News

SHAKE IT OUT: Annual Earthquake Drill, “The Great ShakeOut,” to be held Thursday

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency encourages Mississippians of all ages to participate in the annual “Great ShakeOut” earthquake ...

Local

VOICES OF THE FLOODS NEW EPISODE: South Delta native shares childhood memories and lingering impact of backwater flood

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features South Mississippi Delta ...

Local

Edney: Mississippi’s health care can no longer be on the bottom

Mississippi’s state medical officer is sounding the call and seeking public support for an important quest — elevate ...

News

Mississippi Forest Commission issues statewide Wildland Fire Risk Alert

Effective Oct. 17, 2022, the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) issued a statewide Wildland Fire Alert this week. The ...

Local

Low water disrupts industry along lower Mississippi River in Vicksburg

By Michael Goldberg | Associated Press/Report for America JACKSON — Plummeting water levels in the lower Mississippi River ...

Business

Vicksburg’s McRaven House to be featured on popular YouTube channel

Teen Choice Award-winners, content creators and entrepreneurs Sam and Colby will release their short film about Vicksburg’s McRaven ...

Local

The Vicksburg Post launches ‘Voices of the Floods’ podcast, companion to ‘Faces of the Floods’ series

The Vicksburg Post has launched the “Voices of the Floods” podcast, a companion to its “Faces of the ...

Business

A LITTLE SOMETHING EXTRA: ‘Lagniappe Leftovers’ gives new life to yesterday’s supper

The latest cookbook from “Makeover my Leftover” Chef Susanne Duplantis has a colorful connection to Vicksburg. “Lagniappe Leftovers,” ...

Local

Vicksburg’s University of Mississippi August 2022 Graduates

More than 1,000 students graduated from the University of Mississippi in August 2022. Undergraduate and graduate candidates received ...

News

New scholarship paying full tuition for in-state students at Mississippi College

A new scholarship at Mississippi College, named in honor of the longest-serving board member in the school’s history, ...

Local

Low water forces Viking to halt Mississippi River cruises

The Viking Mississippi will not return to Vicksburg or any port until water levels on the Mississippi River ...

Local

FACES OF THE FLOODS: The ferryman of Fitler details lingering effects in Issaquena County

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

Local

Barges grounded by low water halt Mississippi River traffic

By Jim Salter | Associated Press The unusually low water level in the lower Mississippi River is causing ...

Local

President Biden appoints newest member to Mississippi River Commission 

President Joe Biden appointed the newest commissioner to the Mississippi River Commission (MRC), on Sept. 28. He is ...

Local

Fayette man killed in Claiborne County crash

The Mississippi Highway Patrol announced Tuesday afternoon that it was investigating a fatal crash in Claiborne County. At ...

Business

Kris Patrick Named President & CEO of Ergon 

The Board of Directors of Ergon Inc. announced Monday that Kris Patrick has been named President and Chief ...

Local

FACES OF THE FLOODS: How a farmer from Onward became the face of a movement

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

Local

Viking Mississippi arrives at Vicksburg Waterfront

Gary Bergin walked off the Viking Mississippi and climbed the staircase leading to the Vicksburg Riverfront Grove Street ...

Business

Governor’s Job Fair returns to Vicksburg Convention Center on Oct. 13

The Governor’s Job Fair Network of Mississippi will hold its 2022 job fair event in Vicksburg on Oct. ...

Local

Vollor among 4 Mississippi judges tapped to help with backlog of cases in Hinds County

JACKSON — Four former circuit court judges will help handle a backlog of criminal cases that have accumulated ...

Local

Victims identified in late-night wreck on U.S. 61

The Mississippi Highway Patrol has identified the four people killed in a head-on collision on U.S. 61 North ...

Local

Warren County Coroner confirms fatalities in wreck on U.S. 61 North

The Warren County Coroner’s Office has confirmed that four individuals were killed in a two-car wreck on U.S. ...

Local

FACES OF THE FLOODS: Anderson Jones Sr. holds onto the hope that is home

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

Business

Warren County eligible for SBA disaster loans following Jackson Water Crisis

Mississippi small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and private nonprofit organizations affected by the Jackson Water ...

Crime

Victim says Memphis authorities’ failure to investigate might have cost Eliza Fletcher her life

The City of Memphis is being sued by Alicia Franklin, an alleged rape victim who said that if ...

Local

FACES OF THE FLOODS: South Delta native Tracy Harden recalls childhood floods and lingering impact

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

Local

Deer hunters needed in the ongoing CWD battle

By Bonnie Coblentz | MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE — Deer hunters are urgently needed to participate in the ...

COVID-19

MSDH: New Bivalent COVID-19 booster shots now available at county health departments

Beginning Tuesday, appointments for the new bivalent COVID-19 booster shot are available at all Mississippi State Department of ...

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