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Thomas Murphree Jr.
VICKSBURG — A memorial service for Thomas D. Murphree Jr., 79, of Vicksburg, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Glenwood Funeral Home, Vicksburg. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Georgia Mae Hibbler
In this undated photo, Spencer Palozej poses with his dog after hunting in Connecticut. Palozej died of a fentanyl overdose last year. His father, Dean Palozej, supports a proposed state law that would create a new murder charge for people who supply drugs that cause fatal overdoses.
Workers with the City of Vicksburg start construction on one of the three flood wall gates on Levee Street in Vicksburg Miss., on Thursday Feb. 21, 2019. According to the National Weather Service the Mississippi River is currently at 44.69 feet and is expected to reach 48.9 feet. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post, via AP)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on weather in the Deep South (all times local):
Louisiana's governor has declared a state of emergency because of the threat of flooding along the Mississippi River and elsewhere across the state.
The Mississippi River Levee Board issued a revised National Weather Service, Jackson, update predicting the Mississippi River to crest for the Greenville area March 5.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”