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Faith

Vicksburg Catholic School reaching out to Raceland, La., school to rebuild playground destroyed by Hurricane Ida

A Raceland, La., Catholic School will be the beneficiary of fundraising efforts by Vicksburg Catholic School. The school, ...

News

Monster 800-pound gator gives hunter the story of a lifetime

Ty Powell has a problem. The Columbia resident wanted an alligator head from his first hunt as a ...

Local

Mississippi State Welcome Center closed for maintenance

The Mississippi State Welcome Center on Washington Street near the Interstate 20 Mississippi River Bridge is closed this ...

Crime

U.S. Marshals seek murder suspect from Vicksburg

The U.S. Marshal’s Service is looking for Clarence Lowe, a murder suspect from Vicksburg who is believed to ...

Crime

Stepmother gets new trial after conviction in toddler death

PORT GIBSON — A Mississippi woman convicted of killing her 14-month-old stepdaughter has been granted a new trial ...

Local

USACE Vicksburg District signs water system rehabilitation agreement with City of Olive Branch

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District entered into a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the ...

Local

Celebrity horses from ‘Yellowstone’ series evacuated to Warren County ahead of Hurricane Ida

Warren County played host to some celebrity evacuees from Hurricane Ida — of the four-legged variety. A team ...

Local

Vicksburg residents collect donations for those affected by Hurricane Ida

Loaded with essential supplies donated by members of the Vicksburg community, Allen Pugh set out on Tuesday to ...

Local

Vicksburg, Warren County firefighters prepare for possible service in Louisiana

Vicksburg and Warren County firefighters could possibly be heading to South Louisiana to assist firefighters there as their ...

Downtown Vicksburg

American Cruise Line’s newest riverboat docks in Vicksburg through Hurricane Ida

American Cruise Line’s American Melody was scheduled to dock in Vicksburg on Monday and was able to dock ...

Local

Warren County “very fortunate” as Ida leaves the area

While Hurricane Ida devastated coastal Louisiana and even temporarily reversed the course of the Mississippi River, Warren County ...

Local

Warren County residents can expect wind, rain as Ida passes

Warren County residents can expect winds of 30 to 40 mph with some higher gusts during the day ...

Local

Vicksburg, Warren County passes quiet night with Ida

Vicksburg and Warren County made it through the first waves of Hurricane Ida with little damage on Sunday ...

Local

Vicksburg on western edge of Hurricane Ida as it begins to weaken

Hurricane Ida has shifted further east, placing Vicksburg on its western side. As of 2:30 a.m. Monday, the ...

Local

Mississippi emergency officials advise public on post-Hurricane Ida response

Multiple state agencies have begun mobilizing resources to respond to problems in Mississippi counties affected by Hurricane Ida, ...

COVID-19

Vicksburg Fire Chief: Paramedics in ‘bottleneck situation’ due to increased emergency calls

Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk has a message for those who are oxygen-dependent in Warren County: “If you ...

Local

Vicksburg Warren School District announces schools will be closed Monday due to Hurricane Ida

Vicksburg Warren School District announced Sunday afternoon that its campuses will be closed on Monday due to the ...

Local

“Worst storm to hit the Gulf Coast”: Warren County Emergency Management holds briefing ahead of Hurricane Ida

UPDATE 3:28 p.m.: To self-report damage that takes place in Warren County, please click here to access the ...

Local

Warren County area to get high winds, rain from Hurricane Ida

Warren County residents can expect winds in excess of 30 mph and 5 to 8 inches of rain ...

Local

Mississippi’s alligator hunting season opens Friday

The 2021 Public Waters Alligator Hunting Season opens in Mississippi on Friday, Aug. 27, at noon.  The 10-day ...

COVID-19

Merit Health River Region among Mississippi hospitals receiving state-contracted workers

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is currently contracting with four vendors to provide medical personnel to 61 hospitals ...

Local

Warren County residents have a new tool to help navigate Justice Court System

A new tool has been created to help “level the playing field” in the Justice Court System for ...

Local

MSU, ERDC partner on $7.8 million research project to advance military engineering

Mississippi State University is leading a $7.8 million U.S. Department of Defense project to advance military engineering capabilities. ...

Local

Vicksburg advocates respond to Mississippi’s bid to overturn Roe v. Wade in Supreme Court

The state of Mississippi has made a move to overturn Roe v. Wade through its case Dobbs v. ...

COVID-19

‘Absolutely worn out’: Spike in COVID-19 cases once again impacting Mississippi’s health care system

With the low coronavirus vaccination rate in Mississippi, the Delta variant is continuing to spread through the state ...

Local

Rolling on the River: Canoers make a stop in Vicksburg on their journey down the Mississippi River

Early Tuesday afternoon, Hank Kohler of Ames, Iowa exited his canoe in Vicksburg as a stop on his ...

Business

Stars of the Small Screen: Lifetime movie filming in Vicksburg

A Lifetime movie, titled “My Stolen Life,” is filming beginning this week in Vicksburg. The film centers around ...

Local

Wicker promotes Yazoo Backwater Pumps project at hearing

The devastating flooding in the South Delta region of Mississippi is a serious but often overlooked case of ...

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