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American Queen Voyages announces bankruptcy following abrupt closure; cites pandemic as leading cause of financial instability

American Queen Voyages (AQV) on Friday formally announced it will cease operations and file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. ...

History

Old Post Files: Feb. 23, 1924-2014

Old Post Files is a regular feature within the pages of The Vicksburg Post’s print edition and digital ...

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Bright futures: VWSD program teaches students about careers

Beginning with the smallest scholars in pre-kindergarten and stretching through seventh grade, Vicksburg Warren School District (VWSD) students ...

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Economic impact of American Queen shutdown will be felt locally

While the exact nature of what led American Queen Voyages to abruptly cease operations earlier this week has ...

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Top teachers: educators of the year named at banquet

After months of anticipation, this year’s Educator of the Year awards were announced Wednesday during a special banquet ...

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AT&T VP: ‘More than 90 percent’ of coverage restored following nationwide outage

Officials with AT&T say service has been restored to many customers affected by the cellular outage that impacted ...

Obits

J. Harold Whatley Jr.

J. Harold Whatley Jr. died peacefully at River Region Hospital Wednesday, Feb. 21. He was 92 years old. ...

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Volunteer of the Week: LaShunte ‘Tae’ Griffith believes we serve God’s purpose when we help others

Our Volunteer of the Week is LaShunté “Tae” Griffith (formerly Hubbard). Griffith loves spending time with her family. ...

Business

Warren County Land Records: Feb. 12 to Feb. 19

Records were recorded from the Warren County Courthouse from the period of Feb. 12 to Feb. 19. Warranty ...

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Supervisor Jackson gives tips for cellular outage

Warren Count Board of Supervisors District 3 Supervisor Shawn Jackson is reaching out to the public with tips ...

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WCEC to hold poll worker training

The Warren County Election Commission will hold a training session for poll workers ahead of the March 12, ...

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Officers of the year named by VHBC

Local law enforcement officers and firefighters were honored Wednesday night by the Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club (VHBC) during ...

History

Old Post Files: Feb. 21, 1924-2014

Old Post Files is a regular feature within the pages of The Vicksburg Post’s print edition and digital ...

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Local heroes: VHS JROTC adds two to Wall of Honor

Two Vicksburg natives were honored Saturday at a special meeting of the Vicksburg High School JROTC when Brigadier ...

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Best Western joins Chamber of Commerce

Although the Best Western Vicksburg hotel has been in town for 31 years, a ribbon cutting was held ...

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‘A wide-open heart’: National Commander talks purpose of American Legion

American Legion National Commander Daniel J. Seehafer was in Vicksburg Tuesday and spent time speaking to crowds at ...

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Story Ebersole to share Ms. Clotee’s ‘melt-in-your-mouth’ biscuit recipe at Catfish Row Museum

By Jim Beaugez Of the hundreds of columns the late journalist Laurin Stamm penned about Vickburg’s culinary life, ...

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American Queen Voyages ceases operations

American Queen Voyages has ceased all operations as of Tuesday, Feb. 20, according to published reports and public ...

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City of Bolton town clerk arrested for embezzlement

A Bolton city official has been arrested for embezzlement. State Auditor Shad White announced Tuesday that Special Agents ...

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Pet of the Week: Catahoula mixes in need of home

These six-month-old Catahoula mixes are available for adoption. These pups are playful and love a good belly rub. ...

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Game Plan

The Vicksburg Post welcomes your items for the Game Plan. Submit items by email to sports@vicksburgpost.com. Please include ...

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Looking back: West side of the 1000 block of Washington Street

The west side of the 1000 block of Washington Street is devoid of buildings today and the hill ...

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HERE WE GO AGAIN: ‘Mamma Mia!’ set to debut this month at WCHS

Before the first ticket is sold, or the curtain rises, much time is spent preparing for an opening ...

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Armstrong explains ‘beneficial owners’ at Vicksburg Kiwanis Club

J. R. Armstrong with May & Company spoke at the Vicksburg Kiwanis meeting this past week. Armstrong discussed ...

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Warren County Land Records: February 5 to February 12

Records were recorded from the Warren County Courthouse from the period of Feb. 5 to Feb. 12. Warranty ...

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On The Shelf: Mysteries, thrills this week’s titles from the new Large Print Collection

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library.  This week’s ...

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HUD announces $1.3 million to empower HUD-assisted families in Mississippi towards financial stability

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $1,347,839 to nine public housing agencies (PHAs) ...

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Public scoping meetings for the Lower Mississippi River Comphrehensive Management Study will be held at the Corps of Engineers in March

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host public scoping meetings for the Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management ...

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