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Rob Sigler, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Sports

Bulldogs to host Stanford in Super Regional

STARKVILLE – For the third time in program history, the Mississippi State baseball program will host an NCAA Super Regional at Dudy Noble Field. After ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 7:01 pm

Local

Ranis looks to Southern Miss and a music education

In an effort to recognize top students across the state, The Mississippi Economic Council and its M.B. Swayze Foundation sponsor the Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:34 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Learn to Swim program goes on despite lifeguard shortage

Sylvia Gurtowski sat in her office at City Pool, a little frazzled but defiant. A shortage of certified lifeguards has made her job as the ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, May 10, 2019 5:48 pm

Lifestyles

A longtime love affair with cannas

Back when I was even more amateurish as a gardener, I took up with cannas. I liked they were easy to grow and the best ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, May 10, 2019 5:21 pm

Letters - Featured

Facts are important when discussing plan for pumps

There are several organizations (MS Wildlife Federation, National Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club, American Rivers, Audubon MS, etc.) that claim the Yazoo Backwater Pumps would adversely ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Monday, May 6, 2019 9:13 pm

Local

City partners with firm to help with disaster recovery efforts

A Mandeville, La., company has been selected to serve as the city’s disaster recovery consultant. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Thursday authorized the city’s ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, April 25, 2019 7:04 pm

Columnists

Some plants have a connection to Easter

By Terry Rector I recall two things about the relationship of gardening and Easter that were spoken as if fact when I was growing up. ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, April 19, 2019 5:51 pm

Local

McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

By Bruce Schreiner Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, April 19, 2019 5:04 pm

Arts & Entertainment

TARA WILDLIFE: People have been enjoying this outdoor treasure for generations

Within the Eagle Lake Community in Warren County sits Tara Wildlife, one of the nation’s ultimate outdoor destinations.  Tara Wildlife, with more than 9,000 acres ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, March 29, 2019 10:46 am

Local

Supervisors discuss prep work for jail site

Warren County officials could be letting out bids soon for dirt work at the site of the proposed Warren County jail on U.S. 80. John ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:43 pm

Columnists

Time to say farewell Vicksburg

The reality finally hit as I was about to write what quite possibly could be my final column as a newspaper journalist. This is it. ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:28 pm

Local

Elfer: Flood could last until end of April for backwater area

Warren County Emergency Management Director John Elfer says there are nearly three-dozen roads and streets flooded and/or closed due to the unprecedented flood that has ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Monday, March 25, 2019 8:00 pm

Local

Riverwalk bettor turns $25, 20-leg parlay into $104K

A bettor at Riverwalk Casino in Vicksburg turned a $25 bet into one of the most remarkable parlay payoffs in the history of U.S. sportsbook ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, March 21, 2019 2:09 pm

Business

Chamber luncheon attendees learn about Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zone investment and the process was the topic of Wednesday’s monthly chamber luncheon at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Aileen Thomas, an expert on the ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:43 pm

Local

Dam at new jail site will be breached

The new jail site project is nearly ready to begin its next phase in the construction process. County engineer John McKee informed the Warren County ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Monday, March 18, 2019 7:14 pm

Local

VIDEO: Boat towing barge barely clears Vicksburg Bridge

Ryan Richards, the captain on board the MV SCF Explorer a 6600hp Z drive vessel, shared this video of his boat clearing the Mississippi River bridges ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:50 pm

Local

Rod run for Paws Rescue a success

Paws Rescue has a little more money, thanks to generous donations. The local non-profit received monetary funds, as well as donated bags of dog food ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, March 14, 2019 7:16 pm

Local

Vicksburg native Richard Rula honored as MSU National Alumnus of the Year

For five decades, Richard Rula has bled maroon and white. Now, the Vicksburg native holds the honor as Mississippi State University’s National Alumnus of the ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:03 pm

Columnists

Time more valuable than ever

My Mom turned 75 Tuesday. I had the chance this past weekend to visit with my parents on a trip home to Lizana, a suburb ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 7:36 pm

Local

County to consider garbage changes

There could be some additions and changes in the way garbage service is provided in Warren County. Katie Martin, the county environmental officer, told the ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Monday, March 11, 2019 7:28 pm

Local

County officials issue mandatory evacuation for Eagle Lake area

Warren County officials have declared a mandatory evacuation of the Eagle Lake community effective immediately, urging residents to leave as rising floodwaters inundate roadways and ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, March 8, 2019 8:06 pm

Local

AOI is first LIM Lighthouse middle school in state

The Vicksburg Warren School District is celebrating the announcement that the Academy of Innovation has been named a Certified Lighthouse School, a highly-regarded standard set ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, March 8, 2019 8:05 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Supervisors to consider mandatory evacuation of Eagle Lake

Warren County officials are strongly urging Eagle Lake residents to leave due to rising floodwaters predicted to make travel in and out of the rural ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, March 8, 2019 10:28 am

Local

Family loses everything in Eagle Lake house fire

This week was supposed to be a happy celebration for Amber and Justin Ashley, but their world turned upside down the day before their wedding ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, March 7, 2019 7:45 pm

Local

Local poll workers needed for August primary election

Though the primary election is still five months away, the Warren County Election Commission is making preparations that include a need for more poll workers ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 7:22 pm

Columnists

Small town coming on strong

Mississippi has some of the most wonderful places and people in the country. One of the neatest places in the Magnolia State is in Jones ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:02 pm

Local

Supervisors support helping fund Leader In Me

The Warren County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 during their regular Monday meeting to adopt a resolution that would help the Chamber of Commerce in ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Monday, March 4, 2019 6:17 pm

Local

Pace will run again; Others jump into election at deadline

Sheriff Martin Pace will seek another term in leading the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. Pace filed his qualifying papers Wednesday with the Warren County Circuit ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, March 1, 2019 8:00 pm

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