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Profile 2021: Preserving and protecting our cherished history

The Old Court House Museum is full of thousands of artifacts found from Vicksburg’s past. These items are ... Read more | Add your comment

Profile 2021: A glimpse of the ‘grande’ Hotel Vicksburg

She was the “grande dame” of the city. Standing taller than any other building between Memphis and New ... Read more | Add your comment

Cause of Friday’s Grammar Street house fire remains undetermined

The cause of a Friday afternoon fire that heavily damaged a home at 1215 Grammar St. remains undetermined, ... Read more | Add your comment

Volunteers clean, preserve battlefield markers at Vicksburg National Military Park

Joshua Sharp and his wife Madison hovered over a blue metal marker along the south loop of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Downtown Vicksburg

Profile 2021: Preserving and protecting our cherished history

The Old Court House Museum is full of thousands of artifacts found from Vicksburg’s past. These items are the eyes through which historians see and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anna Kate Doiron.

Downtown Vicksburg

Photo gallery: Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Competition returns

The Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Competition is set for April 24 and 25 at the Vicksburg City Auditorium, with 30 candidates will be vying for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Louisiana Tech steals split from Southern Miss with walk-off homer

RUSTON, La. — Southern Miss was one out away from a huge series victory against Louisiana Tech when it was cruelly reminded of the old ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, April 18, 2021 7:51 pm

Sports

Bulldogs take finale, series from Ole Miss

STARKVILLE — For the fifth year in a row, Mississippi State is the king of Mississippi’s baseball diamonds. Tanner Allen hit a tiebreaking, bases-clearing triple ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, April 18, 2021 7:19 pm

Columnists

State Ag Commissioner: Worker shortages threaten commerce, supply and distribution chains

For over a year, supply and distribution chains in America have been adversely affected by COVID-19 and the related workforce shutdowns. Initially, last spring, government ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Sunday, April 18, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

St. Aloysius track athlete Caty Mathews won the high jump and 300 meter hurdles at the MAIS District 3-4A meet on Thursday. Mathews high jumped ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, April 18, 2021 7:55 am

Sports

Sports column: Retro NFL pages spark memories and curiosity

Whenever I scroll through Facebook these days, one of the more interesting pages I come across are those dedicated to the NFL eras of the ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, April 18, 2021 7:50 am

Sports

Southern Miss splits two with Louisiana Tech

RUSTON, La. — Southern Miss drew first blood in its series with Louisiana Tech, but the Bulldogs didn’t take long to bite back. A solo ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 9:38 pm

Sports

Baseball roundup: Warren Central, Tallulah Academy earn district wins

Warren Central took batting practice Saturday against Murrah and picked up a victory. Cooper Orman went 3-for-3 with a triple, two RBIs and two runs ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 9:21 pm

Sports

Nikhazy’s gem helps Rebels even series with Mississippi State

STARKVILLE — Doug Nikhazy flirted with history Saturday before settling for a simply dominant performance. The junior left-hander struck out 12 batters in a complete-game, ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Saturday, April 17, 2021 8:38 pm

Sports

Gators win Class 5A state powerlifting championship

JACKSON — Vicksburg High’s powerlifting team flexed its muscle Saturday and walked away with a state championship. Six of the team’s eight lifters won individual ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 8:36 pm

Local

Chili Feast raises thousands in scholarship funds

The Vicksburg Kiwanis Club raised thousands of dollars that will soon find their way into the hands of local students heading to college. During the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 4:26 pm

COVID-19

Nearly a quarter of Warren County residents now fully vaccinated

As COVID-19 cases in Warren County and the state experience a slight surge, the number of residents receiving doses of the COVID-19 vaccine continues to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 3:03 pm

COVID-19

COVID-19 cases in Warren County see slight surge

The past seven days have seen an uptick in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County, but the level of cases remains well ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:59 pm

COVID-19

State Health Officer: No link between politics, vaccine hesitancy

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi’s top health official said he does not think political party affiliation has an impact on people’s willingness to get the COVID-19 ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:07 pm

Columnists

What’s to come could be better than we ever imagined

I am beginning to wonder if our February freeze may have had some effects on our flowers and foliage. I mean, is it just me ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:56 am

Local

Gates at Steele Bayou Control Structure opened

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District opened the gates of the Steele Bayou Control Structure Friday. The Steele Bayou Control Structure, which was ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:50 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Volunteers needed: Citywide cleanup scheduled for Earth Day

Vicksburg residents will be taking to the streets April 22 to clean up the city. The city of Vicksburg, Downtown Vicksburg, Visit Vicksburg and the ... Read more

by John Surratt, Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:47 am

Sports

Bulldogs take series opener from Ole Miss

STARKVILLE — Ole Miss and Mississippi State reminded a crowd of more than 10,000 fans what they’ve been missing for the past year. Kamren James ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:37 am

Sports

St. Aloysius splits doubleheader with Central Hinds

One nightmarish inning turned an outstanding evening into a so-so one for St. Aloysius’ baseball team. Central Hinds used six walks and some timely hits ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 9:42 pm

Sports

Missy Gators win Region 3-5A track championship

The Vicksburg Missy Gators spent as much time on the podium as they did on the track Friday afternoon. The Missy Gators won six events, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 8:21 pm

Sports

Vikings crush Murrah, clinch playoff berth

Warren Central has punched its ticket to the MHSAA Class 6A baseball playoffs. Jack Wright struck out six batters in three innings pitched, and helped ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 7:39 pm

Local

Moving ahead: Work under way on completing backwater pumps project

Engineering and other activity involving the Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project is getting under way, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District Commander Col. Robert Hilliard ... Read more

by John Surratt, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:48 pm

Opinion

We want everyone to appreciate the treasures found downtown

Sunday, the riverboat Queen of the Mississippi will make another stop in Vicksburg. It is scheduled to arrive at 1:30 p.m. and leave just after ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:42 pm

Sports

Gators confident as they chase Class 5A powerlifting championship

When they talk about their abilities, some of the members of Vicksburg High’s powerlifting team sound a bit cocky. “I’m the strongest super heavyweight in ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:29 pm

Sports

County athletes advance in track and field postseason

A handful of individual athletes from Warren County started to emerge as state championship contenders in the latest round of the high school track and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:02 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Grammar Street home engulfed in blaze

Multiple units with the Vicksburg Fire Department responded to a fully-involved house fire Friday afternoon on Grammar Street. The home, located on the narrow, dead-end ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Friday, April 16, 2021 5:12 pm