Author Archives: Tommy Parker

Mississippi River Commission Schedules High-Water Inspection Trip

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Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip Email Print Contact Bob Anderson 601-634-5760 robert.t.anderson@usace.army.mil VICKSBURG, Miss., — The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 11-15, 2016. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet ...

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“Operation Spring Forward” Results in 10 Arrests,More Expected

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The Vicksburg Police Department is conducting a joint operation with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal Service, Warren County Sheriff’s Department, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, and Mississippi Department of Corrections. “Operation Spring Forward” is a round-up organized to apprehend several individuals residing in the City and County charged with various felony drug charges.  The charges range from sale of cocaine, ...

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Congressional Art Competition

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Congressional Art Competition Want to have your artwork displayed at the U.S. Capitol’s Cannon Tunnel? Well here’s your chance. Each spring, the United States House of Representatives hosts a Congressional Art Competition for high school students. The winner from each Representative’s district is then displayed at our nation’s Capital to be recognized. There is a two (2) piece limit for ...

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Wicker Spotlights Policy Issues at Events Across Mississippi

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., tells 18 University of Mississippi Medical School students the main reason he's opposed to President Obama's proposed health care overhaul is cost, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 in Jackson, Miss. Wicker said the proposal would "bankrupt" states as they expanded Medicaid programs to cover the uninsured. He also said the federal government would go into more debt trying to extend health care coverage to the nearly 50 million Americans who lack it. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Discussions Centered on Senate Achievements, Health Care, and Defense When the Senate is not meeting in Washington, I find it helpful to spend time at home in Mississippi, visiting with the people I represent. In recent days, our discussions have covered a number of issues, such as bipartisan accomplishments in the Senate and the future of health-care technology and research. ...

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Bulldogs clinch series over the Rebels

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STARKVILLE, Miss. — Another day meant another complete-game pitching gem and another victory against an arch rival for the Mississippi State baseball team. Junior right-hander Austin Sexton pitched a complete-game four-hitter and allowed no earned runs as No. 12 MSU clinched its Southeastern Conference weekend series with No. 11 Ole Miss by taking a 6-2 victory Saturday afternoon at Dudy ...

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COCHRAN: MISS. TO RECEIVE $13.3 MILLION FOR STORM RECOVERY

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Apr 01 2016 Funding to Help Miss. Communities in 29 Miss. Counties Rebuild from Storms WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that Mississippi will receive $13.3 million in federal funding for recovery from recent severe storms and flooding. Mississippi will receive $13,306,631 through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Emergency ...

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Updated Weather Forecast

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...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY...CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. THE CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. .TONIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE ...

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Warren County Under Tornado Watch Until 3 AM

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 63 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CDT THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS ASHLEY CHICOT IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST LOUISIANA EAST CARROLL FRANKLIN MADISON MOREHOUSE RICHLAND TENSAS WEST CARROLL IN MISSISSIPPI THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL ...

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Severe Weather and Flash Flooding Possible

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MSZ047-310330- WARREN- INCLUDING THE CITY OF...VICKSBURG 435 AM CDT WED MAR 30 2016 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TODAY...WINDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. THE CHANCE OF RAIN ...

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Texas’ wrestling history makes it great home for WrestleMania

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http://www.foxsports.com/wwe/story/wwe-wrestlemania-32-texas-stone-cold-steve-austin-the-undertaker-shawn-michaels-032916 By Jim Ross Mar 29, 2016 at 8:00a ET WrestleMania Texas — aka WrestleMania 32 — will pack AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Sunday. Fans from all over the world are descending on the Metroplex to witness a pro-wrestling extravaganza for the ages. However, this Bigger-Than-Texas grappling love affair is not new to the Lone Star State. Pro rasslin’ has been a ...

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