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 ...

COVID-19

Edney: 96% of physicians vaccinated for COVID and Mississippians should be, too

It has only been a few months since the state saw the deadliest month for COVID-19, when more ...

News

Applications open Monday for Mississippi landowners to receive wild hog traps

Starting Monday, the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will open its application period for the Wild Hog ...

Crime

Bolton pharmacist pleads guilty to multimillion-dollar healthcare fraud scheme

A Bolton pharmacist pleaded guilty on Tuesday after his role in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud private insurance ...

Local

Today is National Junk Food Day; celebrate with a Vicksburg favorite

Today is National Junk Food Day, and the perfect excuse to indulge in a sweet treat. According to ...

COVID-19

Mississippi State Department of Health: Vulnerable must avoid mass indoor gatherings

By LEAH WILLINGHAM Associated Press/Report for America JACKSON — The Mississippi Department of Health on Friday advised people ...

Local

Affordable Homes of Vicksburg, 26 Mississippi wastewater, water systems acquired by Great River Utility Company

The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved the acquisition of 26 water and wastewater systems in Mississippi. Great ...

News

Case files on 1964 civil rights worker killings made public

JACKSON — Never before seen case files, photographs and other records documenting the investigation into the infamous slayings ...

Louisiana

Body in Mississippi river that of missing Louisiana woman

WAVELAND — Authorities on Saturday confirmed a body pulled from a Mississippi waterway just off Interstate 10 is ...

News

Advocacy group calls for slavery reparations in Mississippi

BILOXI — Leo Carney doesn’t want Congress to stop with Juneteenth. The co-founder of the Mississippi chapter of ...

News

Amazon announces plans to build solar farm within 80 miles of Vicksburg

JACKSON — Amazon has announced plans to build a solar farm in Mississippi and in at least 10 ...

Crime

Brothers wanted for attempted murder of Louisiana deputies captured in Vicksburg

The Vicksburg Police Department announced Wednesday night that two brothers who were wanted in Louisiana for the attempted ...

Local

Miss Mississippi 2021: Miss Golden Triangle, Miss Jones County win Talent, Red Carpet in first preliminary round

The first round of the Miss Mississippi preliminary competitions came to a close Wednesday night at the Vicksburg ...

Local

Hyde-Smith Advocates Miss. Needs with Interior Secretary, including repairs to Vicksburg National Military Park

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday focused on issues of importance to Mississippi within ...

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