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William Watts among Mississippi’s Entergy Community Power Scholarship Recipients

William Watts of Vicksburg is among five Mississippi high-school graduates who have received $5,000 scholarships from the Entergy ...

Crime

Former Texas death row inmate arrested in Warren County

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office received information Friday afternoon from the Harrison County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office that an ...

News

9-year-old missing from Jasper County

UPDATE AS OF 8/19/22: Josh Smith and Kristina Smith have been located and are safe.   This article ...

Business

Ameristar Casino & Hotel opens Supercharger station for electric vehicles

As a major thoroughfare of the I-20 corridor, Vicksburg has been added to Tesla’s global network with the ...

Health

MSDH announces Monkeypox vaccines available for those who qualify

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announced Thursday the expanded eligibility for monkeypox vaccine to reduce the ...

Crime

Former Tallulah volunteer firefighter arrested for simple arson

The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM) has arrested a former Tallulah volunteer firefighter for allegedly setting fire ...

Local

MSU student newscast, including Vicksburg native, brings home top regional award

STARKVILLE —Mississippi State University’s student-produced weekly newscast, “Take 30 News,” is the winner of a Best Newscast award ...

News

Mississippi ending federal 15-Month free rent and utility program

JACKSON – Governor Tate Reeves last week announced that Mississippi is ending a federal program in the state ...

Local

Vicksburg Judge Terrett reappointed to Committee on Continuing Judicial Education

Circuit Judge Toni Walker Terrett of Vicksburg was reappointed on July 20 to the Committee on Continuing Judicial ...

Health

Vicksburg’s Dan Edney holds first press conference as State Health Officer

Longtime Vicksburg physician Dr. Dan Edney officially launched his tenure as State Health Officer with the Mississippi State ...

Crime

Mississippi Highway Patrol vehicle shot in Vicksburg driveway

The Vicksburg Police Department responded to a possible burglary in the 200 block of First Avenue Tuesday night ...

Business

Entergy Mississippi Customers Can Sign Up For $80 Refund Check Now

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced Monday that customers of Entergy Mississippi can begin signing up today to ...

Local

Bomb threat to River City Early College one of 17 across the state Thursday

A bomb threat, proved to be unfounded, was received yesterday at the River City Early College High School ...

Health

Mike Chaney calls for UMMC, Blue Cross & Blue Shield to ‘immediately settle dispute’

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner and Vicksburg resident Mike Chaney returned to the Neshoba County Fair Wednesday to address fairgoers ...

News

Hosemann addresses Neshoba County Fair, announces re-election bid and discusses pro-child policies

Vicksburg native and Mississippi Lieutenant Gov. Delbert Hosemann spoke Wednesday during political speeches at the Neshoba County Fair ...

Business

Mississippi’s Sales Tax Holiday begins this weekend

Mississippi’s Sales Tax Holiday is here, and from July 29 to 30 special items will be available free ...

News

5-year-old reported missing from Hinds County

UPDATE: Skylar Brent Has been located. Any inquiries should be directed to the Jackson Police Department at 601-213-6154. ...

News

‘You Can Have Him Jolene’: Dees, Thacker Mountain Radio bring Chapel Hart to Neshoba County Fair

Neshoba County fairgoers were in for a treat Saturday night when Thacker Mountain Radio Hour took the pavilion ...

Local

Vicksburg gas station sells $30,000 ticket as Mega Millions climbs to $1 billion

JACKSON, MISS. – Fueled by nationwide excitement, the Mega Millions jackpot reached an estimated $1,025 billion for Friday’s drawing, while the ...

Health

Mississippi’s first Monkeypox case reported

JACKSON — Today, the Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting its first case of Monkeypox in a Mississippi ...

News

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation issues alert for missing Hinds County teen

UPDATE: Shawmikia Williams has been located and is safe. Any inquiries should be directed to the Copiah County ...

Local

USPS worker killed in Jackson identified as Vicksburg native

JACKSON — A U.S. Postal Service worker was killed in Jackson Thursday after a suspect involved in a ...

Local

Mississippi Success: Pittman completes internship with Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith

Anna Pittman, daughter of Natalie Pharr Pittman and niece of Tom Pharr, Anchuca Bed and Breakfast owner and ...

News

Mississippi clinic drops challenge of near-ban on abortion

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Associated Press JACKSON — Mississippi’s last abortion clinic on Tuesday dropped its lawsuit ...

Local

ERDC constantly improving world-class computational capabilities

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is taking care of its employees and stakeholders by ...

Local

Vicksburg attorney Blake Teller assumes Mississippi Bar Presidency

Blake Teller of Vicksburg was sworn in as the 117th President of The Mississippi Bar during its 2022 ...

Local

Vicksburg native wins Mississippi Songwriter of the Year competition

Vicksburg native Zak Tillotson won first prize in the 2022 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year competition on Saturday, ...

News

Mississippi abortion clinic files another appeal with state Supreme Court

JACKSON (AP) — Attorneys for Mississippi’s only abortion clinic filed papers Thursday asking the state Supreme Court to ...

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