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Photo: VCS Early Learning Center dedication

Sherry Scott, namesake of the building housing the Vicksburg Catholic School Sisters of Mercy Early Learning Center, describes her experience as a student at St. ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Local student Andi Brice earns Benchmark Community Bank scholarship

KENBRIDGE, VA — Warren Central High School senior Andi Brice is one of ten recipients of Benchmark Community Bank’s $1,000 scholarships for post-secondary education. The annual ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Registration is open for free, annual summer GEMS camp

Registration is open for virtual and in-person summer camps geared toward middle and high-school students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  Seventh through ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Xian Hadia earns Perry Award at Mississippi College

CLINTON– Xian Hadia of Vicksburg was recently named a Perry Award recipient at Mississippi College. The Perry Academic Awards were established by Mr. and Mrs. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Southern Miss announces spring 2021 graduates

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) awarded undergraduate, graduate and specialist degrees to more than 1,900 students graduating in the spring 2021 semester. USM graduates ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Bishop Kopacz celebrates Thanksgiving Mass with St. Francis students

Focusing on what is good is always the better alternative than dwelling on the negatives. That was the message Bishop Joseph Kopacz shared with students ... Read more

6 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Porter’s Chapel Academy will reopen school Monday; daycare remains closed

After a thorough cleaning, students and faculty at Porter’s Chapel Academy will return to school on Monday. The school and the Porter’s Chapel Academy daycare ... Read more

6 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Watch: Flashettes capture two state championships

Butterflies were fluttering as they made their way to the MAIS State Spirit Competition in Jackson. The team had spent hours practicing and running through ... Read more

7 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Boosters schedule garage sale to support Vicksburg High band

It takes far more than sheets of music and skilled musicians to put together and operate a high school band. It takes plenty of support ... Read more

7 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

District ramps up food delivery to students distance learning from home

On Tuesday, 14 buses rolled out of parking lots at two Vicksburg Warren School District schools. The buses were delivering meals to students in the ... Read more

9 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Hinds Community College selected for FAA training program

The Federal Aviation Administration has selected the Hinds Community College Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Program, or the UAS-CTI. “The ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg native awarded Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship

JACKSON — Katelyn Brock, Vicksburg native and a graduate of St. Aloysius and Mississippi College, was recently awarded the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship valued at ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Catholic, Vicksburg Warren welcome back thousands of students

It was not the normal first day of school most have come to expect. Children this year arrived at school welcomed by teachers and school ... Read more

9 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Seven instructors at Hinds CC Vicksburg-Warren Campus earn credentials

RAYMOND – Seven instructors from Hinds Community College Vicksburg-Warren Campus earned credentials from the college during the spring and summer semesters. Those instructors include: Kody ... Read more

9 months ago by Tim Reeves.

New early learning center named in honor of Sisters of Mercy

Nearly 160 years ago, six ordained Sisters of Mercy arrived in Vicksburg with a singular goal in mind — to educate the children of the ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Culkin School remains a cherished memory for many

For many people driving along Culkin Road, the vacant, weather-stained concrete building at the intersection of Culkin and Mount Alban Road is just another empty ... Read more

9 months ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Catholic Schools are ready for Monday’s first day of school

The Vicksburg Catholic School faculty and staff are gearing up for the first day of school. After postponing the start of school until Monday, the ... Read more

9 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Troopers implement Operation S.T.O.P. campaign

JACKSON — The Mississippi Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Mississippi Department of Education, is implementing the Operation S.T.O.P. (Safe Transport Of Pupils) traffic safety ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Porter’s Chapel Academy reports first day of school went to plan

With nearly 200 students arriving Monday morning, Porter’s Chapel Academy became the first school in Warren County to begin its 2020-21 school year — a ... Read more

9 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Saying goodbye to St. Francis was something Nosser never thought she would do

By Anna Kate Doiron | The Vicksburg Post   “I couldn’t wait to tell people I worked at St. Francis. I don’t think I’ll ever ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Rosa A. Temple improvements expected to be complete by Friday

Improvements to Rosa A. Temple Drive by the Vicksburg Junior High School, Warren Central Junior High School and the new Academy of Innovation currently under ... Read more

10 months ago by John Surratt.

Trustees vote to continue with school reopening plans

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees Thursday evening reinforced their previous decisions by voting to start school Friday, Aug. 7, with parents being ... Read more

10 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Williams feels a ‘breath of fresh air’ taking the helm of PCA

By Anna Kate Doiron | The Vicksburg Post   Chris Williams’ new job as Porter’s Chapel Academy’s head of school is “like a glove that ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

Hutcheson honored to be named WCHS’ STAR Student

Drew Hutcheson took his first ACT test when he was just a seventh-grader. The Warren Central High School senior has since taken seven more and ... Read more

1 year ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Learn to Swim program goes on despite lifeguard shortage

Sylvia Gurtowski sat in her office at City Pool, a little frazzled but defiant. A shortage of certified lifeguards has made her job as the ... Read more

2 years ago by Rob Sigler.

VWSD roofing project bids opened

The Vicksburg Warren School District’s facilities upgrade plan, which includes projects at every school in the district, continues to progress as the second round of ... Read more

3 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

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