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Sports

Early lead slips away from Missy Gators in loss to Clinton

Vicksburg High’s softball team learned the dark side of the old saying, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish” on Tuesday. Clinton scored ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:43 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Porter’s Chapel Academy baseball pitcher Gage Palmer struck out 14 batters in a complete-game victory Friday as the Eagles beat Vicksburg 9-3. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:55 am

COVID-19

Reeves lifts COVID-19 executive orders, local mask mandates remain in place

While Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday plans to remove all COVID-19 restrictions, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Vicksburg’s existing COVID-19 restrictions — including a mask ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:09 pm

Obits

Eunice Brown

Mr. Eunice Brown passed away on Feb. 24, 2021, at Merit Health River Region. He was 87. Graveside services will be Saturday, March 6, 2021, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:54 pm

Crime

Drive-by shooting update: Teenager arrested, faces long list of felony charges

A Vicksburg teenager is facing multiple felony charges after being arrested late Monday in connection to a drive-by shooting on Feb. 26 on Court Street. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:51 pm

Obits

Miriam Joyce Scott Frederick

Miriam Joyce Scott Frederick went home to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at 4:45 p.m. surrounded by her loving family in their ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:29 pm

Obits

Jessie Benard Anderson

A graveside service for Jessie Benard Anderson has been scheduled for Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Cedar Hill Cemetery at 11 a.m. Visitation will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 11:26 am

Obits

Joseph James Mack Sr.

Joseph James Mack Sr., a former Vicksburg resident, died on Feb. 22, 2021, at his home in San Bernardino, Calif. He was 68. Arrangements are ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:39 am

Obits

Gertrude Leakes Harris

Gertrude Leakes Harris died Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Promise Hospital in Vicksburg. She was 94. Arrangements are incomplete with Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home in charge. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:22 am

Opinion

We must be willing to invest in Vicksburg’s stability and future water needs

“What a difference a week makes?” That was the phrase many were using late last week as our community was basking in springtime temperatures, with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 4:58 pm

Obits

Dorothy Hester Bell

Dorothy Hester Bell passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Her last few months were not as active as she usually ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 2:42 pm

Local

The Post unveils ‘Letters from Home’ magazine and series

A, B, C, D, E, F, G … Vicksburg’s interesting and we agree. Each year, The Vicksburg Post does a deep dive into the local ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 2:31 pm

Obits

Michael Leroy Haggins

A memorial service for Michael Leroy Haggins will be Saturday, March 6, 2021, at 2 p.m., at the chapel of Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home. Mr. Haggins ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 1:50 pm

Letters - Featured

Letter to the Editor: Hospital staff appreciates community’s help during winter storm

Dear editor, During the recent winter storm, Merit Health River Region was overwhelmed and humbled by the generosity and sacrifices made by local elected officials, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 12:32 pm

Obits

Janis Herbert Clayton

Janis Herbert Clayton, 73, of Carrollton, met her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Graveside services will be Wednesday, March 3, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 11:38 am

Sports

Bulldogs get second straight walk-off win against Tulane

STARKVILLE — Tanner Allen capped off a weekend of baseball drama at Dudy Noble Field the only way it could end. Allen delivered a two-run ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, February 28, 2021 8:19 pm

Sports

UConn takes series finale from Southern Miss

HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss, it seems, used up all of its late-inning magic in the first two games of its series with Connecticut. Southern Miss ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:04 pm

Sports

Game Plan

The Vicksburg Post welcomes your items for the Game Plan. Submit items by email sports@vicksburgpost.com and include the name and phone number of a contact ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:00 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Mississippi College’s Mason Quimby finished second in the men’s high jump at the Gulf South Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, with a height of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:55 am

Sports

College baseball roundup: Mississippi State, Ole Miss notch walk-off wins

STARKVILLE — Growing up 40 miles from Dudy Noble Field, sophomore Luke Hancock is well aware that The Dude is a special place. On Saturday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 27, 2021 7:56 pm

Sports

Fast starts propel St. Aloysius past Louisiana foes

The St. Aloysius Flashes bounced back nicely from their first loss of the season. Conner Paxton went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, and Ben Raines had ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:46 pm

Sports

Vikings drop close game to Alabama powerhouse Hillcrest

Warren Central is still looking for its first win of the season, but found a silver lining Saturday by pulling out of a weeklong funk. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:04 pm

Crime

Vehicle in Friday afternoon shooting located

Vicksburg police have located the red 2018 Toyota Corolla seen fleeing the scene of a Friday evening shooting in which a 16-year-old boy was shot ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:35 am

Sports

Florence hands Warren Central its first loss in two years

For the first time in nearly two years, Warren Central walked off the field without knowing the thrill of victory. Gabby Hoffman went a combined ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:52 am

Sports

Baseball Roundup: St. Al, Warren Central take tournament losses

The St. Aloysius Flashes tested themselves against one of the best baseball teams in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools on Friday. They did not ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:26 am

Crime

Police searching for Court St. shooter

At 5:33 p.m., officers of the Vicksburg Police Department responded to a shooting in the 1800 block of Court Street.  The victim, a 16-year-old male, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 7:25 pm

Sports

Warren Central has sharp debut at Pearl Relays

PEARL — Warren Central’s boys’ track and field team had an impressive 2021 debut, with two victories and three second-place finishes at the Pearl Relays ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 6:38 pm

Local

USACE Vicksburg District announces new strategic planner

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has selected a new strategic planner to direct and manage long-term project milestones across a variety of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 4:08 pm

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