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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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Christmas forecast: It’ll be cold, not white

Mother Nature won’t be giving Vicksburg a White Christmas this year, a forecaster with the National Weather Service’s Jackson office said. But it will be ... Read more

by parkerweb, Monday, December 18, 2000 12:00 am

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Homebound cystic fibrosis patient seeks outside contact

Cystic fibrosis patient Christy Jarrett sits in her room. (The Vicksburg Post/PAT SHANNAHAN) All Christy Jarrett wants for Christmas this year is a computer linked ... Read more

by parkerweb, Monday, December 18, 2000 12:00 am

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From December 16, 2000

ARCHIE BLUE JR. Services for Archie Blue Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the chapel of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home, with the Rev. ... Read more

by parkerweb, Monday, December 18, 2000 12:00 am

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Two headed to prison for crimes against babies

Two Warren County women convicted of crimes against their babies were sent to prison after proceedings in Warren County Circuit Court Thursday morning. Crystal Buffington, ... Read more

by parkerweb, Monday, December 18, 2000 12:00 am

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CLUBS LIONS

CLUBS LIONS Noon, Wednesday; Maxwell’s; the Rev. Terry White, Bowmar Baptist Church, will speak. KIWANIS Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Eric Thomas, pastor of First Baptist Church, ... Read more

by parkerweb, Monday, December 18, 2000 12:00 am

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You would even say it glows

Cars lights can be seen streaking by Barry and Renee McGuffee’s house at 1506 Chambers St. in this 6-second exposure. Neighbors in the Glenwood Circle ... Read more

by parkerweb, Monday, December 18, 2000 12:00 am

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From December 15, 2000

RILEY DOYLE ALFORD Riley Doyle Alford died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000, at Heritage House Nursing Center. He was 93. Mr. Alford was a native of ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 15, 2000 12:00 am

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God’s Christmas Gift’ comes to life

Lacey Boswell, dressed as an angel, peers down at a group walking through “God’s Christmas Gift” at First Baptist Church, 1607 Cherry St. (The Vicksburg ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 15, 2000 12:00 am

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After 46 seasons on sidelines, Wright walks away

Lum Wright, the third-winningest high school coach in the country, has stepped down as head coach at Chamberlain-Hunt Academy. Wright turned in his letter of ... Read more

by parkerweb, Friday, December 15, 2000 12:00 am

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Natchez’s new convention center modeled after Hattiesburg facility

Natchez Mayor F.L. “Hank” Smith, left, shakes hands with architect Johnny Waycaster in front of an artist’s rendition of the planned Natchez Convention Center. (The ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 14, 2000 12:00 am

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No news good news for Alcorn’s Thomas

Johnny Thomas, Alcorn’s head coach, reacts to a play gone bad during the Braves’ loss to Southern University on Oct. 21. Alcorn finished 0-11, its ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 14, 2000 12:00 am

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Third fire in three days destroys home

LeTourneau Volunteer Firefighter Greg Gullett works to douse a house fire on Funches Road Wednesday. (The Vicksburg Post/MELANIE DUNCAN) A Warren County brother and sister ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 14, 2000 12:00 am

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Metcalf says he’ll return for 5th year at Ole Miss

Terrence Metcalf told Ole Miss coaches that he will return for a fifth year instead of opting for the NFL draft in April. “That is ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 14, 2000 12:00 am

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Clear Creek upping fees to become self-supporting’

Some golfers at Clear Creek Golf Course will have to pay more to hit the links next year under the latest fee increase for the ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 14, 2000 12:00 am

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Woman wins OK to open personal-care home on Locust

A Port Gibson woman will be allowed to open a small personal-care home for the elderly on Locust Street, Vicksburg officials decided Wednesday. Such facilities, ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 14, 2000 12:00 am

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CLUBS AMERICAN LEGION POST 3 AND LADIES AUXILIARY

CLUBS AMERICAN LEGION POST 3 AND LADIES AUXILIARY Executive meeting, 6:30 Thursday night; regular meeting, 7; meal will follow. VICKSBURG ALCORN ALUMNI Meeting, 7 p.m. ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 14, 2000 12:00 am

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From December 14, 2000

BARBARA WOODS CAUSEY JACKSON Barbara Woods Causey died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was 65. Mrs. Causey was ... Read more

by parkerweb, Thursday, December 14, 2000 12:00 am

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CLUBS AMERICAN LEGION POST 3 AND LADIES AUXILIARY

CLUBS AMERICAN LEGION POST 3 AND LADIES AUXILIARY Executive meeting, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; regular meeting, 7 p.m.; meal will follow. VICKSBURG ALCORN ALUMNI Meeting, 7 ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 13, 2000 12:00 am

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Contract awarded for Beulah Cemetery cleanup

Vicksburg officials Tuesday accepted the recommendation of the Beulah Cemetery Restoration Committee and, nearly two years after being given $50,000 in state money for the ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 13, 2000 12:00 am

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Waves get best of WC in fourth

James Hall of Port Gibson slams in two of his points in the second quarter. (The Vicksburg Post/PAT SHANNAHAN) Leroy Ward scored a team-high 18 ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 13, 2000 12:00 am

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St. Aloysius bows to Bogue Chitto

The good news for the St. Aloysius Lady Flashes is that they scored 20 points in the second quarter at perennial powerhouse Bogue Chitto. The ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 13, 2000 12:00 am

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Two children die in county house fire

Flames shoot from a mobile home fire late Tuesday night that killed 5-year-old Cedric Ware and his 14-month-old brother, Dante. (The Vicksburg Post/PAT SHANNAHAN) Two ... Read more

by parkerweb, Wednesday, December 13, 2000 12:00 am

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Vicksburg woman, 74, killed in house fire

Vicksburg firefighters work to contain a house fire at 3505 Drummond St., which claimed the life of Cletus Hadad Monday morning. (The Vicksburg Post/MELANIE DUNCAN) ... Read more

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

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Remembering the children

Amye Scott, whose son, A.J. Scott, died Sept. 2, 1998, hangs a paper butterfly on a tree in Pemberton Square mall Saturday. The tree, adorned ... Read more

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

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CLUBS SUNSHINE LODGE NO. 99

CLUBS SUNSHINE LODGE NO. 99 Final meeting, 7 Tuesday night, 719 Grove St.; all members bring a covered dish; all taxes must be paid. AMERICAN ... Read more

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

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CLETUS RUTH HADAD

Cletus Ruth Hadad died Monday, Dec. 11, 2000, at her home. She was 74. A native and lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Hadad was the ... Read more

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

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Half-closing run boosts JA over PCA

Trey White of Porters Chapel Academy tries to work his way around Jackson Academy’s Stephen Kruger Monday night. (The Vicksburg Post/MELANIE DUNCAN) Three bad minutes ... Read more

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

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