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Funeral arrangements for Issaquena Co. sheriff

ISSAQUENA COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Funeral arrangements for the late Issaquena County Sheriff Richard Jones have been announced. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 19 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home at 99 North First Street in Rolling Fork. His funeral will be held on Sunday, February 20 at 1:00 […]
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Issaquena Sheriff Richard Jones loses battle with cancer

Issaquena Sheriff Richard Jones has died following a battle with cancer. Jones lost his battle on Thursday and was confirmed by the Issaquena County dispatch. Numerous law enforcement agencies have taken to social media to express their condolences. Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department stated on their social media page, “Praying for...
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Issaquena County sheriff dies after cancer battle

MAYERSVILLE, Miss. (WJTV) – Issaquena County Sheriff Richard Jones died on Thursday, February 10 following a battle with cancer, according to the Vicksburg Post. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department released a statement about Jones’ passing on its Facebook page. We are sad to hear of the passing of Issaquena Sheriff Richard Jones. Please be in […]
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Trophy Case: Toni Buell Ramshur

Toni Buell Ramshur killed her first buck while hunting in Issaquena County. The Vicksburg Post invites its readers to submit their hunting photos. Please email them to sports@vicksburgpost.com and include the names of those pictured, the date and location of the hunt, and the size of the animal. Photos with an excess amount of blood and gore will not be published.
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Second Warren County deer tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

JACKSON — The Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks on Wednesday confirmed a second suspect case of Chronic Wasting Disease detected in a deer harvested in Warren County. Deer Program Director William McKinley said the deer was found close to the Issaquena County line and its discovery would...
WARREN COUNTY, MS
Vicksburg Post

Trophy Case: Corbin Ramshur

Corbin Ramshur, 14, landed a 230-pound, 8-point buck while hunting in Issaquena County on Dec. 5. (Submitted to The Vicksburg Post) The Vicksburg Post invites its readers to submit their hunting photos. Please email them to sports@vicksburgpost.com and include the names of those pictured, the date and location of the hunt, and the size of the animal. Photos with an excess amount of blood and gore will not be published.
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Trophy Case: Addie Grace Clay

Addie Grace Clay harvested a doe in Issaquena County on Nov. 23. She is the daughter of Cori Clay and Robert and Erica Clay. The Vicksburg Post invites its readers to submit their hunting photos. Please email them to sports@vicksburgpost.com and include the names of those pictured; the date and location of the hunt; and the size of the animal. Pictures with an excess amount of blood and gore will not be published.
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Mannie Road over Steele Bayou closed

Due to a structural issue, Mannie Road over Steele Bayou in Issaquena County is closed. Reports are the condition of the bridge will be discussed in October. If approved for repair, it may take 2.5 years to complete. Paperwork has already been submitted to the state to address the issue.
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Vicksburg man dies in Issaquena County vehicle crash

A fatality occurred in Issaquena County on Friday on U.S. 61. Shortly after 5 p.m. Friday, a Dodge Caravan was heading northbound on 61 near Park Valley when the vehicle left the roadway. It is unknown at this time what caused the vehicle to veer off the highway. What is...
Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg man killed in one-vehicle wreck in Issaquena County

A Vicksburg man was killed Friday, and two other people were injured when the vehicle they were riding in crashed in Issaquena County. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Friday, a 2005 Dodge Caravan was traveling northbound on U.S. 61 in Issaquena County near Valley Park. The vehicle left the roadway and overturned, ejecting two occupants and leaving one entrapped.
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Car crash leaves one dead, two injured in Issaquena County

ISSAQUENA COUNTY, Miss. — The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Issaquena County. Around 5:15 p.m. Friday, a 2005 Dodge Caravan traveled northbound on US 61 near Park Valley. The vehicle suddenly left the roadway and overturned, ejecting two occupants and leaving a third person entrapped. The...
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2 ejected, 1 entrapped after Dodge overturns in Issaquena County

ISSAQUENA CO., Miss. (WLBT) - A wreck in Issaquena County sent two people to the hospital on Friday. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a 2005 Dodge Caravan left US 61 and overturned near Valley Park around 5:15, ejecting two passengers and leaving one entrapped. Two people involved in the...
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Issaquena County approached about Yazoo lawsuit

Attorneys in a federal class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeking compensation for damage from the 2019 flood may have another client — Issaquena County. Plaquemine, La., attorney Patrick Pendley, who with Hattiesburg attorney John Deakle, is representing a total of 15 people in the suit, said...