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Dear friends share high honors as St. Aloysius’ valedictorians

History is repeating itself at St. Aloysius High School. Both Adam Eckstein and Ann Elizabeth Farthing will share the honor of being named valedictorian for ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Lifting of restrictions gives businesses freedom to reopen

Within hours of Gov. Tate Reeves’ announcement Wednesday that he would not extend the state’s “Safer At Home” order after it expires Monday morning, businesses, ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Convention Center asks for public’s help, feedback

From the Miss Mississippi Competition to the Ritz on the River, the Vicksburg Convention Center plays host to a wide range of well-attended events. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

American Queen moves Vicksburg arrival back to mid-July

Earlier this month the American Queen Steamboat Company announced it would resume riverboat cruises along the Mississippi River in late June, with the American Queen ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Cedar Hill’s Confederate monument damaged by driver

The Confederate monument at Cedar Hill Cemetery will need the help of a good brick mason after a weekend ‘crash.’ According to records from the ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Barge strikes bridge twice; fourth strike in two months

No barges were lost when a northbound 15-barge tow struck pier 4 of the old U.S. 80 bridge Wednesday evening. Bridge superintendent Herman Smith said ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Patel named River City Early College’s first valedictorian

Four years ago, the Vicksburg Warren School District implemented River City Early College High School, an academic program where students could earn their high school ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Entergy announces lower rates as weather heats up

Entergy Mississippi customers are getting a break for the summer. The utility announced Thursday it is reducing its rates from June through September. According to ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

American Cruise Lines to resume cruises along the Mississippi River in late June

In recent weeks, restaurants have welcomed back customers to their dining rooms and salons and barbershops have welcomed back their trusted clientele. Local businesses have ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Jolly hits the ‘jackpot’ in having pieces selected for art show

Initiated in 1974, the Meridian Museum of Art Bi-State Art Competition and Exhibition showcases art ranging from traditional to avant-garde from artists that have resided ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City reopens Catfish Row splash pad

Just moments after restrictions on outdoor recreational facilities, such as pools and splash pads were eased Monday, Reese Klitzke walked to the middle of the ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Archeologists work to restore the final resting place for American heroes

For the past month, a team of archeologists from the National Park Service Southeast Archeological Center has been working to save heroes whose final resting ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Judge sets $300,000 bond on suspect connected to Friday shooting

A suspected wanted by authorities for his alleged involvement in a shooting Friday at the Exxon gas station at the intersection of Clay Street and ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

SCHC Southern Exposure Summer Camp begins June 1

Registration is underway for the Southern Cultural Heritage Center’s annual Southern Exposure Summer Camp which begins in less than a week. The annual camp is ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

COVID-19 model developed by ERDC debuts on CDC website

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s COVID-19 Modeling and Analysis Team (C-MAT) developed a COVID-19 model that debuted on the Centers for Disease ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

ERDC researcher awarded top honor from University of Alabama

Dr. Tim Rushing, of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has earned one of the top awards at the University of Alabama — ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Public library to begin curbside pick-up program June 2

As county officials discuss the best way to reopen or increase public access to county-owned facilities after the county’s emergency order expires on June 1, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Birthday girl asks for animal shelter donations rather than gifts

One year was nice, but Audrie Quimby is starting her own birthday tradition. The now 9-year old recently asked friends and family that instead of ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

River City Rescue closes store due to COVID-19 scare

The River City Rescue Mission Thrift Store is closed temporarily to clean and sanitize the building following a scare related to the COVID-19 virus, director ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Person sought in connection with Friday night shooting

A Vicksburg man is being sought for questioning in connection to a shooting Friday night. The shooting, which took place before 8 p.m. Friday, took ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Community support desperately needed to ‘Finish The Pumps’

For some it is a slogan they share on Facebook. For others, it is a saying that adorns a bumper sticker placed on their back ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Remembering Gene Presley: ‘He was a super nice guy and I really miss him’

The friends and family of Gene Presley said their final goodbyes to a man who was known in Vicksburg as a businessman, outdoorsman and friend. ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Coroner: Inmate died of natural causes

A Mississippi inmate serving life sentences for convictions on sexual battery has died after being hospitalized since Feb. 27, the state Department of Corrections said ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Future of YMCA and Warner Tully summer camps awaiting state guidance

For years, parents have stood in early morning lines hoping to get their child registered for the YMCA’s Summer Day Camp. But for safety measures, ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

School District’s free meal program extended through mid-July

The Vicksburg Warren School District’s Child Nutrition Office announced Friday it will extend the current free meal service to children in Warren County through mid-July. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Theatre Guild set to return with ‘The Sound of Music’

As sheltering in place restrictions are lifted and businesses begin to open back up, the Vicksburg Theatre Guild is also ready to get the show ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City’s animal shelter facing food problems from COVID-19

Vicksburg residents aren’t the only ones having to deal with inconveniences caused by the COVID-19 virus. Officials with the Vicksburg Animal Shelter report problems getting ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Mississippi River drops below flood stage

For the first time in three months, the Mississippi River at Vicksburg is below flood stage. According to the National Weather Service, the Mississippi was ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

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