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Litter, illegal dumps causing problems for county officials

Drive along any county road in Warren County and the evidence is everywhere; the county is becoming trashy. “One question I hear over and over ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Catholic, Episcopal bishops relax COVID-19 restrictions

As the number of cases of COVID-19 decline in Mississippi and other areas, the leaders of Mississippi’s Catholic and Episcopal congregations are beginning to loosen ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Boil Water Notice lifted for Culkin Water District

The Culkin Water District Boil Water Notice has been lifted. The notice affected the following areas: Choctaw Drive Choctaw Trail Club House Circle Nottingham Road ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local farmer directs America’s Farmers Grow Communities Donation to Paws Rescue

REDWOOD – Local farmer Thomas McKnight recently directed a $2,500 Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to Paws Rescue. Since 2010, the America’s Farmers programs ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Southern Heritage Air Foundation honors special veteran

MOUND, La. — It was an event to honor a hero. Wednesday’s Hangar Lunch at the Southern Heritage Air Museum took time to honor a ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Boil Water Notice: Culkin Water District

The Culkin Water District has issued a boil water notice for customers who get their drinking water from the following locations: Choctaw Drive Choctaw Trail ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

County crews to finish debris pick up from February ice storm this week; add debris pick up from May 4 tornado to mix

On May 4, an EF-1 tornado passed through Warren County, adding to the downed trees and limbs brought on by the February ice storm as ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Local vaccine site to scale back to one day by end of May

During their work session Monday, the Warren County Board of Supervisors received an update on the drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site at Uptown Vicksburg, formerly the ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg teenager injured in second shooting in city in a span of four hours

A shooting late Saturday evening on Alcorn Drive — the second in the city in a span of several hours — sent a Vicksburg teenager ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

County survey shows 17 homes damaged in Tuesday storm

The Tuesday storm that passed through Warren County damaged 17 homes, leaving four destroyed, Warren County Emergency Management Director John Elfer said Friday. The squall ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Entergy restores power to nearly every Warren County resident

As of 6:15 a.m. this morning, 811 Warren County residents were without power following the tornado that swept through the county Tuesday afternoon, downing trees, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Churches extending outreach through little pantries

Two Vicksburg churches have taken their outreach an extra step to make sure people in Warren County don’t go hungry. Mount Calvary Baptist Church and ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Tornado responsible for Tuesday storm damage

The Warren County area was hit by an EF-1 tornado Tuesday when a squall line preceding a cold front passed through in the mid-afternoon, according ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

County approves new contract with Waste Management

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved an amendment to a six-year contract with Waste Management for collection of residential garbage that was ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

MEMA: EF-1 tornado hit Warren County Tuesday

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has confirmed an EF-1 (105 mph) tornado hit Warren County Tuesday afternoon. The preliminary damage assessment said the tornado formed ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

All COVID-19 orders lifted in Warren County

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday lifted all county-wide public COVID-related mandates. The board is still requiring some COVID-related policies for county employees, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

City, county continue recovery from storm

City, county and utility crews were continuing their recovery efforts in the wake of a squall line that passed through Warren County, hitting the area ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Park reopens access to restrooms, African American Monument, USS Cairo

The Vicksburg National Military Park has reopened access to the outdoor area of the USS Cairo, the African American Monument and the restrooms at the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Storm front brings high winds, rain, power outages

A squall line packing heavy rain and 60-70 mph winds cut through Warren County Tuesday afternoon dropping trees and power lines and leaving more than ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Supervisors approve authorization for bids to repair damaged roads, set final date for debris removal from February ice storm

On Monday the Warren County Board of Supervisors approved authorization to advertise for bids for construction on damaged roads. County Engineer Keith O’Keefe said the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

County votes to incentivize historic preservation, investment in Vicksburg’s central business district

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday expanded its tax abatement ordinance to incentivize historic preservation and investment in Vicksburg’s central business district for new ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Military Park issues warning about coyote activity

A Sunday morning walk in the Vicksburg National Military Park by Vicksburg resident Lesley Silver led to a close encounter with a coyote near Fort ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Tate honored with fire truck dedicated in his name

Whenever Engine 205 leaves the Culkin Volunteer Fire Department’s station on Freetown Road for a run, Chuck Tate will always be on board. Friday afternoon, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Warren County misses severe weather Sunday; hail and gusty wind possible Tuesday

Warren County missed severe weather Sunday as tornadoes moved across the state of Mississippi late that afternoon and into the evening. According to the National ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Maritime officials: Investments in inland waterways would benefit Vicksburg

While Democrats and Republicans negotiate the extent of a national infrastructure bill, one sector of the nation’s economy has projects ready to go. In a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Issaquena County approached about Yazoo lawsuit

Attorneys in a federal class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeking compensation for damage from the 2019 flood may have another client ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Trustees approve new gym floor for Vicksburg High

The Vicksburg High School basketball teams were nomads last season, but they will return home in style next season. Thursday, the Vicksburg Warren School District ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

LDOT work complete: All lanes of Interstate 20 bridge reopened

All lanes of the Interstate 20 bridge across the Mississippi River are open, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Beginning Jan. 20, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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