Posts Tagged ‘ferry’

Supervisors letting bids to repair ferry; service resumes with dropping water

VICKSBURG — Warren County supervisors will advertise for bids for repairs to the Kings Point Ferry. The Vicksburg Post reports the board has not released a timetable for the work. The vessel is busiest during deer-hunting season each winter, when hunters flock to Kings Point Island, located north of Vicksburg on the Mississippi River. Plans […] [...]

Judge tosses lawsuit over ferry’s operating hours

VICKSBURG — A lawsuit challenging how many hours the Kings Point Ferry operates each day has been thrown out by a judge. The Vicksburg Post reports the lawsuit was M&M Property, L.P.’s third attempt in 15 years to force Warren County to keep the vessel open 15-1/2 hours daily. Chancery Judge Ray Montgomery, appointed by […] [...]

Ferry remains understaffed, but continues to operater

VICKSBURG — Kings Point Ferry has suffered four years of being understaffed, but the ferry barge and push boat continues to run 365 days a year. Since 2008, the ferry has run 12 hours a day as the county has searched for another certified master pilot to drive the vessel. “We can just do what […] [...]

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