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Staff Reports, Author at The Vicksburg Post

BREAKING NEWS

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 on Jeff Davis Road. Warren County Sheriff ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:44 pm

Business

Units responding to the scene of a shooting

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is securing the scene of a shooting on Jeff Davis Road. Emergency medical units are responding to the call of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 5:11 pm

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

Obits

Mary Rose Daniels Drake

Mary Rose Daniels Drake died on July 8, 2020, at the age of 93. She was born in Port Gibson and lived most of life ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:28 pm

BREAKING NEWS

More than 700 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mississippi

State health officials announced Thursday 13 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Warren County, bringing the total number of cases reported in July alone ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:25 pm

Obits

Elizabeth Maria Zemeno

A Celebration of Life has been scheduled for Elizabeth Maria Zemeno for Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Iglesia Asambleas De Dios Torre, 223 Caldwell Drive, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:47 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

BREAKING NEWS

Portions of Cherry Street blocked due to gas leak

The city of Vicksburg has closed Cherry Street between West Pine Street and Harrison Street as departments respond to a gas leak. We are working ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:34 pm

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

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

Obits

Natalie (Letow) Russell

Natalie (Letow) Russell, 84, formerly of Bristol, died July 3, 2020, at her home in Sandy Springs, Ga. Natalie was born on Feb. 25, 1936, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:22 am

Obits

Katie Mae Berry

A Celebration of Life service for Katie Mae Berry has been scheduled for Sunday, July 12, 2020, at the Vicksburg City Auditorium at 11 a.m. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:59 pm

Obits

Shelby Stokes

GREENVILLE — Family viewing for Shelby Stokes, 54,  will be Saturday, July 11, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. in the Adele Walker Memorial Chapel at Walker ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:54 pm

Obits

Henrene Taylor

ANGUILLA —  Graveside services for Henrene Taylor, 53, will be Saturday, July 11, 2020, at noon at the Mount Ollie Church Cemetery in Egremont. Pastor ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:52 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

More COVID-19 deaths reported in Warren County

Warren County reported two new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, bringing the county’s total for the pandemic to 20. The deaths were among the 30 reported in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:00 pm

Obits

Henry McKewen Jr.

Memorial Services for Henry McKewen Jr. will be Friday, July 10, 2020, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:11 pm

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

COVID-19

Number of COVID-19 cases in Warren County jumps once again

After two days of new case reports in single digits, the number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Warren County Tuesday jumped by 16 overnight. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:41 pm

Obits

Willie Mae Wooten

Willie Mae Wooten, a lifetime resident of Vicksburg, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at her home. She was 82. Funeral services will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:19 pm

Obits

Timothy ‘TCool’ McKnight

Mr. Timothy “TCool” McKnight passed away on July 5, 2020, in Vicksburg. He was 30. A memorial service will be held at 11am on Saturday, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:13 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

COVID-19

Reports: Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann tests 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 Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:36 am

Obits

Lorenzo Walker

Graveside services for Lorenzo Walker, a former resident, will be Friday, July 10, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:20 am

Obits

Katie Berry

Katie Berry died Saturday, July 4, 2020, at her home at the age of 78. Services are being provided by C J Williams Mortuary Services. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 6, 2020 4:42 pm

Obits

Gloria Jean Naylor

Ms. Gloria Jean Naylor passed away June 30, 2020, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 6, 2020 4:28 pm

Obits

Kevin D. Mixon

Kevin D. Mixon, 59, of Edwards, died July 7, 2020. Viewing will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Willis and Sons funeral home in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 6, 2020 4:20 pm

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