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Outlook: United Way of West Central Mississippi to host Power of the Purse Fundraiser

Whether it’s a small clutch or a handbag large enough to carry the kitchen sink, purses have a ... Read more | Add your comment

Warren County Sheriff recalls Eagle Lake evacuation during 2011 Mississippi River Flood

A flood was imminent at Eagle Lake on April 30, 2011, and Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace was ... Read more | Add your comment

10 Years Later: 2011 flood had record crest, forced people from homes, proved flood controls worked

It was one of those events that may come once in a lifetime. The 2011 flood that hit ... Read more | Add your comment

Vicksburg Police respond to two auto burglaries

Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department responded to two auto burglaries on Thursday. At 8:16 a.m. on Thursday, ... Read more | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Outlook: United Way of West Central Mississippi to host Power of the Purse Fundraiser

Whether it’s a small clutch or a handbag large enough to carry the kitchen sink, purses have a purpose.  Some are used as an accessory ... Read more | Add your comment

by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Local

Warren County Sheriff recalls Eagle Lake evacuation during 2011 Mississippi River Flood

A flood was imminent at Eagle Lake on April 30, 2011, and Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace was charged with delivering the news to residents ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anna Guizerix.

Sports

Mainieri bids farewell with LSU’s loss in super regional

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Paul Mainieri couldn’t contain his emotions while his team batted in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday. His team down ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, June 14, 2021 9:27 am

Sports

All-County Baseball: The 2021 Vicksburg Post All-County team

For the 27th consecutive year, The Vicksburg Post is proud to present its All-Warren County baseball team, which honors the best of the best in ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, June 13, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Sports column: These are the game shows we need

In one of the Facebook groups I frequent, a recent discussion turned toward great game shows of the past. “Press Your Luck” was the game ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, June 13, 2021 7:55 am

Faith

Caring for Caretakers: Support group provides help for Alzheimer’s caregivers at Crawford Street United Methodist Church

For people serving as caregivers to a family member with Alzheimer’s or dementia, providing the necessary care and attention is a challenge that can tax ... Read more

by John Surratt, Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:00 am

Columnists

Frazier: Memories of camping in simpler times

It’s hard for me to believe that I used to love camping. And I don’t mean the kind of camping where you travel around in ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:00 am

Sports

Bulldogs take Game 1 of super regional series

STARKVILLE — An NCAA-record crowd got a little rowdy with Rowdey, and tanned with Tanner as they cheered Mississippi State on to a crucial victory ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:52 pm

Columns - Featured

GAMBLE: On ‘intrepid’ Vicksburg Post staff covering 2011 flood

By Karen Gamble | Vicksburg Post Managing Editor during 2011 Mississippi River Flood The Mississippi River at Vicksburg had already crested, on the last day ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, June 12, 2021 9:30 am

Sports

All-County Baseball: Warnock shook off slump to become county’s top player

The most amazing thing about Wes Warnock’s amazing season wasn’t how great his final stats were, or the consistency he showed day in and day ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

All-County Baseball: Naron has brought consistency, winning to St. Al’s program

When Sid Naron took over as St. Aloysius’ baseball coach early in 2016, the youngest players on the roster naturally held a special place in ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:55 am

Crime

Vicksburg Warren School District reports cyberattack

Computer systems in the Vicksburg Warren School District were recently the target of a security threat, according to a letter sent to parents on Friday. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, June 11, 2021 7:17 pm

Crime

Vicksburg Man Arrested for Felony DUI

Cardell Hicks, 27, was arrested Thursday, June 10, at 11:29 p.m. after the GMC Sonoma he was driving was stopped for improper equipment on Clay ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:46 pm

Local

Troy Kimble accepts deputy chief position for Vicksburg homicide/gang unit

Troy Kimble has accepted the position of deputy police chief of homicide/gang prevention in the Vicksburg Police Department, according to information from Mayor George Flaggs, ... Read more

by John Surratt, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:36 pm

Local

Army Corps Official to Hyde-Smith: Yazoo Pumps aligned with ‘environmental justice’ goals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Biden administration official on Thursday confirmed U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s assertion that the unfinished Yazoo Backwater Area pumps constitute an environmental ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:13 pm

Business

A legacy of service: Rocket Taxi Cab Company marks 70 years in business

It was a different time when Joseph E. Williams, Sr. returned to Vicksburg as a veteran of World War II after being honorably discharged. Therefore, ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Friday, June 11, 2021 12:16 pm

Opinion

Our Opinion: Vicksburg’s first homicide of 2021 was preventable

When the call came in Tuesday night that the Vicksburg Police Department responded to its first homicide of 2021, it was as though the air ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 11, 2021 8:30 am

Sports

Gators waste no time in starting summer workouts

Summer vacation for Vicksburg High’s football team was short-lived. In fact, it didn’t even include any of summer. The Gators returned to the practice field ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Friday, June 11, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Belhaven University softball coach Kevin Griffin and his staff were named the 2021 American Southwest Conference Staff of the Year. Griffin coached at Porter’s Chapel ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 11, 2021 7:55 am

Columnists

SURRATT: Anniversary of 2011 flood brings memories

The conference room in the rear of The Vicksburg Post’s offices has a window that looks out over Levee Street and the Mississippi River. At ... Read more

by John Surratt, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:00 am

Local

City of Vicksburg to apply for grant to start work on new port

The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen has hired Neel-Schaffer Engineers to help the city get a $25 million grant to build a new port ... Read more

by John Surratt, Thursday, June 10, 2021 4:28 pm

Local

Vicksburg Mayor, Aldermen approve homicide and gang unit; Flaggs wants Kimble to lead it

The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Thursday approved Mayor George Flaggs Jr.’s plan for a homicide-gang unit in the Vicksburg Police Department to ... Read more

by John Surratt, Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:50 pm

Crime

14-year-old charged with manslaughter-culpable negligence in Vicksburg homicide

Thomas Hardman, the Vicksburg 14-year-old charged in the shooting death of his 11-year-old cousin, has been charged with manslaughter-culpable negligence — not second-degree murder, as ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:39 pm

Crime

Vicksburg Police report bus burglary

A bus was burglarized on Cherry Street, according to the Vicksburg Police Department. At 9:57 a.m. Wednesday morning, officers responded to an address in the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:32 pm

Crime

Vicksburg man sentenced to federal prison for possessing a firearm as a felon

A Vicksburg man was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for possessing a firearm as a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:30 pm

Sports

Star Spangled Night Run returns to usher in the summer

In 2020, the Star-Spangled Night Run helped welcome Vicksburg’s sports scene back from the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, it’s returning to its normal place as ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Game Plan

The Vicksburg Post welcomes your items for the Game Plan. Submit items by email to sports@vicksburgpost.com. Sanderson Farms Championship volunteers The Sanderson Farms Championship, Mississippi’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:55 am