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Obits

Gloria Jean Naylor

Ms. Gloria Jean Naylor passed away June 30, 2020, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 6, 2020 4:28 pm

Obits

Kevin D. Mixon

Kevin D. Mixon, 59, of Edwards, died July 7, 2020. Viewing will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Willis and Sons funeral home in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 6, 2020 4:20 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Suspect connected to late June murder arrested, appears in court

Bennard Craft, 23, has been arrested and charged with murder in the June 25 killing of Andrew Prudhomme. Craft made his initial court appearance Monday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 6, 2020 2:50 pm

Obits

Eddie D. Upshaw

LEXINGTON — Eddie D. Upshaw, 72, Pickens, was born in Lexington, Aug. 21, 1947, to the late Luther Upshaw and Ruth Shanks Upshaw Carey. He ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 6, 2020 1:40 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Flaggs to hold press conference Tuesday to discuss COVID-19 response, decision on fire chief

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. has announced a press conference for Tuesday evening to discuss the city’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and a decision ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 6, 2020 10:01 am

COVID-19

Active COVID-19 cases in Warren County continue to rise

Sunday’s report from the Mississippi State Department of Health provided a break of sorts for Warren County officials as just four new cases were reported ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:22 pm

Sports

Who’s Hot

Vicksburg resident Steve Pranger won the 5K race walk championship at the Star Spangled Night Run in downtown Vicksburg on June 27. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 3, 2020 7:20 am

Obits

Tina Swilley

Tina Swilley, age 64, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2020, at her home in Vicksburg. She was born on March 2, 1956, in Vicksburg, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:07 pm

Obits

Henrene Taylor

ANGUILLA — Henrene Taylor, 53, died June 30, 2020, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Services are pending at Walker Funeral Home ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:26 pm

Obits

Fannie Mae Waller

ROLLING FORK — Fannie Mae Waller, 70, died June 22, 2020, at Sharkey-Issaquena Hospital in Rolling Fork. Graveside Services will be Friday, July 3, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:23 pm

Obits

Mary McGee Hall

MAYERSVILLE — Mary McGee Hall, 86, died June 25, 2020, at Merit Health River Region in Vicksburg. Graveside Services will be Saturday, July 4, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:18 pm

Obits

Gloria Jean Naylor

Ms. Gloria Jean Naylor passed away on June 30, 2020, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson. Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:11 pm

Obits

Melvin Wendell Cox

TUPELO — Melvin Wendell Cox, formerly of Vicksburg, died Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at the North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Care Unit. He was 79. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:39 am

Clairborne County

Alcorn, Mississippi National Guard partner to create Braves Free Tuition Program

LORMAN — Alcorn State University and the Mississippi National Guard are partnering on an initiative that would provide free tuition to eligible members of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:32 am

Business

Brown named chair of Mississippi State Personnel Board

Vicksburg’s Donald Brown has been elected to serve as chairman of the Mississippi State Personnel Board for fiscal year 2021, which began Wednesday. Brown, who ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:25 am

Business

Purchase of Lady Luck Casino finalized, formally announced

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. on Thursday announced it had acquired the operations and real estate of two casinos, including Lady Luck ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:17 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Downtown Vicksburg’s Old Depot Museum reopens

Vicksburg’s tourism industry got a boost Wednesday with the reopening of the popular Old Depot Museum on Levee Street. The museum announced it will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:00 pm

Crime

Crime reports: Vicksburg man arrested as part of ongoing storage unit facility theft investigation

The investigation into a number of commercial burglaries at storage units in Vicksburg netted another arrest Tuesday. The Vicksburg Police Department announced John Williamson, 29, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 3:21 pm

Crime

Crime report: Vicksburg man arrested, charged with possession of meth

A Vicksburg man has been charged with possession of methamphetamine following his arrest Tuesday. According to a release from the Vicksburg Police Department, James Jester, 50, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 3:16 pm

Education

MSU issues revised academic calendar for fall

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State is announcing a revised fall academic calendar, keeping the health and safety of the university family top-of-mind while delivering the highest ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:51 pm

COVID-19

Watch: Gov. Tate Reeves addresses the media Wednesday afternoon

LIVE: Governor Tate Reeves The plan, for weeks, had been to fully reopen by July 1. That’s not happening. Our re-opening is paused, and we’re ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:31 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Body of second missing boater found; victims identified

Search teams on Wednesday found the body of a second boater missing for more than a day on Eagle Lake. Warren County coroner Doug Huskey ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:41 pm

Sports

Game Plan

MAIS fishing tournament The Mid-South Association of Independent Schools will conduct its July Slam Fishing Tournament beginning July 3 and continuing through July 31. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:55 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Vicksburg resident Jennifer Smith won the Star Spangled Night Run women’s 5K run championship on Saturday with a time of 23:49. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:50 am

Sports

Minor League Baseball cancels 2020 season

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons on Tuesday after Major League Baseball decided not to provide any players to its affiliated teams amid the coronavirus ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:21 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Reeves: We can move on, and with God’s help, we will

Below is the transcript from Gov. Tate Reeves’ speech Tuesday evening moments before he signed legislation retiring the state’s flag: Tonight, I am signing a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:20 pm

Local

Varner named Rotarian of the Year

Vicksburg resident and attorney Mack Varner was named the Harry Gillespie Rotarian of the Year for 2019-2020 during the Vicksburg Rotary Club’s meeting Thursday at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:16 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Looking Back: The history of the ‘elegant’ C.O. Willis home

C.O. Willis Home: This elaborate home was designed by William Stanton for Mary Ellen and Charles Willis and their five children and was built at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:13 pm

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