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‘We are not raising taxes’: Vicksburg-Warren School District says local school taxes will not be raised this year

Following community pushback due to the language of a recent display advertisement, the Vicksburg Warren School District board of trustees used their Thursday budgetary hearing ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, June 18, 2021 3:37 pm

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 approximately 6:26 p.m., the Claiborne County Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, June 18, 2021 2:46 pm

Local

See you later, alligator: Alligator caught in Vicksburg’s Openwood Plantation subdivision

A six-foot-long alligator, nicknamed Al “The” Gator, was wrangled from Openwood Lake and relocated on Tuesday night, under the supervision of a Mississippi Department of ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:57 pm

Local

Graduates awarded Frank Crump, Jr. Next Generation Scholarship

Destiny Mayfield, Joshua Griffin, Morgan Nelson and Travis Williams, Jr. are the 2021 recipients of the Frank Crump, Jr. Next Generation Scholarship.  Destiny Mayfield, the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:13 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: Locking your car could prevent more gun violence

The Vicksburg Police Department reported five automobile burglaries over the weekend, including four thefts from unlocked cars and three firearms being stolen. All but one ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:00 am

Local

Warren County Supervisors to establish roadwork database

The Warren County Board of Supervisors is examining the possibility of establishing a database of all past roadwork and repairs on county roads. During their ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:00 am

Crime

Two charged with murder following shooting death in Kings

Two people have been charged with murder in the shooting death of Malik Vallarie, 21, of Vicksburg. Laqesha Davis, 29, and Demarion Reed, 15, both ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:50 am

Crime

Man found shot in Kings, Vicksburg’s second homicide of 2021

UPDATE 7:14 p.m.: A report of shots fired in the Kings community led to Vicksburg’s second homicide of the year on Monday afternoon. At 2:33 ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, June 14, 2021 4:44 pm

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 charged with delivering the news to residents ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:00 am

Crime

Vicksburg Warren School District reports cyberattack

Computer systems in the Vicksburg Warren School District were recently the target of a security threat, according to a letter sent to parents on Friday. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, June 11, 2021 7:17 pm

Crime

14-year-old charged with manslaughter-culpable negligence in Vicksburg homicide

Thomas Hardman, the Vicksburg 14-year-old charged in the shooting death of his 11-year-old cousin, has been charged with manslaughter-culpable negligence — not second-degree murder, as ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:39 pm

Local

Alex Monsour wins re-election bid for South Ward alderman

Alex Monsour has been declared the unofficial winner of Vicksburg’s South Ward alderman seat. The race for Vicksburg’s South Ward alderman was a close one, ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 3:11 pm

Crime

Vicksburg 14-year-old charged in shooting death of 11-year-old

Correction: Vicksburg Police Department initially reported that Thomas Hardman was charged with second-degree murder. After further confirmation, it was discovered that Hardman was charged with ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:51 pm

Columnists

GUIZERIX: When the dust settles after Election Day

Vicksburg’s municipal elections are over, and we officially know who will lead our town through the next four years.  Now, as voting members of the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:00 am

Crime

Vicksburg child killed in apparent accidental shooting

A child was shot and killed Tuesday night in what officials described as an accidental shooting. At 7:56 p.m. Tuesday, officers of the Vicksburg Police ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 10:55 pm

Crime

Vicksburg man arrested with two grams of methamphetamine

A traffic stop on Tuesday led the Vicksburg Police Department to arrest one individual for drug possession. Jonathan Stokes, 29 of Vicksburg, was arrested on ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:34 pm

Crime

Vicksburg woman arrested for credit card fraud

A Vicksburg woman was arrested Monday on a charge of credit card fraud. Daweesha Parson, 19, is accused of using the victim’s credit card to ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:22 pm

Crime

Wanted Vicksburg man arrested after foot chase on Mission 66

A Vicksburg man was arrested on Monday after leading officers from the Vicksburg Police Department on a foot pursuit. Quinton Norfort, 26, led officers on ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:15 pm

Local

Warren County Supervisors approve more than $400,000 in winter storm cleanup invoices

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday moved to approve invoices from Custom Tree Care and DebrisTech totaling $412,188.60 for debris collection services after ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, June 7, 2021 3:28 pm

Local

Vicksburg holding Juneteenth Heritage Festival on June 19

The Vicksburg Juneteenth Heritage Festival will take place on June 19 and feature a variety of events for all ages throughout the city, celebrating the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Sunday, June 6, 2021 8:00 am

Local

8th-Annual Ritz on the River brings Hollywood to Vicksburg

Ritz on the River, a night of glitz and glam hosted by the Vicksburg Convention Center is coming back this fall, and tickets are on ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, June 4, 2021 10:48 am

Columnists

Lakefest 2021 was more than just a party — it was a sign of recovery

Over the weekend, I visited Eagle Lake, and for the first time, understood the grave situation those who live at the water’s edge face every ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:00 am

Local

Lakefest 2021 draws crowd of hundreds to Eagle Lake

Lakefest 2021, a day of arts, crafts, games, live music and family fun, was a day organizer Linda Banchetti said she almost didn’t think would ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, May 29, 2021 8:57 pm

Local

City of Vicksburg to hold dedication ceremony for new welcome sign

Vicksburg will soon have a new welcome sign which showcases iconic landmarks and features of the city. A dedication ceremony for the sign will take ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, May 29, 2021 8:00 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Downtown Vicksburg abuzz with swarm of bees

Downtown Vicksburg was abuzz Friday — literally — thanks to a swarm of bees that descended on the Merle Norman building, located at 1221 Washington ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, May 28, 2021 6:26 pm

Local

Vicksburg High School names Cor’Deja Wells as Valedictorian

Cor’Deja Wells knew it at the beginning of high school: she was going to work hard and earn the top spot in her graduating class. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, May 28, 2021 1:06 pm

Local

Warren County drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine site closing June 16

Warren County’s drive-thru coronavirus vaccine site will close on June 16, Emergency Management Director John Elfer announced Friday morning. The site, located at the Uptown ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, May 28, 2021 10:41 am

Local

Warren County Sheriff, Supervisors tour Mississippi jails on fact-finding trips

The Warren County Board of Supervisors is taking the first steps toward a new jail facility, with Sheriff Martin Pace leading several fact-finding trips around ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:29 pm

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