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March planned to protest death of George Floyd

A large turnout is expected Friday for a march to protest the death of George Floyd. The protest starts at 3 p.m. at the Vicksburg ... Read more

3 hours ago by John Surratt.

Iconic Old Court House Museum to reopen Tuesday

In a bit of good news and a sign that things are returning to some level of normalcy, officials the Vicksburg and Warren County Historical ... Read more

5 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

River City Rescue Mission reopening thrift store

The River City Rescue Mission Thrift Store, 3705 Washington St., is reopening for business at 8 a.m. Tuesday. “Everyone was tested (for COVID-19) and no ... Read more

6 hours ago by John Surratt.

Mayor, alderman lift city’s COVID-19 juvenile curfew

A juvenile curfew for the city of Vicksburg that was put in place April 2 has been lifted. The curfew, which was part of the ... Read more

8 hours ago by John Surratt.

County’s COVID-19 restrictions allowed to expire

The list of restrictions installed by the Warren County Board of Supervisors in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus was allowed to expire ... Read more

11 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Police called to reported stabbing

Vicksburg police are responding to a reported stabbing at 2 Pemberton Place, police Capt. Mike Bryant said. No further information was available at this time. ... Read more

12 hours ago by John Surratt.

Bicyclist dies three weeks after accident near Vicksburg

On April 24, Charles Kenneth Yost Jr., 65, was riding his bike on U.S. 61 South near Vicksburg. Just after 3 p.m., a vehicle struck ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Dear friends share high honors as St. Aloysius’ valedictorians

History is repeating itself at St. Aloysius High School. Both Adam Eckstein and Ann Elizabeth Farthing will share the honor of being named valedictorian for ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Video: The Vicksburg Post announces the 2020 All-County Baseball Team

The Vicksburg Post announced Saturday the 18 members of the 2020 All-County Baseball Team. The team is made up of players representing Porters Chapel Academy, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Lifting of restrictions gives businesses freedom to reopen

Within hours of Gov. Tate Reeves’ announcement Wednesday that he would not extend the state’s “Safer At Home” order after it expires Monday morning, businesses, ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Fire Department bids farewell to Carter

On May 29, 1991, Donald Carter joined the Vicksburg Fire Department as a firefighter. “I got out of the military and was looking for a ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

County mourns the loss of longtime Road Manager Larry Flowers

Warren County Administrator Loretta Brantly said Warren County lost a “jewel” Friday with the news that longtime County Road Manager Larry Flowers had died. Flowers, ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Braves or Saints: Who dat say dey started the ‘Who Dat’ chant?

In the late 1970s, Alcorn State’s men’s basketball team was as good as it has ever been. The Braves went 56-3 over two seasons from ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

District announces changes to ongoing meals program

The well-orchestrated meals program the Vicksburg Warren School District has conducted since schools were shut down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic will continue ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Convention Center asks for public’s help, feedback

From the Miss Mississippi Competition to the Ritz on the River, the Vicksburg Convention Center plays host to a wide range of well-attended events. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Two individuals seriously injured in Warriors Trail accident

Two people were seriously injured late Thursday in a one-vehicle accident on Warriors Trail Road. According to Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace, Jeffrey Dickerson and ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

American Queen moves Vicksburg arrival back to mid-July

Earlier this month the American Queen Steamboat Company announced it would resume riverboat cruises along the Mississippi River in late June, with the American Queen ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Cedar Hill’s Confederate monument damaged by driver

The Confederate monument at Cedar Hill Cemetery will need the help of a good brick mason after a weekend ‘crash.’ According to records from the ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Alcorn grad releases children’s book ‘A for Alcorn’

LORMAN — An Alcorn State University alumna combined her passion for literature and her alma mater for her first published children’s book. Dr. Breanna Fulton, ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Barge strikes bridge twice; fourth strike in two months

No barges were lost when a northbound 15-barge tow struck pier 4 of the old U.S. 80 bridge Wednesday evening. Bridge superintendent Herman Smith said ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Patel named River City Early College’s first valedictorian

Four years ago, the Vicksburg Warren School District implemented River City Early College High School, an academic program where students could earn their high school ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Entergy announces lower rates as weather heats up

Entergy Mississippi customers are getting a break for the summer. The utility announced Thursday it is reducing its rates from June through September. According to ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

American Cruise Lines to resume cruises along the Mississippi River in late June

In recent weeks, restaurants have welcomed back customers to their dining rooms and salons and barbershops have welcomed back their trusted clientele. Local businesses have ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Jolly hits the ‘jackpot’ in having pieces selected for art show

Initiated in 1974, the Meridian Museum of Art Bi-State Art Competition and Exhibition showcases art ranging from traditional to avant-garde from artists that have resided ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City reopens Catfish Row splash pad

Just moments after restrictions on outdoor recreational facilities, such as pools and splash pads were eased Monday, Reese Klitzke walked to the middle of the ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Archeologists work to restore the final resting place for American heroes

For the past month, a team of archeologists from the National Park Service Southeast Archeological Center has been working to save heroes whose final resting ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Crime reports: Police make arrests tied to domestic violence, shots fired

The Vicksburg Police Department announced Tuesday the arrest of a Vicksburg man connected to an aggravated domestic violence incident. In a department release, Cedric Hill, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg man facing multiple drug charges receives $105K bond

A Vicksburg man arrested Friday on a number of drug-related charges, including trafficking, made his initial court appearance Tuesday. During that appearance, Judge Angela Carpenter, ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

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