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OUR OPINION: Father’s Day goes beyond greeting cards and neckties

Father’s Day is today, and it’s an important time to reflect on and give thanks for the many gifts our fathers have given us throughout ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Library Column: New adult fiction 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

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

FRAZIER: Facing violent crimes among Vicksburg’s youth

As I sat there subconsciously wringing my hands together, I tried to relax my breathing to slow the beat of my heart. I had not ... Read more

1 day ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

SURRATT: To my dad on Father’s Day

His Bronze Star with commendation hangs on the living room wall framed with his Good Conduct Medal, overseas chevrons and Bronze Star lapel button. It ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

GUIZERIX: Locking your car could prevent more gun violence

The Vicksburg Police Department reported five automobile burglaries over the weekend, including four thefts from unlocked cars and three firearms being stolen. All but one ... Read more

4 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Looking Back: 1101 Washington Street

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation This building on the corner of Washington and Grove streets is one of the few early ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Library Column: New Chick Lit

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

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Frazier: Memories of camping in simpler times

It’s hard for me to believe that I used to love camping. And I don’t mean the kind of camping where you travel around in ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

GAMBLE: On ‘intrepid’ Vicksburg Post staff covering 2011 flood

By Karen Gamble | Vicksburg Post Managing Editor during 2011 Mississippi River Flood The Mississippi River at Vicksburg had already crested, on the last day ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Our Opinion: Vicksburg’s first homicide of 2021 was preventable

When the call came in Tuesday night that the Vicksburg Police Department responded to its first homicide of 2021, it was as though the air ... Read more

1 week ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

SURRATT: Anniversary of 2011 flood brings memories

The conference room in the rear of The Vicksburg Post’s offices has a window that looks out over Levee Street and the Mississippi River. At ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

McRae: Get More from Your Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

by Treasurer David McRae | Guest Columnist Beginning on July 15, most Mississippi parents will begin receiving a monthly child tax credit payment from the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

GUIZERIX: When the dust settles after Election Day

Vicksburg’s municipal elections are over, and we officially know who will lead our town through the next four years.  Now, as voting members of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Looking Back: 1115 Washington Street

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation  This building may have been built as early as 1860. In 1877, it housed the Lowenthal and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Incumbents have earned another four years

The Vicksburg Post endorses George Flaggs Jr.’s candidacy for Mayor and Alex Monsour’s candidacy for South Ward Alderman. Flaggs and Monsour each have earned another ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Letter to the Editor: Vicksburg resident endorses Bailey for South Ward Alderwoman

On June 8, you have the opportunity to exercise your right to vote. I’d like to ask that you consider a change for the community ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Letter to the Editor: Thank you, USDA Agriculture Marketing Service

Farmers to Family Food Boxes have been a blessing this past year during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Disabled and elderly seniors were able to pick up ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

FRAZIER: Make no bones about it, you can’t turn back the clock

It’s just downright hard to believe it’s June. During the height of the pandemic, the world seemed to be at a standstill, but with the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Library Column: New Adult Non-Fiction

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week we are featuring books from ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Gilmer: Good, Steady Leadership Matters Most to the Future of Vicksburg

By Margaret Gilmer, Chairman of the Vicksburg Warren Economic Development Foundation As a community member, as a businesswoman and as a professional that has been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Letter to the Editor: Warren County Pastor endorses Flaggs for mayor

Letter to the Editor: Warren County Pastor endorses Flaggs for mayor  I am addressing this letter to the voting residents of the City of Vicksburg. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Surratt: Of hurricanes and elections

We hit June 1 this week, a time for warmer weather and a reminder that hurricane season and the municipal general elections are upon us. At ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Letter to the Editor: Thank you from Vicksburg Exchange Child and Parent Center

Dear Editor, The Vicksburg Exchange Child and Parent Center would like to thank our sponsors for the successful “Strike Out Child Abuse” softball tournament held ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Letter to the Editor: Keep Vicksburg booming by re-electing proven leadership

For more than 50 years I have heard the following statement made over and over again: “Vicksburg has so much potential! We have the Mississippi ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Lakefest 2021 was more than just a party — it was a sign of recovery

Over the weekend, I visited Eagle Lake, and for the first time, understood the grave situation those who live at the water’s edge face every ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Letter to the Editor: Warren County resident commends Mayor Flaggs

Being a county dweller, I will not be voting June 8 in the municipal election, but if I were, I would vote for George Flaggs, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Our Opinion: Warren County Sheriff wants better for all

This past week was an eventful one for Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace. From planning and conducting fact-finding trips to jails across the state to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Finding joy in family time and sandy footprints

It is always nice to get away and relax a bit with the family, and this week, I have enjoyed the sun and sand at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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