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American Cruise Lines to resume cruises along the Mississippi River in late June

In recent weeks, restaurants have welcomed back customers to their dining rooms and salons and barbershops have welcomed ... Read more | Add your comment

Before high school athletes return, District must approve return-to-play plans

The long-awaited return of high school sports in Warren County might wait just a little bit longer. In ... Read more | Add your comment

Jolly hits the ‘jackpot’ in having pieces selected for art show

Initiated in 1974, the Meridian Museum of Art Bi-State Art Competition and Exhibition showcases art ranging from traditional ... Read more | Add your comment

City reopens Catfish Row splash pad

Just moments after restrictions on outdoor recreational facilities, such as pools and splash pads were eased Monday, Reese ... Read more | Add your comment

Local

Jolly hits the ‘jackpot’ in having pieces selected for art show

Initiated in 1974, the Meridian Museum of Art Bi-State Art Competition and Exhibition showcases art ranging from traditional to avant-garde from artists that have resided ... Read more | Add your comment

by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Downtown Vicksburg

City reopens Catfish Row splash pad

Just moments after restrictions on outdoor recreational facilities, such as pools and splash pads were eased Monday, Reese Klitzke walked to the middle of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tim Reeves.

Local

Archeologists work to restore the final resting place for American heroes

For the past month, a team of archeologists from the National Park Service Southeast Archeological Center has been working to save heroes whose final resting ... Read more

by John Surratt, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:05 pm

Opinion

In just a short time, we have come to expect deliberate, thoughtful decisions

In their first few months in office, the current Warren County Board of Supervisors has faced their challenges. Just as they were getting their footings, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:58 pm

Crime

Crime reports: Police make arrests tied to domestic violence, shots fired

The Vicksburg Police Department announced Tuesday the arrest of a Vicksburg man connected to an aggravated domestic violence incident. In a department release, Cedric Hill, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:29 pm

Crime

Vicksburg man facing multiple drug charges receives $105K bond

A Vicksburg man arrested Friday on a number of drug-related charges, including trafficking, made his initial court appearance Tuesday. During that appearance, Judge Angela Carpenter, ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:19 pm

Crime

Judge sets $300,000 bond on suspect connected to Friday shooting

A suspected wanted by authorities for his alleged involvement in a shooting Friday at the Exxon gas station at the intersection of Clay Street and ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:12 pm

Education

SCHC Southern Exposure Summer Camp begins June 1

Registration is underway for the Southern Cultural Heritage Center’s annual Southern Exposure Summer Camp which begins in less than a week. The annual camp is ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:42 pm

Guest Column

State Auditor: It’s time non-adjudication started working for the taxpayers

In 2011, Roger Liddell, the principal of Hollandale High School, pled guilty to embezzling over $100,000 from Mississippi taxpayers. Yet, instead of being held accountable, ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:40 pm

Local

County officials to discuss how to expand access to courthouse, county offices

Any changes in the county’s COVID-19 policies and procedures for residents needing to conduct business at one of the departments housed in the Warren County ... Read more

by John Surratt, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:28 pm

Sports

Who’s Hot: Kaley Stamps

Warren Central cheerleader Kaley Stamps has made the cheerleading squad at Southern Miss. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:51 pm

COVID-19

COVID-19 model developed by ERDC debuts on CDC website

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s COVID-19 Modeling and Analysis Team (C-MAT) developed a COVID-19 model that debuted on the Centers for Disease ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:44 pm

Local

ERDC researcher awarded top honor from University of Alabama

Dr. Tim Rushing, of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has earned one of the top awards at the University of Alabama — ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:59 pm

Business

Public library to begin curbside pick-up program June 2

As county officials discuss the best way to reopen or increase public access to county-owned facilities after the county’s emergency order expires on June 1, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:39 pm

Local

Humane Society features Brownie as their pet of the week

Brownie, a 2-year-old lab mix, is available for adoption at the Vicksburg Warren Humane Society. She is house trained and leash trained, and she seems ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:21 am

Local

Old Post Files for May 26

Old Post Files is a regular feature in the print edition of The Vicksburg Post looking back at the top headlines and stories pulled from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:09 am

Local

City Animal Shelter features two cuties as pets of the week

These two adorable pets are ready for adoption at the city of Vicksburg’s Animal Shelter. On the left, this female dog is 2 years old ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:53 am

Columnists

Learning things gives life a lot of meaning

In 1961 I was a junior in college, still a full year away from a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. But I was very ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:35 am

Columnists

Letter to the editor: Gene, we will miss you, but you still live within us

I wanted to submit a comment about Gene Presley that you all failed to report. I remember Gene when I was 17 years old and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:26 am

COVID-19

Madison Parish experiencing a spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases

While the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Warren County have crept higher in recent days, reaching a pandemic total of 158 cases as of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 25, 2020 5:31 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Authorities investigating early Monday morning shooting; teenager wounded

A 13-year-old girl was shot in the leg early Monday, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said. He said deputies responded to a call about 12:30 ... Read more

by John Surratt, Monday, May 25, 2020 5:05 pm

Local

Birthday girl asks for animal shelter donations rather than gifts

One year was nice, but Audrie Quimby is starting her own birthday tradition. The now 9-year old recently asked friends and family that instead of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 25, 2020 10:17 am

Sports

Senior spotlight: Vicksburg High

This is part of a series of stories recognizing Warren County’s senior athletes who had their 2020 spring seasons cut short because of the COVID-19 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 25, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

VWSD coaches must submit plans before practicing; tryout dates pushed back

The long-awaited return of high school sports in Warren County might wait just a little bit longer. In an e-mail sent to coaches, Vicksburg Warren ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, May 24, 2020 6:45 pm

Sports

The 2020 Vicksburg Post All-County softball team

The 2020 Vicksburg Post All-County softball team Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:05 am

Sports

Plans for 2020 Red Carpet Bowl are moving forward

The Red Carpet Bowl has endured a lot of challenges in its nearly 60 years of existence. It was played in 1963, the day after ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:55 am

Local

River City Rescue closes store due to COVID-19 scare

The River City Rescue Mission Thrift Store is closed temporarily to clean and sanitize the building following a scare related to the COVID-19 virus, director ... Read more

by John Surratt, Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:33 pm