Vicksburg Post Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Trial begins for mother accused of 2023 manslaughter after child found dead in pond

The trial of a mother accused of manslaughter after one of her two children was found dead in a pond after they had been allowed ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Tuesday, June 11, 2024 9:26 am

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Third time is charm for new Miss Mississippi Becky Williams

Miss Capital City Becky Williams was crowned Miss Mississippi Saturday at the Vicksburg Convention Center following the final night of competition. “I’ve dreamed of being ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Sunday, June 9, 2024 1:36 pm

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Police find man shot inside wrecked vehicle near Mississippi casino

Police in a Mississippi city found a man shot inside a wrecked vehicle early Friday near a casino. Officials with Vicksburg Police Department (VPD) are ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Friday, June 7, 2024 9:18 am

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With first night of Miss Mississippi competition finished, who walked away with preliminary wins?

The first round of the Miss Mississippi Competition preliminaries got underway Wednesday night at the Vicksburg Convention Center, with Miss Mississippi State University Morgan Nelson ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Thursday, June 6, 2024 9:09 am

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Miss Mississippi competition week begins with parade, autograph party

The Miss Mississippi competition week got underway in Vicksburg Monday evening with the annual parade through downtown followed by an autograph party at The Mulberry. ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Wednesday, June 5, 2024 5:33 am

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Police: Man found lying in Mississippi street with fatal gunshot wound to chest

Mississippi authorities are investigating after a man was found lying in the street with a fatal gunshot to the chest. Vicksburg police report that one ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Wednesday, May 29, 2024 8:20 am

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‘It’ll change your heart.’ Mississippi parks director honored for work outside job, named 2024 Special Olympics Coach of the Year

Rick Daughtry has a lot on his plate as the City of Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Director. But on Monday, he was honored for the work ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Thursday, May 23, 2024 6:01 am

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Faded Mississippi mural affectionately known as “Sprite Boy” gets makeover with bubbly personality

A downtown Mississippi mural affectionately known as "Sprite Boy" is getting a facelift. Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Monday, May 13, 2024 3:15 pm

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Lighting company announces closure of Mississippi manufacturing plant

Lighting company announces closure of Mississippi manufacturing plant. Cooper Lighting Solutions announced this week it will close its Vicksburg location “in phases” but said employees ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Friday, May 10, 2024 6:08 am

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Mississippi native impresses star-studded judges at global songwriting contest

A Mississippi entertainer recently caught the ear of a star-packed panel of judges at an International Songwriting Competition. Vicksburg native, Zechariah Tillotson, recently placed third ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Thursday, May 9, 2024 10:33 am

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