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Flaggs says he has received notification of upcoming Ameristar cuts

The city of Vicksburg announced Monday morning that it received $10.42 in gaming taxes for the month of April.

The Mississippi Gaming Commission shut down all of the state’s casinos — including the four in Vicksburg — beginning March 16. They were allowed to reopen May 21.

Also Monday, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he had received a certified letter from Ameristar Casio saying it planned to lay off 150 employees in August.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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