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GUIZERIX: An argument for celebrating seasonal holidays at the appropriate time

Last week, as I attempted to gather groceries at Walmart, a whirlwind of Thanksgiving wishes smacked me right ...

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Library Column: New large-print Westerns

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

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OUR OPINION: Vicksburg Area Job Fair meets needs of community

The Vicksburg Area Job Fair held on Tuesday proves two things: One, that employers in Vicksburg and beyond ...

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FRAZIER: The value of community news and reading what is reported

There was a bit of fodder on Facebook this past weekend over the parade that was held in downtown ...

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Letter to the Editor: The Stars shined in Vicksburg

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the many organizations and individuals that supported the ...

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SURRATT: First responders deserve our respect, gratitude

“God and the doctor we alike adore  When on the brink of danger not before; The danger past, ...

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Looking Back: Fulton Fire Engine Company No. 3

By Nancy Bell, Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation On April 26, 1838, the Vicksburg Whig reported, “At a ...

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GUIZERIX: Erasing versus embracing our imperfections, a lesson for my daughter

Over the weekend, my family and I took the rare opportunity to visit Orange Beach, Ala. I’d been ...

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Library Column: New large-print non-fiction 

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

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GUEST COLUMN: September 11 Attacks Awakened America’s Iron Resolve

By U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker | Guest Columnist  On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I drove to ...

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FRAZIER: COVID vaccine talks parallel measles outbreak of 2015

I interviewed Dr. Gordon Sluis, a pediatrician that worked at the Street Clinic, in 2015.  There had been ...

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A.L. ‘Buck’ Tanner remembered for his devotion to family, customers

Mary Louise Stevens remembers the day she met A.L. Tanner. At the time, Tanner was manager of Zales ...

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OUR OPINION: Thank you to local volunteers aiding in Hurricane Ida recovery

Hurricane Ida left utter devastation in its path, especially in South Louisiana, where it made landfall as a ...

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SURRATT: Thoughts of 9/11, 20 years later

Tonight and Saturday, we will go back in time to a September day in 2001 in New York ...

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Looking Back: Hook and Ladder Company No. 1

By Nancy Bell, Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation The volunteer Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 was organized ...

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Library Column: New Adult Fiction: Mysteries

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

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FRAZIER: A helping hand is the best tool

I spent last weekend in Austin when Hubby and I went to visit my son and his girlfriend.  ...

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OUR OPINION: If you don’t have a job in Vicksburg, you don’t want one

Around every corner in Vicksburg, businesses have “Now Hiring” signs on display. Especially in the service industry, businesses ...

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SURRATT: An appreciation of the Air Conditioner

Last week, before the specter of Ida hitting this area raised its ugly head, I got into a ...

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Looking Back: Speed Street Fire House No. 5

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation This reel house and hose wagon station was built ...

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GUIZERIX: Ida brings back memories of surviving Hurricane Ivan

Everyone who grew up near the Gulf Coast has a hurricane story. Whether they had a few limbs ...

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Library Column: World War II Adult Nonfiction

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

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OUR OPINION: Plenty to look forward to in Vicksburg

With the announcement of several new projects in the city of Vicksburg, the usual allotment of complaints has ...

Letters - Featured

Letter to the Editor: In memory of Dr. Paul Pierce III

Dear Editor, I just learned of the death of Dr. Paul Pierce of Vicksburg, who passed (Wednesday). Dr. ...

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SURRATT: City board using wisdom, intelligence with COVID funds

I’m sitting here looking at a resolution by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen outlining plans for spending ...

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Looking Back: Hook and Ladder Station No. 6

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation In September 1902, the fire department and city leaders ...

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GUIZERIX: Working the visitor’s circuit in Vicksburg

This past weekend left me feeling so loved, and so thankful for our community. In the middle of ...

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Library Column: New Adult Fiction Suspense titles

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

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