Author Archives: Tommy Parker

Corps of Engineers Facing Lawsuit Over River Operations

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – Environmental groups sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday over the agency’s use of man-made structures meant to keep the Mississippi River navigable, claiming the techniques provoke flooding as seen during historic inundations four times in the last two decades.The federal lawsuit asks the Army Corps to resist building more “river training ...

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Concert In The Park Saturday

Friends of Vicksburg National Military Park and Campaign is partnering with Four Seasons of the Arts, Vicksburg National Military Park and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra to provide a Pops Concert at no charge on the hallowed grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park to commemorate Memorial Day Weekend.The concert will be Saturday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m. on the grounds of ...

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MDOT Partners With City of Vicksburg

MDOT Partners with City of Vicksburg for Urban Youth Corps Program Wednesday, 21 May 2014 12:15The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the City of Vicksburg recently announced that Vicksburg will provide job opportunities in transportation-related settings to individuals between the ages of 16 and 25 as part of the 2014 Urban Youth Corps Program. Eligible cities are awarded $35,000 ...

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Hinds Headed To The World Series

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It has been 15 long years since the last time the Hinds Community College baseball program has advanced to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) World Series, but the drought is now officially over, as the Eagles punched their ticket to Enid, Okla. with a 7-4 victory over host Jones County Junior College in the championship game of the ...

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CAM2 International purchases Vicksburg, MS Plant which will become its corporate headquarters and flagship blending & packaging facility

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  May 5, 2014   CAM2 International, L.L.C. announced today the company has acquired an existing lubricant blending and packaging facility located in Vicksburg, MS. CAM2 International, LLC is excited to announce the acquisition of a new facility strategically located in Vicksburg, Mississippi that will become CAM2’s new corporate headquarters and serve as CAM2’s Southern US blending and packaging operation. ...

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City Annouces Summer Youth Program

2014 – Summer Youth Program Thursday, 01 May 2014 14:28 The City of Vicksburg is now accepting applications for our summer youth program. Students must complete an application packet. Applications can be picked up at the Human Resource office located at 1415 Walnut Street, at your school counselor office or downloaded below. Packets may be returned to the Human Resource ...

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May 17th is “Great American Clean-Up Day In Vicksburg

We would like to invite you and/or your organization to participate in the city wide Great American Cleanup of Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 17, 2014, and create pride in our city. Participation will make this a successful volunteer community event. There will be 4 locations around the city that will accept items from the public.The Great American Cleanup of Vicksburg, Mississippi ...

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