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Volunteer of the Week: LaShunte ‘Tae’ Griffith believes we serve God’s purpose when we help others

Our Volunteer of the Week is LaShunté “Tae” Griffith (formerly Hubbard). Griffith loves spending time with her family. ...

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Hey, Vicksburg: My kids think you’re really cool

I know I’ve mentioned them a few times before in my columns, but in case you missed it, ...

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Pet of the Week: Catahoula mixes in need of home

These six-month-old Catahoula mixes are available for adoption. These pups are playful and love a good belly rub. ...

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On The Shelf: Mysteries, thrills this week’s titles from the new Large Print Collection

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

Letters to the Editor

Thank you to all who helped make Carnaval de Mardi Gras a success

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation, I would ...

Local

How to become the boss of your own mind

When I was a child, I remember times when a peer or my younger brother would try to ...

Opinion

Believer or not, Lent is a special time of year

Ash Wednesday was held this week in churches across our area and it marks the end of Mardi ...

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Volunteer of the Week: Steve Butler building a community one volunteer at a time

Our Volunteer of the Week this week is Steve Butler. Butler grew up in Vicksburg and graduated from ...

Opinion

Private schools forget their racist origins in trying to collect public funds

Thick with irony is the Midsouth Association of Independent Schools’ contention that the provision of the Mississippi Constitution ...

Local

On The Shelf: A smorgasbord of knowledge awaits you in these new Adult Nonfiction titles

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

Opinion

Something good is happening in Vicksburg

Last year, Vicksburg hosted its first ever Bill Dance Mississippi River Monsters Mega Bucs Pro Series Catfish Tournament. ...

Opinion

Super Bowl Sunday gives us many reasons to be excited

You’ve might have figured this out by now, but I’m a huge football fan, so this weekend being ...

Opinion

High level of community involvement is wonderful

One of these days soon, I’m going to surprise you all with a column about something we desperately ...

News

On The Shelf: This week’s must reads are Young Adult Fiction but great for all ages

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

Letters to the Editor

Thank you to Vicksburg FD, first responders for taking good care of us

Dear editor, We would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the Vicksburg Fire Department for their rapid ...

Opinion

Black History Month has arrived with opportunities to learn

Black History Month is officially upon us and, as always, it comes as a great opportunity to not ...

Opinion

New play at The Strand brings meaningful message, spurs on conversation about race

A couple of weeks ago, I went to the Strand Theatre to do some prep work on a ...

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Chamber banquet was further evidence of what I suspected

With each passing week, I feel like I know the community a bit more as I collect new ...

Opinion

Excited to witness my first Vicksburg Mardi Gras

Where I come from, we got out of school for Mardi Gras every year. Growing up in Mobile, ...

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Vicksburg, Beautiful Table Settings Bash made great partners

Despite an Arctic blast in the River City last weekend, the Beautiful Table Settings Bash event was a ...

Opinion

History is a huge part of living in Vicksburg

You don’t have to live in Vicksburg to see that our town is steeped in history, specifically military ...

Opinion

There is nothing Common in Common Courtesy

What is common courtesy? I have heard of it most of my life and didn’t know its true ...

Local

The weather stopped us cold, but there is still so much going on in Vicksburg

I hope this is the last time for a while we’ll need to talk about the cold weather. ...

News

ON THE SHELF: Giddy up with these Western titles in our New Large Print Collection

This week we are featuring Western titles in our New Large Print collection. The third title in Mary ...

Opinion

The ice has melted, but the danger hasn’t completely passed

Last week’s weather was certainly not what we’re used to in central Mississippi, as enough ice accumulated in ...

Local

Snow cream and other snow-related musings

It snowed this week in Mississippi, or was that sleet? Anyway, something white actually fell from the sky ...

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Volunteer of the Week: Johnna Riddick finds volunteerism rewarding

Our Volunteer of the Week this week is Johnna Riddick. Riddick is a registered nurse and full-time nursing ...

Local

Snow or not, Vicksburg is a beautiful place

If you’ve ever been anywhere near south Alabama around this time of year, while any hint of winter ...

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