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ON THE SHELF: Adult Nonfiction for the educated and introspective

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

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bryan Pratt is the right leader fighting for education

Dear Editor, For many issues, election season has already wrapped up. However, Vicksburg’s local public schools’ future is ...

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FRAZIER: Take a break from the Christmas chaos and send your wedding photo to Vicksburg Living

I can’t tell you how proud I am of the Vicksburg Living Magazine. Our Christmas edition has flown ...

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OUR OPINION: Watch the boys play ball this Friday

The Vicksburg High School Gators are knocking on the door of their first championship run, and it’s up ...

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SURRATT: I’m ready to ride that train

The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen took a big step forward by putting its support behind the ...

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GUIZERIX: Whoever you root for, it’s still Thanksgiving

For a few blessed hours before kickoff, we’ll hopefully let bygones be bygones and enjoy a pleasant Thanksgiving ...

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ON THE SHELF: Thanksgiving Thrillers to make you talk turkey

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: A Gift that Keeps Giving

By Treasurer David McRae | Guest Columnist I know it’s not yet Thanksgiving, but the fall decorations have ...

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FRAZIER: Who would’ve thought turkey and marinara make Thanksgiving special?

Thanksgiving has slipped up on me. I kept thinking I had another week before the holiday, but as ...

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SURRATT: An early Thanksgiving greeting

This week, I’m jumping ahead of the calendar and writing about Thanksgiving. The evidence of Thanksgiving’s approach begins ...

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Do your part for Vicksburg’s Bicentennial

Vicksburg is broaching a once-in-a-lifetime celebration as the River City marks its 200th year, and those who call ...

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LOOKING BACK: The many faces of two 1400 block mainstays

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation The two-story, two-storefront building at 1417-1419 Washington St. was ...

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GUIZERIX: Stay safe out there, y’all

Well, if it’s not one thing, it’s another. This time last year, we were reluctantly (perhaps joyously) removing ...

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FRAZIER: More than just a story for the newspaper

I was brought to tears this week in the most unusual place – a high school classroom. On ...

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Some late comments on Veterans Day

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in ...

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OTHER OPINION: Time is running out to save local news

Local journalism is a cornerstone of democracy and a vital source of information for communities across the country, ...

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OUR OPINION: Thank a veteran every day

Veterans Day is Friday, and it’s so much more than a day off from work or school. In ...

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GUEST COLUMN: Make the most of your health insurance

As the holidays approach, it’s easy to forget to take advantage of your insurance benefits. Now is a ...

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GUIZERIX: Thompson doesn’t have to serve constituents, because they’re not funding him

In what’s become an almost-certainty over the last 30 years of elections, District 2 Congressional Rep. Bennie Thompson ...

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MISSISSIPPI TODAY: “Welcome Dick Hall” by Marshall Ramsey

Former Mississippi Central District Transportation Commissioner, Vicksburg native Dick Hall, died Nov. 2 at age 84. Mississippi Today ...

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ON THE SHELF: Enlightenment and self-help titles to peruse

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

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FRAZIER: Downtown Vicksburg has a strong heartbeat

I don’t know who to thank. Maybe it’s a combination of folks, but I just want to send ...

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OUR OPINION: Vicksburg’s waterfront getting a much-needed fresh face

The addition of a mural on the floodwall at the Vicksburg waterfront is an exciting development for tourists ...

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SURRATT: Alcorn’s jazz festival is little-known gem for Vicksburg

Some of you may not read this until Friday night or sometime over the weekend, so part of ...

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you for a successful Vicksburg Area Job Fair

On behalf of the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce, I would like everyone who contributed to the great ...

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GUEST COLUMN: Protecting Mississippi’s Finances 

By Treasurer David McRae | Guest Columnist Over the last few years, “Environmental, Social, and Governance” (ESG) investment ...

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LOOKING BACK: The buildings that made Brennan Block

By Nancy Bell | Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation This two-storefront building was located at 1526-1528 Washington St., ...

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GUIZERIX: The show must go on

The elements almost did us in this past weekend, but Vicksburg Porchfest was still a fun time for ...

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