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Vicksburg teens lead vacation Bible school at St. Aloysius

Tuesday morning, children gathered at the St. Aloysius gym to have fun and learn about God and their faith. The weeklong vacation Bible school was ... Read more

20 hours ago by John Surratt.

Outlook: Catfish Row exhibit tells Vicksburg’s merchant history

Telling Vicksburg’s story is the aim of the Catfish Row Museum and since opening this year, visitors from across the globe have had the opportunity ... Read more

20 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg AT&T store subject to attempted robbery

According to the Vicksburg Police Department, thieves attempted to rob the local AT&T store shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday. Two males wearing face coverings forced ... Read more

1 day ago by Olivia Mars.

The Prosecution Speaks: District Attorney Ricky Smith Jr. on youth gun crime

This is the third story in a series from The Vicksburg Post investigating youth gun crimes in Vicksburg and Warren County. To read the second ... Read more

2 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Edney: 96% of physicians vaccinated for COVID and Mississippians should be, too

It has only been a few months since the state saw the deadliest month for COVID-19, when more than 1,000 Mississippians died due to the ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg activist and leader Ezell McDonald’s legacy lives on

Local activist and community leader Ezell McDonald died Wednesday, but her legacy lives on in the hearts of those she impacted in her community of ... Read more

2 days ago by Olivia Mars.

Phase two planning for Vicksburg animal shelter approved after dog attacked woman

The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a motion to move to phase two planning of the new animal shelter, conceptional design, at the ... Read more

2 days ago by Olivia Mars.

Applications open Monday for Mississippi landowners to receive wild hog traps

Starting Monday, the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will open its application period for the Wild Hog Control Program to Mississippi landowners. This program ... Read more

2 days ago by Olivia Mars.

Warren County schools planning to follow state guidelines regarding Delta variant

The clock is ticking — the start of a new school year is fast approaching, and schools in Warren County are preparing for the return of staff ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

KINGFISH: Waterview Casino and Hotel’s Event Center welcomes grammy nominee for first headliner of the year

WaterView Casino and Hotel’s Event Center will host its first headliner of 2021, Kingfish, in September. Kingfish is 22-year-old Christone Ingram. The Clarksdale resident was ... Read more

3 days ago by Olivia Mars.

Two inducted into Waterways Experiment Station Gallery of Distinguished Employees

Though Howard W. McGee Jr. and Dr. Fred T. Tracy had very different careers during their time at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Police Chief Penny Jones paves the way for daughter and other young women in law enforcement

Chief Penny Jones is paving history as the first woman to become police chief in Vicksburg; however, she isn’t doing it just for her community. ... Read more

3 days ago by Olivia Mars.

Bear hit in Warren County on Tuesday; officials searching

A woman reported to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday night that she was driving on Hankinson Road near the Wright Road intersection and struck ... Read more

4 days ago by Olivia Mars.

City approaching halfway mark with sewer repairs

The rehabilitation and upgrades of Vicksburg’s aging sewer system are nearing its midway point, city officials said. “We’re approaching midway if we’re not already there,” ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Bolton pharmacist pleads guilty to multimillion-dollar healthcare fraud scheme

A Bolton pharmacist pleaded guilty on Tuesday after his role in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud private insurance companies, as well as TRICARE. David “Justin” ... Read more

5 days ago by Olivia Mars.

Today is National Junk Food Day; celebrate with a Vicksburg favorite

Today is National Junk Food Day, and the perfect excuse to indulge in a sweet treat. According to a recent Bid-on-Equipment survey, 35 percent of ... Read more

5 days ago by Olivia Mars.

785 vehicles attend Warren County’s Hazardous Waste Collection Day

The Warren County Board of Supervisors hosted its annual Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday for the first time under the direction of Shalanda Harris, ... Read more

5 days ago by Olivia Mars.

Kent: $3 million health literacy grant to tackle Delta variant spread

The COVID-19 Delta variant is surging and the number of cases in Mississippi and Warren County is escalating, and with only 33 percent of people ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Dr. Joseph Blackston joins Medical Associates of Vicksburg

Medical Associates of Vicksburg recently welcomed Dr. Joseph Blackston to its team. Blackston may have been born in South Carolina, but he was raised in ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Flaggs: City of Vicksburg department head evaluations will be tough

Some city employees have become too complacent in their jobs and could find themselves being assigned other duties, Mayor George Flaggs said last Wednesday. Flaggs ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg’s sales tax revenue exceeds 2020 for third month

For the third consecutive month, Vicksburg’s sales tax revenue for the 2021 fiscal year exceeded collections for the same period in 2020. According to information ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

After federal court ruling, Harper reinstated by Warren County Supervisors

On Friday it was announced that Judge Carlton Reeves of the United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, ruled Ken Harper should be “reinstated ... Read more

6 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Tallulah woman killed in Madison Parish automobile accident

Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 80 just east of Tallulah. The crash, which occurred ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

OUTLOOK: Miss Mississippi Organization hosts school supply drive for Warren County Children’s Shelter

The smell of new crayons, the mountains of notebooks stacked in rows and a selection of bookbags with every kind of superhero imaginable lining the shelves signal the start of a ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Hinds County car chase ends on Interstate 20 in Vicksburg

The pursuit of a stolen vehicle out of Hinds County ended with a crash on Interstate 20 Westbound Sunday afternoon. The driver of the stolen ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Vicksburg’s Anchuca celebrates its 20th anniversary of preserving history under Tom Pharr

When Tom Pharr was a teenager, he worked at Anchuca, the historic mansion and first bed and breakfast in Vicksburg, folding towels, washing dishes and ... Read more

1 week ago by Olivia Mars.

Arkansas man carries cross for Christ

“And he said to them all, ‘If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Maggie Bryant leaves legacy of wildlife conservation for generations

In 2001, more than 11,000 acres of property located in the Eagle Lake community, now known as Tara Wildlife, became a conservation easement for perpetuity. ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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