Justin Sellers, Author at The Vicksburg Post

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Frances Taylor

Frances Taylor of Vicksburg died Friday, Feb. 19 in her residence following a brief illness. She was 72. She was a retired chef. Funeral arrangements ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Tuesday, February 23, 2016 9:58 am

Health

Pool’s opening marks start of summer

When the days get longer and schools let out, there’s only one place Vicksburg families have gone for almost 20 years to cool off on ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, June 1, 2015 2:30 pm

RSS General

Softball season

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by Justin Sellers, Friday, May 29, 2015 10:24 am

News

Swamp Monster lurking in Culkin restaurant

Thursday is National Hamburger Day, and if you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate this most American holiday and maybe challenge your digestive system at the ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:25 am

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Teeball Time

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by Justin Sellers, Thursday, May 21, 2015 10:37 am

News

Dog groomer does what she loves

Cowboy, a 1-year-old standard poodle, perches atop a metal table in the back of a customized step van Monday while Vicksburg native Terra Mashburn methodically ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, May 11, 2015 9:34 am

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Bubba Mims Golf Classic

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by Justin Sellers, Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:28 am

News

B-I-N-G-O pooch brings joy

Bingo, a miniature Chihuahua, weaves in and out of a maze of legs and wheelchairs Friday afternoon as residents of Vicksburg Convalescent Home listen intently ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, April 27, 2015 9:11 am

News

‘We don’t waste anything’

In an effort to be environmentally friendly, a local sawmill is using all of its resources responsibly. “We don’t waste anything,” Chris Barnett, Anderson-Tully Lumber ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:52 am

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Softball swings into action

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by Justin Sellers, Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:42 am

News

Culkin upgrades arsenal with new truck

A new piece of equipment unveiled this week at Culkin Volunteer Fire Department could one day help save the lives of area residents. Culkin took ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:13 am

News

Reviving a dying art

It’s not even 70 degrees on a Thursday morning in mid-April, but inside a small shop behind Bill Mangum’s house off Culkin Road it’s stifling. ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, April 20, 2015 10:06 am

News

Beckwiths give peace through doves

On a slightly overcast Wednesday morning, a small crowd gathered around a cage in the parking lot of the Purks Y on Clay Street. As ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, April 13, 2015 9:15 am

News

Always work to do for ‘God’s gardeners’

After record-breaking cold temperatures rocked the region this winter, Bobbie Nasif was happy on a warm, sunny Friday afternoon to be back in her garden ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, April 6, 2015 10:21 am

News

Artist carves ‘Last Supper’ for Hawkins

In a scene reminiscent of Michelangelo painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, Baton Rouge-based artist Sam Shepard perched atop a scaffolding Friday putting the ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, March 30, 2015 10:24 am

News

Hit the Bricks successful, despite rain

A light drizzle didn’t deter crowds from heading downtown Thursday evening for Vicksburg Main Street’s annual Hit the Bricks event. A fashion show, live music, food and ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Friday, March 27, 2015 9:12 am

News

Bloody Sunday honored by thousands

Rarely are people aware when they are going to be a part of history, but as the faint glow of dawn spread over Selma Saturday, ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, March 9, 2015 11:03 am

News

AmeriCorps members train for safety

The sound of screeching tires could be heard Friday afternoon amid a sea of orange cones and youthful faces in a large, empty parking lot ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, February 16, 2015 9:34 am

News

Fresh fudge a staple at downtown store

Around three decades ago when Karen Ruggles opened the Cinnamon Tree on Washington Street, she also started making homemade fudge.  Today, alongside store employee Cecile Jordan, ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, February 9, 2015 9:00 am

News

House fire on Mount Alban

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by Justin Sellers, Friday, January 23, 2015 4:50 pm

News

Tillotson comes full circle at Griz Portrait Studio

If you’ve had a special moment in the past 12 or 13 years in Vicksburg – a birthday, high school graduation or maybe a wedding ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, January 19, 2015 9:41 am

News

Cloudy with a chance of sunshine

CLEARING SKIES: Vicksburg residents Denise Spann and Martin Jackson take a walk Monday afternoon at Riverfront Park while the Mississippi River is blanketed with a layer ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Tuesday, January 13, 2015 8:52 am

News

Taco Casa a Vicksburg staple for 37 years

Twice a week, an out-of-town truck driver stops at Taco Casa in Vicksburg. It’s become part of his routine, and his trips through the River ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, January 12, 2015 9:34 am

News

Hunting Club closing after 30 years of fellowship

To the members of the Mis Creek Hunting Club, their time spent gathered in the woods down U.S. 61 South has meant more than a ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, January 5, 2015 9:02 am

News

Splish Splash

RAINY DAY FUN: Leah Strickler, 3, plays with her sister Friday afternoon after heavy rains flooded the Lower Mississippi River Museum’s Mississippi River Flood Model ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Saturday, January 3, 2015 12:00 am

News

For Mitchells, fireworks is a family affair

At 9 years old, Rickey Mitchell used to skim a little off the top. As the son of a local fireworks retailer, he got bottle ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, December 29, 2014 11:23 am

News

Youth’s passion for hunting is inherited

The gentle glow of an iPhone breaks the near-darkness of a hunting blind at dusk as Wyatt Turner texts his grandfather, James Wyatt, to see ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, December 22, 2014 11:27 am

News

Newlywed filmmakers make fudge in Vicksburg

Heath and Alyssa Padgett should have been happy. The 23-year-old couple had graduated college, gotten good jobs in their hometown of Austin, Texas – Heath ... Read more

by Justin Sellers, Monday, December 15, 2014 10:57 am

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