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Kolb was truly a great ambassador for the city of Vicksburg

Bertha R. Kolb was a woman who loved life, traveling, soaking up the scenery and trying new things. “My grandmother was also so gracious with ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Funnel cake fries are a unique treat at Sports Force Parks

When it comes to the five senses, sight and sound are certainly recognizable at a baseball park. There is the ping of bats making contact ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Raccoons are as big a fan of ripe peaches as any of us

For the first summer in a while, I am proudly picking and pigging out on peaches. Growing peaches at home is a test of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Plants in Mississippi thrive in the heat ‘up to a point’

I was a full-grown young adult when I first lived where cotton was grown. Cotton wasn’t part of my job at the time, but it ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

How the periodic table and your yard’s soil go hand-in-hand

Out of curiosity, I checked to see how many chemical elements are now in the periodic table. That list of the elements was the scorn ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

More information about a ‘pigsty’ than you likely ever would want to know

About the only time I ever use the term “pig sty” or “pigsty” is when it’s the right answer in a crossword puzzle. We Southerners ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Vicksburg Living Cookin’: The perfect seafood and salad combination

This recipe for “Shrimp and Crab Salad with Ginger Dressing” by Vicksburg chef William Furlong was featured in the May/June 2020 edition of Vicksburg Living. ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Don’t wait until the ground is dry to water your yard, garden

There are just a couple of weeks left before we’re beset with the worst weather of the year. That’s my opinion of course, but the ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

The reason behind the sticker shock of buying a ribeye lately

I’ve experienced two mild cases of sticker shock in the past six months. First, the pickup truck cost less than what I had expected. A ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Escape the everyday with these library reads

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library Local History Librarian. This week’s column features new adult fiction in the sci-fi/fantasy category. Why ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Reasons to appreciate just how easy daylilies are

Of all the plants we grow primarily for their colorful blooms, daylilies are the easiest in my humble opinion. My roses take some maintenance. The ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Kick off summer with these new fiction, large print and RBdigital reads

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library Local History Librarian. This week’s selections include new fiction titles from the new fiction, ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Vicksburg Theatre Guild set to return with ‘The Sound of Music’

As sheltering in place restrictions are lifted and businesses begin to open back up, the Vicksburg Theatre Guild is also ready to get the show ... Read more

3 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Here’s how some plants are done in by ‘mutual suffering’

I once possessed but did not own the neatest book on tomato diseases, complete with really good photos and taxonomic fungus names. The book stayed ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Library book picks: AudioBookCloud reads

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library Local History Librarian. This week’s column features titles from AudioBookCloud. Don’t forget that you ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Virginia creeper has ‘leaves of five, let it thrive’

A mistake people without much experience outdoors can make is to not recognize Virginia creeper. The woody stem perennial vine is sometimes mistaken as poison ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Children talk about what makes their moms so special

Whether it’s her smile, the way she gives hugs or the meals she cooks, mothers are special in the eyes of their children. Megan Holman ... Read more

3 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

History of pesticides includes a healthy dose of ‘tobacco tea’

Simply put, they are all pesticides: insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides, algaecides, miticides and so forth with all the “cides.” The term “cide” is defined as ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Library reads: ebook fiction finds

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library Local History Librarian. This week’s column features ebook fiction from our hoopla app. Remember, ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Quarantine Reads: Nonfiction titles from the library’s ebook collection

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library Local History Librarian. This week’s column features new nonfiction titles from the library’s ebook ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Some of the library’s newest eBook fiction titles

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library Local History Librarian. This week’s column includes some of the library’s newest eBook fiction ... Read more

4 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Library Column: New large print titles for your quarantine enjoyment

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library Local History Librarian. This week’s column features new large print fiction titles for your ... Read more

4 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Old Post Files for April 16

Old Post Files is a regular feature in the print version of The Vicksburg Post looking back at the top headlines and stories pulled from ... Read more

4 months ago by Tim Reeves.

If you’re going to call it ‘top soil,’ it needs to at least have some dirt

I suppose one could say topsoil is like beauty: it’s in the eye of the beholder. I say that because there are quite a few ... Read more

4 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Go online this weekend for some enjoyable romance reads

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library Local History Librarian. This week’s column focuses on romance novels available online. Due to ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Growing vegetables is still good for the body and mind

This year I’m planting a “birthday size” vegetable garden. It is smaller than in past years because of the number of birthdays I’ve had. I ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Barkley’s love affair with art is as dynamic and interesting as ever

Walking through Lenore Barkley’s home is a celebration of her artwork, her colorful artwork.   She jokes about not liking blank walls, blank spaces and ... Read more

4 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Loosa Yokena plantation has a deep, rich history and a legacy of loving owners

A patriot, a determined woman and a Native American burial ground are all pieces of Loosa Yokena Plantation’s history.    Acquired by James Hyland as ... Read more

4 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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