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16 year old hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself - Officers responded to the area of Harrison and First North Street around 1 am on Thursday 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

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

Obituaries 4-8-14 - Mrs. Ann Weber Butler, 79, of Vicksburg, Miss., passed away March 30, 2014 at River Region Hospital in Vicksburg. She was a member of Sr. Michael’s Catholic Church in Vicksburg and was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Summit aims at keeping youth out of prison - The prison cycle is a major concern, so US Marshals and several statewide officials discussed potential solutions to relieving our criminal justice system. - Mon, 21 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

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

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

Two Injuries, Property Damage Reported After Storms Roll Through Mississippi -  Crews are assessing the damage from severe weather - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Trees Down, High Water Reported During Strong Storms in Mississippi -  Crews are assessing the damage from severe weather - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

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Gloria J Orr (1930 – 2014) - Bossier Press-Tribune Online - She is survived by her three daughters, Marie Purcell of Plain Dealing, LA, Frances O. Kilgore of Plain Dealing, LA, Carolyn Moore and husband, Kenny of Vicksburg, MS; son, David Orr and wife, Carol of Plain Dealing, LA; nine grandchildren, fourteen ... - Wed, 23 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

The fate of the Sweet Olive and tours on Mississippi River, before Vicksburg court - The Tribune - 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

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

Planned Catfish Row museum up for National Register of Historic Places - The Tribune - VICKSBURG, Mississippi — State archivists have recommended the former Monte Carlo building in Vicksburg be included on the National Register of Historic Places. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History notified local officials last month. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Ongoing & Upcoming Attractions: Week of April 23-29, 2014 - The Rock River Times - For $5, watch the proceedings of camp life, observe medical technology of the time, witness the re-enactment of the Siege of Vicksburg, and enjoy a classic Sanitary Fair. Starved Rock Lodge offers a variety of Spring Tours – Starved Rock Lodge ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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