Vicksburg (Mississippi, United States)

Type: City
Name: Vicksburg (Mississippi, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 32.330002
Longitude: -90.870003
population: 25,701
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

A Road Trip Around America’s Beautiful South

THERE are few travel experiences as iconic as an American road trip – and the south, incorporating Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia, offers a route of particular cultural, historical and musical distinction. A new campaign, Rhythms of the ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Around Mississippi: Pike County man injured in sword attack, Vickburg mayor married during lunch break

Here are some news and notes from around Mississippi this morning:In McComb , authorities in Pike County said a man was injured Tuesday when a neighbor attacked him with a sword.Sheriff's deputies told The Enterprise-Journal  they were called to a disturbance ... [Published Mississippi Press - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Man charged for stealing cell phone tower batteries from City of Jackson

Source: JPD JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -On Tuesday, the Jackson Police Department's Property Crimes Unit arrested suspect David Bernard Ezell, 42, for grand larceny.On Saturday, Ezell stole 12 batteries that were utilized in the operation of ... [Published WLBT - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pages past — Sept. 17

On this date …1968: Carola Moore of Clovis was Miss Curry County, appearing at the New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque. That’s how she came to receive a hug from popular recording artist Eddy Arnold, who posed for photos before performing at the fair’s ... [Published Clovis News Journal - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Six MS hospitals sued for patient data breach

Six plaintiffs are suing six Mississippi hospitals and their parent company, alleging the facilities did not properly secure sensitive patient information. The complaint, filed Sept. 11 in federal court in the Southern District of Mississippi, says the ... [Published Health Leaders - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Elston Rice

, Sr. died Sunday, September 14 at the Mississippi State Veteran’s Home in Kosciusko, MS. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Lillian Grey Fowler Rice, and is survived by two sons, Robert Elston Rice Jr. of Starkville and George Fowler Rice ... [Published Starkville Daily News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Local artists auction work to benefit Albany Humane Society

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -Animal lovers can give back to the Albany Humane Society in a very unique way. Local artists will be auctioning off their work to benefit the non-profit organization through Artists for Animals.Local artists were able to construct several ... [Published WALB 10 - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Vicksburg college student is national youth ambassador

VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -An Ole Miss student from Vicksburg will represent the state for his service to hospitalized children.Dante' Sanders, 21, is Mississippi National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador.He is one of 51 youth ambassadors ... [Published WLBT - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Taps for last Bloomington Civil War veteran in 1940

Today the median age of World War II veterans is 95 years, and as the ranks of these old soldiers get increasingly thinner there will soon come a day when they will all be gone.During the Great Depression Americans faced a similar inexorable loss and ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 3 reports

Iowa trucker's body found near Miss. rest area

The body of an Iowa truck driver was found Wednesday night at a Mississippi rest area along Interstate 20 between Vicksburg and Bovina in Warren County.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Mississippi men catch 756 pound gator

VICKSBURG, Miss., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A record-breaking alligator was reeled in on Tuesday in the waters of the Mississippi River. The almost 800 pound gator[1] was captured near Vicksburg, Mississippi. The alligator was 13.5 feet in length.That behemoth ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Bigfoot possibly hangs out on an abandoned playground

David Childers, featured on A&E, says he and another man have evidence that Bigfoot, or something with a pretty big foot, hangs out at an abandoned playground in Vicksburg, Mississippi.http://www.firstcoastnews.com/video/3761637740001/1/Bigfoot-possibly-hangs-out-on-an-abandoned-playground ... [Published First Coast News - Sep 01 2014]

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"We also visited the Honey Island swamp for a tour featuring alligators, wild boars, raccoons and turtles – all within touching distance"
"This has been an eight-year journey," Nugent said. "I remember being told a new building for the College of Nursing was not going to happen. People who know me also know that I'm not the most patient person. Well, here we are. ... This is the result of patience, persistence, sharing our story and a lot of support."
"It was totally avoidable if I had done what I should have done."
"I mean we just out out a call and we were just overwhelmed with the support" Barber said

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Pages past — Sept. 17 [Published Clovis News Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Firefighter Soldiers conduct HAZMAT training, p... [Published DVIDS - Sep 16 2014]
Hunter hospitalized by rattlesnake bite [Published Clarion-Ledger - Sep 16 2014]
Aventura Hospital reports 82,601 patients’ data... [Published Health IT Security - Sep 16 2014]
Six MS hospitals sued for patient data breach [Published Health Leaders - Sep 16 2014]
Robert Elston Rice [Published Starkville Daily News - Sep 16 2014]
Local artists auction work to benefit Albany Hu... [Published WALB 10 - Sep 16 2014]
Vicksburg college student is national youth amb... [Published WLBT - Sep 15 2014]
Sister Mary Victor Allain, RSM [Published Daily Iberian - Sep 14 2014]
Taps for last Bloomington Civil War veteran in ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Sep 14 2014]
Houston company buys Hutchinson Mall [Published Hutchinson News - Sep 12 2014]
Five scariest things in the Mississippi woods [Published Clarion-Ledger - Sep 12 2014]
4 http://www.amarincorp.com/productsale.html 93... [Published Student Village - Sep 12 2014]
Miss Martin to Marry Mr. Jordan February 19 [Published Mason County News - Sep 11 2014]
Iowa trucker's body found near Miss. rest area [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 11 2014]
Iowa trucker's body found near Miss. rest area [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 11 2014]
Driver’s Body Found Near I-20 Rest Area In Miss... [Published CDL Life - Sep 11 2014]
Body found outside Warren County rest stop [Published 16 WAPT - Sep 11 2014]
Frances Pauline Chambers Bibb [Published Bolivar Commercial - Sep 11 2014]
State: Arbitrator should settle argument with C... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 11 2014]
Looking back at the pivotal moments of the Amer... [Published Louisburg Herald - Sep 10 2014]
Former Sedalian loses fortune, has to go to work [Published Sedalia Democrat - Sep 10 2014]
Albany State’s Danny Bunch clears way on offens... [Published Albany Herald - Sep 10 2014]
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Cushing and Gettysburg [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 30 2014]
President Obama is granting Lt. Alonzo Cushing, who played a critical role in repelling Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg, the Medal of Honor . It’s pretty amazing he didn’t already have it since had Pickett taken the hill, it’s possible at least the war ...
Exelis Awarded $517M U.S. Army Information Tech... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Aug 20 2014]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Exelis ( NYSE: XLS ) has been awarded a $517 million contract for enterprise information management and information technology support services by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, ...
Exelis awarded $517 million U.S. Army informati... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 20 2014]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $517 million contract for enterprise information management and information technology support services by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) Research and Development ...
Exelis awarded $517 million U.S. Army informati... [Published Business Wire Defense News - Aug 20 2014]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $517 million contract for enterprise information management and information technology support services by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) Research and Development ...
The Purge: Mississippi Tea Party Edition [Published Talking Points Memo - Jul 25 2014]
The fact that Mississippi Republicans who supported state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) still won't concede the June 24 runoff for the U.S. Senate nomination to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran is only getting more hilarious. Now they're uninviting former Mississippi ...
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Photo Release -- SNAP Grant Provides New Front ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 13 2014]
Photo Release -- Vicksburg Resident Receives SN... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 02 2014]
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