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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.

Crack cocaine found in car following brief chase, driver arrested

A Vicksburg man faces a felony drug charge after a brief car chase early Tuesday along Highway 80. The Vicksburg Police Department announced the arrest ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

5 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.

More charges filed against suspect tied to Uptown Vicksburg burglaries

A Vicksburg man has been charged with multiple counts of business burglary following his arrest Sunday. According to the Vicksburg Police Department, Felix Williams, 30, of ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

6 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

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Boosters schedule garage sale to support Vicksburg High band

It takes far more than sheets of music and skilled musicians to put together and operate a high school band. It takes plenty of support ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Wreck on I-20 in Delta claims the life of Texas man

MADISON PARISH, La. — Traffic along eastbound Interstate 20, just inside Louisiana, was slowed as emergency officials responded to a fatal accident Monday evening. Shortly ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

School district announces better week involving COVID-19 cases

On Oct. 5, the Vicksburg Warren School District announced three confirmed COVID-19 cases involving students and staff and more than 50 quarantined due to possible ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Two Vicksburg men arrested after stolen firearm discovered

The discovery of one stolen firearm has led to the arrest of two Vicksburg men. Late Friday, an officer stopped a silver 2007 Nissan Altima ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Brief car chase leads to firearm charge for Vicksburg man

A brief car chase early Sunday morning led to the discovery of a firearm and a felony charge for a Vicksburg man. Just after midnight ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vehicle stolen off dealership’s showroom floor

A 2020 Dodge Challenger R/T, 2020 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup and a gray 2011 Dodge Charger were reportedly stolen from Blackburn Motors, 1890 North Frontage ... Read more

1 week 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.

Warren County seeing slight surge in COVID-19 cases

It is often said that numbers do not tell the true story. But when it comes to the months-long COVID-19 pandemic, numbers do not lie. ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

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.

Number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County increasing

As Mississippi has seen the daily average of new COVID-19 cases rise, so too has Warren County. Over the past two weeks, Warren County has ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

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.

Victim shot twice Tuesday at LD’s dies from his injuries

The late Tuesday night shooting that led to the temporary closure of a downtown Vicksburg bar, has now turned fatal. Wade Carter, 31, of Vicksburg, ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

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