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parkerweb, Author at The Vicksburg Post

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Big gas rate hike possible in city

With natural gas prices skyrocketing all over the nation, Vicksburg’s gas department is taking some heavy financial hits, and a major rate increase could be ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 26, 2000 12:00 am

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New law begins Monday: Drivers must carry proof of insurance

Beginning Jan. 1, Mississippi law will require all drivers to maintain a liability insurance card in their vehicles at all times. The penalty for failure ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 26, 2000 12:00 am

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CLUBS ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1971

CLUBS ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1971 Holiday dance; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday; the Hut, 1618 Main St.; admission $2, in advance; $3, at the ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 26, 2000 12:00 am

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From December 23, 2000

KATHRYN GUILBERT BARTON Kathryn Guilbert “Kathie” Barton died Friday Dec. 22, 2000, at her home. She was 48. A lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Barton ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 26, 2000 12:00 am

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Long-awaited playground equipment headed to new schools

Sherman Avenue Elementary principal Rick Tillotson shows where the playground equipment will be placed at the school. (The Vicksburg Post/PAT SHANNAHAN) A year and a ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 26, 2000 12:00 am

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Blue Waves go 7-4 for first winning season in eight years

When Bo Wright took over as the head coach at Port Gibson High School three seasons ago, he had no idea what he was getting ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 26, 2000 12:00 am

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City’s sewage treatment plant gets top state award for its performance

Rosemary Bagby, director of the Vicksburg Water Pollution Control Facility, stands in front of a trickling filter, one of the steps waste water goes through ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 26, 2000 12:00 am

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Tallulah senior did it all in first year at quarterback

Michael Lewis moved from wide receiver to quarterback in the second game of the season. To say the switch was a good fit for the ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 26, 2000 12:00 am

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Homes all dressed up for the holidays

Maggie, a golden retriever, keeps a watchful eye on her home and that of her owners, Phyllis and Thomas Birchett, at 1820 Vicklan St., two ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 22, 2000 12:00 am

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Suit against school district centers on Davis Island land

A suit against the Vicksburg Warren School District says errors made in the 1800s need to be fixed so ownership of land can be settled. ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 22, 2000 12:00 am

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Search continues in woman’s attack on 61

Warren County authorities are continuing their search for a Natchez man wanted in the assault of his girlfriend who was beaten and thrown off a ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 22, 2000 12:00 am

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Alcorn alumni ain’t laying down’

Plenty of Alcorn State supporters are angry that Johnny Thomas was retained as head football coach after finishing 0-11 last season. They say their opinions ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 22, 2000 12:00 am

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From December 22, 2000

LeBATRICE PEARL TURNER COLLINS PATTISON LeBatrice Pearl Turner Collins died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. She was 81. Mrs. Collins was ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 22, 2000 12:00 am

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It’s the season for singing and giving

Above, Dana Road Elementary first-graders, from left, Patrick Beadle, Mark Sills and Kawayne Mason go all out Tuesday in their performance for residents of Shady ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 22, 2000 12:00 am

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Gators crush Natchez, 5-1

Michael Thornton capped a scoring barrage early in the first quarter to lift Vicksburg (6-4) to a 5-1 dominating win over Natchez. Thornton netted three ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 22, 2000 12:00 am

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From December 21, 2000

CHARLES E. DORTCH MARIETTA, Ga. Charles E. Dortch died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000, in Marietta, Ga. He was 81. Mr. Dortch was born in Nashville ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 21, 2000 12:00 am

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Morning wreck injures three

A firefighter looks through the remains of a Mercury Villager minivan involved in a two-vehicle wreck on Fisher Ferry Road Thursday morning. Three people were ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 21, 2000 12:00 am

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850 angels’ adopted in annual Christmas sharing

Volunteer Gloria W. Harris carries a bundle of presents through more than 850 packages being prepared Wednesday for recipients of the Salvation Army Angel Tree ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 21, 2000 12:00 am

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Fire destroys storage unit at Price’s Glass

Vicksburg firefighters Sam Smith, left, and Johann Ceasar spray water on a wooden building behind Price’s Glass and Mirror Co. that caught on fire Wednesday ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 21, 2000 12:00 am

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Southern Miss gigs Frogs

MOBILE, Ala. Southern Mississippi’s defense was solid all night long against Texas Christian in Wednesday’s Mobile Alabama Bowl. The offense only came up big when ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 21, 2000 12:00 am

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Brochure being readied in hunt for new school superintendent

Consultants hired to assist in the search for a new superintendent to head the Vicksburg Warren School District presented school board members Tuesday with a ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 20, 2000 12:00 am

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New YMCA to be named for philanthropist Dr. Purks

The YMCA to be built in Vicksburg will bear the name of Vicksburg physician and philanthropist Dr. William K. Purks, Y officials announced Tuesday. Purks, ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 20, 2000 12:00 am

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Schools to pay $19,000 in overtime

School officials here agreed Tuesday to write checks totaling $18,993 for 25 district employees as overtime wages for work performed over the past two years. ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 20, 2000 12:00 am

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Wright not ruling out return to sideline

Lum Wright is enjoying his retirement, but says his coaching days may not be finished. The 69-year-old Wright resigned as head coach at Chamberlain-Hunt on ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 20, 2000 12:00 am

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From December 20, 2000

ROBERT E. DOYLE Robert E. Doyle died Thursday Dec. 19, 2000, at his home. He was 57. Mr. Doyle was a former member of Rock ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 20, 2000 12:00 am

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PCA coach may appeal overtime loss to Trinity

A power failure and some possible scorebook shenanigans may have cost the Porters Chapel Academy Lady Eagles a victory Saturday night against Trinity. Trinity beat ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 19, 2000 12:00 am

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After 5 concussions, McComas forced to wear helmet

Bobby McComas, Vicksburg High’s senior goalkeeper, stops the ball during warmups before Thursday’s match with Natchez. (The Vicksburg Post/PAT SHANNAHAN) Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 19, 2000 12:00 am

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The rain and then the cold

Britney Brandy, 4, walks through Monday afternoon’s rain along Oak Street. The rain, a downpour in parts of Warren County, followed a cold front and ... Read more

by parkerweb, Tuesday, December 19, 2000 12:00 am

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