Monthly Archives: January 2017

William Thomas Barner

William T. “Wild Bill” Barner died Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at his home. He was 93. Mr. Barner was born in Princeton, AR to the late Frank L. and Henrietta Walsh Barner. He attended Henderson College and served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1943 to 1946. He had been a resident of Vicksburg for the past ...

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Ricky Austin Smith

Ricky Smith

Funeral services for Ricky Austin Smith will be Thursday, Jan. 26,at Greater Grove Street M. B. Church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James C. Archer officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery under the direction of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home. There will be a visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home Wednesday. Rickey Austin Smith passed away ...

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Cathy Ann Wilson

Cathy Wilson

Cathy Ann Wilson died Tuesday January 24, 2017 at Merit – River Region Medical Center she was 60 years old. Cathy was born in Natchez,MS. Cathy has been a resident of Vicksburg since 1989. She was a long time employee of Ergon-Marine as an Administrative Manager. She is survived by her husband Kerry Wilson of Vicksburg, 2 daughters Amy Andreatta-Golbe(Scott) ...

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The Mississippi Department of Corrections will not have enough operating money in FY 2018, if the Legislative Budget Office’s recommendation for the agency is adopted, Commissioner Marshall Fisher said. Commissioner Fisher told House and Senate Appropriation members in separate meetings on Wednesday that MDOC considers the recommendation “a threat to public safety.” “We are already understaffed,” Commissioner Fisher said. “We ...

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57th Annual Lebanese Dinner,Febuary 13th.

Ms. Sue Thomas

As you grow older you look back on certain events with a fondness that I really can’t explain. I grew up being friends with Gary Thomas. His parents,Mr Johnny and Ms. Sue had a houseful of kids and adopted all of their friends as their own. One of our biggest treats was to go to Gary’s house after school on ...

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