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The Commercial Dispatch
Loss of Patterson one of several Shorter has had to fillof the things Patterson did, but he is confident that assistant coach Teddy You
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 hours ago
of the things Patterson did, but he is confident that assistant coach Teddy Young and Salas, who worked at Leake Central, Vicksburg, and other places, will work well together as co-offensive coordinators. The return of juniors Maliek Stallings and... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
7 new cases of West Nile Virus diagnosed in Mississippiis a system that will mist periodically throughout the day to kill the mosquito
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 18 hours ago
is a system that will mist periodically throughout the day to kill the mosquitoes," explained Downey, who owns the Jackson/Vicksburg branch of a company called Mosquito Squad. "We put out products that prevent mosquitoes from growing into adults.... Read more
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The Columbian
Headstone being added to blues singer’s grave in MississippiVICKSBURG, Miss. — The Mississippi gravesite of blues artist Lucille Spann is g
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
VICKSBURG, Miss. — The Mississippi gravesite of blues artist Lucille Spann is getting a headstone, 23 years after she was buried in an unmarked plot. Born as Mahalia Lucille Jenkins in 1938 in Bolton, Mississippi, she grew up singing gospel music.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Headstone being added to blues singer's grave in MississippiVICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi gravesite of blues artist Lucille Spann
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi gravesite of blues artist Lucille Spann is getting a headstone, 23 years after she was buried in an unmarked plot. Born as Mahalia Lucille Jenkins in 1938 in Bolton, Mississippi, she grew up singing gospel... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Chief hiring leads week of good newsThe City of Natchez announced plans to hire Walter Armstrong as the city’s new
The Natchez Democrat / Posted yesterday
The City of Natchez announced plans to hire Walter Armstrong as the city’s new police chief. Armstrong, most recently Vicksburg police chief and prior to that a Mississippi State Highway Safety Patrol trooper, appears to be well qualified to... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Former Vicksburg Police Chief Armstrong settles in Natchezhas named its new top cop. On Facebook, the city shared a link to an article f
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
has named its new top cop. On Facebook, the city shared a link to an article from the Natchez Democrat that says former Vicksburg Police Chief Walter Armstrong has been tapped for the same job in Natchez. Armstrong was replaced by veteran... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
WLOX Editorial: Do your workdo our jobs. It's pretty hard to stay on the tasks at hand if we are constantly
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
do our jobs. It's pretty hard to stay on the tasks at hand if we are constantly stopping to check our phones. The city of Vicksburg sees it as such a big problem in the workplace that the city banned most city workers from using their personal... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Former Vicksburg Police Chief Armstrong settles in Natchezhas named its new top cop. On Facebook, the city shared a link to an article f
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
has named its new top cop. On Facebook, the city shared a link to an article from the Natchez Democrat that says former Vicksburg Police Chief Walter Armstrong has been tapped for the same job in Natchez. Armstrong was replaced by veteran... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
WLOX Editorial: Do your workdo our jobs. It's pretty hard to stay on the tasks at hand if we are constantly
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
do our jobs. It's pretty hard to stay on the tasks at hand if we are constantly stopping to check our phones. The city of Vicksburg sees it as such a big problem in the workplace that the city banned most city workers from using their personal... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
New chief aims to bring professionalism to NPDnecessary, but crucial, Armstrong said. The new police chief said he put great
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
necessary, but crucial, Armstrong said. The new police chief said he put great effort to that cause throughout his days in Vicksburg, where he served as chief for eight years before being replaced on July 5. Armstrong said his replacement was “100... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
China Buffet evacuated in VicksburgVICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – The Vicksburg Fire Department responded to the China
WJTV Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – The Vicksburg Fire Department responded to the China Buffet on Frontage Road after reports of smoke, according to Chief Craig Danczyk. Restaurant goers were evacuated while fire fighters checked the building just before... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Fire causes minor damage to China Buffet in VicksburgVICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said officials were called to the China Buffet Saturday evening for a fire. Danczyk said officials responded to the alarm at 6:57 p.m. Chief Danczyk said there were... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Fire causes minor damage to China Buffet in VicksburgVICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said officials were called to the China Buffet Saturday evening for a fire. Danczyk said officials responded to the alarm at 6:57 p.m. Chief Danczyk said there were... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Award-Winning Author Releases New Book About Battle Of Lookout MountainIn the immediate aftermath of their victory, the South rejoiced; the Confederac
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
In the immediate aftermath of their victory, the South rejoiced; the Confederacy’s own disasters of the previous summer—Vicksburg and Gettysburg—were seemingly reversed. Then came stalemate in front of those same trenches. The Confederates held... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Former Vicksburg police chief hired for the job in NatchezNATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) — The former chief of police in Vicksburg has a new job.
WJTV Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) — The former chief of police in Vicksburg has a new job. Walter Armstrong has been hired as the police chief in Natchez. The mayor’s office told WJTV that Armstrong was appointed at the last board meeting. He will start the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Coming up on WLBT: Hugh Freeze resignsman on the gridiron is heading in another direction. We'll have more on Hugh Fr
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
man on the gridiron is heading in another direction. We'll have more on Hugh Freeze's resignation. The former top cop in Vicksburg was fired but has already made a comeback. Details on the new job for Walter Armstrong. A powerful earthquake... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
City to select former Vicksburg chief to lead Natchez Police Departmentby DAVID HAMILTON NATCHEZ — Although not official yet, former Vicksburg Police
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 4 days ago
by DAVID HAMILTON NATCHEZ — Although not official yet, former Vicksburg Police Chief Walter Armstrong has been tapped as the new Natchez Police Chief. The board of aldermen must vote to approve Armstrong at its next meeting. Natchez Mayor Darryl... Read more
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MLive.com
Invasive crayfish being trapped, but may be in Michigan to stayVICKSBURG, MI -- Walking in his backyard before sunset last week, Tim Delaney s
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
VICKSBURG, MI -- Walking in his backyard before sunset last week, Tim Delaney spotted a red crayfish with its claws in the air where he was about to step. He took a picture and let it go, having no idea what kind it was, but he was curious because... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for July 20to Michigan. The Department of Natural Resources says they're found several of
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
to Michigan. The Department of Natural Resources says they're found several of these Red Swamp Crayfish in Sunset Lake in Vicksburg, and in a retention pond in Novi, on the state's east side. The crayfish dig deep burrows that can damage dams,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Invasive crayfish reported in 2 bodies of water in MichiganResources confirmed the presence of the invasive red swamp crayfish, also known
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
Resources confirmed the presence of the invasive red swamp crayfish, also known as Louisiana crayfish, in Sunset Lake in Vicksburg on the state's west side and a retention pond off Haggerty Road in Novi. Two separate landowners reported the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Governor Phil Bryant sets special election for two legislative seatsretired. The other is in District 54 in Issaquena, Warren and Yazoo counties.
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
retired. The other is in District 54 in Issaquena, Warren and Yazoo counties. Republican Alex Monsour left to become a Vicksburg alderman. Qualifying deadline for both nonpartisan elections is Sept. 18. Three people are running Tuesday in... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Invasive crayfish reported in 2 bodies of water in MichiganResources confirmed the presence of the invasive red swamp crayfish, also known
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Resources confirmed the presence of the invasive red swamp crayfish, also known as Louisiana crayfish, in Sunset Lake in Vicksburg on the state's west side and a retention pond off Haggerty Road in Novi. Two separate landowners reported the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Invasive red swamp crayfish discovered in southern Michiganof red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Sunset
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
of red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Sunset Lake, in the Kalamazoo County town of Vicksburg. They are Michigan's first known sightings of live red swamp crayfish, a popular menu item in the South. Nick... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Invasive red swamp crayfish discovered in southern Michiganof red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Sunset
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
of red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Sunset Lake, in the Kalamazoo County town of Vicksburg. They are Michigan’s first known sightings of live red swamp crayfish, a popular menu item in the South. Nick... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Invasive red swamp crayfish discovered in southern Michigansays red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Suns
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
says red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Sunset Lake, in the Kalamazoo County town of Vicksburg. (Brome McCreary/United States Geological Survey via AP) less This undated photo provided by the United States... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
November elections set to fill 2 Mississippi House seatsretired. The other is in District 54 in Issaquena, Warren and Yazoo counties.
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
retired. The other is in District 54 in Issaquena, Warren and Yazoo counties. Republican Alex Monsour left to become a Vicksburg alderman. Qualifying deadline for both nonpartisan elections is Sept. 18. Three people are running Tuesday in... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Special Election dates set for House Districts 38 and 54district covers parts of Clay, Lowndes, and Oktibbeha counties. District 54 co
WJTV Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
district covers parts of Clay, Lowndes, and Oktibbeha counties. District 54 covers parts of Issaquena, Warren, and Yazoo counties. The House seat was left vacant recently when former Rep. Alex Monsour was sworn in as South Ward alderman in Vicksbu... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Invasive red swamp crayfish discovered in southern Michiganof red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Sunset
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 6 days ago
of red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Sunset Lake, in the Kalamazoo County town of Vicksburg. They are Michigan's first known sightings of live red swamp crayfish, a popular menu item in the South. Nick... Read more
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MLive.com
Invasive, destructive red swamp crayfish found in 2 Michigan locationsVICKSBURG, MI -- An infestation of invasive crayfish was found in a Kalamazoo C
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
VICKSBURG, MI -- An infestation of invasive crayfish was found in a Kalamazoo County Lake, and days later, the same species was found in a retention pond in Oakland County, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reports. Red swamp crayfish,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Invasive red swamp crayfish discovered in southern Michiganof red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Sunset
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
of red swamp crayfish turned up recently in a Novi retention pond and in Sunset Lake, in the Kalamazoo County town of Vicksburg. They are Michigan's first known sightings of live red swamp crayfish, a popular menu item in the South. Nick... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
REX NELSON: Sun sets on Southwestthe Marion, Grady Manning, Albert Pike and Lafayette hotels in downtown Little
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
the Marion, Grady Manning, Albert Pike and Lafayette hotels in downtown Little Rock; and hotels in Memphis, Kansas City and Vicksburg. The company's founder was born in March 1892 in rural Scott County. When Manning enrolled in a business college... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Improvements coming to the Old Depot MuseumVicksburg, MISS (WJTV)- Some improvements are coming to the Old Depot Museum, i
WJTV Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
Vicksburg, MISS (WJTV)- Some improvements are coming to the Old Depot Museum, in Downtown Vicksburg. The Old Depot Museum was once the high traffic train station in the area. Now, inside the building sits artifacts, some dating back to before World... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sun sets on Southwestthe Marion, Grady Manning, Albert Pike and Lafayette hotels in downtown Little
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
the Marion, Grady Manning, Albert Pike and Lafayette hotels in downtown Little Rock; and hotels in Memphis, Kansas City and Vicksburg. The company's founder was born in March 1892 in rural Scott County. When Manning enrolled in a business college... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Five police chief applicants interview with citythat lasted approximately 45 minutes per candidate. Listed alphabetically by l
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
that lasted approximately 45 minutes per candidate. Listed alphabetically by last name, the five candidates are: Former Vicksburg Police Chief Walter Armstrong; Serving 25 years as a state trooper prior to his stint as chief, Armstrong spent 8... Read more
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MLive.com
Democrat doctor challenges Fred Upton in 2018 after health care votereconnecting with his high school sweetheart Valerie, Longjohn married and rais
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
reconnecting with his high school sweetheart Valerie, Longjohn married and raised two sons in his family's Vicksburg farmhouse. The family moved to Portage in 2010. Longjohn's late father Bill was a well-known and successful... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
No locals at Belwood levee?would likely fall at least approximately $2 million short. The levee could be a
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
would likely fall at least approximately $2 million short. The levee could be as much as $4 million short. Lazarus has said he has been working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg Office to hopefully obtain funds to complete the l... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Vicksburg city employees banned from using cell phones and watching TV at workVICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - It's down to business in Vicksburg as c
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - It's down to business in Vicksburg as city leaders pass a law banning city employees from using certain devices while on the clock. There's going to be fewer text tones going off in the City of Vicksburg's... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Vicksburg city employees banned from using cell phones and watching TV at workVICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - It's down to business in Vicksburg as c
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - It's down to business in Vicksburg as city leaders pass a law banning city employees from using certain devices while on the clock. There's going to be fewer text tones going off in the City of Vicksburg's... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Watt?? City tells employees to shut off devices during work AP News | 07/17/17 08:07 AM VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Talk about pushing thei
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 8 days ago
AP News | 07/17/17 08:07 AM VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Talk about pushing their buttons! Citizens of Vicksburg, Mississippi, complained so much about city workers watching TV and using... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
City bans its employees from TVs and cell phones during workVICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi city has banned its employees from watchi
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi city has banned its employees from watching TV or using cellphones at work. WAPT-TV reported on Friday that Vicksburg city leaders say the ban was voted on last week following citizens' complaints about... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Vicksburg officials approve plans to upgrade aging water treatment plantVICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Vicksburg officials are taking proactiv
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Vicksburg officials are taking proactive steps with their infrastructure issues and plans are in the works to help prevent another city-wide water outage. RELATED: Over 29,000 Vicksburg residents without water... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Vicksburg officials approve plans to upgrade aging water treatment plantVICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Vicksburg officials are taking proactiv
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Vicksburg officials are taking proactive steps with their infrastructure issues and plans are in the works to help prevent another city-wide water outage. RELATED: Over 29,000 Vicksburg residents without water... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Phone app taking drivers on unnecessary detour away from Mississippi River bridgeaway from the still open span of the Natchez-to-Vidalia bridge and instead to t
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 11 days ago
away from the still open span of the Natchez-to-Vidalia bridge and instead to the bridges dozens of miles out of the way in Vicksburg to the north or St. Francisville to the south. The iPhone app Thursday afternoon recommended the following three... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Kayaks for VeteransVICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – After more than two months of paddling and with more
WJTV Jackson / Posted 12 days ago
VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – After more than two months of paddling and with more than 15 hundred miles under their belts, Logan and his father Jeff continue their journey down the Mississippi River to bring awareness to veteran suicide, a cause close... Read more
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CNBC
America's 10 cheapest states to live in 2017of course, in 1894. Little did Joseph Biedenharn know when he was filling up bo
CNBC / Posted 12 days ago
of course, in 1894. Little did Joseph Biedenharn know when he was filling up bottles of the famous soft drink behind his Vicksburg soda fountain that about 120 years later you would be able to buy 2-liter bottles of the stuff in Mississippi for... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Suspect assaults law enforcement canine during Vicksburg manhuntVICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - A Vicksburg manhunt that lasted all Sat
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 days ago
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - A Vicksburg manhunt that lasted all Saturday afternoon ended with one man in custody charged with felony assault on a law enforcement canine, among other charges. 26-year-old Thomas Bruce Wilkerson was... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Suspect assaults law enforcement canine during Vicksburg manhuntVICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - A Vicksburg manhunt that lasted all Sat
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - A Vicksburg manhunt that lasted all Saturday afternoon ended with one man in custody charged with felony assault on a law enforcement canine, among other charges. 26-year-old Thomas Bruce Wilkerson was... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Suspect assaults law enforcement canine during Vicksburg manhuntVICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - A Vicksburg manhunt that lasted all Sat
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 15 days ago
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - A Vicksburg manhunt that lasted all Saturday afternoon ended with one man in custody charged with felony assault on a law enforcement canine, among other charges. 26-year-old Thomas Bruce Wilkerson was... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
8 people sent to hospital after 3-vehicle wreckpeople were shot, and an adult was killed at a Colerain Township house party la
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 16 days ago
people were shot, and an adult was killed at a Colerain Township house party late Saturday, police said. Arrests made in Vicksburg street brawl that went viralArrests made in Vicksburg street brawl that went viral A wild brawl caught on camera... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Firefighters search for cause of house firepeople were shot, and an adult was killed at a Colerain Township house party la
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 16 days ago
people were shot, and an adult was killed at a Colerain Township house party late Saturday, police said. Arrests made in Vicksburg street brawl that went viralArrests made in Vicksburg street brawl that went viral A wild brawl caught on camera... Read more
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