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Anna Guizerix, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Columnists

GUIZERIX: My short-lived stint as a child star

At one point, I was a child actor.  Not in any formal sense of the word — just happened to be in the right place ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 4:00 am

Local

No fraud found in Vicksburg Warren School District’s loss of S&P bond rating

The Vicksburg Warren School District recently lost its Standard and Poor (S&P) A+ bond rating, but according to the district and the CPA firm conducting ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:27 pm

COVID-19

Warren County Supervisors discuss vaccine requirements for county employees

Warren County employees could be required to wear a face mask or show proof of vaccination for COVID-19, if the Board of Supervisors votes in ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, July 26, 2021 4:13 pm

Columns - Featured

Library Column: New Adult Nonfiction

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week’s column features New Adult Nonfiction. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Sunday, July 25, 2021 8:00 am

Local

The Prosecution Speaks: District Attorney Ricky Smith Jr. on youth gun crime

This is the third story in a series from The Vicksburg Post investigating youth gun crimes in Vicksburg and Warren County. To read the second ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, July 24, 2021 4:00 am

Local

Southern Heritage Air Foundation hosts annual luncheon

Dozens of veterans and guests crossed the Mississippi River on Wednesday to attend the Southern Heritage Air Foundation Museum’s annual luncheon.  The event serves as ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, July 23, 2021 8:25 am

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Bickering over shelter only hurts innocent animals

I’ve lived in a city that couldn’t find solutions to its animal shelter woes — and seen how ugly things got before any negligible improvements ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 4:00 am

Obits

Willie A. Smith

Willie A. Smith passed away on July 7 in Meridian, Miss., at the age of 63. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 24 at 1 ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, July 19, 2021 1:02 pm

Local

After federal court ruling, Harper reinstated by Warren County Supervisors

On Friday it was announced that Judge Carlton Reeves of the United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, ruled Ken Harper should be “reinstated ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, July 19, 2021 12:06 pm

Crime

Hinds County car chase ends on Interstate 20 in Vicksburg

The pursuit of a stolen vehicle out of Hinds County ended with a crash on Interstate 20 Westbound Sunday afternoon. The driver of the stolen ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Sunday, July 18, 2021 3:46 pm

Local

Collaborative Effort: Youth Court Judge says fight against gun crime begins in the home

This is the second in a series from The Vicksburg Post investigating youth gun crimes in Vicksburg and Warren County. To read the first story ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, July 17, 2021 4:00 am

Local

Vicksburg Warren School District admits summer school supplies delivery delay caused confusion

A delay in the delivery of classroom supplies for summer school programs in the Vicksburg Warren School District led to public outcry and confusion last ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, July 16, 2021 3:59 pm

Local

Loss of District of Innovation status will not impact funding, Vicksburg Warren School District says

The Vicksburg Warren School District recently lost its “District of Innovation” status, but according to VWSD Director of Communications Christi Kilroy, the impact of the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, July 15, 2021 2:22 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Fighting youth gun violence in the River City

The children of Warren County are facing a life-or-death situation. Gun violence is sweeping the community at a high rate, particularly among youths. It’s something ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 4:00 am

Local

Warren County E-911 first in Mississippi to use life-saving 911eye technology

A new technology, 911eye, is changing the way those in emergency situations communicate with first responders — and it will soon be in use in ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 4:30 pm

Local

Vicksburg native, firearm safety instructor using training to combat gun violence

Eleven juveniles have either been charged in or been the victims of gun crimes in Vicksburg since January 2021, including the two reported homicides in ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, July 10, 2021 4:00 am

Local

Vicksburg Warren School District clarifies summer teacher pay discrepancy

Following rumors of a discrepancy regarding the dates on which summer school teachers in the Vicksburg Warren School District would be paid, Superintendent Chad Shealy ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, July 8, 2021 12:27 pm

Local

Warren County agrees to split multimillion-dollar cost of RAISE Grant cost match with city of Vicksburg

The Warren County Board of Supervisors and the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted Monday to each pay a portion of the required 30-percent ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 11:36 am

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Like Laurel, Vicksburg’s revitalization is remarkable and ongoing

Over the holiday weekend, my family and I enjoyed a much-needed day trip to Laurel, the tiny dot on a road map-turned-renovation station of HGTV ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 8:00 am

Local

Sleeping child left on Vicksburg-Warren School District school bus

A 6-year-old child who fell asleep on the way to summer programs at Sherman Avenue Elementary School woke up Wednesday morning to discover herself alone ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 6:13 pm

COVID-19

No Delta Variant COVID cases reported in Warren County

As of Tuesday, there are no reported cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant in Warren County, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. However, ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 2:44 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: My time as Miss America

As I squeezed my mother’s hand and walked up the school steps, I used my other hand to straighten my tiara. Before we entered the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 4:00 am

News

Case files on 1964 civil rights worker killings made public

JACKSON — Never before seen case files, photographs and other records documenting the investigation into the infamous slayings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, June 28, 2021 4:43 pm

Local

Warren County Supervisors increase jailer pay following plea from Sheriff: ‘$11 an hour isn’t worth it’

Detention Officers at the Warren County Jail will receive a pay increase effective Thursday, July 1. The decision comes after recent public outcry after the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, June 28, 2021 4:29 pm

Local

City of Vicksburg to impose ‘maximum penalty’ for discharge of firearms

Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. is aiming to close what he called a “loophole” in the punishment for gun crimes within the city. While it ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, June 25, 2021 11:35 am

Local

Warren County Board of Supervisors exclude roads and bridges from industrial ad valorem tax exemptions

The Warren County Board of Supervisors granted four ad valorem tax exemptions to industrial businesses during its Monday regular meeting — with a change in ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, June 25, 2021 11:12 am

Local

Flaggs: Vicksburg’s next Police Chief ‘likely female’

The search is on for Vicksburg’s next police chief, and Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. provided a clue as to who he’s considering on Friday. “I’m ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, June 25, 2021 10:35 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Miss Mississippi 2021: Miss Pontotoc Ridge, Miss Golden Triangle win in second preliminary phase

The second round of the Miss Mississippi preliminary competitions came to a close Thursday night at the Vicksburg Convention Center with a double preliminary winner earning ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, June 24, 2021 11:07 pm

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