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Apr 17 2014

A Legend is Gone

Some knew him as “The Voice of Vicksburg” from his many years as a radio broadcaster.  One special lady knew him as her husband and constant companion.  A few knew him as a father, grandfather or uncle.  A special group of people were able to call him “friend.”  I was lucky to be one of …

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Apr 17 2014

Vicksburg Man Arrested for Child Abuse

Lt. Sandra Williams, Chief of Investigations at the Vicksburg Police Department, reported that a 66-year-old Vicksburg resident has been arrested and charged with Child Abuse. Eddie Dean Davis (pictured below) has been issued a $75,000 bond and his case has been scheduled to be heard by the July 2014 term of the Warren County Grand …

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Apr 14 2014

AG Launches Online Safety Campaign Targeting MS Students

Attorney General Jim Hood is today launching an online safety awareness campaign targeting Mississippi students. “The trends we are seeing with our young people and their online posts greatly disturbs me both as a father and as Attorney General,” said Attorney General Hood. “Our young people believe they are hiding behind a veil of anonymity …

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Apr 11 2014

U.S. Must Stand By Afghanistan’s Nascent Democracy

by United States Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi Success in Afghanistan has always depended on more than the elimination of the al-Qaida network responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks. Protecting America’s national security interests for the long term hinges on whether Afghanistan can secure a stable future. On April 5, Afghans voted in a historic …

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Apr 10 2014

Wicker Presses Air Force Chief on Keesler Transfer

Miss. Senator Says USAF’s Numbers ‘Don’t Add Up’ WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today questioned Air Force Secretary Deborah James and the Air Force Chief of Staff, General Mark Welsh, about the Pentagon’s rationale for relocating ten C-130J aircraft from Keesler Air Force Base to Little Rock, Arkansas. “I am concerned that the …

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Apr 09 2014

The First Video Review: The 10 South Burger

When I moved here from Jackson, one of the first restaurants I heard about was ROCA. I also kept hearing about the chef there with a name I couldn’t pronounce. Since ROCA was located near the country club I automatically assumed it was expensive and for club members only. After a few birthday lunches with …

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Apr 09 2014

Wicker, Cochran Weigh In Again on Pipeline Abandonment

Miss. Senators Say Midla Pipeline Keeps Utility Costs Low for Consumers WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., have sent a new letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Cheryl LaFleur calling on the agency to provide sufficient time for Mississippians and others to consider a proposal by American Midstream …

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