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Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Opinion

The time for arguing is behind us; let’s get to work and support our children

It’s a shame the discussion on when and how to reopen schools became a political debate, rather than one focused on the children. It is ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Monday, August 3, 2020 7:43 pm

Opinion

We should no longer be shocked by the decisions we all face

Earlier this week, Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey made a request of the Warren County Board of Supervisors. It was a request that made all ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:17 am

Opinion

It’s time to stop complaining and be part of the solution

In the South, we all grew up knowing if our mothers were counting, we were in trouble. We also knew that we did not want ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 4:48 pm

Opinion

We have only ourselves to blame

We are right back to square one? Right back where we started? Only this time, far more are sick, nearly two dozen have died, and ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, July 24, 2020 4:44 pm

Opinion

It is time to get behind the district’s plan to reopen schools

Since the Vicksburg Warren School District announced its decision to start the upcoming school year on schedule, there has been a debate. Since the Vicksburg ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:32 am

Opinion

There’s a quick solution to dangerous roads

To truly fix any problem, it is important first to understand the problem; get to the root of the problem, it is often said. Monday, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, July 17, 2020 6:34 pm

Opinion

We are once again expecting the state to do what it is supposed to do

It is becoming evident that the city of Vicksburg may very well take matters into their own hands once again. It is once again clear ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 16, 2020 4:56 pm

Opinion

Any future restrictions will be because of us and our lack of responsibility

While we disagree with the idea of a government-ordered mandate requiring masks be worn, the step that is expected to be taken Wednesday by Mayor ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 6:16 pm

Opinion

Leaders should avoid orders, mandates they simply cannot enforce

Tuesday evening, during a press conference, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. was questioned about the idea of issuing an order requiring residents to wear facemasks in ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:00 am

Opinion

What have we learned in the first 100 days?

Monday marked the 100th day since a Warren County resident was first confirmed to have the COVID-19 virus. And since March 29, the day that ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:45 pm

Opinion

When it comes to Clear Creek Golf Course, it is time to call in the experts

During the Warren County Board of Supervisors most recent work session, representatives from the Warren County Parks and Recreation Commission made a presentation that was ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:16 am

Opinion

In celebrating our independence, remember our dependence on one another in this pandemic

It is amazing how much has been both learned and forgotten in the past three months — 94 days to be exact. In that time, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:16 pm

Opinion

We have a unique opportunity this Fourth of July

In all the rancor of the COVID-19 pandemic, the argument over whether or not to wear masks, the snide remarks about social distancing and crowd ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 26, 2020 6:45 pm

Opinion

In listening to the community, the district is building its reopening plan right

We have said before during this pandemic that there is no playbook. There is no set of instructions that allow you to perfectly navigate your ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:06 pm

Opinion

We must have the same commitment to saving lives as the virus has in wrecking them

“The virus doesn’t care.” In just four words, Gov. Tate Reeves perfectly summed up the past 105 days, otherwise known as the COVID-19 pandemic in ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:55 am

Local

Go vote: Winner of today’s GOP runoff to face Thompson in November

JACKSON (AP) — Two Republicans with low-budget campaigns are in a congressional primary runoff today, with the winner set to face Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 7:15 am

Opinion

News of schools reopening in the fall a boost for the community

Thursday, the Vicksburg Warren School District took a decisive first step in giving back our community an amazing piece of normalcy, even if it does ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 19, 2020 5:32 pm

Opinion

Drowning tragedy shook an entire community Wednesday

There will be an investigation and there will be a finding of fact. But, for now, this is not a time to cast blame. It ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:52 pm

Opinion

There is a resurgence, but we are not there yet

Much has been said and written about the weeks-long shut down of the local, state and national economy due to the spread of the COVID-19 ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 2:33 pm

Opinion

In the fight against COVID-19, the little things matter

Local, state and federal officials have always said the goal of the shutdowns and shelter-in-place orders was never to get the number of COVID-19 cases ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 12, 2020 4:28 pm

Opinion

Little story of road expansion is part of a positive, larger story for Vicksburg

The headline about the city acquiring a right of way for a future is not the stuff of breaking news, but that move Wednesday is ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 11, 2020 6:46 pm

Opinion

Organizers of Friday’s march did the memory of George Floyd justice

To those who organized Friday’s march and protest of George Floyd’s despicable death at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis, Minn. last week, you ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 5, 2020 5:17 pm

Opinion

Our decisions and our faith are what will solve our community’s ills

Over the past few days and weeks, we have reported on murders, aggravated assaults, property crimes, and on Tuesday, a suspicious fire that destroyed both ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:40 pm

Opinion

With restrictions going away, what is left is personal responsibility

When all of the excuses are removed, there’s no one left to blame but yourself. Since restrictions, curfews and shutdowns started being ordered in mid-March ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, May 29, 2020 5:27 pm

Opinion

In just a short time, we have come to expect deliberate, thoughtful decisions

In their first few months in office, the current Warren County Board of Supervisors has faced their challenges. Just as they were getting their footings, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:58 pm

Opinion

Return of youth sports is far more important than who wins the game

For many, they simply could not wait any longer. For many, a decision had to be made. Yet, thankfully for the youth in Vicksburg and ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, May 22, 2020 3:50 pm

Opinion

When next times comes around, how will we react?

When it comes to the COVID-19 virus, it is not a matter of if but when. When you hear from anyone who steps in front ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:42 pm

Opinion

Two months in, we have been scared, shocked and frustrated

For two months now we have waited for our daily update. In the beginning, we sat back and just waited for the first case. After ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:03 pm

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