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Catherine Hadaway, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Catherine Hadaway, as The Vicksburg Post’s publisher, oversees the business operations of the newspaper. She is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and is a graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis where she earned bachelor’s degrees in Business and Religion. She is a Director of Boone Newspapers, Inc., the family company that owns The Post. Catherine comes from a long line of newspaper publishers, starting with her grandfather, Buford Boone, who served as publisher of The Tuscaloosa News and earned journalism's highest honor when he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1957 for his editorial titled "What a Price for Peace." Catherine is a member of The Rotary Club of Vicksburg, Vicksburg Young Professionals, The Heritage Guild and The Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

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Delta Council honors eight Warren County students

For 16 years, Delta Council has bestowed special honor upon two exemplary students from each of the high schools throughout the 19-county Mississippi Delta Region, ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:08 pm

Local

Rescued horses find forever home in Bovina

In January 2019, the city of Vicksburg Animal Control seized nine malnourished and neglected horses on a property on Standard Hill Road. Thanks to a ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:18 pm

Local

Officials move annual Ritz on the River to September

In an email to sponsors, Vicksburg Convention Center Executive Director Annette Kirklin announced a new date for the 7th annual Ritz on the River event. ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:46 am

Columnists

Area businesses have shown great ingenuity in face of COVID-19

When there is a major disruption in the market, area businesses have shown they are up for the challenge of adapting and finding a way ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:10 am

Business

Harbor Freight announces it is coming to Vicksburg

A California-based discount tool and equipment retailer will soon call Vicksburg home. Harbor Freight has signed a lease to open a location at Post Plaza, ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:42 pm

Columnists

Despite changes, our mission remains the same

In the weeks since the coronavirus pandemic began spreading across the U.S., a lot has changed. Businesses deemed non-essential have been forced to close their ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, April 10, 2020 5:47 pm

Columnists

We will get through this COVID-19 situation together

In the midst of the COVID-19 situation, businesses have taken an economic hit and plenty of people have more time on their hands. In some ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:50 am

Health

Hollinger joins Vicksburg dermatology practice

Vicksburg has a new dermatologist in town. Dr. Jasmine Hollinger has joined Robert C. Clingan Dermatology as a provider. “I am excited to be adopted ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, March 27, 2020 6:42 pm

Business

The Great American Takeout: Calling all residents to place orders with local restaurants

Wondering what to have for lunch or dinner Tuesday? Look no further than a host of Vicksburg restaurants that have quickly adapted to new restrictions ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Monday, March 23, 2020 5:01 pm

COVID-19

La. governor issues statewide ‘stay at home’ order starting 5 p.m. Monday

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards ordered all 4.6 million people in Louisiana to voluntarily stay at home starting at 5 p.m. ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:03 pm

COVID-19

Merit Health: No COVID-19 testing unless patient presents symptoms or meets criteria

Thinking about getting tested for COVID-19 as a precautionary measure? Merit Health River Region is reserving tests unless you present symptoms or meet certain criteria, ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, March 20, 2020 5:53 pm

COVID-19

Merit Health River Region ready to treat COVID-19 patients when needed

As Warren County awaits its first confirmed case of COVID-19, local health care organizations and hospitals say they are ready for coronavirus patients. Merit Health ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, March 20, 2020 11:30 am

Business

Entergy to continue providing power service amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Entergy will continue providing power service amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. “On behalf of Entergy, I just want to say that we will continue to provide ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, March 20, 2020 10:26 am

Business

Chamber of Commerce: Loans available for small businesses affected by COVID-19

“These are trying times, but this, too, shall pass.” Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman Sheila McKinnis offered some hope to business leaders as ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, March 20, 2020 10:08 am

Opinion

Follow procedure if you suspect you have COVID-19

Emergency service officials are advising people not to go to the hospital or doctor’s office just because they might be coughing or sneezing. As we ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:54 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Second Saturday takes on March Madness

Basketball fans looking forward to March Madness will have an early opportunity to celebrate the basketball playoff season. This weekend, Vicksburg’s Second Saturday returns from ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:39 pm

Columnists

Going back to our roots makes sense, a positive move for downtown and The Post

News surfaced last week of our upcoming move to downtown Vicksburg. Since its inception in 1883, Vicksburg’s hometown newspaper has been published in four downtown ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:45 am

Columnists

Van Norman, city made right choice in evaluating parking garages

When news surfaced about two weeks ago of the hole that caused the upper two levels of the city’s parking garage on Mulberry and Clay ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:35 pm

Columnists

An enjoyable afternoon over ‘Books & Brews’

It’s interesting how a book can bring a group of people together. This past Sunday, I joined the Books & Brews book club at Cottonwood ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:22 am

Local

Warrior Bonfire Program series now streaming on Amazon Prime

A Vicksburg charity organization is now streaming on a version of the “big screen.” The Warrior Bonfire Program announced this week the first episode of ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:22 pm

Columnists

Profile 2020: Heroes of the Flood publishing this month

Last July 3, I jumped in Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace’s truck to ride out to Eagle Lake and see first-hand the damage and devastation ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 4:22 pm

Business

Vicksburg establishments nominated in Mississippi Magazine’s Best of Mississippi Contest

Mississippi Magazine wants to know your favorite places to eat, shop and explore in the state of Mississippi. Each year, the magazine holds a “Best ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:17 pm

Local

VIDEO: Vicksburg enters HGTV’s Hometown Takeover Contest

Thanks to a group of Vicksburg residents, the Red Carpet City may soon see itself on television. A group of community leaders and residents got ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:06 am

Columnists

Refurbished racks a win-win for The Post and Vicksburg

Back in July, I wrote a column about keeping Vicksburg beautiful. A meeting with friends Missy Arnold and Carol McMillin and our mutual concern about ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:13 pm

Opinion

Mark your calendars for the 2020 VCC’s Ritz on the River

It’s time to mark your calendars for an event that has become a staple in the Vicksburg community. The seventh annual Ritz on the River ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Thursday, January 30, 2020 1:54 pm

Columnists

Longing for summer days

We’ve had enough windy winter weather lately that I have found myself wishing for the warmer temps that spring and summer bring. In this part ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:07 pm

Columnists

United Way’s “Making Choices Candy Game” shows real-world challenges facing families

We all make choices about how to invest our resources. Many times, those decisions are based on our priorities and our values in life. Some ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:50 pm

Columnists

Let’s not let excitement, new ideas get ahead of ourselves

Downtown Vicksburg is on the fringe of something great. Tourism numbers, with new and more riverboat dockings in downtown Vicksburg in 2020 than in 2019, ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 2:22 pm

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