Parade spiked hotels, spirits of downtown

Parade spiked hotels, spirits of downtown

Numbers are preliminary, but last Saturday’s downtown parade for Vicksburg native and Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler provided a measurable bump in business for local ... Read more

Latest news

United Way honors volunteers

    Vicksburg and Warren County’s largest source of money for local non-profits, honored its volunteers Thursday night during the United Way of West Central ... Read more

  1. Cost grows on River Region annex site
  2. Winter sometimes brings SAD
  3. Court Report

More news

Church conference descends on Vicksburg

    The rich sounds of worship music bounced off the walls of the Kings Community Empowerment Center gym Thursday afternoon during the opening service ... Read more

Culkin issues boil water notice for customers in Mississippi 3 area

The Culkin Water District has issued a boil water notice affecting about 28 customers in the area from 7800-11142 Mississippi 3 in Warren County because ... Read more

New store opens downtown

Spring may still be a few weeks off, but that didn’t stop a dragonfly from landing Thursday on Washington Street. The Dragonfly, a new gift ... Read more

Waterline repair to begin

Public Works Director Garnet Van Norman has the approval to hire a Tallulah, La., contractor to repair a waterline break at the intersection of Bowmar ... Read more

  1. VCC to host wildlife expo Saturday
  2. Schools reschedule events
  3. Pardoned killer denied clean record
  4. Two held after chase in ice
  5. Building upon the ‘dream’: Local restraunteur goes to work after getting off work
  6. ‘Saturdays are busiest’: Movie theater is the place to be Saturday nights in Vicksburg
  7. What’s your emergency: Dispatcher puts emotion aside to deal with emergency calls
  8. It could be a long night: Couple teams up to wrangle 9-month old at bedtime
  9. Work is fun and games: dealer relishes her role of being a vicksburg ambassador
  10. Coaching the body & soul: ERDC lab director brings passion for sports to the YMCA courts
  11. Every day is different: Veterinarian turned love of animals into fulfilling career
  12. Military park comes alive: Licensed battlefield guide shares his passion for history
  13. ‘Everything … we protect’: Vicksburg couple takes pride in caring for ‘everything’ at st. al
  14. Taking care of the boat: Deckhand makes living towing goods up and down the river
  15. Making better drivers: Drivers ed teacher keeps students eyes on road
  16. It is a gathering place: Marcus Bottom was a center for early blues legends

Sports

Late rally propels Vikings to victory

Early Friday night, Warren Central couldn’t get anyone on base. Then, once it did, it couldn’t keep them there. Then came the sixth inning. That ... Read more

  1. Ex-WC coach John White dies at age 75
  2. Gators search for answers as season begins
  3. Mississippi State nips Arizona to improve to 10-0
  4. City native Walker set to take reins at Jackson State
  5. Lady Vikes have high hopes
  6. Flashes fade out after making big comeback

Opinion

Employees’ work during wintry storm shouldn’t be forgotten

The streets and roads in Vicksburg and Warren County are now pretty much clear of ice, and the remaining evidence of the snow and ice ... Read more

Columns

Voices speak through space and time

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. — These voices “speak through time and space,” he promises, and it is true. They penetrate with the authority of earned ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

A sportsplex site?

Dear editor, The big question of the day is where are the sites for the new recreational complex to be considered? I have a question ... Read more

Business

Ameristar Hotel rated sixth in state

Ameristar Hotel rated sixth in state

Amenities at hotels aren’t everything, but a Vicksburg casino hotel’s extras landed it among the best places to lodge in Mississippi, according to U.S. News ... Read more | comments

Education

Burks loves teaching math

Burks loves teaching math

Vicksburg-native Tamakki Parson Burks, said it’s a pleasure working with and giving back to her own community. For the past four years, she’s been teaching ... Read more | comments

Faith

Pastor releases new book

Pastor releases new book

Growing spiritually is the focus of a local pastor’s newly released book. Titled, “What God Expects of You: A Hands-On Guide for Christian Growth” and ... Read more | comments

Health

CPR certification classes being offered

CPR certification classes being offered

There are a few things in life that are simply necessary to know. Changing a tire, learning to drive and managing your money are all ... Read more | comments