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Pilot who landed on roof of Vicksburg business identified - The pilot works for an aviation school in Vicksburg. - Sat, 22 Mar 2014

16 year old hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself - Officers responded to the area of Harrison and First North Street around 1 am on Friday and found the victim lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head. We are told that the victim was alert and talking. - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

Accidents on I-20 cause nearly 4 mile back up - We are told that traffic is blocking the westbound lanes. All vehicles, except large trucks, are being diverted onto Highway 80 at Bovina. - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

Game Plan - The 10th Annual Bubba Mims Memorial PCA Golf Classic is scheduled for April 16 at Vicksburg Country Club. The four-player scramble will have a 1 p.m. shotgun start, and will be preceded by lunch at 11 a.m. - Sat, 29 Mar 2014

Small Plane Crashes on Office Building in Vicksburg - A scary moment for people inside a Vicksburg building on Friday afternoon. - Sat, 22 Mar 2014

Historic Weather Maps: Tornado Outbreak of April 18, 1880 - This was a weather map drawn back on April 18, 1880, showing the weather at 1AM Eastern for every weather station in the United States. Less than 24 hours later, dozens of tornadoes would tear across the central United States, killing over 100 people. Read more... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Warren County: One person dies in late night accident - A man is dead and three others injured after a two car accident in Warren County. - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Palmertree hires new legal team - Warren County Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree has hired a new legal team and needs more time to learn the facts of the state's criminal case again her. - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

Waveland seeks new business - Waveland city leaders took steps this week to show they are serious about economic development and luring new business to town. The Board of Aldermen approved a contract with Urban Development Toolbox LLC to develop a strategy to attract all types of business. - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

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The fate of the Sweet Olive and tours on Mississippi River, before Vicksburg court - Daily Journal - VICKSBURG, Mississippi — The fate of the Sweet Olive, which took tourists on tours of the Mississippi River for nine years, is in the hands of Mack Varner, Vicksburg's Community Court judge. Community Development Director Victor Gray-Lewis said a ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Mayor, aldermen to discuss Vicksburg's litter and trash problems - The Republic - VICKSBURG, Mississippi — Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. intends to increase surveillance for illegal dumpers, using not only the police department, but other city workers. The plan, he tells The Vicksburg Post (, includes ... - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Fisher Ferry land once considered as site for Vicksburg sportsplex to be sold ... - The Republic - VICKSBURG, Mississippi — The city's 200-acre tract of land near St. Michael Catholic Church on Fisher Ferry Road where the city once planned a sports complex is on the selling block, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said. A resolution calls for the city to get ... - Sat, 29 Mar 2014

Tools, trailer taken from work site in Vicksburg - The Republic - VICKSBURG, Mississippi — Police in Vicksburg say thieves took tools and other items valued at a total of about $25,000 from a construction site. Lt. Sandra Williams tells The Vicksburg Post ( ) the theft took place at a work site ... - Wed, 26 Mar 2014

Vicksburg's Fisher Ferry land would be great for Army Corps, Flaggs says - The Tribune - VICKSBURG, Mississippi — Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. says the city's 210-acre Fisher Ferry property is a good location for an expansion of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center. Flaggs' comments came moments ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Natchez hopes to restore the riverfront between the boat ramp and Roth Hill - Daily Journal - Places: Vicksburg (33); Natchez (37); Mississippi (695). NATCHEZ, Mississippi — A riverfront project for which the City of Natchez is hoping to enlist help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to "complete" was finished nearly 20 years ago, a Corps ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Vicksburg park seeks volunteer painters for annual spruce-up project - The Republic - VICKSBURG, Mississippi — The Vicksburg National Military Park is looking for volunteers to help paint battlefield cannons and carriages and the iron gates at Vicksburg National Cemetery on April 5. The Vicksburg Post reported ( ... - Sun, 30 Mar 2014

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