Staff Reports, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Sports

Who’s Hot: Samantha Edwards

St. Aloysius distance runner Samantha Edwards won the girls’ 3,200 meter run at the MAIS Class 5A South State meet on Wednesday. She had a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 25, 2024 1:42 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Winners announced for 14th Annual Chili for Children Cookoff

Hundreds turned out for the 14th annual Chili for Children Cookoff, which began at 10 a.m. at Washington Street Park in downtown Vicksburg. At the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 3, 2024 5:07 pm

Crime

MBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting Friday involving a Hinds County Sheriff’s Deputy. According to MBI, at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 19, 2024 11:19 pm

News

Waste Management: No pick up Tuesday, Jan. 16 due to weather conditions

Waste Management has suspended all garbage and trash collection services due to severe inclement weather conditions in Vicksburg and Warren County on January 16, 2024. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 16, 2024 8:36 am

Local

Officials stress safety as inclement weather moves in

As wind and rain move through the Warren County area overnight, local officials are stressing safety and common-sense practices, while trees and other debris have ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 8, 2024 7:59 pm

Local

Gas news, prices for the week of Mon., Jan. 8

Average gasoline prices in Mississippi are unchanged  in the last week, averaging $2.63/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 2,014 stations in Mississippi. Prices in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 8, 2024 7:04 pm

News

Flaggs to present State of the City address Thursday

Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. will hold the 2024 State of the City of Vicksburg address Thursday. This year’s address will come from the Robert ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 8, 2024 3:34 pm

Obits

Linda Jane Ballard

Linda Jane Ballard passed away Sat., Jan. 6, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center at the age of 80.   Mrs. Ballard was born in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 8, 2024 11:44 am

Obits

Martha Price Leese

Dec. 26, 1923 – Jan. 6, 2024 Martha Elizabeth Price Leese passed away Sat., Jan. 6, at 100 years of age. Born Dec. 26, 1923, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 8, 2024 11:33 am

Lifestyles

Mozart & Friends by Candlelight at the Church of the Holy Trinity

Ambience & music of the Classical Era — featuring flutist Amulet Strange & harpist Kristina Finch  The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra will come back to Vicksburg ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, January 7, 2024 10:36 am

Education

Hinds Community College to host Preview Day

RAYMOND –  The Hinds Community College Raymond Campus is having Preview Day for high school seniors Fri., Feb. 2,  from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hinds ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 5, 2024 10:59 am

Crime

WCSO: Reward offered for information on sex offender’s whereabouts

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) is looking to the public to help locate a registered sex offender who officials say has failed to maintain ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 4, 2024 10:29 pm

Crime

Deputy, suspect dead after traffic stop turns into officer-involved shooting

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving the George County Sheriff’s Department that occurred Thursday in Lucedale. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 4, 2024 8:57 pm

Lifestyles

Miss Vicksburg, Miss Key to the South, Miss Riverbend Competitions crown winners

The final preliminary competitions leading up to the 2024 Miss Mississippi Competition were held Saturday afternoon at the Parkside Playhouse Theatre. Brelynn Beck was crowned ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 1, 2024 1:59 pm

Business

Shining stars: Parade of Lights winners named

The City of Vicksburg and Executive Director of Vicksburg Main Street Kim Hopkins recently recognized award winners from this year’s Christmas Parade of Lights. Winners ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, December 29, 2023 10:39 pm

News

Conservation funding headlines wildlife issues

BROOKHAVEN — Legislators return to Jackson next week and work in the Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks committees is expected to further conservation funding. In previous ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, December 28, 2023 8:50 pm

Crime

Utica man faces litany of charges in Vicksburg after fleeing from officer

A man who fled from authorities last week was taken into custody Monday after the same officer he initially eluded caught back up with him, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, December 28, 2023 4:08 pm

Crime

Additional arrest made in 2022 homicide

An additional suspect in the 2022 shooting death of Reginald Rogers Jr. was arrested last week following a traffic stop in Vicksburg. According to information ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, December 28, 2023 3:45 pm

Crime

2 Tallulah women charged with felony shoplifting from Vicksburg Walmart

Two Tallulah, La. residents were arrested for felony shoplifting Saturday after Vicksburg police say they attempted to steal $1,356.46 worth of merchandise from Walmart.  Lauren ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, December 28, 2023 3:40 pm

News

Longtime Post reporter to retire after more than four decades in journalism

Longtime reporter for The Vicksburg Post John Surratt will be hanging up his notepad and pen at the end of December after 44 years in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 27, 2023 5:56 am

Education

Elves on the shelves… and everywhere else at Bowmar

Bowmar Avenue Elementary School Principal Jason Bennett and Lead Teacher Rebecca Jones dressed as the Elf on the Shelf to greet students all week before. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 26, 2023 5:10 pm

Business

Vicksburg Forest Products donates to Warren County Children’s Shelter

Vicksburg Forest Products (VFP) takes its commitment to the community very seriously and the company believes in helping those in need, VFP officials said after ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, December 24, 2023 8:40 am

BREAKING NEWS

Vicksburg city crews working to address major water line break

Vicksburg officials are working to address a water line break in a main line near Holly and Cherry streets. The break occurred on Sunday afternoon, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 26, 2023 5:44 pm

Obits

Ann Covington

Ann Covington, surrounded by her family, passed away at her home on Saturday, July 29, 2023.  Visitation will be held Saturday, August 5, 2023, from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 1, 2023 11:27 am

History

Doll of Delta, La. native Madam C.J. Walker part of permanent museum exhibit

A Madam C.J. Walker doll created by Theresa Merritt of Natchez will be the highlight of a permanent exhibit at the Natchez Museum of African ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 14, 2023 10:04 am

News

GALLERY: Red, white and blue parade rolls in Glenwood Circle

The Glenwood Circle Bike Parade is a Fourth of July time-honored tradition for one of Vicksburg’s established neighborhoods. The event is organized annually by neighborhood ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 4, 2023 1:00 pm

Local

Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation team line dances way to prize

Thanks to some fancy footwork and a great sense of rhythm, the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation received $750 this weekend. With the help of two ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 3, 2023 11:00 am

Local

Photo Gallery: Your newly crowned Miss Mississippi 2023 Vivian O’Neal

Miss Pine Belt Vivian O’Neal was crowned the new 2023 Miss Mississippi Saturday night at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Here are some images of O’Neal ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, June 11, 2023 6:20 am

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