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City seeks Legislature’s approval to give annual supplement to MCITy

If the Legislature gives its approval, the Thad Cochran Mississippi Center for Innovation and Technology will be the beneficiary of an annual $300,000 supplement from ... Read more

15 hours ago by John Surratt.

Late-night accident kills two in Claiborne County

Two people were killed late Tuesday in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 61 in Claiborne County. According to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, the ... Read more

22 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Animal shelter finishes year with low population, spikes again in early 2021

At one time in 2020, the Vicksburg Animal Shelter had 40 rabbits. “We seized that many rabbits (from one owner); there were probably more than ... Read more

1 day ago by John Surratt.

Appointments quickly fill up at Warren County COVID-19 vaccination site

Even before local officials could publicize that appointments for the drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site in Warren County were open, residents were already flocking to the ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Louisiana Department of Transportation extending lane closures

Lane closures on the Interstate 20 bridge over the Mississippi River have been extended through Feb. 14, according to information from the Louisiana Department of ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Mississippi College releases Fall 2020 president’s list

CLINTON — The Mississippi College Office of Academic Affairs has announced the students named to the president’s list for the Fall 2020 semester. To be eligible ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 cases continue to trend lower in Warren County

As January became the worst month of the COVID-19 pandemic in Warren County Tuesday, the recent trend of new cases in the county is improving. ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Hinds announces Deans’ Scholars for Fall 2020

RAYMOND — Hinds Community College has announced the Deans’ Scholars for the Fall 2020 semester. Deans’ Scholars are those students with a cumulative 3.5 to ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 vaccination site ‘should’ begin administering vaccines Feb. 1

COVID-19 vaccines “should” begin being administered at a drive-thru site in Warren County beginning Feb. 1. Warren County Emergency Management Agency Director John Elfer said ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Entergy working to restore power to hundreds of customers

More than 600 Entergy customers are trying to make their way to work or school this morning without power. As of 7:30 a.m. Monday, Entergy ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Warren County COVID-19 vaccine site one step closer to reality

From city and county leaders to those in the Legislature, Warren County’s advocacy to host a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site is becoming closer to reality. ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Two weddings within one year kept the Fordice family quite busy

There is a saying that sisters are different flowers from the same garden.   |||   What a beautiful proverb. And how apropos these words are for ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

‘It is bogus’: Officials don’t know what D.C. group is trying to accomplish

A mailout hitting mailboxes in and around Vicksburg from a conservative political action committee based in Washington D.C. claims the city is just days away ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Mississippi awards almost $3M in preservation grants; two in Vicksburg

JACKSON (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Archives and History is awarding nearly $3 million for preservation and restoration projects. The Community Heritage Preservation Grant ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Public records: Recent deeds, marriage licenses filed with Warren County

Public records filed at the Warren County Courthouse between Jan. 11 and Jan. 18.   Warranty Deeds Sara Stevenson Abraham, Sara Stevenson Abraham, Executrix, and ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Doc: COVID vaccination plan for long-term care was ‘faulty’

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi’s top health official criticized the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine within the state’s long-term care facilities Friday, calling the plan made ... Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project gets $11.2 million from Corps

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is allocating $11.2 million for pre-construction project planning and acquiring mitigation property for the Yazoo Backwater Pump Project, according ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Bowmar students launch digital newspaper — The Leader’s Log

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Three Bowmar Avenue Elementary students had the idea to start a school newspaper and, with a little help from ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Warren County residents take part in ‘Bernie’ internet craze

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Wearing mittens made out of recycled materials and a warm winter jacket, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off a casual inauguration ... Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

‘White wall’ of fog hampers weeks-long search for hunters

Authorities hope to get back on the Mississippi River after the weather has hampered recent efforts to continue the search for two duck hunters missing ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Merit Health River Region welcomes new surgeon to its team

Merit Health River Region has announced the addition of Dr. Matthew Knight, general surgeon, to its staff.  Knight joins the group with certifications through the ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Woman charged with child abuse after stabbing children

A Warren County woman is being held without bond in the Warren County Jail charged with three counts of felony child abuse. Warren County Martin ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Hinds announces Fall 2020 President’s Scholars

RAYMOND — Hinds Community College announced this week the President’s Scholars for the Fall 2020 semester. Those named President’s Scholars completed the semester with a ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Warren School District provides COVID-19 update to state health officials

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Warren County shows slight — very slight — improvements, the Vicksburg Warren School District continues to track and ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Weiland serves as Legislature’s Doctor of the Day

Vicksburg pediatrician Dr. Geri Weiland, with Merit Health River Region, served as the Legislative Doctor of the Day Wednesday at the Capitol in Jackson. In ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Pemberton Mall chosen as drive-thru vaccination site

Vicksburg is set to become a COVID vaccine drive-thru sight, but when that will occur is still unknown. This news was reported Thursday afternoon during ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Belmont Gardens residents to receive COVID vaccine

During the COVID-19 pandemic, seniors have been the most vulnerable. The push to get the vaccine out to them has been a top priority and, ... Read more

7 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Dozens brave rain, long wait for COVID-19 vaccines

A little rain did not deter those who had lined up outside the doors of the Jackson-Hinds Vicksburg -Warren Family Health Center on Thursday for ... Read more

7 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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