Guns of Vicksburg is set for Saturday|[08/07/2008]

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 7, 2008

LOCAL * From staff reports

The Fourth Annual Guns of Vicksburg Old Court House Shoot will be Saturday at Loosa Yokena.

Registration is limited to the first 225 people, and only a few slots remain available, said Bubba Bolm, curator of the Old Court House.

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To register, call 601-636-0741.

On Saturday morning, registration will begin at 7:30, with shooting beginning at 9. It will continue until 5 p.m.

Trophies and prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories by age, gender and skill.

The cost to compete is $500 per five-member team, with lunch provided by Goldie’s Trail Bar-B-Q. Loosa Yokena Plantation is off U.S. 61, 11 miles south of Vicksburg. Signs will be posted along the highway.

Proceeds with benefit the Old Court House Museum.