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Sports

Vicksburg’s Anderson earns academic honor from Tulane

NEW ORLEANS — Tulane linebacker and former Vicksburg High standout Nick Anderson was selected as a 2020 Stephen Martin Scholar, the university announced Wednesday. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:23 pm

Sports

Southern Miss hires Will Hall as next football head coach

Southern Miss has nabbed one of college football’s rising young stars and a native Mississippian to lead its program. The university announced Wednesday that it ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:04 pm

Local

Warren County native among Holmes nursing graduates

Warren County native Anna Ransom was among 31 Holmes Community College graduates to earn their associate degrees in nursing this fall. The students, graduating from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 4:05 pm

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Porter’s Chapel Academy football player Dwight Blue was selected to play in the MAIS Football All-Star Game. Blue, an offensive and defensive lineman, had 41 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 7:55 am

Sports

Howland nets 500th win as Mississippi State tops Texas State

STARKVILLE (AP) — D.J. Stewart Jr. scored a career-high 23 points with five 3-pointers and coach Ben Howland secured his 500th career win as Mississippi ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:16 pm

Sports

College football, NFL TV schedule for Dec. 2-8

Note: Because of COVID-19 issues, a number of games this season are being postponed or canceled each week and the TV schedule is adjusted accordingly. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:14 pm

Local

ERDC to host annual tree lighting with COVID-19 precautions

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center is kicking off the holiday season with its annual tree lighting ceremony Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Featuring ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 2:19 pm

Obits

George Booker

ROLLING FORK — Graveside services for Mr. George Booker, 72, will be Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Rolling Fork. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:36 pm

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Elizabeth Lynn Beggs Cronia

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — Elizabeth Lynn Beggs Cronia, 68, wife of Forrest Cronia Sr., passed away peacefully with her husband at her side November 24, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:37 pm

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Medgar Demetrius Scott

Medgar Demetrius Scott, 57, of Montgomery, Ala., died Nov. 27, 2020, in Irving, Texas. Services will be Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at 2 p.m. at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:27 pm

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Ramsey Bonney

ROLLING FORK — Graveside services for Mr. Ramsey Bonney, 64, will be Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. at Jenkins Cemetery in Alps. Pastor Larry ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 10:10 am

Local

Vicksburg Living to debut inaugural wedding edition

For years, Martha Day highlighted brides and their weddings within the pages of The Vicksburg Post. Martha’s wedding write-ups made the families of the bride ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 30, 2020 8:20 pm

Obits

Marie G. (Honey) Hester

Marie G. (Honey) Hester, a Vicksburg resident, passed away on Nov. 28, 2020, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 30, 2020 3:29 pm

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Louis Humphreys Jr.

Louis Humphreys Jr., a resident of Cary, passed away on Nov. 28, 2020. He was 73. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with W. H. Jefferson Funeral ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 30, 2020 3:23 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Portion of Cherry Street to be closed Tuesday as power pole repairs are made

A busy stretch of Cherry Street will be closed beginning early Tuesday. The city of Vicksburg announced Monday afternoon that Cherry Street — between East Avenue ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 30, 2020 2:19 pm

Sports

Southern Miss cancels football game at UTEP

HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss did not wait until the last minute this time to postpone a football game because of COVID-19 concerns. Southern Miss announced ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 29, 2020 9:09 pm

Sports

Trophy Case: Owen Flowers

Owen Flowers, 8, shot this 8-point buck while hunting with his father in Hermanville on Nov. 22. The deer weighed 200 pounds and the rack ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 29, 2020 9:00 am

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St. Aloysius basketball player Isiah Thomas scored a team-high 18 points in a 50-49 win over Cathedral on Nov. 20. Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 29, 2020 8:55 am

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MHSAA football playoff scores, championship game schedule

MHSAA Playoffs Semifinals Class 6A Oxford 31, Clinton 27 Oak Grove 43, Northwest Rankin 24 Class 5A West Point 29, Ridgeland 22 West Jones 18, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 27, 2020 9:56 pm

Sports

SEC shuffles football schedule for Dec. 5; Ole Miss and MSU games postponed

BIRMINGHAM — Alabama vs. LSU is hardly considered the Game of the Century this season, but that has not stopped the Southeastern Conference from reconfiguring ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 27, 2020 7:46 pm

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Porter’s Chapel Academy basketball player Taylor Osborne had a team-high 15 points in a 43-19 junior varsity win over Mt. Salus on Nov. 16. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

College football, NFL TV schedule for Nov. 26-30

Note: A number of games each week are being postponed or canceled because of COVID-19 issues among various teams, and TV assignments and schedules are ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:01 pm

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Video: Hosemann calls for support of finishing backwater pumps project

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by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:21 pm

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Tallulah woman killed in accident early Wednesday

TALLULAH — A two-vehicle accident early Wednesday claimed the life of a Tallulah woman, Troopers with the Louisiana State Police announced. Shortly after 8:30 a.m., ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:24 pm

Crime

Crime reports: Criminals strike multiple Vicksburg businesses Tuesday

Two Vicksburg businesses were the victims of criminals Tuesday night. Just after 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to Impression Jewelry, 3505 Pemberton Square Blvd., ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:03 am

Obits

Joan Fletcher Hamilton

Joan Fletcher Hamilton, formerly Joan Fletcher Williams, died on Nov. 22, 2020. She was 89 years old. Previously from Vicksburg, she passed away in Waynesville, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:35 am

Obits

Richard ‘Rick’ Stanley Gurtowski

Richard “Rick” Stanley Gurtowski passed away on Nov. 22 at Merit Health River Region Medical Center. Rick was born on Oct. 5, 1960, in Herkimer, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:32 am

Local

Nurse killed while trying to save her patient in house fire

DELHI, La. — Officials with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to investigate the cause of a house fire in Delhi, La. Monday evening ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:59 am

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