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Dear Santa, could you help me follow in my father’s footsteps

Dear Santa, It’s been a long time since I sat down with pen in hand to write to you with a list of things for ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Wicker: FCC award will expand high-speed internet in rural Mississippi

Mississippi scored an important victory this month in our effort to connect rural communities to the internet. On Dec. 7, the Federal Communication Commission announced ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

Santa, I have some big-time requests

Terri Cowart Frazier is a staff writer for The Vicksburg Post. Over the coming issues, the staff of The Post will be writing their “Letters ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Letter to the Editor: Vicksburg and Warren County helped spread God’s love around the world

Dear editor, We have recently concluded the Operation Christmas Child drive to collect shoebox gifts as part of Samaritan’s Purse ministry. Churches, businesses, schools, organizations ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Stay focused: The COVID-19 case numbers remain shocking

The daily reports from the Mississippi State Department of Health have become mind-numbing.  The numbers of those infected by the virus and those so tragically ... Read more

1 month ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

All I wanted for Christmas was the right lights for my tree

I have had a bit of a problem with my artificial Christmas tree lights this year. The bottom third didn’t come on. While I always ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to all who helped make Breakfast with Santa a success

Dear editor, The 19th annual Breakfast with Santa held at the Vicksburg Convention Center was a huge success. It provided hundreds of Vicksburg residents and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Wicker: President Trump has promoted peace through strength

Congress took an important step for national security last week by passing the National Defense Authorization Act, a bipartisan bill that will unlock critical funding ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

Letter to Editor: REALTORS come together to ‘hug’ community’s seniors

Dear editor, On realizing the Vicksburg-Warren County Board of REALTORS was not going to be able to celebrate Christmas together in their usual fashion of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Chief of Police: Take steps to prevent being a victim this holiday season

As Chief of Police, I would like to encourage the citizens of Vicksburg to exercise precaution this holiday season. Nothing ruins the holiday season faster ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

City’s response to COVID-19 has been thoughtful, data-driven

By Mayor George Flaggs Jr., Mayor of Vicksburg Dr. Dwayne Freeman wrote a book called Leaders Listen, Learn and Lead. It’s been those three words ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Our support of local businesses should remain after pandemic ends

Just a few thoughts as I sit at the computer to pound out my column. After the ravages of COVID-19 on the city’s businesses early ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

City and county leaders have built a strong partnership in their fight against COVID-19

From day one, local leaders — those on the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Warren County Board of Supervisors — have been ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

We continue to hold out hope, pray for hunters’ families

There is no way we can appreciate the grief, the worry and the heartbreak the families of Zeb Hughes and Gunner Palmer are enduring.  There ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Wicker reflects on the accomplishments of 116th Congress

This year has brought challenges that few could have imagined. The coronavirus pandemic has upended daily routines and claimed more than 275,000 American lives. Last month, however, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

The success of the COVID-19 vaccine will depend on us all

I know what I want for at Christmas — FDA approval for a COVID-19 vaccine. And I would love it if it came a little ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Two major events have helped shape our lives

I have two momentous events to talk about this week — one that happened Monday and the other is happening this coming Monday. Here’s the ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Butler’s impact is measured more in the lives he has impacted

In August 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. to give his iconic “I Have a ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Wicker: Victory against this virus may finally be on the horizon

Americans received uplifting news recently in our fight against the coronavirus. Two American drug companies, Pfizer and Moderna, announced that their newly developed COVID-19 vaccines ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

We can work together to retire this virus to where it belongs — history

We understand the frustration. We understand the fatigue. For eight months — yes, eight months — our community has dealt with the overwhelming impact of ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Further evidence that ‘earth’ angels do, in fact, walk amongst us

I am an avid believer in angels, and I mean the ones that fly around with white wings. Years ago, I read a book entitled ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

COVID-19 came too close to my family for comfort

COVID-19 hit close — too close — to home last week. Last Monday my daughter learned that a member of her church who attended services ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Denying free speech cost Jones County Junior College thousands

Jones County Junior College has agreed to revise its free speech policies on campus after a lawsuit was filed by a former student. Michael Brown, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Great things come from working together

Who knew a doll could offer insight into our current culture. Writing a column has its perks. I can rant and rave about situations I ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Wicker: Pilgrims brought faith and self-government to the new world

On a cold November day in 1620, a small ship appeared off the coast of present-day Massachusetts. The English settlers on board were tired and ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Blessed to see so much, so far

I have a birthday coming next week. In four days, I will attain an age I thought in my teens I would never reach. I ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Give the gift of supporting our local businesses

If there was ever a year where the simple act of lighting a Christmas tree was so desperately needed, it is 2020. Next Friday, as ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Gun sales, background checks surge in Mississippi

Mississippians, like all Americans, are buying more guns now than ever before. There was a sharp increase at the beginning of the pandemic and if ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

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