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Obits

John Michell Heggins

John Michell Heggins passed away at Greenwood Leflore County Hospital on Aug. 7, 2020. He was 74 years old.  John was a longtime resident of Greenwood. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, August 9, 2020 10:30 am

Obits

Julia ‘Judy’ Bradshaw Smith

Julia “Judy” Bradshaw Smith, 88, passed away peacefully Aug. 7, 2020. Judy was born July 13, 1932, in Baskin, La. She was the daughter of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, August 9, 2020 10:23 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Porter’s Chapel Academy softball player Regan Thornell went 4-for-5 with one RBI and four runs scored in a 17-11 win over Park Place on Tuesday. Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, August 8, 2020 7:00 am

Sports

SEC releases new league opponents, but schedule still on hold

Mississippi State has added games against Vanderbilt and Georgia, while Ole Miss gets Kentucky and South Carolina in the revised league schedule released Friday. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 11:57 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Missing Vicksburg mother and daughter are safe

The Vicksburg Police Department confirmed Friday afternoon that a mother and daughter reported missing have been located and are safe. The department announced Erica Adams, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 3:39 pm

Obits

Charlene Jones

Charlene Jones transitioned at her residence in Vicksburg at the age of 81. Services are being provided by CJ Williams Mortuary Services. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 2:52 pm

Obits

Elizabeth ‘Bettie’ Golden Salmon Rooks

Luke 1: 46-47. “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.” Elizabeth “Bettie” Golden Salmon Rooks, 90, died peacefully surrounded ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 2:45 pm

Obits

Christopher Anderton Rowland

Christopher Anderton Rowland, 49, transitioned peacefully with his parents at his side on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Mercy Heart Hospital in Saint Louis, Mo. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 2:28 pm

Obits

Bobbie Hunter Marble

Mrs. Bobbie Hunter Marble passed away on August 1, 2020, at her residence.  Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, at 2 p.m. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 2:25 pm

Obits

John ‘June’ Kaufman Jr.

John “June” Kaufman Jr., a Vicksburg resident, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was 66. Arrangements will ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 2:03 pm

Sports

PCA can’t keep up with Cathedral

Porter’s Chapel Academy hung with Cathedral on Thursday night, but couldn’t quite keep pace in a softball slugfest at Sports Force Parks. Allie Feltus went ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:22 pm

COVID-19

Warren County reports seventh death this month due to COVID-19

Warren County reported its 32nd death related to COVID-19 Friday, and the seventh death this month. The one virus-related death was among 23 reported statewide ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:18 pm

Sports

Black Sox bow out of World Series with loss

A late rally wasn’t enough to prevent the Hattiesburg Black Sox from making an early exit at the National Baseball Congress World Series. The Hutchinson ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 10:16 am

Obits

Claudie Chester Ozburn

Claudie Chester Ozburn died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center. He was 82.  He was a taxi driver for many ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:25 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Hattiesburg Black Sox baseball player and former Warren Central star Marcus Ragan went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, three stolen bases, and one run scored in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:00 am

Crime

Crime report: Search warrant at hotel leads to discovery of drugs, weapon

A search warrant issued at a hotel on North Frontage Road Thursday resulted in one arrest and the discovery of drugs and a weapon. Officers ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:07 pm

Local

Saying goodbye to St. Francis was something Nosser never thought she would do

By Anna Kate Doiron | The Vicksburg Post   “I couldn’t wait to tell people I worked at St. Francis. I don’t think I’ll ever ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:50 pm

COVID-19

Estimated active cases in Warren County drop slightly

Twelve new COVID-19 cases were reported in Warren County Thursday, pushing Warren County past 1,000 cases so far during the months-long pandemic. Overall, since the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:13 pm

Sports

Southern Miss adds two games to schedule, moves opener to Sept. 3

HATTIESBURG — A lot of college football teams are canceling games and delaying the season. Southern Miss is doing the exact opposite. Southern Miss announced ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:37 pm

Obits

Lonnie Ray Mallett Ervin

Lonnie Ray Mallett Ervin passed away Aug. 5, 2020. She was born April 27, 1936, in Warren County, the daughter of Eugene and Clyde Tucker ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:21 pm

Obits

Elizabeth Ann (Triplett) Smith

Elizabeth Ann (Triplett) Smith passed peacefully on Aug. 2, 2020, in Centennial, Colo. She was a native of Vicksburg. Elizabeth graduated from Rosa Temple High ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:08 pm

Sports

Ragan, Lanzarote lead Black Sox to win at NBC World Series

In previous trips to the National Baseball Congress World Series, a single loss in pool play often doomed the Hattiesburg Black Sox’s chances at a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:17 am

Obits

Robert E. Barnes

Graveside services for Robert E. Barnes, 69,  who died Friday, July 31, at his residence will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:27 am

Obits

Margaret Ford

Margaret Ford, a Vicksburg resident, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:53 pm

Obits

George Hitchock

George Hitchock transitioned Sunday, August 2, 2020, at Merit Health River Region at the age 95. Services are being provided by CJ Williams Mortuary Services. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:51 pm

Obits

Eddie Delores Jefferson

A graveside service for Eddie Delores Jefferson will be Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, Aug. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:50 pm

Obits

Della Jefferson

A celebration of life has been scheduled for Della Jefferson For Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the Vicksburg City Auditorium. Della will ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:48 pm

Obits

Betty Jean Harrington

Graveside services for Betty Jean Harrington will be Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in the Cedar Hill Cemetery at 11 a.m. under the direction of W.H. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:45 pm

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