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Library Column: New Adult Nonfiction

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week’s column features New Adult Nonfiction. ... Read more

1 day ago by Anna Guizerix.

Letter to the Editor:Thank You from Cancer Action Network Volunteer

Cancer doesn’t stop for a pandemic. Every day, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) continues its lifesaving work to fight cancer through ... Read more

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

FRAZIER: My first bookbag and the wonders it held

Sometimes, I struggle remembering things that happened a few years back, and when I do, I joke and kid and say that it happened in ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

OUR OPINION: Southern Heritage Air Foundation is preserving history

A 20-minute trip across the Mississippi River will land you near Tallulah at the Southern Heritage Air Foundation Museum. Founded by former Mississippi Gov. Kirk ... Read more

3 days ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

SURRATT: Operation Blitz can be effective with the public’s help

Blitz — that’s an interesting word to use as a name for a law enforcement strategy. “That means we know where you are, we know ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

GUEST COLUMN: The Jones Act: Delivering Independence for Mississippi and America

By Austin Golding | Guest Columnist Spending the Fourth of July with friends and family gave me a chance to reflect on many of the ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Looking Back: The Second Home of First Presbyterian Church Vicksburg

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation On April 12, 1854, the cornerstone for the new Presbyterian Church on the northeast corner of ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

GUIZERIX: Bickering over shelter only hurts innocent animals

I’ve lived in a city that couldn’t find solutions to its animal shelter woes — and seen how ugly things got before any negligible improvements ... Read more

5 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Library Column: Large Print Westerns

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week’s column features Westerns from our ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

FRAZIER: Loving the Earth is a Dirty Job

I have never categorized myself as an environmentalist.  That’s not to say, I don’t love the planet.  As a Girl Scout, I learned to appreciate ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

SURRATT: Hey, Vicksburg Fire Department: Thanks for the help

Last week, I took a ride in an ambulance. It was not for a story. I pulled a stupid husband trick at home and wound ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Looking Back: First Presbyterian Church/Bethel AME Church

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation. This Gothic Revival church was built in about 1830 on the southeast corner of Monroe and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

GUIZERIX: Fighting youth gun violence in the River City

The children of Warren County are facing a life-or-death situation. Gun violence is sweeping the community at a high rate, particularly among youths. It’s something ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

FRAZIER: The importance of mindfully consuming media

This week, I did something I don’t normally do: I succumbed to Facebook and its rhetoric.  Normally, I will just scroll through, look at pictures and read ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Library Column: New adult suspense and thrillers

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week’s column features suspense and thrillers ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks and Appreciation from Independence Day Committee

Dear Editor, The Annual Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza was a huge success.  The spectacular fireworks show and concert not only dazzled our local residents, but ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

GUIZERIX: Like Laurel, Vicksburg’s revitalization is remarkable and ongoing

Over the holiday weekend, my family and I enjoyed a much-needed day trip to Laurel, the tiny dot on a road map-turned-renovation station of HGTV ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Letter to the Editor: Former Vicksburg Military Park superintendent speaks on park road solutions

Dear Editor, Following for your consideration are my comments on the possible realignment of the Vicksburg National Military Park’s road system. As I’m sure you ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Olivia Mars.

Library Column: New science non-fiction

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week’s column features science and health ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

FRAZIER: The highs and lows of Mississippi

As a Mississippian, I get rather annoyed when we get misjudged.   A few years back, I was visiting Disney World and when folks heard me ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

MARS: My time as property of the NCAA

Just two months ago, I stepped away from the title of “Division One Athlete” as my time in college came to an end. This week ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Olivia Mars.

SURRATT: Take advantage of local events to celebrate the Fourth

If you’re counting the days, I guess you could say we’ve almost reached the midway point of summer. Of course, that little tidbit of information ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Letter to the Editor: Salute to Vicksburg Parks and Recreation director Joe Graves

Dear Editor, We are losing the service of one of Mississippi’s finest recreation directors. Joe Graves has served this community for many years as a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

GUIZERIX: My time as Miss America

As I squeezed my mother’s hand and walked up the school steps, I used my other hand to straighten my tiara. Before we entered the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

FRAZIER: Miss Mississippi brings hustle and bustle to the River City

It’s been a while since I have seen as much hustle and bustle downtown as I have this week. Last year, businesses were closed and ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Library Column: New adult sci-fi and fantasy

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week’s column features sci-fi and fantasy ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

SURRATT: City board facing old and new challenges in new term

Are Vicksburg’s municipal departments due for an overhaul? I ask that question after hearing Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. give notice that there may be some ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Looking Back: 1022 First East Street

By Nancy Bell, Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation.  The house on the left of the photo is a late Queen Anne cottage designed by architect ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

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