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 ...

Business

Treasury awards $1.82 million to RiverHills Bank, 51 other MS institutions

The U.S. Treasury Department has awarded more than $94.9 million to 52 financial institutions throughout Mississippi, including RiverHills ...

Crime

Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office arrests three for stabbing death, including teenage girl

Three Hermanville residents have been charged after the stabbing death of a male juvenile. On May 25 at ...

Local

Weather system presents weekend threat to Louisiana, Mississippi

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service and Warren County Emergency Management officials are keeping a wary eye on ...

Local

Mississippi school districts targeted by ransomware attacks

By Kate Royals and Will Stribling | Mississippi Today A group of cybercriminals hacked the Vicksburg Warren School District’s servers ...

News

The rise of independent elected officials in Mississippi

By Adam Ganucheau | Mississippi Today Hattiesburg is, no matter how you strike it, a Democratic city. In ...

Local

Warren County Sheriff recalls Eagle Lake evacuation during 2011 Mississippi River Flood

A flood was imminent at Eagle Lake on April 30, 2011, and Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace was ...

Local

Army Corps Official to Hyde-Smith: Yazoo Pumps aligned with ‘environmental justice’ goals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Biden administration official on Thursday confirmed U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s assertion that the unfinished ...

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