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Austin Vining, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Guest Column

Ministry of truth a looming danger

The federal government recently established a department tasked with identifying truth. Department officials search for errors in news, entertainment, the arts and books and fix them ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:24 pm

News

Court House Museum holds treasures for every history buff

In Vicksburg lies a building where Jefferson Davis made his first political speech, Ulysses S. Grant gave his victorious speech on the Fourth of July, ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Thursday, June 16, 2016 10:27 am

News

VWSD feeds children over summer

Many children in Vicksburg and Warren County rely on meals they get from school to avoid going hungry, so when summer hits, things can get ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:16 am

Columns - Featured

Vining joins ranks of Post alumni

  I have laughed, loved and learned a ton in the short amount of time I’ve been able to call Vicksburg home. Though I’ve only ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:01 am

News

Episcopals applaud Curry’s message

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is known for being a dynamic speaker, and during his historic trip to the river city, he did not disappoint. ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, June 13, 2016 9:39 am

News

Hundreds attended ‘Episcopal Revival’

After months of work, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, joined by the three other Episcopal Churches of Warren County, welcomed the Most Rev. Michael Curry Sunday ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, June 13, 2016 9:36 am

News

Curry visit: History meets here Sunday

Vicksburg will see the intersection of two powerful pieces of history Sunday as St. Mary’s Episcopal Church hosts the Most Rev. Michael Curry. St. Mary’s, ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, June 10, 2016 8:28 pm

News

Museum features antique dolls, toys

After her beloved collection turned out to be too much to enjoy herself, Carolyn Bakarich decided to share her treasures by opening a museum in ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Thursday, June 9, 2016 9:47 am

Columns - Featured

Still time to sign up for Y summer camp

During my time in Vicksburg, I’ve been lucky to experience first-hand an incredible asset to the Vicksburg and Warren County Community — the Vicksburg YMCA. ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, June 7, 2016 9:58 am

News

Area residents, pageant goers form lasting bond

The economic impact of the Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen and Miss Mississippi pageants are obvious, but it’s the connection the visitors make with the city ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, June 3, 2016 10:25 am

News

Engineers preserve shared history with Miss. River

It was during the American Revolution that George Washington appointed the first engineer officer to the Army June 16, 1775. Now, the U.S. Army Corps ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Thursday, June 2, 2016 10:17 am

News

Teachers learning real-life application of skills

High school teachers from Warren Central High School and Vicksburg High School were sent out into the community Tuesday to study how local businesses and ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 10:23 am

Lifestyles

AMERICANA: Paddlewheeler visitors enjoy their Vicksburg experience

Paddlewheeler America docked at Vicksburg City Front Wednesday during the new ship’s second voyage up the Mississippi River. On board were more than 100 passengers ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:26 pm

News

Kendall, Register top of class at Warren Central High

Warren Central High School saw 228 students join the ranks of fellow Viking alumni at Friday evening’s commencement ceremony at Viking Stadium. Among those Vikings ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:57 am

News

Winters, Gaskin lead Vicksburg High’s Class of 2016

Thursday evening, Vicksburg High said goodbye to the class of 2016 at the class’ commencement exercises held at Vicksburg Memorial stadium. While there were many ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:53 am

News

Homeschool co-op provides social outlet for kids, moms

When Amanda Boone started homeschooling her eldest child Ella Kate a few years ago, she felt something was missing. “When I decided to homeschool, one ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:48 am

News

VWSD high schoolers getting Chromebooks

Beginning this fall, every high school student in the Vicksburg Warren School District will be issued a laptop. The Board of Trustees accepted a bid ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, May 27, 2016 10:07 am

News

Vicksburg High School sends off 198 seniors

One-hundred ninety-eight more young men and women can officially call themselves Vicksburg High School alumni. The now former students met for one last time Thursday ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, May 27, 2016 10:04 am

News

Coke museum holds history

Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said Coca-Cola “means a single thing coming from a single source and well known to the community,” and that ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:59 am

News

Mayor: No fire stations closing this year

Fire Station 7, or any other Vicksburg fire station, won’t be closing until after the city’s 2017 municipal elections. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:53 am

News

PCA senior sponsors revel in student success

Porter’s Chapel Academy’s class of 2016 walked across the stage Saturday and received their diplomas, but they couldn’t have done it without the help of ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:19 am

Columns - Featured

Afton Wallace’s legacy lives on

One year ago today, Afton Wallace passed away after a yearlong battle with stage IV Ewing’s sarcoma, a very rare, aggressive childhood bone cancer. Afton ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:56 am

Lifestyles

Paddlewheeler visitors enjoy their Vicksburg experience

Paddlewheeler America docked at Vicksburg City Front Wednesday during the new ship’s second voyage up the Mississippi River. On board were more than 100 passengers ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, May 23, 2016 10:25 am

News

Class of 2016 says goodbye to St. Al

Forty-one young men and women accepted diplomas, flipped their tassels and said goodbye to St. Aloysius Saturday morning. And while being able to walk at ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Saturday, May 21, 2016 11:17 pm

News

OFFERING OPTIONS: VWSD providing programs to grow graduation rates

At the age of 16, Rita Freeman was adopted, leaving her home in eastern Europe for a new life in Mississippi. The teen came to ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Saturday, May 21, 2016 11:10 pm

News

Burris leaving Bowmar to lead Early College

Tammy Burris is trading in the keys to her beloved Bowmar Elementary School and getting a fresh start at River City Early College High School. ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, May 20, 2016 10:20 pm

News

Martin, Brock lead St. Al grads

The class of 2016 has left the doors of St. Aloysius High School for the last time as students, and after tomorrow, they’ll be calling ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, May 20, 2016 9:52 am

News

Randle, Morgan lead PCA grads

The senior class of Porter’s Chapel Academy has completed their final year of high school, and two students had grades that set them apart from ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, May 20, 2016 9:50 am

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