Wood products company to open plant in Mississippi, hire 50

May 3, 2018 in Business

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – A company that remanufactures lumber for pallets, crates and siding will open a plant in Mississippi, investing $2 million and hiring 50 people over four years. […]

Arrest made in shooting death of woman in Mississippi

April 16, 2018 in News, The Buzz

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – Police say a man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a woman in Mississippi. The Vicksburg Post reports that 56-year-old Darrell Lepercy […]

Mississippi mayor to leave Democratic Party, be Independent

March 7, 2018 in News

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – The Democratic mayor of Vicksburg thinks he’s figured out a way to straddle the partisan divide in politics: He’s going to declare himself an independent, so […]

Congressman Bennie Thompson announces $180K in grant funds

May 18, 2017 in News

BancorpSouth Bank and FHLB Dallas Provide Funds for 25 Home Renovations in Marcus Bottom The Mississippi Link Newswire U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson (MS-2) joined local dignitaries, the city of Vicksburg, […]

Vicksburg officials toss mayoral candidate over residency

May 15, 2017 in News

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – An independent candidate for mayor of Vicksburg has been disqualified, with city election officials saying she lives outside the city limits. The Vicksburg Post (http://bit.ly/2rbzV3V ) […]

2 Vicksburg teens face charges after bomb threat, school evacuation

December 11, 2015 in News, The Buzz

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Vicksburg teenager faces charges after a homemade explosive was found at Warren Central Junior High’s library and detonated in a nearby field. Vicksburg Police Capt. […]

Mississippi boy loses eye, battles rare cancer

October 12, 2015 in News

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mother’s don’t want to see their children in pain. Worse still is when the child is an infant who has a rare form of cancer. Vicksburg […]

2 men arrested in rape, robbery of 72-year-old Vicksburg woman

September 23, 2015 in News, The Buzz

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Two men have been booked with a string of felonies related to the weekend rape of a 72-year-old Vicksburg woman. The Vicksburg Post reports Mark Carver Jr., […]