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Crime

Dog thrown off Polk Street bridge awaiting owner

A black pug seen thrown off the Polk St. bridge has been rescued by the Vicksburg Animal Shelter. Animal Shelter Director Kacie Lindsey said a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:03 pm

Obits

Anne G. Dallas

ROSWELL, Ga. — Anne G. Dallas, 77, of Roswell, Ga., passed away peacefully Jan. 20, 2021. Anne was an avid reader, loved animals and enjoyed ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:52 pm

Obits

Terry L. Williams

Mr. Terry L. Williams passed on Jan. 18, 2021, at Merit Health River Region. He was 57. Graveside Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:50 pm

Obits

Herbert R. Jackson

Mr. Herbert R. Jackson passed away on Jan. 16, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was 103. Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home has ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:45 pm

Obits

Lucille Owens

DELTA CITY — Graveside services for Lucille Owens, 67, will be noon Saturday, Jan. 23, at Caney Cemetery in Delta City. Services are under the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:42 pm

Business

Mutual Credit Union Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Mutual Credit Union announced a milestone anniversary in 2021. Established in 1931, 2021 marks 90 years of serving members and communities. Over the last 90 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:39 pm

Obits

Calvin Miller

Calvin Miller, 68, of Vicksburg passed away Jan. 14, 2021, at Merit Health River Region. Funeral services will be noon Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Cedar ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:39 pm

Obits

Richard Cleveland Atkins Jr.

Mr. Atkins passed away Jan. 8, 2021, at his home.  He was born on Dec. 17, 1956, in Vicksburg. Rick attended Mississippi Baptist High School ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:04 pm

Local

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. announces plans to run for re-election

George Flaggs Jr. will seek a third term as Vicksburg’s mayor. In a statement released Thursday morning, Flaggs said he plans to qualify for the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:36 am

Obits

John Edmond

John Edmond, a Vicksburg native, passed away Tuesday, Jan.19 at Rush Hospital in Meridian. He was 64. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with W.H. Jefferson Funeral ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:46 pm

Obits

Pamela L. Dotson

Pamela L. Dotson of Vicksburg passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center. She was 48. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:43 pm

Obits

Willie Albert Wheeler

Willie Albert Wheeler of Vicksburg passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, at his home surrounded by family. He was 76. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with W. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:40 pm

Obits

Maddie L. Bell

Maddie L. Bell transitioned Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at the Vicksburg Convalescent Home at the age of 90. Services are being provided by C J ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:37 pm

Obits

Elizabeth Dial Williams Bullard

Elizabeth Dial Williams Bullard died Jan. 18, 2021. “Betty” was born March 16, 1927, in Yazoo City. She was the daughter of Col. Allison Ridley ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:37 pm

Sports

Vikings beat Murrah to stay alive in playoff chase

From here on out, it’s all or nothing for Warren Central’s boys’ soccer team. Tony King scored three goals, and Brandon Gilliam had two goals ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:58 pm

Obits

Shawanda Reynolds

A Celebration of Life has been scheduled for Shawanda Reynolds on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at the Vicksburg City Auditorium at 2 p.m. Shawanda will ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:56 am

Obits

Alice “Marguire” Jones

Alice “Marguire” Jones transitioned Jan. 18, 2021, at Merit Health River Region at the age of 83. Services are being provided by C J Williams ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:49 am

Sports

Ole Miss throttles Mississippi State to stop losing streak

STARKVILLE (AP) — Riding a three-game losing streak and desperately needing a win, Ole Miss came up big. Devontae Shuler scored 22 points and Ole ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:36 am

Sports

Girls basketball roundup: Burns’ quadruple-double powers PCA, Warren Central tops Murrah

Yakia Burns had achieving a triple-double on her list of goals this season. She finally did it Tuesday night — and then went one step ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:23 am

COVID-19

Warren County reaches 100 deaths in COVID-19 pandemic

The January surge of COVID-19 cases in Mississippi carried Warren County to an unfortunate milestone on Wednesday. Two more deaths were reported in Warren County ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:17 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Noah Lewis, 10, a fifth-grader at Bowmar Elementary, won the Chill in the Hills 1-mile fun run on Saturday with a time of 9 minutes, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:55 am

Sarah Thomas

Sports

Mississippi native Thomas picked to officiate Super Bowl

Twenty-two years after she started her career by officiating high school football games in Mississippi, Sarah Thomas will be on the field for the biggest ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 6:30 pm

Obits

Dr. Alice Marie Powell

Dr. Alice Marie Powell passed away of natural causes on Jan. 6, 2021. She was born May 3, 1938 in Drew, Miss., to the late ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:08 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Betty Bullard, lovingly known as ‘The Matriarch of Vicksburg,’ dies at age 93

One of Vicksburg’s most loved and iconic residents, Betty Bullard, died Tuesday at the age of 93. Born in Yazoo City on March 16, 1927, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 9:31 am

Sports

Thomas’ buzzer-beater lifts St. Al over Central Hinds

It hasn’t been the easiest or best basketball season for the St. Aloysius Flashes, but when they get a chance to make a lasting memory ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 9:37 pm

Sports

Missy Gators repeat as Region 4-5A soccer champs

For the second year in a row, Vicksburg High’s girls’ soccer team is the queen of Region 4-5A. Trinity McGloster scored five goals, Amari Johnson ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 8:55 pm

Sports

Alcorn State crushes UAPB for second consecutive win

LORMAN (AP) — Alcorn State had a difficult time during its start-and-stop schedule at the start of the season. Now that they’re back on a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 8:20 pm

Sports

Game Plan

The Vicksburg Post welcomes your items for the Game Plan. Submit items by email sports@vicksburgpost.com for publication Wednesday or Sunday. Be sure to include your ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 12:58 pm

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