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Mississippi man sentenced to life in prison for killing grandmother

A Mississippi man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday night after a jury convicted him of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Thursday, December 2, 2021 11:43 am

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Reaching for the eggs this morning? Give thanks to this Mississippi company that created 18-egg carton four decades ago

Vicksburg’s Foam Packaging, Inc., originators of the Polystyrene 18-egg carton, celebrated 50 years of business last month. For a company with fewer than 100 employees, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Thursday, November 25, 2021 7:04 am

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Appeals court confirms guilt of ex-Mississippi pastor convicted of sexual battery of 14-year-olds

The Mississippi Court of Appeals has upheld the 2020 conviction of a former pastor on statutory rape and one count of sexual battery involving two ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 10:01 pm

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Husband arrested after his wife was found gunned down in casino parking lot

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a Saturday morning homicide in the parking garage of the Riverwalk Casino in Vicksburg. At 7 a.m. ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Saturday, November 20, 2021 2:49 pm

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Officials looking for Mississippi teen last seen on Wednesday morning

A Mississippi teenager has been reported missing by the Vicksburg Police Department. Megan Wallace, 19, was last seen on Wednesday, Nov. 10, shortly after 8 ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Monday, November 15, 2021 11:34 am

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Police search for clues on how dead body wound up inside Mississippi building

Police are investigating how a dead body wound up inside a Mississippi building – and how the person died. Officers from the Vicksburg Police Department ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 9:29 pm

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Mississippi police: Father, sons charged in Sunday drive-by shooting

A man and his two sons face multiple charges after their arrest involving a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning on Athens Street near Alcorn Drive. ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:35 am

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This Mississippi mayor says he wants gun offenders in his city wearing ankle bracelets

Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. wants anyone out on bond on a gun-related charge wearing an ankle bracelet. “Anybody who gets arrested going forward, for ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:04 am

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School threat had some Mississippi parents concerned. Sheriff said threat aimed at school with same name in other state.

A shooting threat that circulated the social media app Snapchat has several Mississippi parents concerned when seeing the message, but officials say the threat was ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Monday, October 25, 2021 6:23 am

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After dumping $1M into riverfront park, community ready to walk away and quit fighting Mother Nature

The Vicksburg area’s most popular park could be closed permanently. Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Thursday the potential cost of repairs to slide areas in ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Friday, October 1, 2021 2:51 pm

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