More than 840 households without power in Warren County

Published 9:13 am Monday, July 15, 2019

As of 9 a.m. this morning, more than 840 Warren County residents were without power. An interactive map that lists power outages in real time can be viewed by clicking here.

Entergy Customer Service Representative Sheila McKinnis said the area most affected by the outage is off of Mount Alban Rd., where a tree fell on the power line and knocked out power for 705 residents. Entergy is working to restore power to the area and has arranged for a bulldozer to remove the tree.

McKinnis said it is possible power outages could continue throughout the day if weather persists, keeping the ground saturated and the possibility of fallen trees high. She encourages residents to contact Entergy if you experience loss of power. Entergy can be contacted by texting OUT to 368374, downloading the Entergy App or calling 1-800-968-8243 (1-800-9OUTAGE).

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Catherine Hadaway, as The Vicksburg Post’s publisher, oversees the business operations of the newspaper. She is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and is a graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis where she earned bachelor’s degrees in Business and Religion. She is a Director of Boone Newsmedia, Inc., the family company that owns The Post. Catherine comes from a long line of newspaper publishers, starting with her grandfather, Buford Boone, who served as publisher of The Tuscaloosa News and earned journalism's highest honor when he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1957 for his editorial titled "What a Price for Peace." Catherine is a member of The Rotary Club of Vicksburg, Junior Auxiliary of Vicksburg, The Heritage Guild, The Sampler Antique Club and The Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Executive Committee.

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