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U-Haul car dolly stolen from Tri-State Tire

Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department responded Monday to Tri-State Tire on Washington Street after receiving a report of theft. The manager reported persons unknown ... Read more

50 mins ago by Staff Reports.

Warren County Supervisors to establish roadwork database

The Warren County Board of Supervisors is examining the possibility of establishing a database of all past roadwork and repairs on county roads. During their ... Read more

7 hours ago by Anna Guizerix.

Rolling Fork Man Charged with Arson

A Rolling Fork man was arrested following a fire on Monday night. David Morgan, 40, was arrested at 11:52 p.m. Monday and is charged with ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Reports.

USACE Vicksburg District holds annual Engineers Day Awards Ceremony

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District recognized exceptional service during the annual Engineers Day Awards Ceremony held at district headquarters in Vicksburg ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Two charged with murder following shooting death in Kings

Two people have been charged with murder in the shooting death of Malik Vallarie, 21, of Vicksburg. Laqesha Davis, 29, and Demarion Reed, 15, both ... Read more

1 day ago by Anna Guizerix.

Fire call at Sherman Elementary School proves to be false alarm

Firefighters responded to a call at Sherman Elementary School around noon on Monday. County fire coordinator Jerry Briggs said no fire was found after firefighters ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg Police report five weekend auto burglaries, three guns stolen

The Vicksburg Police Department on Monday reported five auto burglaries that took place over the weekend — and all but one took place in broad ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Police arrest Jackson man for possession of a weapon by a felon

A Jackson man was arrested on Saturday after officers discovered a firearm in the back seat of his car. Amos Curtis, 40, was arrested on ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg man arrested for possession of meth, other drugs

A Vicksburg man was arrested last week for possession of methamphetamine and other narcotics. Darrin Harris, 34 of Vicksburg, was arrested on Friday, June 11, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Man found shot in Kings, Vicksburg’s second homicide of 2021

UPDATE 7:14 p.m.: A report of shots fired in the Kings community led to Vicksburg’s second homicide of the year on Monday afternoon. At 2:33 ... Read more

2 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Mississippi school districts targeted by ransomware attacks

By Kate Royals and Will Stribling | Mississippi Today A group of cybercriminals hacked the Vicksburg Warren School District’s servers last month and claimed to have employees’ ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

The rise of independent elected officials in Mississippi

By Adam Ganucheau | Mississippi Today Hattiesburg is, no matter how you strike it, a Democratic city. In 2020, Democratic President Joe Biden earned at ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Out And About: Vicksburg Warren Chamber of Commerce welcomes Sand Lot of Vicksburg

On Thursday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the Sandlot of Vicksburg, a new indoor sports facility located at 3422 Wisconsin Ave. The Sandlot offers ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Caring for Caretakers: Support group provides help for Alzheimer’s caregivers at Crawford Street United Methodist Church

For people serving as caregivers to a family member with Alzheimer’s or dementia, providing the necessary care and attention is a challenge that can tax ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Warren County Sheriff recalls Eagle Lake evacuation during 2011 Mississippi River Flood

A flood was imminent at Eagle Lake on April 30, 2011, and Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace was charged with delivering the news to residents ... Read more

4 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

10 Years Later: 2011 flood had record crest, forced people from homes, proved flood controls worked

It was one of those events that may come once in a lifetime. The 2011 flood that hit Warren County 10 years ago was the ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Warren School District reports cyberattack

Computer systems in the Vicksburg Warren School District were recently the target of a security threat, according to a letter sent to parents on Friday. ... Read more

5 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Vicksburg Police respond to two auto burglaries

Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department responded to two auto burglaries on Thursday. At 8:16 a.m. on Thursday, officers responded to an address in the ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Man Arrested for Felony DUI

Cardell Hicks, 27, was arrested Thursday, June 10, at 11:29 p.m. after the GMC Sonoma he was driving was stopped for improper equipment on Clay ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Troy Kimble accepts deputy chief position for Vicksburg homicide/gang unit

Troy Kimble has accepted the position of deputy police chief of homicide/gang prevention in the Vicksburg Police Department, according to information from Mayor George Flaggs, ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Army Corps Official to Hyde-Smith: Yazoo Pumps aligned with ‘environmental justice’ goals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Biden administration official on Thursday confirmed U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s assertion that the unfinished Yazoo Backwater Area pumps constitute an environmental ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

A legacy of service: Rocket Taxi Cab Company marks 70 years in business

It was a different time when Joseph E. Williams, Sr. returned to Vicksburg as a veteran of World War II after being honorably discharged. Therefore, ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City of Vicksburg to apply for grant to start work on new port

The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen has hired Neel-Schaffer Engineers to help the city get a $25 million grant to build a new port ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Mayor, Aldermen approve homicide and gang unit; Flaggs wants Kimble to lead it

The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Thursday approved Mayor George Flaggs Jr.’s plan for a homicide-gang unit in the Vicksburg Police Department to ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

14-year-old charged with manslaughter-culpable negligence in Vicksburg homicide

Thomas Hardman, the Vicksburg 14-year-old charged in the shooting death of his 11-year-old cousin, has been charged with manslaughter-culpable negligence — not second-degree murder, as ... Read more

6 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Vicksburg Police report bus burglary

A bus was burglarized on Cherry Street, according to the Vicksburg Police Department. At 9:57 a.m. Wednesday morning, officers responded to an address in the ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg man sentenced to federal prison for possessing a firearm as a felon

A Vicksburg man was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for possessing a firearm as a ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Alex Monsour wins re-election bid for South Ward alderman

Alex Monsour has been declared the unofficial winner of Vicksburg’s South Ward alderman seat. The race for Vicksburg’s South Ward alderman was a close one, ... Read more

7 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

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