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Interstate 20 bridge fully reopens after wreck and damaged sign support structure removed

For travelers along Interstate 20 — some trapped on either side of the Mississippi River bridge Sunday — it was a very long day. Just ... Read more

8 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Westbound lanes of Interstate 20 bridge reopened, eastbound lanes remain closed

More than six hours after they were closed, the westbound lanes on Interstate 20 over the Mississippi River have reopened. As of 10:15 p.m., officials ... Read more

10 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Travelers sit and wait as MDOT completes repairs on I-20 bridge

The Interstate 20 bridge that spans the Mississippi River sees tens of thousands of travelers cross over it each day. And, since 4 p.m., those ... Read more

12 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Photo gallery: MDOT begins repairs as I-20 bridge is shut down

**Update: MDOT crews completed removal fo the damaged sign support structure and all lanes of traffic were reopened just before midnight.**   Crews with the ... Read more

14 hours ago by Courtland Wells.

Interstate eastbound, westbound now closed as MDOT responds to wreck damage

An accident involving an 18-wheeler Sunday morning will now cause traffic delays well into Sunday evening. At around 10:30 a.m. Sunday, an 18-wheeler overturned as ... Read more

16 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Jackson Street Community Center named for Gertrude Young at ceremony

Gertrude Young stood in the small patio at the entrance to the Jackson Street Community Center talking to well-wishers coming for a ceremony naming the ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Ritz on the River gives Vicksburg a reason to party and smile

There was nothing normal about the big hairdos, platform shoes and polyester suits that were seen Thursday at the Vicksburg Convention Center. But then again, ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday ... Read more

3 days ago by The Associated Press.

Food giveaway causes traffic problems on Halls Ferry, South Frontage

Why couldn’t a number of Vicksburg’s drivers cross the road? Because the chicken was already on the other side. A food giveaway sponsored by Tyson ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Grand jury indicts Mendenhall man on multiple sex abuse charges

A Mendenhall man has been indicted by the Warren County grand jury on multiple sexual abuse charges involving a relationship with a girl younger than ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Victim reports car damaged after being shot at

Vicksburg Police are continuing to investigate a Thursday incident where a car was shot at while driving along North Washington Street. In a release from ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg physician set to take top spot with state’s medical association

For a fourth time, a member of Vicksburg’s medical community is poised to take the top leadership position with the Mississippi State Medical Association. Vicksburg ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg District begins drawdown on Eagle Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, in collaboration and agreement with its local, state and federal partners, announced plans to operate the Muddy ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Fire Department responds to Roseland Drive house fire

The quick actions of a homeowner saved his house at 149 Roseland Drive from being destroyed. Homeowner Derrick Anthony said he was outside the house when ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Alcorn ranks in four U.S. News & World Report rankings 

LORMAN — In the recent release of the U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of colleges, Alcorn State received four rankings and saw improvement ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Briggs, Garrard to bring aid to company ravaged by Hurricane Sally

Friday morning about 5, Warren County fire coordinator Jerry Briggs and Vicksburg-Warren County 911 director Shane Garrard are leaving on a mission of mercy to ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Judge sets bond in Wednesday’s huge drug bust

As officers and agents with the Vicksburg Police Department’s narcotics unit walked out of the Central Avenue home Wednesday, they left with arms full of ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

On second thought: Harper rescinds resignation as county’s prosecuting attorney

Just days after submitting a letter resigning from his post, Warren County Prosecuting Attorney Ken Harper has changed his mind. Thursday, Harper provided a letter ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg welcomes the start of Blue Duck ‘season’

A flock of ducks took over a section of Washington Street Thursday. San Antonio-based Blue Duck Express, which rents electric scooters as alternative transportation in ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Reports offer a reminder that COVID-19 remains deadly

While the recent news involving the number of cases of COVID-19 in Warren County has been good, the reports in recent days have been a ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Riverfront redevelopment moves forward as board signs agreement with railroad

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen took a step closer toward improving the city’s waterfront Wednesday, authorizing Mayor George Flaggs Jr. at a special called ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Video: Twenty pounds of marijuana, thousands of ecstasy pills seized

As officers and agents with the Vicksburg Police Department's narcotics unit walked out of the Central Avenue home Wednesday, they left with arms full of ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Bovina Elementary’s McCann named District’s Administrator of the Year

For the third time, Bovina Elementary Principal Miki McCann has been named the Vicksburg Warren School District’s Administrator of the Year. McCann, who has been ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

‘Huge amount of drugs’ seized from Vicksburg home early Wednesday

The amount of drugs confiscated early Wednesday on Central Avenue by members of the Vicksburg Police Department is not yet known, but long-time department officials ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Old Court House Museum’s fall flea market is set

The Old Court House Museum Flea Market, a fall tradition in Vicksburg, will go on as scheduled Oct. 3, said Bubba Bolm, Old Court House ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Crime reports: Two cars, gun reported stolen

The Vicksburg Police Department has recently dealt with a number of auto-related crimes, including auto theft and burglary. Sunday, at 1:30 p.m., officers responded to ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Harper resigns as Warren County Prosecuting Attorney

Warren County Prosecuting Attorney Ken Harper has resigned. Harper announced his resignation in a letter Monday to Warren County Board of Supervisors President Dr. Jeff ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Hinds Vicksburg-Warren Campus PTK chapter names officers for 2020-21

The Alpha Omega Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has named officers for the 2020-21 academic year. Anna-Marie Agyepong, of Vicksburg, a sophomore ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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