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Stories with place: Vicksburg
  • Palmertree gets new trial date 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:55 pm
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Warren County Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree's trial in a civil case has been scheduled for the October term of chancery court in Hinds County.

  • Sweet Olive declared a nuisance 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:07 am
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - The fate of the Sweet Olive, which took tourists on tours of the Mississippi River for nine years, is in the hands of Mack Varner, Vicksburg's Community Court judge.

  • Corps disagrees with mayor on riverfront project 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:24 am
  • NATCHEZ, Mississippi - A riverfront project for which the City of Natchez is hoping to enlist help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to "complete" was finished nearly 20 years ago, a Corps spokesman said.

  • Heavy rains in north-central, central south Miss. 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:58 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Upward of five inches of rain fell overnight Tuesday in areas of north-central, central and south Mississippi, raising concerns of more moderate flooding along rivers and tributaries.

  • Vicksburg selling 210 acres once sportsplex site 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:28 pm
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. says the city's 210-acre Fisher Ferry property is a good location for an expansion of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center.

  • Video cameras on way to catch litterers in the act 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:43 am
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Vicksburg police are buying video cameras to catch illegal dumpers in the act.

  • Robber takes cash, phones from motel 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:37 pm
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Police in Vicksburg say a man got away with cash and two mobile phones in a holdup Monday at a local motel.

  • Woman lands in jail on visiting day 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 5:41 pm
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - A woman visiting the Warren County Jail is now in the jail herself.

  • Woman faces up to 76 years in meth case 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:31 am
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Warren County prosecutors say a Bolton woman faces up to 76 years in prison after being convicted Tuesday on methamphetamine charges.

  • City officials out to punish illegal dumpers 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:07 am
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. intends to increase surveillance for illegal dumpers, using not only the police department, but other city workers.

  • Park seeks volunteers for painting 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 10:23 am
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - The Vicksburg National Military Park is looking for volunteers to help paint battlefield cannons and carriages and the iron gates at Vicksburg National Cemetery on April 5.

  • Alcorn alumni donate money for scholarships 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 12:34 pm
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - A $10,000 gift from Alcorn State University's National Alumni Foundation will make more scholarships available for Alcorn students.

  • Fisher Ferry land once eyed for sports to be sold 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 12:05 pm
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - The city's 200-acre tract of land near St. Michael Catholic Church on Fisher Ferry Road where the city once planned a sports complex is on the selling block, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said.

  • Tools, trailer taken from Vicksburg work site 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:44 pm
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Police in Vicksburg say thieves took tools and other items valued at a total of about $25,000 from a construction site.

  • 2 hurt when small plane hits Vicksburg roof 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 7:03 pm
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Police say two people were hurt when a small airplane with a flight instructor and a student pilot aboard crashed on a building rooftop in Vicksburg.