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Madison Parish experiencing a spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases

While the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Warren County have crept higher in recent days, reaching a pandemic total of 158 cases as of ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Southern Heritage Air Foundation Museum to host celebration welcoming back the public

For history and aviation enthusiasts, the Southern Heritage Air Foundation Museum released some tremendously good news Thursday. In a post on social media, the museum ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

AmeriCorps personnel in Vicksburg help with transfer of critical protection equipment

The Corporation for National and Community Service and its AmeriCorps NCCC program, in coordination with FEMA, donated more than 14,000 N95 masks to the Louisiana ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg, Tallulah airports receive federal aid grants

The city’s airport in Vicksburg and the Vicksburg-Tallulah Airport in Mound, La., were among the airports across the country receiving aid from the U.S. Department ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

La. governor issues statewide ‘stay at home’ order starting 5 p.m. Monday

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards ordered all 4.6 million people in Louisiana to voluntarily stay at home starting at 5 p.m. ... Read more

2 months ago by Catherine Hadaway.

Louisiana governor closes schools over coronavirus

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s governor on Friday closed K-12 public schools across the state for roughly a month and banned gatherings of more ... Read more

3 months ago by The Associated Press.

Spitfire replica to make a home at Southern Heritage Air Museum

MOUND, La. — The Southern Heritage Air Museum will soon be getting a new addition with a unique history. The plane is a Sport Spitfire, ... Read more

4 months ago by John Surratt.

Madison Parish mourns the loss of long-time sheriff

TALLULAH, La. — What was supposed to be months of transition to a new sheriff in Madison Parish was abruptly changed Friday by the sudden ... Read more

5 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Annual Pajamas, Pancakes and Planes event sells out in just hours

If you don’t have a ticket to the Southern Heritage Air Foundation’s annual Pajamas, Pancakes and Planes on Saturday, Dec. 7, sorry, it sold out. ... Read more

6 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Extensive work on I-20 bridge set to begin in January

Workers for Missouri-based contractor OCCI Inc. will soon begin work on a $27.7 million upgrade for the Interstate 20 Mississippi River bridge, according to information ... Read more

6 months ago by John Surratt.

Tallulah among those cities called ‘fiscally distressed municipalities’

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana’s legislative auditor says 18 cities, towns and villages may be close to reaching bankruptcy or might have the inability to ... Read more

7 months ago by The Associated Press.

Warbirds take to the skies over Vicksburg, Tallulah for training

The skies above Vicksburg and neighboring Madison Parish have been a buzz in recent days as more than a dozen Warbirds have converged on the ... Read more

8 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Woman charged with felony embezzlement

A Tallulah, La. woman is charged with felony embezzlement in the theft of more than $56,000. Haley O’Briant, 128 Hunter Drive, Tallulah, is accused of ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Hundreds crowd Old Mississippi River Bridge for Supper on the ‘Sip

Although the temperature was toasty Thursday, it did not in any way hinder the second annual Supper on the ‘Sip. The event, which is the ... Read more

8 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

SHAF unveils new addition to its collection

The Southern Heritage Air Foundation and Museum at Mound, La., has a new exhibit that stirs up the history of World War II’s Eastern Front. ... Read more

9 months ago by John Surratt.

Teen killed in Tallulah ATV wreck

A 15-year-old Vicksburg boy was killed in an ATV wreck early Saturday morning in Tallulah, La., according to information from the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office, ... Read more

11 months ago by John Surratt.

Hunter wants others to learn from Eagle Lake hunting accident

A week later, Micah Heckford is still trying to wrap his mind around the events that transpired Dec. 28, while on an annual duck hunt ... Read more

1 year ago by Rob Sigler.

Wreck backs up I-20 westbound traffic

A mid-day accident on the Mississippi River bridge has caused westbound traffic delays on Interstate 20. Traffic is reportedly backed up for several miles. There ... Read more

2 years ago by Rob Sigler.

4 of 7 escapees from Madison Parish facility on the loose

Four of the seven inmates who escaped Wednesday from the Madison Parish Correctional Center in Tallulah remain at-large after climbing a fence around midday. According ... Read more

2 years ago by Rob Sigler.

Pair charged with threats against Tallulah schools

Two students at Madison High School in Tallulah have been charged with making unrelated threats against the school. Clyde Harris, 17, 820 Van Zelfden St. ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Tallulah facing water crisis

A power outage has reportedly left the city of Tallulah without water. The city has already been under a boil water notice following low pressure ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

Man faces attempted murder, robbery charges in Tallulah

A Tallulah, La., man is being held without bond in the Madison Parish Jail charged with home invasion, armed robbery and attempted first degree murder ... Read more

2 years ago by John Surratt.

SHAF to raise money for museum

Area residents have the opportunity to win up to $1,000 in a drawing sponsored by the Southern Heritage Air Foundation. “We are doing something to ... Read more

3 years ago by John Surratt.

Two men face 33 counts after March crime spree here

Two men, one from Florida and one from Vicksburg, have been indicted on 33 counts of auto burglary involving a March crime spree. The July ... Read more

3 years ago by John Surratt.

Boil water notice lifted in Tallulah

TALLULAH, La. — The city of Tallulah announced before 3 p.m. Wednesday that the boil water notice for all water customers has been lifted. State officials ... Read more

3 years ago by Tim Reeves.

Tallulah water customers under boil water notice

Thousands of water customers in the city of Tallulah are now under a boil water notice after crews discovered a ruptured water line Monday afternoon. According ... Read more

3 years ago by Tim Reeves.

PHOTO GALLERY: Southern Heritage Air Foundation Spring is in the Air Day

Southern Heritage Air Foundation hosted the Spring Is In The Air Day at the SHAF Hanger on Saturday. The day featured all you can eat ... Read more

3 years ago by Courtland Wells.

Crawfish and airplanes: Southern Heritage Air Foundation readies for a number of events

The Southern Heritage Air Foundation at the Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport in Mound, La., will kickoff three days of activities starting Wednesday with the return of ... Read more

3 years ago by John Surratt.

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