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Grove Street shooting suspect appears in Vicksburg Municipal Court

A suspect has been arrested and charged in a May 8 shooting that occurred in the 2200 block ... Read more | Add your comment

Vicksburg woman accused of abusing infant

A Vicksburg woman was arrested on Monday and charged with felony child abuse of an infant. Glenisha Fortenberry, ... Read more | Add your comment

Vicksburg man charged with aggravated domestic violence

A Vicksburg man was arrested for aggravated domestic violence over the weekend. On May 15 at 7:17 a.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

Warren County Grand Jury to hear cases of 2017 homicide suspects

Two Warren County men have been named as suspects in an Oct. 30, 2017 shooting at Eastview Apartments. ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime

Grove Street shooting suspect appears in Vicksburg Municipal Court

A suspect has been arrested and charged in a May 8 shooting that occurred in the 2200 block of Grove Street. Donnell Grissom, 18, was ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anna Guizerix.

Local

Mask mandate lifted as Flaggs closes emergency order

Vicksburg residents are no longer required to wear masks. “Today, effective immediately, there is no longer a mandatory mask covering,” Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Surratt.

Letters - Featured

Letter to the editor: The Value of a Community newspaper

It seems like every day another community newspaper closes down. Senator Cantwell of Washington State has proposed a multi-billion dollar package of federal funding to ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Monday, May 17, 2021 10:29 am

Sports

Ole Miss takes series from No. 2 Vanderbilt

OXFORD — Ole Miss has not had a lot of great baseball weekends the past couple of months, but they definitely walked away smiling from ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:05 pm

Sports

Golden Eagles drop finale, miss chance at division title

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Southern Miss had two paths to the Conference USA West Division championship on Sunday. Both of them turned into dead ends. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, May 16, 2021 8:20 pm

Sports

Sports column: Even this strange sports year has come full circle

There’s always an interesting bit of symmetry that occurs with the high school sports season, in that it ends where it begins. We started last ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, May 16, 2021 1:00 pm

Sports

Game Plan

The Vicksburg Post welcomes your items for the Game Plan. Submit items by email sports@vicksburgpost.com. Please include the name and phone number of a contact ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, May 16, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

College baseball roundup: USM sweeps doubleheader; Ole Miss and State crushed by SEC foes

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Southern Miss closed in on the Conference USA West Division championship by taking care of Florida Atlantic on Saturday. Walker Powell ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, May 15, 2021 10:50 pm

Sports

Photo Gallery: Tallulah Academy wins MAIS 1A baseball title

TALLULAH — Tallulah Academy defeated Calhoun Academy 2-1 on Saturday in Game 2 of the MAIS Class 1A championship series, completing a two-game sweep and ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Saturday, May 15, 2021 10:12 pm

Sports

Tallulah Academy wins Class 1A championship on Etheridge’s walk-off hit

TALLULAH — As soon as the ball was hit, Walker Sullivan took off running and never looked back. Oblivious to what was happening in the ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Saturday, May 15, 2021 9:11 pm

Crime

Vicksburg man killed in one-vehicle wreck in Issaquena County

A Vicksburg man was killed Friday, and two other people were injured when the vehicle they were riding in crashed in Issaquena County. At approximately ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, May 15, 2021 11:05 am

Sports

Porter’s Chapel Academy athletic awards

Winners of Porter’s Chapel Academy’s athletic awards, announced at a ceremony this week. Porter’s Chapel Academy athletic awards Athletes of the Year Male Athlete of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, May 15, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Porter’s Chapel Academy’s Ricky Carraway won the school’s Male Athlete of the Year award, among many others, at its athletic awards banquet this week. Carraway ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:55 am

Sports

Alcorn’s miracle run ends in SWAC softball championship game

GULFPORT — Alcorn’s State’s miracle run through the Southwestern Athletic Conference softball tournament came up just short of a championship. Jazmine Dodd went 2-for-4 with ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Friday, May 14, 2021 5:02 pm

Local

Litter, illegal dumps causing problems for county officials

Drive along any county road in Warren County and the evidence is everywhere; the county is becoming trashy. “One question I hear over and over ... Read more

by John Surratt, Friday, May 14, 2021 3:18 pm

Sports

Ole Miss, Mississippi State, USM on list of potential regional hosts

Even with a new selection process, Mississippi will remain of the hubs of college baseball’s postseason. Three of the state’s schools — Ole Miss, Mississippi ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 14, 2021 1:22 pm

Columnists

Check Your Mailbox for Scholarship Giveaway by Treasurer David McRae

Editor’s Note: This column was submitted by Mississippi Treasurer David McRae. This month, the Mississippi Treasury launched a statewide scholarship giveaway, so I’m asking you ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, May 14, 2021 1:14 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Making a difference: Organ trail bikes through Vicksburg

What do 1,500 miles, two men and a chance meeting all have in common? Making a difference. Mark Scotch had made his way to Natchitoches, ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Friday, May 14, 2021 12:51 pm

Columnists

Frazier: Those who helped during historic times should be recognized, thanked

I ran into a friend of mine the other day at the Flower Center. It’s always nice to see someone you haven’t seen in a ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:02 am

COVID-19

Catholic, Episcopal bishops relax COVID-19 restrictions

As the number of cases of COVID-19 decline in Mississippi and other areas, the leaders of Mississippi’s Catholic and Episcopal congregations are beginning to loosen ... Read more

by John Surratt, Friday, May 14, 2021 10:35 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Hinds Community College linebacker Malik Sims was named the team’s most improved defensive player at their recent awards ceremony. Sims had 19 tackles in the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 14, 2021 7:55 am

Sports

Gators run wild in spring football jamboree

After two long years of construction and waiting, Vicksburg High finally got a chance to enjoy its renovated stadium on Thursday night. The same could ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Friday, May 14, 2021 12:52 am

Sports

Tallulah rallies to take Game 1 of Class 1A championship series

For one of the few times in the past the past three months, Tallulah Academy looked beatable on the baseball field. That’s not really who ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:27 pm

News

Boil Water Notice lifted for Culkin Water District

The Culkin Water District Boil Water Notice has been lifted. The notice affected the following areas: Choctaw Drive Choctaw Trail Club House Circle Nottingham Road ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 13, 2021 4:28 pm

COVID-19

CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased indoor ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, May 13, 2021 4:23 pm

Local

Engineers working on safety, stability of I-40 bridge

Engineers are conducting studies to determine if the Interstate 40 bridge over the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tenn., to Arkansas is stable enough for boat ... Read more

by John Surratt, Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:34 pm

Sports

Egg Bowl returns to Thanksgiving in 2021 and 2022

STARKVILLE — Mississippi’s college football fans will once again get to enjoy a little egg with their turkey. The Southeastern Conference announced Thursday that the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:25 pm