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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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April 1 Municipal Primary Voter Registration Deadline Fast-Approaching

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New Mississippi voters hoping to cast a ballot in the upcoming municipal primary elections have about two weeks to send in their voter registration application.   Additionally, Mississippians who are already registered to vote, but have recently moved or changed their name, must update their registration information in order to cast a ballot in the correct precinct on Primary Election ...

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Two Charged In Gaines Murder

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The Vicksburg Police Department has arrested and charged Byron Reynolds and Christopher Brown in the murder of Reginald Gaines stemming from a shooting that occurred on March 7, 2017.     Name: Byron Martez Reynolds Age: 31 Charges: 2nd Degree Murder, Shooting Into Occupied Vehicle, Weapon by Felon Bond: $300,000   Name: Christopher Brown Age: 24 Charges: 2nd Degree Murder, ...

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Jim Ellis To Retire From Calling Football, Basketball; Will Continue as Voice of Baseball


March 02, 2017 Story Links Photo Gallery STARKVILLE, Miss. — Learfield announced today that Mississippi State alum and veteran broadcaster Jim Ellis will be retiring from calling football and men’s basketball at the conclusion of the 2017 basketball season. Ellis, an integral member of the Bulldogs’ broadcast team for nearly 40 years, will however continue his role with baseball as “Voice ...

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March events at Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library


Storytime to the public is held on Wednesdays, at 10:30 am. Tuesdays and Thursdays are reserved for daycare centers. Please call the library for more information. Literary Movie Event: Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 10:00 am. This movie is based on the 1955 novel by Sloan Wilson. This film is not rated. The running time is 2 hours and 32 ...

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