Anna Guizerix, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Local

Warren County Supervisors to act as pass-through agency for Brunswick Circle Levee funds

The Warren County Board of Supervisors voted on Monday to act as a pass-through agency for the allotment of state money to be used for ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, August 18, 2022 5:07 pm

Local

Warren County Board of Supervisors approves polling place locations, names

After much discussion in recent months, the Warren County Board of Supervisors voted on Monday to approve polling places in the county’s five districts. Ahead ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, August 17, 2022 3:47 pm

Local

Warren County Supervisors approve new ambulance rates

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved rate changes for ambulance services through the Vicksburg Fire Department. The proposal was the result of ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, August 17, 2022 9:57 am

Columnists

GUIZERIX: The ties that bind us to the past

With Vicksburg’s upcoming bicentennial celebration and the 160th anniversary of the Siege looming, I’ve taken some time over the last couple of weeks to examine ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, August 17, 2022 4:00 am

Local

‘A legend’: Vicksburg Realtor Jim Hobson remembered for contributions to field, community

To hear his friends and colleagues describe him, James Daniel “Jim” Hobson Jr. was larger-than-life and a major player in not only the local real ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 2:33 pm

Business

Four Vicksburg businesses issued medical cannabis licenses

The state of Mississippi has issued four businesses in Vicksburg a license to dispense medical cannabis. On Aug. 5, the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program released ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, August 12, 2022 4:50 pm

Local

Inaugural Bettye Smith Brown Memorial Scholarship awarded to two Warren Central graduates

The late Bettye Smith Brown counted no bigger jewels in her crown than the academic and professional success of her daughters, Adrienne Brown Mosley and ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, August 11, 2022 4:20 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: To think that I saw it on Mulberry Street

One of my favorite things to do is playing tourist. It’s good for my perspective when forming opinions and gathering knowledge about our city, and ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 4:00 am

Local

LATER, GATOR: Warren County Sheriff, MDWFP remove alligator from Bovina swimming pool

A 911 call came in just after 10 a.m. Friday, alerting local authorities to a threatening impostor: a 6-foot-long alligator in a swimming pool on ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, August 5, 2022 2:54 pm

Health

Vicksburg’s Dan Edney holds first press conference as State Health Officer

Longtime Vicksburg physician Dr. Dan Edney officially launched his tenure as State Health Officer with the Mississippi State Department of Health on Thursday morning. Edney ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, August 4, 2022 3:41 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Warren County wise in efforts to reduce voter confusion

It’s a redistricting year, and with that often comes changes on which we won’t all agree. Such is the case with Warren County’s precinct lines. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 4:00 am

Local

SERENITY NOW: Warren County precinct lines approved, with contention from District 3

The Warren County Board of Supervisors approved voting precinct lines on Monday, but not without multiple points of contention presented by District 3 Supervisor Shawn ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, August 1, 2022 4:33 pm

Letters - Featured

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Flaggs praises those advocating for animal shelter

Dear Editor, I am proud to announce that the plans for the future City of Vicksburg Animal Shelter are now complete. The next step is ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, July 29, 2022 2:36 pm

Local

Precinct Presentations: Warren County Election Commission presents precinct recommendations to Supervisors

The Warren County Election Commission presented its precinct recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on Monday morning, in hopes that re-drawing precinct lines and eventually ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, July 28, 2022 3:57 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Do we go bananas over Monkeypox, or keep our heads?

Here we go again, folks. Monkeypox has made its way to Mississippi, and with it comes a rush of emotion — fear, caution, and, of ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, July 27, 2022 4:00 am

Local

Last day to appeal property value increases in Warren County is July 31

Homeowners in Warren County might’ve received a postcard from the tax assessor’s office in recent months, detailing an increase in their property’s true value. The ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, July 26, 2022 5:56 pm

Business

Warren County Port Commission, city of Vicksburg memorialize Mike Roach

Local businessman and public servant Michael Anthony Roach Sr. was memorialized this week by the Warren County Port Commission and the Vicksburg Board of Mayor ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, July 22, 2022 10:20 am

Local

Warren County Supervisors move to rebid LeTourneau dredging work

Following discussion in the Warren County Board of Supervisors’ July 11 working session, the board on Monday voted to reject a bid for dredging at ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, July 22, 2022 9:18 am

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Lessons learned in the produce aisle

Last week, I was able to take an hour out of my evening to join my husband and daughter on their weekly grocery run. With ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, July 20, 2022 4:00 am

News

It’s in the eyes: Huntley’s art showcases texture and technique

Vicksburg resident Clare Huntley is no stranger to the local arts scene — her husband, Clark, is known for his watercolors — but all it ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, July 18, 2022 10:59 am

Vicksburg Living

Painting God’s Creation: Chester O. Martin brings creatures of air and sea to life

From humble beginnings painting Wild West scenes on Central Texas shop windows to illustrations in textbooks and every brushstroke in between, Chester O. Martin’s devotion ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, July 18, 2022 10:55 am

Crime

Port Gibson man arrested for possession of methamphetamine

A Port Gibson man was arrested Friday morning following a traffic stop on U.S. 61 South in the Yokena community. Warren County Deputy Sheriff Dusty ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, July 16, 2022 2:38 pm

Crime

Vicksburg Police, Warren County Sheriff arrest two after pulling over stolen vehicle

Two Hazlehurst residents were arrested on July 13 in a joint effort of the Warren County Sheriff’s office and the Vicksburg Police Department. At about ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, July 16, 2022 2:36 pm

Crime

Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrests two for felon-in-possession of a firearm

Two men were arrested by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office in separate incidents on July 12 and charged as felons in possession of firearms. Redwood ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, July 16, 2022 2:33 pm

Local

Celebrating Roots: Descendant of former slave, U.S. Colored Troop speaks on value of history

Thelma Sims Dukes has spent years piecing together the story of her ancestors, and this weekend, her family is gathering on a plot of land ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, July 16, 2022 8:00 am

Local

Qualifying dates for Vicksburg Warren School Board seats announced

Candidate Qualifying for Vicksburg Warren School District Trustee seats Districts 1 and 5 opens on Aug. 10 and has a deadline of Sept. 9 at ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, July 15, 2022 9:40 am

Local

VICKSBURG FACTS: The transition from streetcars to buses in Vicksburg

By Vera Ann Fedell | The Vicksburg Post When were streetcars phased out in Vicksburg? On July 12, 1932, the citizens of Vicksburg put to ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, July 15, 2022 8:00 am

Local

Land Battles Continue: Landowners, county official comment on eminent domain proceedings for Port of Vicksburg expansion

Work to build the Port of Vicksburg Expansion at a site off of U.S. 61 South has been underway for more than a year, but ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, July 14, 2022 3:50 pm

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