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Officials announce Riverbend Hotel will soon open downtown

Downtown Vicksburg is just weeks away from once again being able to offer hotel accommodations. Officials with Lodging ... Read more | Add your comment

Officers honored for service ‘beyond the call of duty’

“To protect and serve” is the mantra of every police officer. Tuesday, three officers with the Vicksburg Police ... Read more | Add your comment

Southern Heritage Air Foundation sets Pajamas, Pancakes & Planes

The hangar at the Southern Heritage Air Foundation will be in a holiday mode when the foundation hosts ... Read more | Add your comment

Fallout continues from Harper’s on-again, off-again resignation

The saga involving Warren County’s youth and justice courts took another turn late Friday when a new Youth ... Read more | Add your comment

Health

Plan now for safe gatherings over the holidays

It should come as no surprise that 2020 holiday gatherings will have a new element of health safety that impacts every part of the festivities ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Faith

FCA’s Fields of Faith to be broadcast Wednesday

The Mississippi Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ annual Fields of Faith event is moving from the football field to video. The ninth annual event, which has ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Surratt.

Sports

Warren central slides in AP football poll

Warren Central slid down in one poll, and out in another in the latest Mississippi Associated Press high school football rankings Tuesday. Warren Central (7-1) ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Tulane linebacker Nick Anderson, a former Vicksburg High star, had seven tackles and one sack in a 51-34 loss to Central Florida on Saturday. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:55 am

Sports

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2021

JACKSON — The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum announced its next group of inductees on Tuesday. The Class of 2021 includes former Delta ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:50 am

Sports

SEC fines Kiffin $25K for criticizing officials

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has fined Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin $25,000 for his complaints about officiating on social media. The league ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:17 pm

Opinion

We have proven results and are getting closer to normal

In recent weeks, we have started to see Vicksburg become more alive. We have seen events begin to fill our social calendar and events fill ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:06 pm

Faith

Lutheran Church of the Messiah organizing annual Germanfest

Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for the annual Germanfest organized by the Lutheran Church of the Messiah’s annual Germanfest. This year ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:43 pm

Sports

Porter’s Chapel will switch to 8-man football in 2021

When they played a couple of eight-man football games the past two seasons, it was a quirk in the schedule for Porter’s Chapel Academy. Beginning ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:38 pm

Sports

Southern Miss coach Walden leaves for job at Austin Peay

HATTIESBURG — For the second time this season, Southern Miss is dealing with the sudden resignation of its football head coach. Scotty Walden, who has ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:57 pm

COVID-19

District reports positive cases involving students and school personnel

The Vicksburg Warren School District Monday released details on positive COVID-19 cases involving students and personnel, as well as the number of students and personnel ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:17 am

Sports

NFL debut ‘a blessing’ for Vicksburg native Harris

DeMichael Harris looked at the quarterback, a guy whose NFL career began about the same time Harris played his first game at the Vicksburg YMCA, ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:00 am

Crime

Flaggs proposes plan that would allow LD’s to reopen

LD’s Bar and Lounge, the site of a number of altercations, including one on Oct. 9 that saw three people shot, one fatally, may soon ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Monday, October 26, 2020 8:48 pm

Crime

Crime reports: Convicted felon throws handgun from car as officers approached

A traffic stop late Thursday led to the arrest of a Vicksburg man, who now faces a felony firearms charge. Thursday, just before 8:30 p.m., ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Monday, October 26, 2020 4:17 pm

Local

More repairs required at site of large sinkhole

Crews with the county’s road department were back at the scene Monday of a large sinkhole that first developed Friday at the intersection of Culkin ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Monday, October 26, 2020 1:11 pm

Local

Alcorn State University announces commencement ceremonies 

LORMAN — Alcorn announced Monday it will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the fall class of 2020 and spring class of 2020 Saturday, Nov. 21, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 26, 2020 10:22 am

Sports

Four Down Territory: Region 2-6A is up for grabs, Regan is running wild, and Black hits a milestone

You’re in Four Down Territory. Each week we’ll examine four notes, nuggets, stats and trends from the weekend that was in Mississippi high school football, ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Monday, October 26, 2020 8:00 am

Local

Retired Hinds president to receive inaugural Hall of Fame award Thursday

RAYMOND – After a long and distinguished career serving Mississippi education and 42 years as Hinds Community College’s leader, Dr. Clyde Muse retired on June 30. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, October 25, 2020 5:00 pm

COVID-19

State will not report COVID-19 cases until Monday

State health officials announced early Sunday they would not report COVID-19 numbers until Monday. “Our reporting of COVID-19 cases and deaths will resume on Monday. ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:44 pm

Sports

Sports column: COVID is shaping football playoff picture

The news that Starkville High School’s football team was dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak shook up the Region 2-6A championship picture. It will force the ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:00 pm

Business

Entrepreneurs: Vicksburg has been the perfect environment to start a business

Each morning, Tim Sanford wakes up before dawn and heads to his barbecue restaurant on Clay Street. The 46-year-old father of three fires up the ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:06 pm

Sports

Game Plan

Red Carpet Golf The 4th annual Red Carpet Bowl Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Nov. 7 and 8 at Vicksburg Country Club. The tournament ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:00 am

Sports

Controversial call helps Auburn escape with win over Ole Miss

OXFORD (AP) — Auburn quarterback Bo Nix directed two fourth-quarter touchdown drives, capped by a 42-yard touchdown pass to Seth Williams with 1:11 left, to ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:17 pm

Sports

Liberty QB Willis torches Southern Miss for 7 touchdowns

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Southern Miss cut a big deficit to a little one Saturday, but still wound up losing big. Malik Willis threw for ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:03 pm

Sports

Tallulah zooms past Christian Collegiate with 38-point quarter

Tallulah Academy stomped on the gas and pulled away from Christian Collegiate Academy in a hurry. The Trojans erupted for 38 points in the second ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 1:38 pm

Local

Couple leaves no (head)stone unturned in decorating for Halloween

It seems it’s not just the kids who get to have all the fun on Halloween.   Andy Jackson and Cathy McArdle are getting in ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Saturday, October 24, 2020 1:32 pm

COVID-19

Recent wave in local COVID-19 cases leveling off

Thursday will mark the seventh month anniversary of when the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Warren County. In that time, more than 1,500 ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Saturday, October 24, 2020 1:31 pm