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Overnight Weather Forecast – March 16, 2011

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From the National Weather Service in Jackson

Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81. South wind between 5 and 15 mph. Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. South wind between 10 and 15 mph. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southeast between 5 and 10 mph. Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south between 10 and 15 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 10 mph. Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Tuesday: Partly sunny and windy, with a high near 81. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.]]]]> ]]>

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VPD reports two burglaries and an auto theft Saturday

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On Saturday, Oct. 24, Vicksburg police officers responded to two burglaries, one residential and one auto, and an auto theft.

At 11:17 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 1700 block of Grove Street in reference to a residential burglary. The victim reported someone kicked his front door and stole a Craftsman miter box saw and a 150-pound air compressor. Total value of the missing items is estimated to be $550.

at 7:07 p.m. officers responded to Hobby Lobby, 3505 Pemberton Square Blvd., in reference to an auto burglary. According to the victim, someone entered her 1999 Toyota Camry and stole groceries, a pair of Air Jordan’s, a comforter bedding set and household goods. Total value of the stolen items is estimated to be $688.

At 6:57 p.m., officers responded to the Best Western, 2445 N. Frontage Road, in reference to an auto theft. The victim stated someone stole his 2012 Ford F-250 truck from the hotel parking lot. The vehicle had been left unlocked with the keys in the center console.

If you have information on any of these incidents, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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Vicksburg police arrest a man on firearm charge

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Merle Kirkley (photo courtesy VPD)

Vicksburg police officers arrested a man Thursday for a firearms charge.

Officers stopped to investigate two suspicious vehicles near the Indiana Avenue and Interstate 20 intersection, Thursday around 8:29 p.m. and saw Merle Kirkley throwing a small caliber handgun out of the window of his vehicle as they approached.

They arrested Kirkley, a felon, for possession of a firearm by a felon.

Kirkley appeared before Judge Allen Friday, Oct. 23, in Vicksburg Municipal Court. Derivaux set his bond at $30,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.

 

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Vicksburg’s China Buffet reopens for dine-in service Nov. 4

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(photo via Facebook, used with permission)

The China Buffet of Vicksburg will be back open for dine-in service Wednesday, Nov. 4.

The restaurant, located at 4150 S. Frontage Road, announced the reopening Monday on its Facebook page.

China Buffet closed its doors earlier this year when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and a short time later reopened for carry-out service only.

As of next week, customers will be able to sit down and eat inside again and enjoy the buffet for the first time in months at the popular restaurant.

Customers can still call in their orders to pick up food (601-630-0331) until the dine-in service begins.

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