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Staff Reports, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Sports

Game Plan

Malcolm Butler football camp Registration is now open for the Sixth Annual Malcolm Butler Football Camp, a free instructional camp conducted by the Tennessee Titans ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 4:30 pm

Sports

NJCAA, Mississippi junior colleges expected to push football to spring

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The National Junior College Athletics Association announced in a statement Thursday it has recommended that a majority of competition be played in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:22 pm

Health

Merit Health River Region’s Winger named latest DAISY Award recipient

Candi Winger, a nurse at Merit Health River Region who works on the hospital’s Medical-Surgical floor, has been named the latest recipient of The DAISY ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 2:40 pm

Lifestyles

Raccoons are as big a fan of ripe peaches as any of us

For the first summer in a while, I am proudly picking and pigging out on peaches. Growing peaches at home is a test of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:08 pm

Obits

Aaron Kenneth Halford Sr.

Aaron Kenneth Halford Sr., age 85, passed away peacefully at his home in Vicksburg on July 8, 2020. Kenneth was born in New Orleans on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:14 am

Obits

Lillian Olivia Williams

Graveside memorial services for Lillian Olivia Williams will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020, in the Cedar Hill Cemetery at 2 p.m. with the Rev. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 8:16 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Rayville, La., resident Angel Curry won the women’s 5K walk championship at the Star Spangled Night Run in downtown Vicksburg on June 27. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 7:55 am

BREAKING NEWS

Fatality now confirmed in south Warren County shooting

Warren County sheriff’s investigators are looking for answers in the shooting death of a man at a home on Jeff Davis Road. Warren County Sheriff ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:44 pm

Business

Units responding to the scene of a shooting

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is securing the scene of a shooting on Jeff Davis Road. Emergency medical units are responding to the call of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 5:11 pm

BREAKING NEWS

State to place strict COVID-19 restrictions on 13 counties, including Claiborne

Claiborne County is among 13 Mississippi counties that will have additional restrictions placed upon them as the state works to control the spike in COVID-19 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:51 pm

Obits

Mary Rose Daniels Drake

Mary Rose Daniels Drake died on July 8, 2020, at the age of 93. She was born in Port Gibson and lived most of life ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:28 pm

BREAKING NEWS

More than 700 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mississippi

State health officials announced Thursday 13 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Warren County, bringing the total number of cases reported in July alone ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:25 pm

Obits

Elizabeth Maria Zemeno

A Celebration of Life has been scheduled for Elizabeth Maria Zemeno for Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Iglesia Asambleas De Dios Torre, 223 Caldwell Drive, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:47 pm

Business

ERDCWERX finds partners to commercialize ERDC technologies

A new partnership has been created to support the market introduction of technologies invented at the seven laboratories of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:40 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Portions of Cherry Street blocked due to gas leak

The city of Vicksburg has closed Cherry Street between West Pine Street and Harrison Street as departments respond to a gas leak. We are working ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:34 pm

Letters - Featured

Letter to the editor: All of us must do more to end systematic racism

Dear editor, I don’t understand COVID-19, but scientific knowledge isn’t required to know it’s deadly. Combining the disproportionate effect of the virus with the obvious ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:45 am

Clairborne County

Fighting West Nile: Organization to give away mosquito repellant Thursday in Port Gibson

Mississippi United, an organization created to respond to West Nile and other viruses contracted from the bite of a mosquito, will distribute a mosquito repellant ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:30 am

Obits

Natalie (Letow) Russell

Natalie (Letow) Russell, 84, formerly of Bristol, died July 3, 2020, at her home in Sandy Springs, Ga. Natalie was born on Feb. 25, 1936, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:22 am

Obits

Katie Mae Berry

A Celebration of Life service for Katie Mae Berry has been scheduled for Sunday, July 12, 2020, at the Vicksburg City Auditorium at 11 a.m. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:59 pm

Obits

Shelby Stokes

GREENVILLE — Family viewing for Shelby Stokes, 54,  will be Saturday, July 11, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. in the Adele Walker Memorial Chapel at Walker ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:54 pm

Obits

Henrene Taylor

ANGUILLA —  Graveside services for Henrene Taylor, 53, will be Saturday, July 11, 2020, at noon at the Mount Ollie Church Cemetery in Egremont. Pastor ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:52 pm

Sports

Daytona road course, doubleheaders highlight August phase of NASCAR’s 2020 schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The latest segment of NASCAR’s revamped schedule will include two Cup Series doubleheaders and the series debut of Daytona International Speedway’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:38 pm

BREAKING NEWS

More COVID-19 deaths reported in Warren County

Warren County reported two new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, bringing the county’s total for the pandemic to 20. The deaths were among the 30 reported in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:00 pm

Obits

Henry McKewen Jr.

Memorial Services for Henry McKewen Jr. will be Friday, July 10, 2020, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:11 pm

Sports

Game Plan

Warren County golf championship Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina will host the Warren County Championship July 25 and 26. The County Championship is open ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Rudy Reeves, 7, finished sixth at the AMA Motocross Super Regionals in Blountville, Tenn., June 19-21. He qualified for the 2020 AMA National Motocross Championship ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:55 am

COVID-19

Number of COVID-19 cases in Warren County jumps once again

After two days of new case reports in single digits, the number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Warren County Tuesday jumped by 16 overnight. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:41 pm

Obits

Willie Mae Wooten

Willie Mae Wooten, a lifetime resident of Vicksburg, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at her home. She was 82. Funeral services will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:19 pm

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