Opinion

Calling all gardeners: The weather is perfect for planting

It has been nearly impossible for me to sit at my desk and write. The weather has been ...

Education

Volunteer of the Week: Alicia Cruthirds believes volunteerism connects people

The Volunteer of the Week is Alicia Cruthirds. Cruthirds was born and raised in Vicksburg. She is the ...

Opinion

Miss Mississippi’s Teen competition shined over weekend

After nearly 20 years in the newspaper business, I thought I had covered almost everything, but this weekend’s ...

Lifestyles

Pet of the Week: This sweet girl is looking for a furever home

Tan chihuahua mix female. Very sweet and doesn’t mind other dogs or cats. She is available for adoption ...

Local

Catfish tourney looks to be big deal for River City

I know nothing about fishing, but I found out this week that it is going to be an ...

Opinion

Vicksburg Police Department is making efforts toward transparency

Like a lot of jobs that people often see portrayed in movies, there are a lot of misconceptions ...

News

Volunteer of the Week: Kristi Gordon believes in making a difference for children

This week’s Volunteer of the Week is Kristi Gordon. Gordon is a native of Vicksburg and works as ...

News

Pet of the Week: I am Batman and I am in need a furever Bat Cave

Batman is a two-year-old pitbull. He is good with other dogs but isn’t too fond of cats. He ...

Opinion

Solar eclipse takes second stage

What they said about the solar eclipse bringing people together is true. I experienced it. Like so many ...

News

On the shelf: Come discover our new Adult Fiction titles

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

News

Volunteer of the Week: Leigh Conerly is working to make the need for animal shelters a thing of the past

Our Volunteer of the Week is Leigh Conerly. Leigh has been doing pet rescue much of her life. ...

Opinion

Brushing up on my basketball knowledge

First of all, I want to say congratulations to the University of Connecticut Huskies for winning back-to-back national ...

Lifestyles

On the Shelf: Stories of mystery, redemption, salvation

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

Z - Newsletter Opinion

What is going on with information protection?

A couple of weeks ago, I got an email from AT&T informing me my account passcode had been ...

News

MCITy grand opening highlights what can be accomplished through teamwork

The Mississippi Center for Innovation & Technology offers valuable lessons on intergovernmental and private sector alignment for transformational ...

News

Volunteer of the Week: Kristan Hill says volunteering brings joy, gratitude

Our Volunteer of the Week is Kristan Hill. Hill is a Vicksburg native who moved back to Vicksburg ...

News

Pet of the Week: Emmy the calico in need of a colorful furever home

Emmy is a nine-month-old female. She is an American shorthair and is a calico. She is located at ...

News

Nominations for Mississippi’s Poet Laureate Open April 1

The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) and the Mississippi Poet Laureate Selection Panel, in partnership with Gov. Tate Reeves, ...

Opinion

First responders often relive trauma again and again

I’m going to tell you a story about the hardest situation I ever covered, and I’ll warn you ...

Opinion

Trillium time means spring has sprung in Mississippi

When I see trilliums popping up in my wooded backyard, it’s a sure sign that spring has arrived. ...

Local

Volunteer of the Week: Tom Osburn believes helping others changes lives

Our Volunteer of the Week this week is Tom Osburn. Tom is married to Donna Osburn. They have ...

Opinion

Easter is proof a lot can happen in a week

As we near the end of Holy Week, it is always a humbling time for me when I ...

Opinion

City, county need to come together for mutual benefit

In the City of Vicksburg, with the second longest river in the world; with three different cruise ship ...

Local

Three times was a charm for God and me

I do not doubt God hears my prayers and responds to my needs. Now, that doesn’t mean everything ...

Local

Volunteer of the Week: Holly Stokes believes in serving humbly, loving deeply, honoring Christ

Our Volunteer of the Week this week is Holly Stokes. Holly is married to her high school sweetheart, ...

Opinion

The Longest Line

I seem to have a knack for choosing the slowest lines at any store that has a cashier-operated ...

Opinion

Classic ‘Sip Fest kept us busy all week

I’m still getting used to all the annual happenings in Vicksburg, and that will obviously continue for the ...

News

Pet of the Week: Unique Lucas is looking for that once-in-a-lifetime home

Lucas is a 1-year-old tabby with a unique coat. He is up to date on his vaccines and ...

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