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, Junior Auxiliary of Vicksburg, The Heritage Guild, The Sampler Antique Club and The Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Executive Committee.

Health

Mike Chaney calls for UMMC, Blue Cross & Blue Shield to ‘immediately settle dispute’

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner and Vicksburg resident Mike Chaney returned to the Neshoba County Fair Wednesday to address fairgoers as part of the day’s political speeches. ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, July 29, 2022 12:33 pm

News

Hosemann addresses Neshoba County Fair, announces re-election bid and discusses pro-child policies

Vicksburg native and Mississippi Lieutenant Gov. Delbert Hosemann spoke Wednesday during political speeches at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss. During the speech, Hosemann, ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, July 29, 2022 12:15 pm

News

‘You Can Have Him Jolene’: Dees, Thacker Mountain Radio bring Chapel Hart to Neshoba County Fair

Neshoba County fairgoers were in for a treat Saturday night when Thacker Mountain Radio Hour took the pavilion stage at Founders Square to host their ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Wednesday, July 27, 2022 3:57 pm

Local

Melissa Faith Payne shares path from Miss Vicksburg to TV news anchor

WLBT anchor and Vicksburg native Melissa Faith Payne recently addressed the community about her strong ties to the Miss Mississippi Competition. As part of the ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Thursday, June 23, 2022 12:40 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Barfield elected to Mississippi Main Street Board

Vicksburg’s own has been elected to serve on the Mississippi Main Street Board of Directors. Kelle Barfield, owner of Lorelei Books in downtown Vicksburg, was ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:41 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Hopkins recognized for 14 years of service to Vicksburg Main Street Program

Kim Hopkins, executive director of Vicksburg Main Street, was recently recognized for giving 14 years of service to the program. Hopkins was recognized at the ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Monday, June 20, 2022 2:43 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Clingan, Fondren honored by Mississippi Main Street Association during 2022 awards luncheon

Vicksburg’s Joyce Clingan and the Catfish Row Museum were honored Thursday at the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA)’s Annual Awards Luncheon at The South Warehouse ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, June 17, 2022 2:27 pm

Local

Snow unlikely in Vicksburg over New Year’s Holiday, Freezing temps to arrive early next week

Although Warren County and the rest of Central Mississippi will see colder temperatures over the New Year holiday, snow is an unlikely part of this ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Thursday, December 30, 2021 12:29 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Entergy brings in extra crews to serve over 7,000 Warren County residents without power

As of 8:50 a.m. this morning, 7,070 Warren County residents were without power. Entergy Customer Service Representative Sheila McKinnis said when power will be restored ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:58 am

BREAKING NEWS

Over 7,000 Warren County residents still without power

This afternoon, a squall line packing heavy rain and up to 60-70 mph winds cut through Warren County Tuesday dropping trees and power lines and ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:08 pm

Columnists

Thanks for your loyal readership during unprecedented week

Due to historic and unprecedented snow and ice falling on our community, The Vicksburg Post was unable to publish and distribute a Wednesday or Friday ... Read more

by Catherine Hadaway, Friday, February 19, 2021 10:51 am

Uncategorized

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

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