Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Number of indictments for shooting symptomatic of larger issue

We’re halfway through reporting indictments for the Warren County Grand Jury’s August session, and something that stands out in the reports is the number of ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, September 23, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Commitment to freedom endures 21 years later

Sunday is one of those dates on the calendar where, for those who are old enough to remember, you know where you were. You can ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Sunday, September 11, 2022 5:30 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Supper on the ‘Sip sales a sure sign

Well, it’s fair to say all of Vicksburg is clamoring to enjoy Supper on the ‘Sip. With tickets to the returning event selling out in ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, September 9, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Danczyk leaves Vicksburg Fire Department better than he found it

Thursday marks the first day of retirement from public service for Craig Danczyk, now the former Vicksburg Fire Department Chief. The man who stepped back ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 11:28 pm

Opinion

THANK YOU: Junior Auxiliary hosts End of Summer Party at Lifting Lives Ministries

Thank you to the Junior Auxiliary of Vicksburg for hosting an End of Summer Party for the children at Lifting Lives Ministries. Lifting Lives Ministries, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 1:05 pm

Opinion

OUR OPINION: South Delta residents are Faces of the Floods

A group of five delegates from the federal government entered the belly of the beast on Wednesday to participate in a listening session on the ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 25, 2022 6:36 pm

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Facebook crime reports do little to stop criminals

Multiple times a week, every week, we see posts in community Facebook groups of possible crimes that have taken place. From blurry black-and-white home security ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, August 19, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Vicksburg’s Bicentennial an opportunity to revitalize the city

The “Vicksburg 200” announcement this week brought with it a sense of excitement and anticipation as we begin preparations for our city’s bicentennial. Even though ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, August 12, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Submit your Back to School photos to The Vicksburg Post

The first day of school, for many, is the most wonderful time of the year.  It’s the day when parents look forward to returning to ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, August 5, 2022 4:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Port expansion the right direction for Vicksburg

The Port of Vicksburg Expansion project has been in the works for nearly four years, with this last year seeing the most visible progress: site ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 14, 2022 3:48 pm

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Can anyone spare 2,000 square feet for the food pantry?

In Warren County, 18.2 percent of the population suffers from food insecurity. Feeding America says that this term means that this segment of our population ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, July 8, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Vicksburg is proud to host Miss Mississippi

As we inch ever closer to the crowning ceremony for Miss Mississippi 2022, one thing is apparent: the people of Vicksburg are proud to welcome ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 24, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

THANK YOU: Vicksburg Main Street replaces flower beds in 1300, 1400 blocks of Washington St.

Thank you to Kim Hopkins and Rich Southard with the Vicksburg Main Street Program for putting new flowers in the hanging pots in the 1300 ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:35 pm

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Vicksburg, home of the Sitting Ducks

Stealing items from unlocked cars — and stealing cars, for that matter — has become a kind of sport for thieves in Vicksburg. It’s not ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 10, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Memorial Day, A Time for Remembrance of Those Lost in Defense of Our Country

Russian leadership has commenced war on Ukraine and caused massive destruction along with many deaths among combatants of both sides and many civilians young and ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Saturday, May 28, 2022 5:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Voter turnout will determine Mississippi’s Congressional Elections

The primary election for Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District seat will take place on June 7. For the people of Warren County, this election could mean ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, May 20, 2022 4:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: We’re not in Mayberry — lock your cars

It seems as though, over the last few weeks, Vicksburg and Warren County residents have forgotten to lock their cars en masse, which naturally led ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 15, 2022 4:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Sheriff Pace’s integrity invariably unmatched

This week, the people of Warren County got a firsthand glimpse at the kind of man they elected sheriff. Standing before the Board of Supervisors ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, May 6, 2022 6:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: It’s amazing what can happen when we come together

Last weekend, we saw the best of Vicksburg as hundreds of people in our community gathered to make it a better place. Beginning with those ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, April 29, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Transparency is always the best policy for public officials

One of the principles on which our country was founded is freedom of the press, but sometimes, the government organizations the press is charged with ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, April 15, 2022 4:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Vicksburg has plenty of family fun activities this weekend

Those looking for family friendly activities will not have to go far this weekend. In case you might’ve missed last weekend’s edition of The Post, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, April 8, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Thompson’s quip to ‘Follow the law’ likely a cop-out

It’s been more than a week since U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, of Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District, addressed the Vicksburg Rotary Club, and still, The Post ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Sunday, April 3, 2022 4:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: An ounce of notification can prevent alarm

On Wednesday, a call rang in to 911 that someone was hanging from the Old Mississippi River Bridge. Alarm — and shock — ensued in ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, March 18, 2022 4:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Passenger rail service could change Vicksburg for the better

When it was formally announced this week that the Warren County Board of Supervisors and the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen both signed letters ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, March 11, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Be as quick to celebrate VWSD’s success as you are to criticize

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees met on Thursday night, and the meeting was largely consumed by one thing: School Board Member Appreciation ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Sunday, February 27, 2022 4:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Thanks to the Golding Family for land donation

Riverfront Park has long been lauded as Vicksburg’s most popular city park. However, that land is no longer safe. As she’s wont to do, the ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, February 18, 2022 4:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: ‘Profile’ tells Vicksburg’s story

Next month, readers of The Vicksburg Post will be in for a treat with the publication of the 2022 edition of Profile. As the cornerstone ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, January 21, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

OUR OPINION: When grief is palpable, we must draw closer together

This week has seen unimaginable loss for many families in our community. From the car crash that cost one young woman her life and left ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, January 14, 2022 8:00 am

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