Posts Tagged ‘VICKSBURG’

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staffers win awards

by Published: September 20,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, science, USA, VICKSBURG

Robert Cory Winders, hydraulic engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Modeling, Mapping, Consequences, and Production Center (MMC), recently received a Commander’s Award for Civilian Service at the. Winders received the award for his exceptional performance as a hydraulic engineering national technical expert during the national implementation of the Corps Water Management […] [...]

Billy’s Italian Restaurant finds success in outlet mall

Many people discover Billy’s Italian Restaurant not with their eyes, but rather with their nose. After all, who expects to see a fine Italian eatery in an outlet mall anyway? But, for the last 12 years now Billy’s Italian Restaurant has been filling the air with delicious aromas at the Outlets at Vicksburg, the patrons […] [...]

Ex-mayor’s attorney asks for more time in kickback trial

VICKSBURG — A lawyer for former Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield has asked a federal judge to postpone his trial because negotiations are ongoing with prosecutors to resolve the case. Winfield is charged in U.S. District Court in Jackson with seeking $10,000 in cash in exchange for a city contract. He has pleaded not guilty. Attorney […] [...]

It’s pageant week in Vicksburg

by Published: July 8,2013

Tags: Mississippi, pageant, tourism, VICKSBURG

VICKSBURG — The 35 contestants vying for the crown at the 56th Miss Mississippi Pageant have arrived in Vicksburg. Down from 42 contestants last year, the pageant will end Saturday with one contestant being chosen to represent the state in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City in September. This year the Miss Mississippi Pageant […] [...]

KEEPING OUR EYE ON: Laura Beth Strickland

Name: Laura Beth Strickland Age: 26 Position: Communications Manager Company: Vicksburg Convention & Visitors Bureau Laura Beth Strickland says with pride that she is a Vicksburg girl through and through. Born and raised in the Mississippi River town, Strickland once told her kindergarten class that she wanted to be a police officer so she could […] [...]

“A Chain of Thunder”: Novelist Jeff Shaara marks 150th anniversary of the Seige of Vicksburg

Best-selling Civil War novelist Jeff Shaara says the audience he wants to reach the most are the ones that come to him often after reading his books saying, “I didn’t know that.” With its railroads and location on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, the town of Vicksburg, Mississippi was a vitally important fortress city […] [...]

Social media marketing allows casinos to give, take

You can be sure the casino industry knows a good bet when it sees one. And perhaps the most valuable tool to help revive a sluggish gaming industry in Mississippi is marketing through social media. “We look at social media, and there are a lot of different ways to approach it,” Brian Best, corporate president […] [...]

Miller garners honor

by Published: May 16,2013

Tags: environment, Michael Miller, VICKSBURG

Michael P. Miller, senior environmental protection specialist, Regulatory Branch, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Vicksburg District, was recently presented the Larry N. Harper Regulator of the Year Award for his outstanding service and support. The award recognizes the regulator who exemplifies the Army values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and […] [...]

Vroman made chief

by Published: March 8,2013

Tags: Noah Vroman, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, VICKSBURG

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently selected Noah Vroman as the new levee safety branch chief of the Dam and Levee Safety Modifications Production Center. Vroman began his career at the Vicksburg District as a civil engineer in the geotechnical branch in 2003. He has served as a research geotechnical engineer, dam […] [...]

District chooses Foxworth

by Published: January 14,2013

Tags: Army Corps of Engineers, Dana Foxworth, VICKSBURG

The Corps’ Vicksburg District recently selected Dana Foxworth as a civil engineer to begin working in the hydraulics branch of the Mapping, Modeling, and Consequences Production Center. She has worked as a co-op student at the Corps’ Greenwood Area Office since 2010 in the construction branch. Foxworth graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor […] [...]

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