Author Archives: Tommy Parker

The Post Season Begins for Major League Baseball

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American League Wild Card Date Time Venue Network Oct. 4 at TBD Rogers Centre TBS National League Wild Card Date Time Venue Network Oct. 5 at TBD Citi Field ESPN American League Division Series Game Date Time Venue Network Gm. 1 Oct. 6 at TBD Globe Life Park TBS Gm. 2 Oct. 7 at TBD Globe Life Park TBS Gm. ...

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Holliday homers in perhaps last Cardinals at-bat

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  By Adrian Garro | October 1, 2016   For nearly a decade, Matt Holliday has been a linchpin of the Cardinals’ lineup. Since being traded by the A’s to St. Louis during the 2009 season, he’s made four All-Star teams and helped the club win a World Series in 2011. On Friday, however, the team revealed that it does ...

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More Arrests-Operation Fall Sweep

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Operation Fall Sweep was originally organized to locate twelve (12) individuals during the roundup.  The day of the roundup we were able to locate and apprehended nine (9) individuals.  The Vicksburg Police Department is still in the process of locating all twelve (12) individuals.  To date, we have located eleven (11) people related to the roundup.     The Vicksburg ...

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TMCF Vivian Burey Marshall STEM Pilot Initiative Wraps Up Successful First Year Now Accepting Applications for Second Cohort

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TMCF Vivian Burey Marshall STEM Pilot Initiative Wraps Up Successful First Year Now Accepting Applications for Second Cohort   WASHINGTON, DC – September 27, 2016—Today, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) Vivian Burey Marshall (VBM) STEM Pilot Initiative announces fifty 6th through 9th grade students in Vicksburg, Miss. and Baltimore, Md. completed the first year of the STEM Pilot Initiative ...

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Drug Sweep Suspects Arraigned

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Date:     September 23, 2016 Contact:  Chief Walter Armstrong “Operation Fall Sweep”.  Bonds were set accordingly. Police Department for seven (7) of the individuals apprehended during the “Operation Fall Sweep”.  Bonds were set accordingly.      BOND: $15,000 Name: Gregory Ragan Age: 30 Charge: Sale of Cocaine Priors: History of Criminal Activity BOND: $15,000 Name: Roderick Brown Age: 32 Charge: Sale of Marijuana Priors: Burglary, Possession of Controlled ...

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Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory

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HEADQUARTERS NEWS RELEASE September 23, 2016                                                                                                                                                     Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory                                                                            Greensburg – The Louisiana State Police has issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory on behalf of the Greensburg Police Department for 16 year old Angel Mason, who was reported missing on Friday, September 23, 2016.  Angel Mason is a white female with blonde hair ...

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Murder Charges Forthcoming in Monday Nights Shooting

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From Captain Sandra J. Williams: On Monday September 12, 2016 around 2200 hours Vicksburg Police responded to 610 Smedes St regarding a shooting. As officers arrived on scene, Becky Gail Harris, 46, flagged police and reported a shooting occurred inside her residence. Officers found Alfred “Stan” Harris, 61 YOA deceased in a bedroom. Mr. Harris was identified as the husband ...

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STÄGE POPUP EVENT WEEKEND IN Vicksburg, MS

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STÄGE POPUP EVENT WEEKEND IN Vicksburg, MS Dinner and a Movie  Lauren Stamm Tribute Dinner   Jackson, MS, September 1, 2016– stäge is pleased to bring their popup series to Vicksburg, MS, Friday September 17 and Saturday, September 18.   Friday, September 16 at 6:00pm stäge will be serving Indian street food at the historic Strand Theater. The theater will ...

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Jasper Elbert Hampton

Jasper Elbert Hampton, 83, passed away August 31, 2016. He was a retired electrician for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, and served in the U.S. Air Force. Born in Phoenix, Ms. lived in Vicksburg for many years for the last 15 years he lived in El Dorado, Ark. He is survived by his two sons Michael L. Hampton of ...

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Alice Faye Britt Wolfe

Alice Faye Britt Wolfe born on April 6, 1946 in Belzoni, MS passed away on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016. She was 70 years old. She has lived in many places throughout her life but has resided in Vicksburg for the last 30 years. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is preceeded ...

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