Ben Martin, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Crime

Vicksburg Police Department to move from 12-hour to 9-hour shifts

Due to a shortage of available law enforcement workers, the Vicksburg Police Department will have officers working nine-hour shifts instead of the current 12-hour shifts. ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, November 25, 2022 3:40 pm

Local

VWSD Board of Trustees gets construction updates, highlights November accomplishments

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting on Thursday. Superintendent Chad Shealy began the meeting with an address, highlighting Sen. ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 2:12 pm

Crime

Warren County man arrested on multiple warrants after car chase

A man was arrested on multiple warrants by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office after a car chase on Saturday. Deputy Sheriff Michael Whitley attempted to ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Monday, November 21, 2022 10:26 pm

Crime

Wildwood residents report on Project NOLA cameras installed by neighborhood watch

The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen adopted a resolution in July to install 57 hi-tech security cameras around the city — however, these aren’t ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, November 18, 2022 2:03 pm

Local

Vicksburg Warren School District expanding Pre-K program with $3.3 million grant

The Vicksburg Warren School District (VWSD) will be receiving $3.3 million for the next three years from a grant by the Mississippi State Board of ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Thursday, November 17, 2022 2:58 pm

Local

Sunday fire at Triumph Church in Vicksburg limited to women’s bathroom

A fire broke out inside Triumph Church on Sunday evening in a women’s bathroom. Vicksburg Warren E-911 was alerted by callers and a smoke alarm ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Monday, November 14, 2022 11:44 am

Local

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker visits students at Academy of Innovation, receives ornaments for Capitol Christmas tree

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker visited the Vicksburg-Warren School District’s Academy of Innovation (AOI) on Thursday morning. He came to receive Christmas ornaments made by students ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, November 11, 2022 2:11 pm

Crime

Warren County Sheriff’s Office: 3 arrested on capias warrants, 1 for meth

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested three individuals between Nov. 4 and Monday on outstanding capias warrants, issued from the circuit court for failing to ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 3:07 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

GILMER’S GIFT: Vicksburg’s new Christmas tree a tribute to late community leader

The City of Vicksburg and the Vicksburg Main Street Program have erected a 45-foot tall Christmas tree in the middle of Washington Street Park for ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 2:25 pm

Crime

Warren County woman dead in Tiffentown Road crash

A vehicle crash claimed the life of Katherine Gaines, 57, of Warren County on Tuesday morning. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Vicksburg Warren ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 11:01 am

Crime

Two arrests made in shooting death-car crash case in Warren County

Two arrests have been made in connection with a shooting that took place in Warren County on Oct. 30. Further details on the incident were ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 5:23 pm

Local

‘She’s a joy’: Hazel Linson retiring after 26 years serving Warren County

Hazel Linson will retire later this month from her position as a receiving clerk for the Purchasing Department of Warren County. Linson has worked for ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Monday, November 7, 2022 3:59 am

Local

SERVICE AND DEDICATION: Two firefighters promoted at Vicksburg Fire Department ceremony

The Vicksburg Fire Department held its 2022 Promotional Ceremony on Wednesday morning at the department’s training center on Old Mill Road. The two firefighters receiving ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, November 4, 2022 3:14 pm

Crime

Vacant Vicksburg-Warren Community Health Center sustains heavy fire damage

Vicksburg Fire Department Units responded to a fire at the Vicksburg-Warren Community Health Center building on Oak Street at around 7 a.m. on Oct. 30. ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, November 4, 2022 10:06 am

Local

VOICES AND VOTES: Smithsonian voting exhibit coming to Catfish Row Museum

The Catfish Row Museum in downtown Vicksburg will soon host a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street program called “Voices and ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, November 4, 2022 10:01 am

Crime

17-year-old Vicksburg resident killed in shooting, car crash

The driver who was killed following a car crash and shooting on Sunday has been identified by Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey as Cameron Deon ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Tuesday, November 1, 2022 11:47 am

Crime

Shooting leaves driver dead in Warren County

One person is dead following a vehicle crash and suspected shooting early Sunday morning. Vicksburg-Warren E911 received a call reporting a motor vehicle crash at ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Sunday, October 30, 2022 6:56 pm

Local

VWSD Trustees receive updates on construction, reading programs and finances

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting on Thursday. The board was given updates on implemented curriculums, the construction of ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, October 28, 2022 5:43 pm

Local

QUESTIONNAIRE: District 5 VWSD School Board candidates speak on priorities

Voters will elect Vicksburg Warren School District Trustees for Districts 1 and 5 on this coming election day, Nov. 8. The Vicksburg Post asked candidates ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, October 28, 2022 1:14 pm

Local

QUESTIONNAIRE: District 1 VWSD School Board candidates speak on priorities

Voters will elect Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees for Districts 1 and 5 on this coming election day, Nov. 8. The Vicksburg Post ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Thursday, October 27, 2022 1:01 pm

Business

PHOTO GALLERY: Key City Beer soon to be in restaurants and stores

Key City Brewery & Eatery, located at 1311 Washington St., is nearing the completion of its brewing area expansion. The new space, which sits adjacent ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Tuesday, October 25, 2022 2:29 pm

Business

LIFO THE PARTY: May & Company accounts for 100 years of business

May & Company, a Certified Public Accountant firm in Vicksburg, celebrated its 100-year anniversary on Thursday evening. Attended by company personnel, friends, family and community ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, October 21, 2022 5:28 pm

Local

Vicksburg native Zechariah Lloyd releases new music video

Zak Tillotson, who goes by his stage name, Zechariah Lloyd, is a Vicksburg native and the winner of the 2022 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Friday, October 21, 2022 9:58 am

Local

PHOTO GALLERY: Tallulah fire destroys home, three businesses in downtown area

A fire on Wednesday evening in downtown Tallulah destroyed nearly an entire block of business and a home. A nail salon, a muffler shop and ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Thursday, October 20, 2022 2:49 pm

Crime

Warren County woman arrested for contraband while being booked on capias warrant

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman on Monday on a capias warrant on Purvis Hill Road. Sydni Uzzle, 27 of Warren County, was ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Tuesday, October 18, 2022 3:30 pm

Crime

Warren County man arrested after vehicle chase results in crash

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest of an individual after an attempted traffic stop resulted in a chase on Sunday. Just before 10 ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Tuesday, October 18, 2022 2:48 pm

Local

Two-vehicle crash sends three to hospital in Warren County

A two-vehicle crash on Tuesday morning sent three people to the hospital. A little after 10 a.m., a 2011 pickup driven by Alisha Johnson, 27 ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Tuesday, October 18, 2022 2:36 pm

Local

Shealy speaks on VWSD accomplishments at Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce luncheon

The Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly luncheon on Wednesday. The guest speaker for the event was Vicksburg Warren School District Superintendent Chad ... Read more

by Ben Martin, Thursday, October 13, 2022 12:32 pm

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