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Vicksburg teens lead vacation Bible school at St. Aloysius

Tuesday morning, children gathered at the St. Aloysius gym to have fun and learn about God and their ... Read more | Add your comment

Outlook: Catfish Row exhibit tells Vicksburg’s merchant history

Telling Vicksburg’s story is the aim of the Catfish Row Museum and since opening this year, visitors from ... Read more | Add your comment

Vicksburg AT&T store subject to attempted robbery

According to the Vicksburg Police Department, thieves attempted to rob the local AT&T store shortly before 9 a.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

The Prosecution Speaks: District Attorney Ricky Smith Jr. on youth gun crime

This is the third story in a series from The Vicksburg Post investigating youth gun crimes in Vicksburg ... Read more | Add your comment

Faith

Vicksburg teens lead vacation Bible school at St. Aloysius

Tuesday morning, children gathered at the St. Aloysius gym to have fun and learn about God and their faith. The weeklong vacation Bible school was ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Surratt.

Crime

Vicksburg AT&T store subject to attempted robbery

According to the Vicksburg Police Department, thieves attempted to rob the local AT&T store shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday. Two males wearing face coverings forced ... Read more | Add your comment

by Olivia Mars.

Sports

Sports Column: With dueling, tug-of-war and plunge for distance, the early Olympics were awesome

A year late and several billion dollars short, the Summer Olympics are scheduled to begin this weekend in Tokyo. The spectacle has become a modern ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, July 25, 2021 8:05 am

Columns - Featured

Library Column: New Adult Nonfiction

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week’s column features New Adult Nonfiction. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Sunday, July 25, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Pearl River Community College cheerleader and Warren Central graduate Schyler Morgan was selected to the MACCC Academic All-State team for having a GPA between 3.25 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, July 25, 2021 7:55 am

Letters - Featured

Letter to the Editor:Thank You from Cancer Action Network Volunteer

Cancer doesn’t stop for a pandemic. Every day, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) continues its lifesaving work to fight cancer through ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, July 25, 2021 4:00 am

Sports

Yocum shoots 63 to take first-round lead in Warren County Championship

Luke Yocum flirted with history and put himself in position to kiss a trophy on Saturday. Yocum shot a 63 — one shot off the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, July 24, 2021 9:04 pm

Sports

Vicksburg’s Strange set for induction to bowling hall of fame

Two years ago, Jackie Strange was honored for a lifetime of service to the bowling community by being elected to the Southern Bowling Congress Hall ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Saturday, July 24, 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 and include the name and phone number of a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, July 24, 2021 6:00 am

Columnists

FRAZIER: My first bookbag and the wonders it held

Sometimes, I struggle remembering things that happened a few years back, and when I do, I joke and kid and say that it happened in ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Saturday, July 24, 2021 4:00 am

COVID-19

Edney: 96% of physicians vaccinated for COVID and Mississippians should be, too

It has only been a few months since the state saw the deadliest month for COVID-19, when more than 1,000 Mississippians died due to the ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Friday, July 23, 2021 4:46 pm

Local

Vicksburg activist and leader Ezell McDonald’s legacy lives on

Local activist and community leader Ezell McDonald died Wednesday, but her legacy lives on in the hearts of those she impacted in her community of ... Read more

by Olivia Mars, Friday, July 23, 2021 4:31 pm

Sports

Vicksburg native Brown snags All-SEC honor

For three years, Ben Brown has been a fixture on Ole Miss’ offensive line. On Friday, he earned a little recognition for it. The Ole ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:35 pm

Local

Phase two planning for Vicksburg animal shelter approved after dog attacked woman

The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a motion to move to phase two planning of the new animal shelter, conceptional design, at the ... Read more

by Olivia Mars, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:06 pm

News

Applications open Monday for Mississippi landowners to receive wild hog traps

Starting Monday, the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will open its application period for the Wild Hog Control Program to Mississippi landowners. This program ... Read more

by Olivia Mars, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:23 pm

COVID-19

Warren County schools planning to follow state guidelines regarding Delta variant

The clock is ticking — the start of a new school year is fast approaching, and schools in Warren County are preparing for the return of staff ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Friday, July 23, 2021 11:24 am

Sports

Homers power Shuckers past M-Braves

PEARL — A couple of home runs and a bit of hustle provided enough offense for the Biloxi Shuckers to beat the Mississippi Braves on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 9:53 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Southern Heritage Air Foundation is preserving history

A 20-minute trip across the Mississippi River will land you near Tallulah at the Southern Heritage Air Foundation Museum. Founded by former Mississippi Gov. Kirk ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, July 23, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Hinds Community College soccer player and former Warren Central standout Maddie Watkins was selected to the MACCC Distinguished Academic All-State team for having a GPA ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 7:55 am

Sports

Williams settling in as Warren Central’s boys basketball coach

When he came to Warren Central as an assistant boys’ basketball coach four years ago, Keith Williams soon knew he’d found his happy place. After ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Friday, July 23, 2021 6:00 am

Columnists

SURRATT: Operation Blitz can be effective with the public’s help

Blitz — that’s an interesting word to use as a name for a law enforcement strategy. “That means we know where you are, we know ... Read more

by John Surratt, Friday, July 23, 2021 4:00 am

Sports

Kiffin, Rebels hit the reset button

By Jake Thompson The Oxford Eagle HOOVER, Ala. — Yes, Lane Kiffin was on the sideline for the 2020 season, but to the second-year head ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, July 22, 2021 3:52 pm

Local

KINGFISH: Waterview Casino and Hotel’s Event Center welcomes grammy nominee for first headliner of the year

WaterView Casino and Hotel’s Event Center will host its first headliner of 2021, Kingfish, in September. Kingfish is 22-year-old Christone Ingram. The Clarksdale resident was ... Read more

by Olivia Mars, Thursday, July 22, 2021 2:49 pm

Local

Two inducted into Waterways Experiment Station Gallery of Distinguished Employees

Though Howard W. McGee Jr. and Dr. Fred T. Tracy had very different careers during their time at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 22, 2021 2:25 pm

Local

Vicksburg Police Chief Penny Jones paves the way for daughter and other young women in law enforcement

Chief Penny Jones is paving history as the first woman to become police chief in Vicksburg; however, she isn’t doing it just for her community. ... Read more

by Olivia Mars, Thursday, July 22, 2021 12:29 pm

Sports

Report: Texas, Oklahoma ask about joining the SEC

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The last time Texas got a wandering eye for alternative conference affiliations it fueled a series of realignment in college sports ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 9:03 pm

Local

Bear hit in Warren County on Tuesday; officials searching

A woman reported to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday night that she was driving on Hankinson Road near the Wright Road intersection and struck ... Read more

by Olivia Mars, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 5:58 pm