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Watch: Cruise lines continue development even during COVID-19 shutdown

Even though the Mississippi River cruise industry has been shuttered since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that ... Read more | Add your comment

Suspect charged with shooting his grandmother ordered held without bond

A Warren County man will remain in the Warren County Jail without bond charged with possession of a ... Read more | Add your comment

City accepts donation of property for new animal shelter

The city of Vicksburg moved ahead with the long-debated project for a new animal shelter Friday with the ... Read more | Add your comment

Millions in federal funds announced for repairs at Vicksburg National Military Park

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced Thursday the awarding of more than $22.7 million in emergency ... Read more | Add your comment

Local

State Treasurer returns thousands in unclaimed property to Alcorn State

JACKSON —  State Treasurer David McRae Friday returned more than $19,000 in unclaimed property to Alcorn State University. “Alcorn State University has provided a remarkable ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Downtown Vicksburg

‘Mayor of Washington Street’: Community mourns the loss of Park Rogers

Park Rogers didn’t meet a stranger. His mother, Dell, said when he moved into the Shady Lawn nursing home, he got to know almost everyone ... Read more | Add your comment

by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Sports

Who’s Hot

Warren Central running back Tre Hall ran for 119 yards and a touchdown on only five carries in a 23-10 win over Germantown on Friday. Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Defense powers Warren Central past Germantown

Some people spend their entire lives trying to figure out who they are and how to succeed with it. It’s taken Warren Central four games. ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:29 am

Sports

Centreville Academy cruises past Porter’s Chapel

No loss is particularly pleasant, but this seemed to be one that Porter’s Chapel Academy coach Blake Purvis could live with. The Eagles forced some ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:28 am

Sports

Copiah takes care of St. Al; Briarfield knocks off Tallulah

Ellis Fair left St. Aloysius feeling a little foul. The Copiah Academy quarterback ran for more than 150 yards and two touchdowns as the Colonels ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:26 am

Sports

Mississippi high school football scores: Sept. 25

Friday’s Mississippi scores Adams Christian 28, Silliman, La. 8 Ashland 30, Falkner 0 Ben’s Ford, La. 66, Christian Collegiate 12 Biggersville 52, Myrtle 0 Bogue ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:13 am

Local

New county road manager ready for challenge of running department

According to the Code of Mississippi, the county road manager is appointed by the board of supervisors, administers the county road department and supervises “the ... Read more

by John Surratt, Friday, September 25, 2020 6:06 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Vicksburg Fire Department responds to trailer engulfed in flames

The Vicksburg Fire Department responded to the scene of a structure fire on Warrenton Road Friday afternoon. Just before 4:30 p.m., units were dispatched to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 4:52 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Shooting suspect identified, victim transported to Jackson

One suspect, Samuel Hunter Anderson, is in custody after reportedly shooting his grandmother early Friday. Just before 8:30 a.m., 911 dispatched law enforcement and emergency ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:00 am

Sports

Warren Central begins run through Region 2-6A gauntlet

For the first time since 2016, Warren Central is entering the Region 2-6A schedule undefeated. It’s a nice achievement, but it’s also meaningless. The next ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:00 am

Sports

Who’s hot

St. Aloysius cross country runner Nancy Clement won the individual girls’ title at the Benton Academy Invitational on Sept. 15. The freshman finished the 5K ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 7:50 am

Sports

Williams’ game-winning FG caps Gators’ comeback victory

In a span of six days, the Vicksburg Gators were a part of two fantastic finishes. This time, they got to celebrate at the end. ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:08 pm

Columnists

Park’s monuments help tell story of our nation’s history

Last week, after our old 27-inch monster TV gave up the ghost and we switched to the 31-inch flat-screen we inherited from my mother-in-law, I ... Read more

by John Surratt, Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:38 pm

Crime

Crime reports: Vicksburg man charged with exploitation of a child

The Vicksburg Police Department arrested a Vicksburg man for the exploitation of a child. Maurice Townsend, 53, was taken into custody at his home Thursday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:28 pm

Sports

Ole Miss baseball suspends fall practice over COVID-19 outbreak

OXFORD — Four days into its fall practice season, the Ole Miss baseball program had to hit the pause button due to COVID-19. On Thursday, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:11 pm

Sports

St. Al goes on the road to face district rival Copiah Academy

When he started looking at film and the roster of this week’s opponent, St. Aloysius coach Stacy Sizemore felt his heart sink a little. “They’ve ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:28 pm

Local

Engineers: Parking garages in good shape, but need work

Vicksburg’s two parking garages on Mulberry Street are in good shape but need maintenance and repair work, according to a report prepared by Stantec’s structural ... Read more

by John Surratt, Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:06 pm

Local

Two people transported to UMMC following head-on collision

Two people were transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center Tuesday after a head-on collision on Culkin Road. At around 4 p.m. Tuesday, a Ford ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:47 pm

Sports

Gators get running game in gear as South Pike comes to town

For two difficult weeks, the Vicksburg Gators were trying to grab on to any piece of success they could find. Once they found it, they’re ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:56 pm

Local

Vicksburg Warren School District expands meal program to all children

The program by the Vicksburg Warren School District to provide meals to those students attending school online has now been extended to include all children ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:20 am

Sports

Eagles regroup ahead of trip to Centreville Academy

Porter’s Chapel Academy was riding high, with good vibes and its first three-game winning streak in seven years under its belt. The offense was clicking, ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:55 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Vicksburg High wingback Laurence Sullivan ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns on only 12 carries in a 34-32 loss to Natchez on Friday. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:45 am

Letters - Featured

Letter to the editor: Thanks to those who helped make Ritz on the River successful

Dear editor, We would like to extend our sincere thanks to the many organizations and individuals that supported the 7th annual Ritz on the River ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:58 pm

Business

Bradford named branch manager of Mutual Credit’s Cherry Street location

Mutual Credit Union has announced the selection of Roderick Bradford as branch manager of its Cherry Street location located in Vicksburg effective Aug. 31. Roderick ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:46 pm

Local

Drivers injured as accident sends one vehicle sliding down hill

Emergency units remain on the scene of a serious two-vehicle accident on Culkin Road near Mount Alban Road. One of the vehicles, a dark-colored Corvette, ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:54 pm

Sports

Hinds CC Esports ready to score big in second season

RAYMOND – The second season of e-sports at Hinds Community College starts 2020-21 riding a wave of momentum after producing a national champion last year ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:38 pm