warren County Sheriff's deputies will man the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Warren County Courthouse as a single point of entry to the building, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 9. No visitors may enter through any other entrance. Above, Deputy Tim Thomas guards the doorway.

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  15. UPDATED: Warren County election totalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    Many states are holding early voting for this year's presidential election, would you be in favor of Mississippi having early voting?

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  16. Pageant winners, athletic achievements highlight the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    "I am absolutely confident that we are having a very fair and honest election," said Sara Dionne, chairman of the Warren County Election Commission and an election commissioner representing District 4. Dionne, along with Don Oakes, have handled the county's voting machines since the late 1980s, and have assured voters the election commission has taken the appropriate measures to safeguard voters' ballots and the voters themselves when they go to cast their ballots. She said all ballots are transported in sealed containers and those who handle ballots follow a strict chain of custody.

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  17. Day of developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... or the District Attorney's office. Assistant District Attorney Bert Carraway showed three students around the Warren County Courthouse and introduced them to all the people who work in the DA's office as well as the grand jury that was convened last ...

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  18. Moore sets record in Gators' victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... Cormorant. Moore's two touchdown receptions gave him 20 for the season, which broke A.J. Stamps' 5-year-old Warren County single season record of 19. Moore caught a 35-yard touchdown pass on Vicksburg's first offensive series, and added an 8-yarder ...

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  19. Security upgrade: Courthouse has new inmate processing centerRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Northern Virginia Daily

    Warren County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Joe Starcher watches the video cameras inside the monitoring room in the courthouse.

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  20. Burn ban still in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    Outdoor fires are prohibited under the Mississippi Forestry Commission's statewide burn ban, but people who want to do some grilling outside in the crisp fall air over the weekend will be able to cook those ribs and burgers, according to information from the commission. The statewide burn ban issued in early October because of dry conditions covers all but six of Mississippi's 82 counties and remains in effect until further notice, Warren County Emergency Management Director John Elfer said.

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