Anna Guizerix, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Local

Number of Warren County residents owing 2018 property taxes drops by approximately 300

During Monday’s meeting of the Warren County Board of Supervisors, Chancery Clerk Donna Hardy announced that the majority of properties with delinquent taxes from Fiscal ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 8:00 am

Columnists

GUIZERIX: An argument for celebrating seasonal holidays at the appropriate time

Last week, as I attempted to gather groceries at Walmart, a whirlwind of Thanksgiving wishes smacked me right in the face. Surely, I thought, they’ve ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:00 am

Business

More than 1,800 attend Vicksburg Area Job Fair

The drive-thru, walk-up Vicksburg Area Job Fair held on Tuesday was a success according to organizers — and on Friday, the numbers were tallied to ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, September 17, 2021 4:04 pm

Local

USACE Vicksburg District Mat Sinking Unit forges ahead with revetment mission

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) forged ahead with revetment operations on the Mississippi River, Tuesday, following a ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, September 17, 2021 8:00 am

Business

Vicksburg’s Drive-Thru, Walk-Up Job Fair a ‘huge success’

On Tuesday, hundreds of cars lined up at the former Vicksburg Outlets for a drive-thru, walk-up job fair featuring businesses from Warren County and beyond. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, September 16, 2021 2:11 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Erasing versus embracing our imperfections, a lesson for my daughter

Over the weekend, my family and I took the rare opportunity to visit Orange Beach, Ala. I’d been looking forward to the trip for a ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:00 am

BREAKING NEWS

Vicksburg man arrested in murder of Karl Michael Singleton

A Vicksburg man wanted for murder turned himself in to the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Friday evening after a months-long joint investigation. Clarance “Koko” ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, September 10, 2021 10:41 pm

Local

‘Star-studded night’: Ritz on the River raises more than $6,000 for Rainbow Farms

The 8th-annual Ritz on the River party took place Thursday night at the Vicksburg Convention Center. The event raised $6,624 for Rainbow Farms Mississippi Therapeutic ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, September 10, 2021 2:35 pm

Local

Warren County Supervisors approve budget; County employees to get hourly pay increase

Warren County is in good financial standing, as the Board of Supervisors approved the fiscal year 2022 budget Tuesday morning. The Fiscal Year 2022 assessed ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 3:56 pm

Local

Vicksburg family picking up pieces after tree topples home during Hurricane Ida

Vicksburg, as a whole, fared well as Hurricane Ida made its way north across Louisiana and Mississippi, but one local family still found their lives ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 3:23 pm

Crime

Warren County Sheriff’s Office releases name of shooting victim

The Warren County 18-year-old who was shot on Saturday has been identified as Augustus Judge, Jr. Just after noon, Vicksburg Warren 911 received a call ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 11:17 am

COVID-19

Warren County Board of Supervisors extends mask mandate

The Warren County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend the county’s mask mandate through Oct. 4 at noon. The decision comes after a continued ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 10:19 am

Local

City of Vicksburg holds ribbon-cutting for pickleball courts

It’s time to play ball — pickleball, that is. The City of Vicksburg officially opened its state-of-the-art pickleball courts to the public on Saturday morning. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, September 6, 2021 12:23 pm

Crime

18-year-old shot in chest in Warren County

A Warren County 18-year-old was shot on Saturday, according to a report from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. Just after noon, Vicksburg Warren 911 received ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Sunday, September 5, 2021 1:52 pm

Local

Celebrity horses from ‘Yellowstone’ series evacuated to Warren County ahead of Hurricane Ida

Warren County played host to some celebrity evacuees from Hurricane Ida — of the four-legged variety. A team of nine horses known for their roles ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, September 2, 2021 4:44 pm

Local

Creative Learning, Creative Design: Vicksburg Warren School District hosts Academy of Innovation ribbon-cutting

Vicksburg Warren School District hosted an official grand opening ceremony on Wednesday for the state-of-the-art Academy of Innovation building, and in the words of Mayor ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, September 2, 2021 4:39 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Ida brings back memories of surviving Hurricane Ivan

Everyone who grew up near the Gulf Coast has a hurricane story. Whether they had a few limbs or an entire tree knocked down in ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 4:00 am

Local

Schools in Warren County return to normal schedules Tuesday

After all schools in Warren County were closed on Monday due to the threat of Hurricane Ida, Tuesday will be a return to normal. According ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, August 30, 2021 4:21 pm

Local

Warren County “very fortunate” as Ida leaves the area

While Hurricane Ida devastated coastal Louisiana and even temporarily reversed the course of the Mississippi River, Warren County residents are mostly able to say they ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, August 30, 2021 1:05 pm

Local

Vicksburg on western edge of Hurricane Ida as it begins to weaken

Hurricane Ida has shifted further east, placing Vicksburg on its western side. As of 2:30 a.m. Monday, the middle of Ida was heading east of ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, August 30, 2021 2:40 am

COVID-19

Vicksburg Fire Chief: Paramedics in ‘bottleneck situation’ due to increased emergency calls

Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk has a message for those who are oxygen-dependent in Warren County: “If you don’t need to go to the hospital, ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Sunday, August 29, 2021 3:49 pm

Local

Vicksburg Warren School District announces schools will be closed Monday due to Hurricane Ida

Vicksburg Warren School District announced Sunday afternoon that its campuses will be closed on Monday due to the threat of severe weather from Hurricane Ida. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Sunday, August 29, 2021 1:32 pm

Local

“Worst storm to hit the Gulf Coast”: Warren County Emergency Management holds briefing ahead of Hurricane Ida

UPDATE 3:28 p.m.: To self-report damage that takes place in Warren County, please click here to access the Emergency Management Agency link. As Warren County ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Sunday, August 29, 2021 1:29 pm

Local

Flaggs: Vicksburg ‘prepared as possible’ for Hurricane Ida

Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Saturday that Vicksburg is ready to face Hurricane Ida as it prepares to make landfall. “I’ve talked with our ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, August 28, 2021 7:04 pm

Local

Harper ‘refuses’ to represent state in Warren County Court, still receiving full county prosecutor’s pay

Recently reinstated Warren County Prosecuting Attorney Ken Harper has “failed to do his job,” according to the county court. According to Warren County Judge Marcie ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, August 27, 2021 1:06 pm

COVID-19

Vicksburg remembers attorney David Sessums, who died from COVID-19 complications

Longtime Vicksburg attorney David Sessums died Wednesday following a battle with COVID-19. Sessums was 68 years old. He spent 42 years as a partner at ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, August 26, 2021 7:21 pm

COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccines not yet mandatory for Merit Health River Region staff

While the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and Ochsner Health System in Louisiana both recently announced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for all ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, August 26, 2021 4:38 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Working the visitor’s circuit in Vicksburg

This past weekend left me feeling so loved, and so thankful for our community. In the middle of the workday on Friday, my husband insisted ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 4:00 am

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