Vicksburg Post Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Longtime ESPN announcer, Mississippi native Ron Franklin dies. He got his start broadcasting at Ole Miss.

Ron Franklin, a Mississippi native who became one of the Southeastern Conference’s most recognizable broadcast voices during a long career with ESPN, has died at ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Thursday, January 20, 2022 5:08 am

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Copper thieves have left portions of this Mississippi town without Internet access for weeks

Many residents of Warren County have been without AT&T Internet for weeks. However, the cause isn’t lack of action on the provider’s end. According to ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:56 pm

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Mississippi woman reported missing since before Christmas

The Vicksburg Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a woman missing for nearly a month. According to information from the VPD, Donna ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:16 am

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Workers discover Civil War cannonball damage during building renovation

Nearly 160 years ago, a cannonball came crashing through a retail building in downtown Vicksburg — a fate that struck many buildings during the Siege. ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Saturday, January 8, 2022 10:37 pm

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As other cities grapple with rising crime, this Mississippi city saw number of homicides drop in 2021

As many cities in Mississippi grapple with an alarming rise in crime — including homicides — one Mississippi city saw a more than 25 percent ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Friday, January 7, 2022 7:00 am

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Mississippi cop videoed putting knee in back of suspect given 15-day suspension, put on probation

Vicksburg police officer Eddie Colbert was given a 15-day suspension without pay, placed on 45 days probation and ordered to complete an anger management class ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 8:52 pm

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Train cars derail in Mississippi, chemicals leaking as emergency responders assess damage

Approximately 17 train cars derailed Tuesday night at the Bovina-Tiffentown crossing in Warren County, Mississippi. According to County Fire Coordinator Jerry Briggs, a portion of ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Tuesday, December 21, 2021 10:14 pm

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Information sought on Mississippi teen missing last seen in November

The Vicksburg Police Department is seeking information on the whereabouts of Walteria Hardy, 18. Family members last saw her a month ago at 120 Alcorn ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Saturday, December 11, 2021 10:32 am

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Security guard shot, killed outside gate at federal facility in Mississippi; here’s what we know

A security guard at a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers research facility in Mississippi was fatally shot Thursday morning at the facility’s gate. Police say ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Thursday, December 9, 2021 5:15 pm

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Police investigate shooting outside U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facility in Mississippi

A shooting was reported at the ERDC main gate on Halls Ferry Road at approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday. An individual was reported shot in the ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Staff, Thursday, December 9, 2021 1:48 pm

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