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  1. Moment of Remembrance set for 3 p.m. on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Town Talk

    ... Pineville. The keynote speaker will be retired Army Lt. Col. Jeff McClure, a native of Jonesville and a resident of Vidalia. In Pollock, the Grant Parish Memorial Day Ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. at the Memorial Plaza on Patterson Street adjacent ...

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  2. Do you know this serviceman? Mother, daughter hope to return photo of U.S. Navy man to his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Alabama Live

    ... Gray in Mobile during WWII. Linda Gardner and her 91-year-old mother Jeanette Bowerman Gardner, both residents of Vidalia, La., are searching for the family of a U.S. Navy man who served during World War II in hopes of returning his picture to them. ...

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  3. Museum Mysteries: Delta Music MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... nd, Easy Eddie and The Party Rockers, are playing a benefit concert for the museum. It's scheduled for May 30 at the Vidalia Convention Center.

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  4. Metairie teaching aide slapped autistic child, breaking policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Times-Picayune

    ... a wall, punching the child in the chest and paddling the child, The Town Talk newspaper reported. Parents from a Vidalia school complained in February that their child had a huge bruise on his backside from a paddling. Natchitoches allows corporal ... 1 comment

  5. No damage to Mississippi River bridge hit by barges SundayRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... f the barges were carrying dry cargo while six others were empty. Porter said all of the barges remain in storage at Vidalia Dock and Storage. None are in danger of sinking.

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  6. Iberville clerka s office spent more than $30,000 in public money on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... in his name to purchase fuel outside of the parish on several occasions. Many of the charges were at gas stations in Vidalia, and Natchez and Woodville, Mississippi, towns that are near a campsite he owns in Ferriday. The fuel cards are used to gas ...

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  7. Iberville clerka s office spending more on travel, gas than peersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... in his name to purchase fuel outside of the parish on several occasions. Many of the charges were at gas stations in Vidalia, La. and Natchez and Woodville, Miss., towns that are near a campsite he owns in Ferriday, La. The fuel cards are used to ...

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  8. Indians Track Team Places Second at Jeff Davis McBride Sets RecordRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Southeast Georgia Today

    April 8--The Vidalia High School Boys Track Team placed 2nd in a 7-team track meet Tuesday in Jeff Davis. Tattnall Co 1st 147 pts, Vidalia 2nd 139 pts, Montgomery Co 3rd 87pts, Jeff Davis 4th 74pts, Pierce Co 5th 70 pts, Bacon Co 6th 63 pts, and Telfair Co 7th 4pts.

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  9. Mr. Charles Patrick, VidaliaRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | Southeast Georgia Today

    April 5-- Mr. Charles A. Patrick , age 78, of Vidalia, died Friday, April 3, 2015 in Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia after a sudden illness. He was a lifelong resident of Vidalia and a 1956 graduate of Vidalia High School.

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  10. American Midstream gas pipeline in Mississippi and Louisiana to be replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The owners of a major pipeline will host an open house in Vidalia this month to explain coming significant upgrades to the line. American Midstream Partners announced in October plans to replace the 8-inch pipeline from Winnsboro to Natchez, Mississippi, with a 12-inch pipeline.

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  11. American Midstream gas pipeline in Miss., La. toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Times

    ... American Midstream Partners will talk with local residents about the project during an open house April 13 at the Vidalia Conference and Convention Center. "This is basically an opportunity for landowners and community members to engage with the ...

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  12. No damage to Mississippi River bridge hit by barges SundayRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... f the barges were carrying dry cargo while six others were empty. Porter said all of the barges remain in storage at Vidalia Dock and Storage. None are in danger of sinking.

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  13. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Arrest Report for April 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 44 complaints and reports the following arrests: Jessica J. Gollmer, 34, 4001 Clark Road, Vidalia, LA was arrested on April 1, 2015 at 3:37 pm for the following offenses: Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of improper turn, operating a vehicle without a driver's license, failure to secure vehicle registration, possession of alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles A deputy transported Gollmer from the Concordia Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the warrants. Bail is set at $4,500.

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  14. 2015 Vidalia DARE Class GraduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Southeast Georgia Today

    March 30-- Fifth graders at Vidalia's Sally Meadows Elementary School are the latest graduates of the annual Drug Abuse Resistance Education program conducted each year by the Vidalia Police Department. As part of their graduation ceremony, they heard from Vidalia City Council member Lisa Chesser who told students the choice is up to them.

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  15. Tugboat hits Mississippi River Bridge at Natchez, 21 barges break loose, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Natchez, Miss., Sunday (March 29) evening, after a tugboat struck the Mississippi River Bridge connecting Natchez to Vidalia, The Natchez Democrat reports. The stern of a tugboat struck the bridge around 6 p.m., causing 21 barges it was pushing to ...

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  16. Soybean and grain board awards AgCenter $1,873,000 for 2015 study projectsRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Members of the Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board are: Front row seated, left to right, Robert Thevis, of Simmesport; Raymond Schexnayder Jr., of Ventress, chairman; Charles Cannatella, of Melville; J.K. Bordelon, of Moreauville. Back row standing, left to right, Thomas Ater, of Vidalia; Darrell Vandeven, of St. Joseph; Dan Turner, of Mer Rouge; Ryan Kirby, of Belcher; Donald Berken, of Welsh; Joey Olivier, of Arnaudville; Carlos Polotzola, of Melville; Leo Franchebois, of Opelousas.

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  17. Mr. Julius Edward "Jule" Thompson, Sr., VidaliaRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Southeast Georgia Today

    March 24-- Mr. Julius Edward "Jule" Thompson, Sr. , age 77, of Vidalia, died Sunday, March 22, 2015 in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness. He was a native of Vidalia and lived most of his life there.

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  18. Months pass but MPD officer shooting suspect remains in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Scott Franklin said authorities were tipped off to his location after Wright attempted to use his gas card in Vidalia, La. The card's use alerted MPD officials who then contacted Louisiana officials, and an unmarked patrol officer spotted the stolen ...

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  19. Vidalia unveils plans for 'smart growth'Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The plan was adopted during a meeting this week of the Board of Aldermen in a move that has not been done since 1970.

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  20. Rotary Speech WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Southeast Georgia Today

    March 11-- Vidalia High School student Greg McKenzie is the winner of this year's Vidalia Rotary Club speech competition and will represent the club in Rotary District competition. He wins a $150 for himself and $150 for Vidalia High School.

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