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Jan Griffey, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Local

Jail food service contract up for decision Tuesday

Inmates at the Warren County Jail will soon be receiving a higher-grade of meals thanks to a new food service agreement likely to be approved ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, January 17, 2020 2:37 pm

Lifestyles

For every one of them who’s here are many thousand gone

On Jan. 15 this year, we will celebrate the 91st birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He died when he was 39. So, we have ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, January 10, 2020 11:31 am

Local

Voter turnout to be key in today’s race nomination race for District 3 supervisor

In the primary elections in early August, voters in Warren County’s District 3 were given three choices for the Democratic nomination for the district’s representative ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:13 am

Local

While some roads leading to Eagle Lake have reopened, 465 remains closed

With the backwater receding, Eagle Lake residents are starting to return to their properties and begun cleaning flood damage to their homes, Warren County Emergency ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, August 9, 2019 7:22 pm

Local

Washington Street building condemned, demolished

Workers for Socrates Garrett Enterprises Inc. of Jackson began work Wednesday to raze a dilapidated commercial building at 2400 Washington St. that has been a ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:09 pm

Sports

Razorbacks cut down Ole Miss, 14-1

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Anything that could have gone wrong for Ole Miss did go wrong Monday in Fayetteville. The Rebels dropped game three of the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, June 10, 2019 7:01 pm

Local

Two vehicle crash leaves one critically injured Sunday afternoon

A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Heather Drive and Freetown Road left a young mother injured Sunday afternoon. She was airlifted from Merit Health ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Sunday, April 21, 2019 7:52 pm

Local

Bald eagle takes flight in Warren County

A bald eagle takes off from its perch near Eagle Lake. Backwater flooding continues in the Eagle Lake area, which was at a level of ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, March 15, 2019 2:11 pm

Columnists

Let’s help United Way help our community

If I know anything about Vicksburg, it’s that we love a challenge. Put an obstacle in front of us, and the good, positive, optimistic, hard-working ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, January 12, 2019 7:15 pm

Crime

Animal control removes 9 neglected horses

The city of Vicksburg Animal Control seized nine malnourished and neglected horses on Wednesday from property at 1365 Standard Hill Road. Kacie Lindsey, the city’s ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 7:34 pm

Faith

Church of the Holy Trinity getting a new rector

Shortly after the Rev. Andy Andrews began work as dean of the cathedral at St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Memphis, that city’s newspaper ran a ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, December 8, 2018 7:00 pm

Health

Hot button topics don’t mix during Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving dinner table probably isn’t the place to try to convince your father-in-law his political ideas are bogus. It’s also probably not the best ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 8:00 pm

Columnists

Time for supervisors to get on board

I do not understand the logic of Richard George, president of the Warren County Board of Supervisors, when he claims Warren County has given up $500,000 ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, November 10, 2018 7:00 pm

Columnists

Often we find comfort in stories of others

F or years, I have been a part of writing for annual “Pink Editions,” which share stories about the struggle and devastation of breast cancer ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, October 20, 2018 5:57 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

UWWCM, Church of the Holy Trinity reach new agreement

United Way of West Central Mississippi has purchased the second floor of 920 South St. from the Church of the Holy Trinity. The two groups ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 8:00 pm

Local

Vicksburg’s Joe Bonelli dies after battle with cancer

Prominent Vicksburg businessman Joseph M. Bonelli has died. Bonelli, 62, battled cancer valiantly for a number of years, but passed away early this morning at ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:50 am

BREAKING NEWS

One killed in early morning crash

A Vicksburg man was killed early Tuesday morning when his pickup and another pickup collided head-on on Haining Road. The wreck occurred about 7:25 a.m. ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 8:22 am

Columnists

Support Pearl Carter in fight against cancer

Vicksburg’s Pearl Carter will be in Washington, D.C., as a volunteer for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, along with volunteers from every Congressional ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, September 1, 2018 6:16 pm

Local

Vicksburg will get share from oil spill settlement

Vicksburg will benefit in a big way from the proceeds of the state’s settlement with British Petroleum, thanks to legislation passed by Mississippi lawmakers on ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, August 29, 2018 7:55 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Vicksburg will get share of BP oil settlement funds

Vicksburg will benefit in a big way from the proceeds of the state’s settlement with British Petroleum, thanks to legislation passed by Mississippi lawmakers on ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, August 29, 2018 3:54 pm

Local

Vicksburg ‘next to perfect’ Unified Brands president says

Dave Herring, president of Unified Brands, said Friday’s announcement that his company would expand into Vicksburg was the end of a long, three-year journey. “Your ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, August 25, 2018 5:57 pm

Columnists

Guided tour brings VNMP history to life

As a native Mississippian, I knew a little about Mississippi history, the Civil War and Vicksburg’s role in it. After a recent tour through the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, August 18, 2018 6:52 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Bryant to make economic development announcement in Vicksburg

Gov. Phil Bryant will be in Vicksburg on Friday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m. to make an economic development announcement. The announcement is expected to ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, August 16, 2018 3:55 pm

Columns - Featured

Last farmers’ market of season bittersweet

P art of my Saturday morning was spent at Vicksburg’s last Farmers’ Market of the season. It was bittersweet. Getting up early and heading to ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, July 28, 2018 6:16 pm

Crime

Woman charged after shooting neighbor

A Vicksburg woman is in custody after shooting another woman in the hip Friday night. The incident happened at about 8:31 p.m. in front of ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, June 23, 2018 6:36 pm

Columnists

Diversity of opinion is one of our strengths

One of Vicksburg’s greatest assets is its diversity. That diversity has served this community well for many years. Because of our diversity, we have avoided ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, June 2, 2018 6:40 pm

Columnists

Spaying and neutering pets is a necessity

Did you know a kitten could become pregnant as young as four months old and deliver at six months old? A puppy can become pregnant ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:33 pm

Columnists

Hello Costco

Dear Costco, I’m sorry to hear about your troubles in trying to locate a store in Mississippi. Mississippians are typically much more welcoming than you ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, May 5, 2018 7:21 pm

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