Monthly Archives: April 2017

River City Students Compete in ROV Competition

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Students from Vicksburg’s River City Early College Participated in a Competition this past weekend.Attached is the press release. DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama (April 23, 2017) — The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Discovery Hall Programs wrapped up its 5th Annual ROV Competition Sunday afternoon with the awards ceremony. The competition is a part of the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) network of ...

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Tommie Royce Gray

Tommie Royce Gray died Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Merit Health Medical Center. He was 74. Mr. Gray was born in Mobile, AL to the late Arthur G. and Annie Mae Huff Gray. He was a graduate of Magee High School and had been a resident of Vicksburg for most of his adult life. He retired from the U.S. Army ...

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Jim Robinson

Jim Robinson, an accomplished musician and friend to many, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home. He was born on March 5, 1943 in Almyra, Ark. Jim was a child music prodigy. He attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe and received a degree in music theory and composition. He joined the Navy band and then followed ...

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Doris Eloise “Dot” Bagby

Doris Eloise “Dot” Bagby passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017. She was 91.  She was the daughter of Frank and Lucille Bufkin. She was a graduate of Carr Central High School, Class of 1944.  She married James “Red” Bagby in 1945. She was a retired employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District. She was a member of ...

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Clarence M. Triplett

Clarence M. Triplett passed away April 19, 2017, at the age of 83. He was born in Humphreys County and lived most of his life in Warren County.  He belonged to the Carpenter’s Local and retired from Anderson Tully.  He served in the Korean War from 1949 until 1954.  He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He was preceded ...

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Augusta W. “Gussie” McNamara

Augusta W. “Gussie” McNamara died Saturday, April 15, 2017.  She was 90. Born in Charleston, MS, she was the daughter of Roy L. Wilson and Mary Hemingway Wilson. She was a communicant of St. Paul Catholic Church. She is survived by her son, Joseph Leray McNamara (Cindy) of Jackson; a daughter, Betty McMullen (Marshall) of Charleston, W.Va.; and a sister-in-law, ...

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Vicksburg Police Conduct Drug Round-Up-Operation Cezar

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The Vicksburg Police Department conducted a joint operation early Wednesday morning with the assistance of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Mississippi Department of Corrections, and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. “Operation Cezar (K9)” was organized to apprehend several individuals residing in the City and County charged with various felony charges. The charges range from sell of controlled substance, aggravated assault, and ...

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