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 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

RHETA JOHNSON: A New York yankee in King Arthur’s (food) court

RHETA JOHNSONThey say that the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and ends at Vicksburg’s Catfish Row.For the three of us on this funky food tour, the Delta begins in a Memphis alley and ends at a KFC near the military ... [Published NEMS 360 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Vicksburg man arrested after $600K - $1M in synthetic LSD seized

VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -A Vicksburg man was arrested on Thursday under a 2014 state law that makes sale or possession of synthetic LSD a felony.According to Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics officials, he faces drug charges in connection with ... [Published WLBT - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

The Purge: Mississippi Tea Party Edition

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 ... [Published Talking Points Memo - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

MELISSA DIANE WILLIAMS

Melissa Diane Williams, age 34, of Bristol, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 in Blountstown. Melissa was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi but lived in Bristol for the past nine years. She was a homemaker and attended Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Churc ... [Published The County Record - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

SUN HERALD | Editorial: Drilling in the Soundís time has passed

It appears the Mississippi Development Authority has come to its senses on the subject of drilling in the Mississippi Sound and near the barrier islands.The Gulf Restoration Network, which has led the opposition to a plan to lease parts of our state waters ... [Published Sun Herald - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Get to know the Mississippi Delta

Editor's note: World-renowned chef, best-selling author and Emmy-winning television personality Anthony Bourdain has returned for the third season of "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown." The series, shot entirely on location, airs on CNN on Sundays at 9 ... [Published CNN - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Body found in 18-wheeler on I-20 in Warren County

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The body of an unidentified man has been found inside an 18-wheeler, parked at a weigh station on Interstate 20 westbound in Warren County. WLBT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1rqF3wd ) Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Warren ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Vicksburg native Drew Smith returns from deployment overseas

VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -Drew Smith, civil engineer with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, has returned from deployment to Afghanistan.Smith, a Vicksburg native, was working in support of the Overseas Contingency Operations.He was a project ... [Published WLBT - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Victim identified in fatal Shreveport motorcycle crash

Shreveport police have identified a Mississippi man who lost his life following a motorcycle crash last Friday afternoon in south Shreveport.Just after 3:30 p.m. on Friday, members of the Shreveport Police Department’s patrol division responded to a multiple ... [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Jasmine Murray

received the Miss Mississippi 2014 crown Saturday, July 12, in Vicksburg. She showcased her voice as her talent in the pageant, and for good reason. Murray earned a spot as a Top 13 Finalist on American Idol in 2008. She says her experience on the show ... [Published Jackson Free Press - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Local historian to recount Civil War battle

Local historian Glen Bishop will present "We must whip them here or all go under the sod together: The crucial Battle at Champion Hills" at 7 p.m July 28 at the Gen. John A. Logan Museum, 1613 Edith Street, in MurphysboroThe Battle of Champion Hill, fought ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Roses and thorns: 7/20/14

A rose to Jasmine Murray, who was crowned Miss Mississippi Saturday, a week ago, in Vicksburg. Murray, who was runner-up in the pageant two years ago and participated last year, has become the fourth Columbus native to earn the Miss Mississippi title ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 20 2014]

Quotes

"Now, as a former Board Member of the Mississippi Tea Party, the Vicksburg Tea Party, and a member of the Meridian Tea Party, I now know that there is no tolerance for ANY criticism of CHRIS McDANIEL" Marcy wrote
Anthony Sanfilippo, Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Entertainment, commented, "The 2014 second quarter was pivotal for Pinnacle Entertainment. We substantially completed several crucial and arduous integration objectives during the quarter, with significant resources invested in IT, marketing and operational systems integrations. We are pleased to have accomplished these objectives so quickly into our integration process. In addition, we welcomed Belterra Park Gaming and Entertainment Center in Cincinnati, Ohio into our family of properties, an effort that drew on the resources and expertise of team members across our organization."
"We may not be an 'independent restaurant,' but we're as independent as you get," she says. "We work for the city, but we don't work for a corporate restaurant. That was really important to us to utilize [local] beers and the atmosphere of Memphis. We want Memphians to enjoy it, but we also want tourists to leave and know that they had a taste of Memphis."
...commend the state for not throwing good money after bad with an appeal to the Mississippi Supreme Court," its officials wrote in a news release, "and sincerely hope that MDA will take the time and resources necessary to assess the impacts offshore drilling would have on the tourism economy, the environment and the quality of life in coastal communities."

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RHETA JOHNSON: A New York yankee in King Arthur... [Published NEMS 360 - 4 hours ago]
Vicksburg man arrested after $600K - $1M in syn... [Published WLBT - 14 hours ago]
MBN: Vicksburg man arrested with synthetic LSD [Published 16 WAPT - 16 hours ago]
The Purge: Mississippi Tea Party Edition [Published Talking Points Memo - 19 hours ago]
The Purge: Mississippi Tea Party Edition [Published Talking Points Memo - 19 hours ago]
MELISSA DIANE WILLIAMS [Published The County Record - Jul 24 2014]
Pinnacle Entertainment Reports 2014 Second Quar... [Published Stock Nod - Jul 24 2014]
Now Open: Riverfront Bar & Grill [Published Memphis Flyer - Jul 24 2014]
SUN HERALD | Editorial: Drilling in the Soundís... [Published Sun Herald - Jul 24 2014]
LTG Talley: Shrinking Army looking to fill its ... [Published United States Army - Jul 24 2014]
Three indicted for federal program fraud [Published WDAM-TV - Jul 23 2014]
UP & DOWN FARISH STREET [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 23 2014]
Around Mississippi: Lafayette County repeals gu... [Published Mississippi Press - Jul 23 2014]
Body found in 18-wheeler on I-20 in Warren County [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 23 2014]
One team: building bonds through IED defeat [Published DVIDS - Jul 23 2014]
Vicksburg native Drew Smith returns from deploy... [Published WLBT - Jul 22 2014]
Get to know the Mississippi Delta [Published CNN - Jul 22 2014]
MYSTERY MONDAY: 'The Mamie' Rots as the 'Paddle... [Published WHLT.com - Jul 22 2014]
Victim identified in fatal Shreveport motorcycl... [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 22 2014]
WMC Investigates: 'Bad Buy' on Craigslist [Published WMCTV.com - Jul 22 2014]
Police release name of South Shreveport motorcy... [Published KSLA - Jul 21 2014]
Jasmine Murray [Published Jackson Free Press - Jul 21 2014]
Writer Plumbs 'Nature Of Evil' In Hometown's Vi... [Published WUWM - Jul 21 2014]
Mississippi Delta declared national treasure by... [Published Mississippi Press - Jul 20 2014]
Jasmine Murray, Miss Mississippi [Published The Columbus Packet - Jul 20 2014]
Local historian to recount Civil War battle [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 20 2014]
Roses and thorns: 7/20/14 [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 20 2014]
Shipyards could prosper under proposed funding ... [Published Sun Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Senate Bill Includes Money for More Lakotas [Published WCBI - Jul 17 2014]
Another Huge Gulf of Mexico Discovery for Royal... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Jul 17 2014]
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The Purge: Mississippi Tea Party Edition [Published Talking Points Memo - 19 hours ago]
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 ...
Shell adds 3rd major discovery to the Norphlet ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 16 2014]
Shell announced its third major discovery in the Norphlet play in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico with the successful Rydberg exploration well. After more than 10 years of exploration activities in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Shell continues ...
Made in USA: ISA TanTec Establishes New, Climat... [Published EON Retail - Jun 30 2014]
VICKSBURG, Miss.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--German tannery ISA TanTec is setting up a new production center in the US state of Mississippi. The company is responding to the growing demand from US shoe manufacturers for high-quality leather ...
Made in USA: ISA TanTec Establishes New, Climat... [Published EON Manufacturing - Jun 30 2014]
VICKSBURG, Miss.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--German tannery ISA TanTec is setting up a new production center in the US state of Mississippi. The company is responding to the growing demand from US shoe manufacturers for high-quality leather ...
Made in USA: ISA TanTec Establishes New, Climat... [Published EON Consumer - Jun 30 2014]
VICKSBURG, Miss.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--German tannery ISA TanTec is setting up a new production center in the US state of Mississippi. The company is responding to the growing demand from US shoe manufacturers for high-quality leather ...
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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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