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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.

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

17 hours ago by Staff Reports.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Report: New data gives grim picture of youth obesity in Mississippi

PRINCETON, N.J. — In Mississippi, nearly one in four young people — age 10 to 17 — are not considered obese. In a report released ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Salvation Army’s annual Soup and Sandwich Luncheon postponed

This year would have marked the 41st annual Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Soup and Sandwich Luncheon, but due to COVID-19, the annual event has been ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Be a part of Vicksburg Living’s upcoming holiday issue

From the very beginning, Vicksburg Living’s readers have been key to the magazine’s continued success, no more so than the past two editions, where items ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local judges support idea of enhanced electronic monitoring

In a letter to area judges, Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. asked for additional monitoring and restrictions be placed on those individuals facing firearm-related charges ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Family honors Foam Packaging co-founder’s 90th birthday and notable creation

Jesse Davenport turned 90 on Oct. 5, and to help celebrate his birthday his family threw him a party that included a cake made to ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Facebook page seeks to reunite lost pets with their families

Lost or homeless animals need a way to find their way back home. And, even though animals themselves might not be able to browse Facebook, ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

ERDC to induct two into the Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees

The U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center will induct two former employees to the Waterways Experiment Station Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees Thursday. Dr. ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

City, engineering firm begin process of narrowing down sites for new port

Vicksburg officials have approved a $45,000 contract with Neel-Schaffer Engineering to handle the first phase of the proposed port development project. The port oversight committee ... Read more

7 days ago by John Surratt.

Flaggs calls for enhanced requirements for those ‘entitled to bail’

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. Monday sent a letter to area judges, asking for their help in getting tougher on local crime. In the letter dated ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Officials: Mask mandate is effective, likely to be extended in Vicksburg

The COVID-19 pandemic in Mississippi has now surpassed seven months and, in that time, the emotions and response to this ongoing pandemic have run the ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

SCHF schedules Kids in the Kitchen Halloween

It’s time once again for your little ghosts and goblins to learn a few kitchen tricks to cook up some Halloween treats. The Southern Cultural ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Teen wounded after gun goes off

A 16-year-old boy was wounded Saturday in what Vicksburg police have called an accidental shooting. The shooting was one of two reported Saturday night. According ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Saturday evening fire damages home on Sherwood Drive

An early evening fire damaged the kitchen of a home at 126 Sherwood Drive Saturday. Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said the fire call was ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Five PAs talk about their careers and their paths to the medical field

Each October, a week is set aside to recognize the contribution and work of physicians assistants in today’s medical community. According to the American Association ... Read more

1 week ago by Courtland Wells.

Warren County avoids heavy damage as Delta moves on

Warren County managed to avoid a major disaster as Hurricane Delta passed. John Moore, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Jackson, said ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Family comes together to celebrate Mia Calnan’s victories over cancer

Hearing a diagnosis of cancer is life-altering. It is also life-changing to hear the words cancer-free. But what does a person do if diagnosed with ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Flaggs declares emergency, sets curfew ahead of Delta’s arrival

Mayor George Flaggs has declared an emergency and set a midnight to 7 a.m. curfew for the city of Vicksburg in anticipation of Hurricane Delta. ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

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