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One killed in apparent drive-by shooting on Enchanted Drive

A Vicksburg man was shot and killed as he was in his Enchanted Drive home Monday evening, the victim of an apparent drive-by shooting. According ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Warren School District reports new COVID-19 cases at four schools

The Vicksburg Warren School District Monday reported seven positive COVID-19 cases involving teachers and students for the week ending Oct. 16. Overall, there were two ... Read more

8 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Crime reports: Officers arrest one for a stolen firearm and respond to church burglary

A Vicksburg man faces a felony firearms charge after a traffic stop late Sunday. Just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday, officers responding to a call of ... Read more

9 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Reeves places additional COVID-19 restrictions on nine counties including Claiborne

JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves announced Monday additional measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state, including placing more targeted restrictions on nine ... Read more

9 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Entergy infuses money into Hennessey Bayou repair project

Entergy has agreed to contribute $76,137 toward the cost of repairing erosion problems at Hennessey Bayou. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Monday approved an ... Read more

12 hours ago by John Surratt.

Officials release name of second driver killed Friday along I-20

DELTA, La. — Officials Monday released the name of the second person killed in a horrific wreck along eastbound Interstate 20 in Delta Friday. Eastbound ... Read more

14 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

County approves easement lease allowing fiber optic conduit along bridge

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a lease agreement with Zayo Group that will generate nearly $50,000 annually for the Vicksburg Bridge ... Read more

14 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Convention Center announces Breakfast with Santa is happening

In a year where so many events have been postponed or canceled, the Vicksburg Convention Center announced that one holiday season mainstay will go on ... Read more

17 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Election officials urge safety, patience as general election nears

With election day just over two weeks away, local election officials are reminding area voters of some of the safety measures in place for this ... Read more

18 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Two fatalities reported in Friday’s massive accident along I-20 in Delta

DELTA, La. — Interstate 20 eastbound in Delta, La. was shut down for nearly eight hours Friday evening as law enforcement and emergency medical personnel ... Read more

1 day ago by Tim Reeves.

MHP Trooper injured in one-car crash on U.S. 61 South

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a one-car wreck Saturday morning on U.S. 61 South near Yokena in which an MHP trooper was injured. The ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Large crowd turns out for ‘Warbirds, Wings & Wheels’

MOUND, La. — Wrapped with double blankets against a cold morning wind, 94-year-old Foster Story sat in a chair near the runway at the Vicksburg-Tallulah ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg eatery helping doctoral student with her bears research

Everybody knows bears like honey, but it seems they like donuts, too. Several weeks ago, Mississippi State University doctoral student Lacy Dolan made a stop ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Crime reports: Vehicle stolen from Washington Street convenience store

A Vicksburg convenience store has been the site of yet another stolen vehicle report. The Circle K, located at 4150 Washington Street, last year was ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Holland’s appointment to Mississippi River Commission makes history

President Donald J. Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Diana M. Holland as a member and as the 41st President of the Mississippi River Commission. Holland ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg High names 2020 Homecoming Queen and her court

Vicksburg High School will celebrate its 2020 Homecoming Thursday, Oct. 22 when the Gators welcome the Canton Tigers to Viking Stadium on the Warren Central ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg native to receive Hinds’ 2020 Alumni Service Award

Ken Coomes grew up in Vicksburg as the third-oldest in a family of 12 children. At 14, Coomes went to work and gave his money ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Positive report: Corps’ study says backwater pumps project should move ahead

After months of study and feedback, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report Friday that lays out recommendations for completion of the Yazoo ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg man faces felony charges from September armed robbery

Another day and another felony charge for a Vicksburg man who now faces an armed robbery charge. Friday, Vicksburg police officials announced Felix Williams, 30, ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

City’s mask mandate likely to be extended into December following one-day spike

Where the numbers are coming from is not yet known, but the COVID-19 report Friday by the Mississippi State Department of Health has already had ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Warbirds, Wings & Wheels set for Saturday

The Southern Heritage Air Foundation’s “Warbirds, Wings & Wheels” show is going on Saturday as planned at the Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport in Mound, La., foundation ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Man wounded in early morning shooting Thursday

A Warren County man was shot in the leg early Thursday morning at an apartment complex in the 4900 block of Halls Ferry Road. Warren ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Photo Gallery: Redwood holds parade to encourage classmate in battle with cancer

Recently, students at Redwood Elementary stepped out of their classrooms to show support for one of their own. The school recently organized a drive-by parade ... Read more

5 days ago by Courtland Wells.

Vicksburg awarded ‘Best Water Treatment Plant in Mississippi’ once again

For the second consecutive year, the city of Vicksburg has received the 2020 Water Treatment Plant of the Year Award from the American Water Works ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Port Commission accepts $256,500 grant from Delta Regional Authority

The Warren County Port Commission recently accepted a $256,500 Delta Regional Authority grant to help cover the extension of Ceres Boulevard in the Ceres Industrial ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Crime reports: Officers respond to calls for stolen vehicle, theft at local hotel

Early Tuesday, officers responded to a home in the 3100 block of Washington Street in reference to a stolen vehicle. The Vicksburg Police Department, in ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Meth discovered on man wielding large knife on Clay Street

A South Carolina man is facing a felony drug charge after being arrested Wednesday. According to a release from the Vicksburg Police Department, officers responded ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

St. Alban’s offering services to help those grieving over loss

For many, the seasonal transition from fall to winter is a time of celebration and joy as families and friends gather to enjoy the holidays ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

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