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COVID-19 is destroying my best time of the year

One of my favorite times of the year is being altered — or eliminated — this year because of COVID-19. With the exception of possibly ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Lawmakers have another chance to address state’s prisons — before it’s too late

As Mississippi legislators return to begin the 2021 session, much of their work will be dealing with the fallout from 2020. The coronavirus pandemic posed ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

Snow day was not all fun and games for some

While children of all ages — and a few adults who were young at heart — took to the yards and parks to frolic in ... Read more

1 month ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Wicker: Lawmakers must unite around bipartisan priorities

The recent elections in Georgia have produced a major power shift in the U.S. Senate. Both Republican senators lost narrowly to their Democratic challengers, bringing ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Working together is our only option for survival

It wasn’t until I read some text messages from my children on Wednesday that I learned protesters had stormed the Capitol. I had been at ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Whitetails Unlimited has been a fulfilling, beautiful roller coaster ride

I am the chapter president for Warren County Whitetails Unlimited, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise funds for programs that enhance the preservation ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

It’s refreshing to be discussing plans for a year that has potential

During a press conference just before the end of the year, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. laid out his priorities for 2021, a year we all ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Letter to the Editor: Young’s service to Vicksburg is deserving of all the honors

Dear Editor,  When I think about a well-deserving lady, Mrs. Gertrude Young comes to mind. She is definitely a lady who wears many hats and ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Time to make the new year better than the old

Here we are at the start of a new year. We leave a year in 2020 that is best forgotten, although sometime in the future ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Search for hunters just another example of our heroes’ passion

The search for two hunters — Zeb Hughes and Gunner Palmer — has been ongoing since Dec. 3, when the two went missing on the ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Our 2021 goal: Investing in Mississippi’s greatest asset, our citizens

Last year, the Legislature provided computers to every Mississippi student, increased connectivity to unserved areas, provided additional ICU bed capacity, and contributed to the cost ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Twenty-twenty was more about the experiences than the virus

Two-hundred-fifteen. I looked it up. As of New Year’s Eve that was how many stories I had written in 2020 about COVID-19. Among those stories ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Our frontline medical workers need us to stand by their side and fight

Time Magazine got it wrong when it named its Person of the Year for 2020. The magazine named President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Looking forward to a fresh start in 2021

For all of us, I guess, it’s time to leave 2020 and pass it off as the year we’d much rather forget. This year was, ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

We can all be part of improving the animal shelter’s present and future

While the headlines were dominated in 2020 by the havoc created by the COVID-19 virus, there were stories that made their mark in a positive ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Wicker: FAA failures, regulatory lapses put the flying public at risk

Each year, millions of Americans take to the skies to be with their loved ones for the holidays. Those who board a commercial flight place ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

We should be proud of where we live

During the month of December, I have written several stories about community activities planned to help those in need. Some of those stories have revolved ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Agreements show bright future ahead for Vicksburg’s riverfront

Two down, one to go. In recent weeks, the city of Vicksburg has reached agreements with one of the two cruise lines that docks in ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Column: Thanks to those who helped ERDC Under The Lights shine even brighter

I want to extend a huge thank you to the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center volunteers and the Vicksburg and Mississippi communities. We ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Kemp Bottom Road Bridge is a bridge to our economic future

For those who don’t travel that road — or rather, used to travel that road — the significance of the Kemp Bottom Road Bridge might ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Dear Santa, could you help me follow in my father’s footsteps

Dear Santa, It’s been a long time since I sat down with pen in hand to write to you with a list of things for ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Wicker: FCC award will expand high-speed internet in rural Mississippi

Mississippi scored an important victory this month in our effort to connect rural communities to the internet. On Dec. 7, the Federal Communication Commission announced ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Santa, I have some big-time requests

Terri Cowart Frazier is a staff writer for The Vicksburg Post. Over the coming issues, the staff of The Post will be writing their “Letters ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Letter to the Editor: Vicksburg and Warren County helped spread God’s love around the world

Dear editor, We have recently concluded the Operation Christmas Child drive to collect shoebox gifts as part of Samaritan’s Purse ministry. Churches, businesses, schools, organizations ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Stay focused: The COVID-19 case numbers remain shocking

The daily reports from the Mississippi State Department of Health have become mind-numbing.  The numbers of those infected by the virus and those so tragically ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

All I wanted for Christmas was the right lights for my tree

I have had a bit of a problem with my artificial Christmas tree lights this year. The bottom third didn’t come on. While I always ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to all who helped make Breakfast with Santa a success

Dear editor, The 19th annual Breakfast with Santa held at the Vicksburg Convention Center was a huge success. It provided hundreds of Vicksburg residents and ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Wicker: President Trump has promoted peace through strength

Congress took an important step for national security last week by passing the National Defense Authorization Act, a bipartisan bill that will unlock critical funding ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

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