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Sports

Florence hands Warren Central its first loss in two years

For the first time in nearly two years, Warren Central walked off the field without knowing the thrill of victory. Gabby Hoffman went a combined ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:52 am

Sports

Baseball Roundup: St. Al, Warren Central take tournament losses

The St. Aloysius Flashes tested themselves against one of the best baseball teams in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools on Friday. They did not ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:26 am

Crime

Police searching for Court St. shooter

At 5:33 p.m., officers of the Vicksburg Police Department responded to a shooting in the 1800 block of Court Street.  The victim, a 16-year-old male, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 7:25 pm

Sports

Warren Central has sharp debut at Pearl Relays

PEARL — Warren Central’s boys’ track and field team had an impressive 2021 debut, with two victories and three second-place finishes at the Pearl Relays ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 6:38 pm

Local

USACE Vicksburg District announces new strategic planner

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has selected a new strategic planner to direct and manage long-term project milestones across a variety of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 4:08 pm

Obits

Frances Helen Conway Gammon

Frances Helen Conway Gammon, a long-time resident of Vicksburg, passed away peacefully on Feb. 17, 2021, at the age of 99. A native of Fort ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:12 pm

Obits

Leonard Charles Harris Jr.

Funeral services for Leonard Charles Harris Jr. will be Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in the chapel of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home with Rev. Mincer ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:07 pm

Obits

Rosie Lee Williams

Funeral services for Rosie Lee Williams will be Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in the chapel of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home at 11 a.m. with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:04 pm

Obits

James Jordan

Graveside services for James Jordan were Friday, Feb. 26 in the Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home with Rev. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:01 pm

Business

Report: Moody’s Investor Service gives city strong credit rating

The City of Vicksburg has received confirmation of an A2 rating from Moody’s Investor Service for the seventh consecutive year. In Moody’s analysis of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 10:47 am

Sports

Lady Vikes cruise past Franklin County

MEADVILLE — Early this season, Warren Central softball coach Dana McGivney said she plans to experiment with different lineups and player combinations to find the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 10:04 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Vicksburg High volleyball player Katelyn Fisher was selected to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Honorable Mention All-State team. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 7:55 am

Sports

Gators bow out of playoffs with loss to Holmes County Central

Another good season for the Vicksburg Gators ended far, far sooner than they wanted it to. Holmes County Central opened the second half with a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:43 pm

Sports

Baseball roundup: Porter’s Chapel falls in slugfest; Warren Central drops Mid-Mississippi opener

Porter’s Chapel Academy’s baseball team continued to score buckets of runs, but this time it was not enough to secure a victory. Tripp Cotten scored ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:08 pm

Sports

JSU-Valley football game postponed because of COVID

JACKSON — Deion Sanders’ second win as Jackson State’s head football coach will have to wait. Jackson State announced Thursday that its Southwestern Athletic Conference ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:19 pm

Sports

Hinds baseball trying to find its footing early in the season

Hinds Community College entered the 2021 baseball season with a top 10 national ranking, but is still struggling to gain some traction in the win ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:14 pm

Crime

Crime reports: Vicksburg man charged with aggravated assault domestic violence

Dywane Parson, 47, of Vicksburg appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Wednesday on one count of aggravated assault domestic violence.    Parson was arrested Wednesday at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:50 pm

Obits

Madonna Findley Edwards

Madonna Findley Edwards, 79, passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at Leakesville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Mrs. Edwards was born on May 23, 1941, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:43 pm

Obits

Mildred White Willis

Mrs. Mildred W. Willis passed away on Feb. 16, 2021, at Mississippi Baptist Hospital in Jackson. Funeral Services will be Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:45 pm

Obits

Velma Lee Johnson Parson

Funeral services for Velma Lee Johnson Parson will be Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Vicksburg City Auditorium. Interment will follow in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:43 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Boil water notice in Vicksburg has been lifted

City officials announced just after 12:30 p.m. Thursday that the boil water notice within Vicksburg has been lifted. The boil water notice had been in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:47 pm

Sports

Who’s Hot

Vicksburg High volleyball player Sha’Kora Knight was selected to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Honorable Mention All-State team. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:55 am

Sports

College basketball TV schedule: Feb. 25-28

COLLEGE BASKETBALL ON TV Thursday, Feb. 25 6 p.m. ESPN – Iowa at Michigan 6 p.m. ESPN2 – Western Kentucky at Houston 6 p.m. FS1 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:50 am

Local

Tallulah officials: City facing complete water outage

TALLULAH, La. – City officials in Tallulah — a city that has long dealt with municipal water service problems — announced the city is experiencing ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:10 pm

Sports

Baseball roundup: Vicksburg, Porter’s Chapel score big victories

The Vicksburg Gators got back on the field, got a big win, and might have found a new hitting star — in other words, just ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:27 am

Sports

Lady Vikes tie Wesson, Missy Gators fall in softball openers

Warren Central has not lost a softball game in nearly two years. It still hasn’t won one, however, in almost a year. The Lady Vikes ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:25 am

Local

Accident late Tuesday on U.S. 61 leaves one person dead

SHARKEY COUNTY — Authorities are continuing to investigate an accident that claimed the life of the driver late Tuesday. Around 9:07 p.m., the Mississippi Highway ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:33 am

Sports

Olive Branch eliminates Warren Central in Class 6A playoffs

For a quarter or so, Warren Central hung tough with Olive Branch and maybe even started dreaming of a stunning first-round upset in the MHSAA ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:13 pm

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