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News

SENIOR SPONSORS: Teachers see seniors through final journey

Warren Central High School seniors will flip their tassels May 27 from the right side of their cap to the left, signifying their journey through ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 17, 2016 10:03 am

Columns - Featured

Commencement: an end and a beginning

It’s commencement time. That word has two definitions, and I think that’s important to remember. Commencement can either mean a beginning or a start, or ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:37 am

Hometown

HALL OF FAME: Vicksburg native ‘at home’ in role as educator, administrator

It’s been a memorable year for Sean Brewer, and there’s still more to come. In December, the Redwood native and Warren Central graduate was inducted ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, May 16, 2016 2:54 pm

News

MISS MISSISSIPPI’S HOMETOWN: For nearly six decades, Vicksburg and Mississippi have had a beautiful relationship

Maybe the City of Vicksburg shared the anxiety experienced by the women who were arriving in town. Both would be judged, the Miss Mississippi contestants ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, May 16, 2016 2:47 pm

Food

TIME FOR WINE: When drinking wine, it’s all about finding what works best — tastes best — for you

Greg Bigelow has been drinking wine for years in the Pacific Northwest, and now he’s sharing his knowledge with people in Vicksburg. Bigelow, U.S. Army ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, May 16, 2016 11:47 am

Vicksburg Living

PETRIFIED HISTORY: Mississippi Petrified Forest offers a unique glimpse into our history

Forty-five minutes northeast of Vicksburg in Flora lies a natural wonder 36 million years in the making. The Mississippi Petrified Forest was opened in 1963 ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, May 16, 2016 11:39 am

Food

JUST TWIST: Crawfish season is back in and it’s once again time to enjoy a secret recipe

People have traveled from around the world to get a taste of T’Beaux’s Blues Le Roux’s famous crawfish. The Ray family has fed patrons from ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, May 16, 2016 11:37 am

Food

THE RIGHT BRINE: Vicksburg couple explains how olive trees help them tap their family roots

Just steps outside of Mary and Dr. Mo Qasim Lee Street townhouse lies a courtyard garden fitted with all the makings of a fantastic salad. ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, May 16, 2016 11:30 am

News

St. Al team wins second at stock market competition

Most people consult their financial advisors for investing tips and strategies. Now we might just start asking our students. St. Aloysius High School seniors Cass ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, May 16, 2016 9:56 am

News

A week to celebrate those lending an assist in our lives

Colleen Gilmore spent much of her adult life in India as a career missionary, but now the retiree embarks on a different adventure every day ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Saturday, May 14, 2016 12:34 am

News

Federal directive about school bathrooms raises plenty of concern, questions

Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Saturday, May 14, 2016 12:23 am

News

New ship America to bring more to Vicksburg

American Cruise Lines’ newest paddlewheeler America made her maiden voyage this week, with a seven-day New Orleans roundtrip cruise making its northernmost stop in Vicksburg. ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, May 13, 2016 9:27 am

News

Leadership students host NERF Day

When young people rally together behind a common idea, the possibilities are endless. Sixty students from Vicksburg High School and Warren Central High School have ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, May 13, 2016 9:24 am

News

Senior sponsor can’t wait to see what class has in store

Another year has come and gone at Vicksburg High School, and about 215 students will depart its hallowed halls to begin the next chapter of ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 9:54 am

News

Vicksburg High senior earns national award

Vicksburg High senior Autumn Lee set out to work for her school’s chapter of SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) for a chance to give back, ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Monday, May 9, 2016 10:11 am

News

A MILLION STROKES

Five years ago, Matthew Burdine had graduated from the University of Mississippi with his MBA and was ready to take on Wall Street — or ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Saturday, May 7, 2016 9:14 pm

News

What’s makes your mother so special?

Mother’s Day is a time-honored tradition where mothers everywhere are honored for all of their hard work. Three-, four- and five-year-old students at Dell Roger’s ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Saturday, May 7, 2016 9:09 pm

News

Warren County named disaster area by federal government

Area farmers, ranchers and others might now be able to get some financial assistance for losses caused by March’s heavy rains and severe weather after ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, May 6, 2016 2:17 pm

News

County accepting summer intern applications

The Warren County Board of Supervisors is bringing back the Summer Work Enrichment Program for another year. District 3 Supervisor Charles Selmon said the Board ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:24 am

News

Vicksburg Warren School District recognizes 32 retirees

After putting in a combined 926 years of service, 32 Vicksburg Warren School District professionals were honored at the district’s Retiree’s Recognition Ceremony Tuesday. Former ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:45 am

News

Senior sponsors excited to watch students grow

The best things in life you can give your children are roots for stability and confidence and wings for aspiration. The old adage has been ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 3, 2016 9:38 am

Columns - Featured

Making the most of my weekly space

Perhaps one of my greatest accomplishments during my relatively short tenure at The Vicksburg Post has come from the aftermath of one of my opinion-page ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, May 3, 2016 9:17 am

News

BluzCruz draws paddlers from across the U.S.

Despite the threat of thunderstorms, this year’s BluzCruz canoe and kayak race was one of the most successful to date. Race director Wayne Pratt said ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:19 pm

News

GREEN MADE EASY: McCain hosts talk on urban gardening

For those who live in the city but still hope to have the fresh farm to table food that’s become increasingly desirable, there’s hope through ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, April 29, 2016 10:24 pm

News

Eagle Lake restaurant owners say Lo Sto gives lake goers a place to congregate

After buying a camp on Eagle Lake a few years ago, Cecily and John Mathis felt there was something missing. The Claiborne County-based couple bought ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Friday, April 29, 2016 9:44 am

News

BluzCruz paddlers to take 22-mile trip on Mississippi

On your mark, get set, paddle: BluzCruz, a 22-mile race down the Mississippi River, is back for a 12th year this Saturday. Committee member Laura ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:02 am

Columns - Featured

Bringing pura vida back stateside

After spending nearly a week in beautiful Costa Rica, it’s back to the daily grind of interviewing, photographing and writing. Having a job I look ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 9:47 am

Columnists

For everything there is a season

We did it. Saturday, Allison East became Allison Vining. I gave her my last name and she gave me her heart. The ceremony took place ... Read more

by Austin Vining, Tuesday, April 19, 2016 1:10 pm

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