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Opinion

Spratley’s death is a stark reminder of highway dangers

Monday, the family of George Spratley Jr. laid their loved one to rest. Friends, family and a large contingent of the community gathered at the ... Read more

2 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Letter to Editor: My sister is alive today because of Sheriff’s Office

Dear editor, My sister was stuck in her home with a burst water pipe and no power due to the ice storm. We had managed ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Letter to the editor: Community rallied to navigate severe ice storm

Dear editor, As a Vicksburg native, I have seen over the years the challenges snow and ice can bring to our city.  With the recent ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Letter to the editor: Vicksburg turned a new leaf

Dear editor, This ice event had been historic for many reasons. In my 12 years of living in Vicksburg, this is the first time I ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

In the midst of cold and no water, there is plenty to be thankful

It would be easy for me to sit here and complain about all that is going awry. We are in a pandemic that has been ... Read more

3 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Thanks for your loyal readership during unprecedented week

Due to historic and unprecedented snow and ice falling on our community, The Vicksburg Post was unable to publish and distribute a Wednesday or Friday ... Read more

3 months ago by Catherine Hadaway.

Sending dispatches from the ice planet Hoth — I mean, Vicksburg

Greetings from Hoth. Hoth, as Star Wars aficionados are well-aware, is the ice planet where the Rebel Alliance was at the opening of “The Empire ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

Our community’s best made the heroic look routine

There’s the common phrase that talks about how you don’t really love something until it’s gone. In this case, you really don’t love being able ... Read more

3 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

It’s time to hunker down and stay warm

Well, I guess the groundhog did see his shadow after all. Weatherman Al Roker was a bit skeptical when he saw the sun shining in ... Read more

3 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Wicker: Cutting energy access will slow economic recovery

It has been almost a full year since the coronavirus first disrupted our economy and changed daily life as we know it. In addition to ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Vicksburg voters have a big responsibility

The qualifying period for the municipal elections is over, the candidates are in the starting gate and the race is on. The field this election ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

To earn our votes, we must have candidates who inspire us

There is nothing like a local election season to both inspire and frustrate the electorate. The candidates vying for the three seats on the city’s ... Read more

3 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Our drive-thru vaccination site is worthy of emulation by others

On Feb. 5, my husband and I received the precious gift of our first COVID-19 vaccine. The days of effort to make initial appointments on ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Our community continues to shine in the face of this pandemic

Who would have ever thought this strange new life we have had to lead, due to the pandemic, would have continued this long? Sometimes when ... Read more

3 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

State Treasurer: Every day is a good day to find money

We all know the feeling you get when you dig out an old coat and find a $20 bill hidden in the pocket. It’s money ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

We must stop being complacent when it comes to this deadly virus

The definition of the word “complacent” is “showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements.” Sadly, this is the adjective that some health ... Read more

3 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Guest column: Despite all of the challenges, court is still in session

August 2020 and January 2021 have gone down in history as two of the worst months for Covid-19 cases and deaths in Warren County. These ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Letter to the editor: Lawmakers must make defeating cancer a top priority

Dear editor, Just this month, the American Cancer Society released its cancer statistics for the year for Mississippi. In our state alone, nearly 18,750 individuals ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Wicker: Americans oppose taxpayer funding of abortion

On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court issued a grim decision that haunts our nation to this day. In Roe v. Wade, justices threw out ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Other communities should look at us as an example

The other night I was listening to the NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. During the programming, it was reported that 19 children have committed ... Read more

3 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Investment in Halls Ferry Park shows it has a bright future

Halls Ferry Park has gone through a tremendous transition in recent years — at times for the better. Over the years, the park has seen ... Read more

3 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Mississippians must remember they control their own destiny

A degree of turmoil following November’s contentious elections was expected. The extent of the unrest surpassed anything fathomed, culminating in a full-fledged attack on the ... Read more

3 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Letter to the Editor: Alderman Monsour lays out successes from first term

Editor’s note: Candidates qualifying for Vicksburg’s upcoming municipal elections are allowed to submit a letter to the editor after qualifying. Letters should be no more ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

What must be said to convince people that this virus is real and deadly?

Tell us. Tell us what needs to be said and done for everyone to realize just how deadly this virus remains? Tell us and we ... Read more

4 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

2021 needs to be a better year

We’re almost finished with the first month of the New Year and things are still strange, almost like 2020 is making one last gasp before ... Read more

4 months ago by John Surratt.

Wedding stories are some of the best stories

For those who subscribe to the Vicksburg Living Magazine, I hope you are enjoying the January/February 2021 issue. And for those who don’t subscribe, I ... Read more

4 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

The new AOI is a shining example of the commitment voters made in our public education

We have long praised Warren County voters for their overwhelming support for the bond issue that has led to the extensive construction projects long under ... Read more

4 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Our leaders went above and beyond to secure a COVID-19 vaccination site

The first round of vaccines for Mississippians 75 and older rolled out last week, and the Mississippi State Health Department set up 18 mobile sites ... Read more

4 months ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

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