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Catherine Hadaway, Author at The Vicksburg Post - Page 2 of 3

Catherine Hadaway, as The Vicksburg Post’s publisher, oversees the business operations of the newspaper. She is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and is a graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis where she earned bachelor’s degrees in Business and Religion. She is a Director of Boone Newspapers, Inc., the family company that owns The Post. Catherine comes from a long line of newspaper publishers, starting with her grandfather, Buford Boone, who served as publisher of The Tuscaloosa News and earned journalism's highest honor when he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1957 for his editorial titled "What a Price for Peace." Catherine is a member of The Rotary Club of Vicksburg, Vicksburg Young Professionals, The Heritage Guild and The Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Columnists

We are off to an exciting start to 2020

A new year comes with resolutions and the opportunity for new beginnings. That has always been exciting to me. I’m reminded of the anticipation I ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, January 7, 2020 3:31 pm

Columnists

It’s time to talk about solutions to violent crime

Like many in the community, the recent string of violent crimes occurring in Vicksburg and Warren County has been weighing on my mind. The question ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, December 31, 2019 10:16 am

Business

Vicksburg Old Town Tours providing tourists a personalized experience

Tourists looking to learn more about Vicksburg now have expanded options for a guided tour of the Red Carpet City. Vicksburg Old Town Tours, owned ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, December 20, 2019 4:43 pm

Columnists

Sense of community alive and well this Christmas

With a multitude of holiday events, the Christmas season seems to have flown by this year. I’m not sure if it’s due to Thanksgiving occurring later ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:20 pm

Crime

Christmas in the Park trolley breaks away from tractor on Washington St.

The Christmas in the Park trolley broke away from the tractor pulling it at approximately 8:20 p.m. when the tongue of the trailer snapped in ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Saturday, December 14, 2019 8:41 pm

Columnists

New calendar offers options, one stop shop for Vicksburg and Warren County events

If you visit vicksburgpost.com, you’ll notice a new option in our navigation bar. The title “Calendar” has been added toward the right of the bar, ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 3:18 pm

Local

Inaugural Reindeer Run 5k set for Saturday, benefiting Paws Rescue

Vicksburg’s inaugural Reindeer Run 5k will kick off Saturday morning in historic downtown with more activities than your average race. The race, which benefits Paws ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Monday, December 2, 2019 5:07 pm

Columnists

Thanksgiving a time for new and old traditions

Amidst the busy hustle and bustle of each holiday season, Thanksgiving serves as a time to sit back, relax and reflect on the things that ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:45 pm

Columnists

7 Habits setting Warren County children up for success

When I started my professional career, I was asked to read a book called The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. The book takes ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:47 am

Local

Golding, Jones, Gilmer and Lee elected to 2020 EDF board

The Vicksburg Warren Economic Development Foundation welcomed four new faces to its board at the annual meeting Tuesday. During the meeting, foundation members elected Austin ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:46 pm

Columnists

City’s Little Rock delegation leaves us with much to be proud of

It’s not every day you get to spend time outside of a professional setting with the people who make our city tick. Last week I ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:22 pm

Local

City officials visit Little Rock looking for ideas to bring home

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — City officials made an overnight visit to Little Rock earlier this week in hopes of bringing some good ideas back home. ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, November 8, 2019 2:24 pm

Columnists

Tourists offer interesting take on Vicksburg and the American South

It’s not often in the small-town American South that you have dinner at a restaurant and overhear a foreign language or accent. But that’s exactly ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:01 pm

Columnists

A&E’s Ghost Hunters highlights Vicksburg’s past

When one of Vicksburg’s historic homes makes national television, it’s something to get excited about. A&E’s Ghost Hunters visited the Duff Green Mansion earlier this ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:47 pm

Opinion

Local cookbooks showcase Vicksburg

In the months I’ve been in Vicksburg, a couple of things stand out as absolute. One is Vicksburg is a town of good cooks and ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 4:25 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

My Beautiful Stutter: The Strand screening delves into the lives of five kids who stutter

In busy day-to-day lives, many take the right to verbally speak their mind for granted. But what about those who have a disorder that inhibits ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Monday, October 21, 2019 6:26 pm

Columnists

Best of the Best is back

It’s that time of year again. We are pleased to launch the 2019 Best of the Best contest in the Thursday edition of The Vicksburg ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:37 am

Local

County ordinance seeks to reduce litter problem

A stronger county ordinance may curb the litter problem once and for all. The Warren County Board of Supervisors passed a new ordinance Monday that ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 6:58 am

Columnists

An ode to the Vicksburg Tomato Sandwich

“Most Southern customs are universally Southern. But some are unique to certain cities and they just don’t mean as much anywhere else.” I read this ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:08 am

Columnists

Weekly Q&A series highlights local voices

If you’ve looked at this page in our Weekend edition the last two weeks, you’ve noticed a new Q&A series. Recently, I’ve used this space ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:36 am

Columnists

Part two: Where is the Vicksburg Post today?

Last week, I wrote the first of a two-part series that aims to educate our readers on where their hometown newspaper is today, and where ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:21 am

Columnists

Where is The Vicksburg Post today?

Where is The Vicksburg Post today? It is no secret that most of what you read and hear about daily newspapers is they are in ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:38 am

Columnists

Opinion page a platform for different voices

Recently, we’ve had some guest columnists appear on this page.  The West Central MS AARP Chapter No. 4967 wrote a piece thanking their community partners ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:14 am

Local

2016 Delinquent Tax List Longer than Normal with Only Eight Business Days to Make Payment

With only eight business days left to make payment for 2016 delinquent taxes on properties sold on August 28, 2017, but not yet redeemed, Warren County Chancery Clerk Donna Hardy reports more ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, August 16, 2019 9:11 pm

BREAKING NEWS

NOW OPEN: Highway 465 to Eagle Lake from Highway 61 N

Warren County Emergency Management reports that Hwy. 465 to Eagle Lake from Hwy. 61 North is now open to light traffic, passenger cars and light ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:52 pm

Opinion

Murals recount Vicksburg’s past and present

With “real feel” temperatures reaching over 105 degrees, early morning or late evening walks have become commonplace. I set off on a walk a couple weeks ago with ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:11 am

Columnists

Advertising with The Vicksburg Post is a win-win-win situation

Running errands around town, I’ve met many people who have given me feedback about the newspaper. I’ve been pleased to hear many positive comments about ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:02 am

Columnists

Just imagine what those 47 days of siege were like

Like many who grow up in the South or enjoy Southern culture, I have always had an appreciation for Civil War history. My mother’s stories ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, July 23, 2019 2:08 pm

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