Author Archives: Tommy Parker

Mississippi to Consider “Blue Lives Matter” Legislation

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Adding Mississippi law enforcement officers as a protected class under the state’s hate-crime law is one of the judicial/legal issues the Legislature is expected to debate in 2017. Targeting law enforcement officers for assault would lead to enhanced penalties under Mississippi’s hate crime law if it passes, says Senate Judiciary A Chairman Sean Tindell, R-Gulfport. A person who kills a law ...

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High School Playoff Brackets

Nov 11Round 1 Region 1, #1 Vs. 2, #4 G111/11 @ 7p Tupelo Northwest Rankin Preview Game Show Details Region 2, #2 Vs. 1, #3 G211/11 @ 7p Madison Central Columbus Preview Game Show Details Region 2, #1 Vs. 1, #4 G311/11 @ 7p Clinton Hernando Preview Game Show Details Region 1, #2 Vs. 2, #3 G411/11 @ 7p South ...

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Missing Woman Identified

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – A body found in the Mississippi River has been identified as that of a missing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee from Vicksburg, Mississippi. The St. Charles Parish Coroner’s office confirmed Tuesday that the victim is 20-year-old Larrielle Shantoya Ross, who was reported missing last week. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune  reports a cause and manner of ...

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National and Statewide Races

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President – US Popular Vote 69% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING Trump 48,171,268 49% Clinton 46,561,353 47% Johnson 3,125,651 3% Stein 869,593 1% Others 498,867 1% President – Mississippi Decision 2016 85% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING > Donald Trump (R) 489,667 58% Hillary Clinton (D) 334,796 40% Gary Johnson (Lib) 9,507 1% Darrell Castle 2,773 0% Jill Stein 2,577 0% Rocky De La ...

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2016 General Election UNOFFICIAL Results as of 8:13 PM NOTE: This does not include Affidavit, Absentee or curbside ballots

2016-Election

 ELECTION RESULTS ELECTION RESULTS With 22 of 22 reporting.  2016 General Election UNOFFICIAL Results as of 8:42 PM NOTE:  This does not include Affidavit, Absentee or curbside ballots.  Updates will be made periodically as these votes are counted. Office Candidate Party Votes President Hillary Clinton Democrat 7795 President Donald Trump Republican 8506 President Darrell Castle Constitution Party 55 President Rocky ...

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More Than 40,000 Absentee Ballots Requested Last Week

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More Than 40,000 Absentee Ballots Requested Last Week Secretary of State Delbert Hoseman says over 40,000 Mississippians requested absentee ballots last week, bringing the total to 112,529.   A breakdown of ballots requested by county and polling place is attached.  Not all absentee ballots are returned to the Circuit Clerk, particularly when the voter decides to cast his or her ...

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Vicksburg Woman Missing From Corps Sinking Unit.

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A Vicksburg woman is missing from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ mat sinking unit. Vicksburg District spokesman Greg Raimondo said Larrielles Ross, 20, an employee in the quarters barge galley, was last seen about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and reported missing when she was not found on the barge about 10 a.m. Wednesday. He said authorities with the Corps’ Vicksburg ...

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Ducks Unlimited Banquet Scheduled for November 1st.

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The banquet is Tuesday, November 1 at 5:30 PM.  Tickets are $60 per person, $85 per couple and $35 per greenwing (child). The venue is The Bluff of Vicksburg located at 1509 Washington Street. This includes: steak dinner with all of the trimmings, bottomless cup at the bar and a Ducks Unlimited Warren County Chapter exclusive cup.  In addition, there ...

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Drug Suspects Appear For Arraignment

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Date:       October 3, 2016   “UPDATE”   The individuals arrested by the Vicksburg Police Department appeared in court for arraignment on Friday, September 30, 2016.  Bond information on each individual is as follows:     Bond:      $15,000 Name:      Shandrick Montgomery Age:       37 Charge:    Sale of Cocaine Priors:      Possession of Marijuana-Felony, Arson   Bond:       $25,000 –Hold by District Attorney Name: ...

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