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Fatality now confirmed in south Warren County shooting

Warren County sheriff’s investigators are looking for answers in the shooting death of a man at a home ... Read more | Add your comment

Contractor begins work on Highway 80 repairs

Employees with Theobald Construction Services LLC of Vicksburg have begun work on repairs to a section of Old ... Read more | Add your comment

Construction crew punctures gas line

A construction crew laying fiber optic cable along Cherry Street on Thursday afternoon punctured a 4-inch gas line ... Read more | Add your comment

Owner of historic home sends out plea for missing, iconic and custom tiles

Cindy Thrana, who owns the historic Old Feld Home on Cherry Street and who is working to restore ... Read more | Add your comment

Downtown Vicksburg

Owner of historic home sends out plea for missing, iconic and custom tiles

Cindy Thrana, who owns the historic Old Feld Home on Cherry Street and who is working to restore the iconic home to its prior glory, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Local

Nearly a month later, the search for Lindsey continues

For nearly a month, law enforcement agencies at the local and state levels have searched for 63-year-old Harold Lindsey with no luck. Reported missing on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tim Reeves.

BREAKING NEWS

State to place strict COVID-19 restrictions on 13 counties, including Claiborne

Claiborne County is among 13 Mississippi counties that will have additional restrictions placed upon them as the state works to control the spike in COVID-19 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:51 pm

Sports

YMCA gearing up for 2020 flag football season

The COVID-19 pandemic is threatening a lot of sports seasons in 2020, but the Vicksburg YMCA is pushing ahead with plans for its youth football ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:11 pm

Business

ERDCWERX finds partners to commercialize ERDC technologies

A new partnership has been created to support the market introduction of technologies invented at the seven laboratories of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:40 pm

Faith

Christ Episcopal church resumes daily prayer service

Wednesday morning the Rev. Sam Godfrey, rector of Christ Episcopal Church, walked into the church’s sanctuary and put its morning prayer service back on the ... Read more

by John Surratt, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:05 am

Opinion

Leaders should avoid orders, mandates they simply cannot enforce

Tuesday evening, during a press conference, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. was questioned about the idea of issuing an order requiring residents to wear facemasks in ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:00 am

Columnists

The opening words to a much larger statement and crucial discussion

I spent the July Fourth weekend doing some binge-watching on the History Channel, watching several series recounting the lives of leaders in the past from ... Read more

by John Surratt, Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:49 am

Letters - Featured

Letter to the editor: All of us must do more to end systematic racism

Dear editor, I don’t understand COVID-19, but scientific knowledge isn’t required to know it’s deadly. Combining the disproportionate effect of the virus with the obvious ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:45 am

Columnists

There is value and merit to both sides of a debate

I was recruited for the debate team when I was a junior in high school. I don’t think it was because of my IQ. I ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:21 am

Clairborne County

Fighting West Nile: Organization to give away mosquito repellant Thursday in Port Gibson

Mississippi United, an organization created to respond to West Nile and other viruses contracted from the bite of a mosquito, will distribute a mosquito repellant ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:30 am

Local

Driver injured when vehicle reportedly hydroplanes, flips on U.S. 61 South

One person was injured when the Chevrolet Trailblazer he was driving on U.S. 61 South apparently hydroplaned, left the roadway and overturned Wednesday afternoon. The ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:53 pm

Sports

Daytona road course, doubleheaders highlight August phase of NASCAR’s 2020 schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The latest segment of NASCAR’s revamped schedule will include two Cup Series doubleheaders and the series debut of Daytona International Speedway’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:38 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Vicksburg man reportedly shot on Locust Street early Wednesday

The details of what, when and why are still unknown at this time, but a Vicksburg man is recovering from a gunshot wound received early ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:09 pm

Sports

Photo Gallery: Hattiesburg Black Sox baseball

The Hattiesburg Black Sox, an amateur baseball team based in Central Mississippi, played the U.S. Military Baseball Organization in a three-game series at Sports Force ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:00 am

COVID-19

State driver license offices to require masks beginning July 13

In a release Wednesday, the Mississippi Department of Public Safety said anyone visiting one of the state’s driver license offices must wear a mask beginning ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 10:55 am

BREAKING NEWS

Vicksburg lawmaker among those who have contracted COVID-19

At least eight Mississippi lawmakers — including State Rep. Kevin Ford of Vicksburg — have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus after working several weeks ... Read more

by John Surratt, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:43 am

COVID-19

At least eight lawmakers, including Hosemann, test positive for COVID-19

JACKSON (AP) — At least eight Mississippi lawmakers have tested positive for the coronavirus after working several weeks in a Capitol where many people stood ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:12 am

Sports

Game Plan

Warren County golf championship Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina will host the Warren County Championship July 25 and 26. The County Championship is open ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Rudy Reeves, 7, finished sixth at the AMA Motocross Super Regionals in Blountville, Tenn., June 19-21. He qualified for the 2020 AMA National Motocross Championship ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:55 am

Sports

‘Greatest on the Gridiron’ voting open until Thursday

Nearly 1,800 votes have been cast so far in The Vicksburg Post’s “Greatest on the Gridiron” tournament, and there is still time to have your ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:55 pm

News

County’s assessed property values reported to supervisors

The Warren County Board of Supervisors began equalizing the county’s tax rolls Tuesday, one day after hearing the 2020 land roll for real and personal ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:15 pm

Opinion

What have we learned in the first 100 days?

Monday marked the 100th day since a Warren County resident was first confirmed to have the COVID-19 virus. And since March 29, the day that ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:45 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Looking back: Phelan’s Carriage and Wagon Factory

In 1888, Daniel Phelan built this “corrugated iron” building on the east side of Washington Street in the 1700 block to house Phelan’s Carriage and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:14 pm

Local

City’s compliance officer to enforce COVID-19 regulations

A special police officer will soon be enforcing the regulations for local restaurants and businesses outlined under the city’s emergency declaration for the COVID-19 virus. ... Read more

by John Surratt, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:11 pm

Local

Vicksburg to benefit from state’s $291 million capital projects bill

The city of Vicksburg is the beneficiary of more than $5 million in state bond money. Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill last week authorizing ... Read more

by John Surratt, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 1:57 pm

Sports

Malcolm Butler Football Camp goes virtual for 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic will not cancel a new Vicksburg summer tradition, but it will alter it for a year. The Malcolm Butler Football Camp will ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 12:17 pm