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GUIZERIX: The time my Momma caught Elvis

With the passing of Lisa Marie Presley last week, Elvis has been on my mind. Having grown up ...

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LOOKING BACK: A classic example of Vicksburg pierced columns

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation  This large three-bay Italianate townhouse at 800 Walnut St. ...

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MARTIN: Voices and Votes and History and me

Since the beginning of December, I have written a series of articles that tie into the Voices and ...

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ON THE SHELF: Large-Print Fiction titles for your reading list

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library. This week ...

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OUR OPINION: It’s simple — We need to address the state’s health care crisis

If it’s what the majority of the electorate wants, shouldn’t we be able to get it? That’s a ...

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FRAZIER: The value of a qualified watchdog

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. How many of us have seen a statue of ...

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OUR OPINION: Free Mississippi Freedom Trail Markers could be an asset for Vicksburg

The Mississippi Humanities Council and Visit Mississippi announced last week a new program that, for a limited time, ...

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SURRATT: My favorite time of year is here

Unless you are super religious, it passed by unnoticed two weeks ago. Jan. 6; the feast of the ...

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GUEST COLUMN: Voting is a Right and Responsibility

By Caiya Nettle | Guest Columnist Voting is a right and responsibility that we as citizens of the ...

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LOOKING BACK: 1204 Washington St., lost to Urban Renewal but etched in Vicksburg’s merchant history

By Nancy  Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation This commercial building at 1204 Washington St. was located ...

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GUIZERIX: A celebration of Mardi Gras in Vicksburg

Growing up near Mobile and frequenting New Orleans, it should come as no surprise that when I was ...

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ON THE SHELF: The library’s newest page-turners

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library. This week ...

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GUEST COLUMN: America’s Pilot Pipeline Runs Through Mississippi

By U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker | Guest Columnist  In the movie “Top Gun,” San Diego is referred to ...

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FRAZIER: The hospitality of Vicksburg’s waterfront

Growing up in Vicksburg, I remember when my parents would load the family up in the car for ...

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OUR OPINION: Local educators deserve every opportunity for praise

The Vicksburg Warren School District of 10 years ago would be amazed at the District of today, how ...

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SURRATT: Are you paraskevidekatriaphobic?

Do you suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia? At some point in our lives, we’ve all heard the term “triskaidekaphobia,” which ...

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LOOKING BACK: Continuing the stroll down Monroe Street

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation This is a photograph of 707 Monroe St. and ...

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GUEST COLUMN: U.S. House speaker chaos proves it could happen again in Mississippi

by Bobby Harrison, Mississippi Today In terms of political theatre, there is nothing like a speaker’s race. That ...

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GUIZERIX: COVID’s come a-calling

After three years of successfully evading the coronavirus, I finally came down with it on Friday. At first, ...

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GUEST COLUMN: A Look Back and Forward

By Treasurer David McRae | Guest Columnist I want to wish everyone a very happy new year! Before ...

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FRAZIER: New year, same technology woes, new outlook

I recently got a new phone and a new printer. Our home printer bit the dust a couple ...

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OUR OPINION: If you want to make a change, the time is now

The qualifying period for state and county elections is open now — could this be your chance to ...

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SURRATT: Our weather remains a mystery

It’s the thing that, according to the saying, everybody complains about but nobody does anything. Since the fall, ...

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GUEST COLUMN: Wicker Outlines Conservative Priorities for 2023

By U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker | Guest Columnist As 2023 arrives, lawmakers will return to Washington to kick ...

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GUIZERIX: On resolutions and knowing my limits

If the first three hours of 2023 are any indication, I’m in for a doozy of a year ...

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FRAZIER: Resolutions and the Daily Do-Over

This week, I reached out to many in our community asking for them to share their New Year’s ...

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OUR OPINION: 2022 was a year of trying times and triumphs

It’s hard to believe we’re already entering a new year, as 2022 sees itself out the door tonight ...

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SURRATT: Of the New Year and resolutions

Ah, here we are. Another year has almost gone, the bowl games hitting the airwaves as an indicator ...

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