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Making a difference: Organ trail bikes through Vicksburg

What do 1,500 miles, two men and a chance meeting all have in common? Making a difference. Mark Scotch had made his way to Natchitoches, ... Read more

8 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

This week’s library picks: cozy mysteries from the New Large Print collection

Editor’s Note: This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week’s column features cozy ... Read more

9 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Miller-Shawl Engagement Announcement

Shane and Renee’ Miller of Vicksburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Klaire Ashton to Daniel Blake Shawl, both of Starkville. Mr. Shawl is the ... Read more

9 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Once in a lifetime: Fleming’s century plants bloom

Eighteen years ago, Dorothy Fleming bought an Agave Americana or what some people refer to as a century plant. Since then the succulent has bloomed ... Read more

10 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Looking back: The Adolph Rose House

Editor’s Note: This column was submitted by Nancy Bell, Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation.   This house at 1414 Cherry Street was a very modern ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Photo: National Day of Prayer held Thursday at City Hall

The Rev. Jason Moulder, pastor of Beautiful Deliverance Church, and praise team members Jessica Steen, left, and Aaron Richman sing “Raise a Hallelujah” to begin ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Library Column: Christian Fiction

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County – Vicksburg Public Library. This week’s column features Christian Fiction from ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Elzie-Bell Wedding Announcement

Ms. Brenda Denice Elzie, of Longview, Texas, and Mr. Henry Leonard Bell, of Vicksburg, were married March 13, 2021, on Wren Bayou at Pebble Beach ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Davis-Reel Engagement Announcement

Doctors Michael Lee and Clarissa Behr Davis of Vicksburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Eleana Michele of Vicksburg, to Andrew Thomas Reel of Vicksburg. ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Nancy Bell: Looking Back – 1317 Baum Street

Baum Street was named for the family that lived in the house on the southeast corner of Cherry Street and Baum and who owned the ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Community calendar: check out this week’s events

Today The Southern Cultural Heritage Center will hold a cooking workshop, Lebanese Cooking with Lana, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 24 at 1302 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Library Column: paperbacks from the New Adult Fiction section

Editor’s Note: This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library.   This week’s column features paperbacks from ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Photo gallery: Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Competition returns

The Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Competition is set for April 24 and 25 at the Vicksburg City Auditorium, with 30 candidates will be vying for ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Video: Vicksburg native Bill Ferris the ‘Eminent Southerner’

Bill Ferris went to a Black church that wasn’t too far from his family’s home in rural Mississippi on the first Sunday of every month. ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Garden clubs have a rich tradition planted squarely in Vicksburg’s history

Mum’s the word.  However, when it comes to enjoying these colorful beauties, let’s not forget camellias, gardenias, and irises, and, well, every other species gardeners like ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

A love of small spaces: Vicksburg native dreams up, builds tiny house

Ever since he was a little boy, David Osburn has had big plans for a tiny house. When he was 12, the Vicksburg native sketched out ... Read more

2 months ago by Ernest Bowker.

Siege saw more than 100 awarded nation’s highest honor

A drummer boy, 14 years of age, and severely wounded and exposed to a heavy fire from the enemy, he persistently remained upon the field ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Daily’s future in art is flourishing at the University of Mississippi

Growing up, art was just something Victoria Daily would do for fun.  Her mom, Miriam Daily, would lay out watercolors, Crayons and pencils on the kitchen ... Read more

2 months ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Photo Gallery: Vicksburg Cotillion Club presents 45 future leaders

The Vicksburg Cotillion Club was founded in 1987 with the goal of providing skills in etiquette, leadership, community service and exposure to general knowledge for ... Read more

5 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Clement named winner of Landy Teller Champion for Culture & the Arts Award

The late Landy Teller was an advocate for the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation. From the very beginning when it was only a vision to turn ... Read more

6 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Debra Franco Preparatory School of Dance prepares for ‘The Nutcracker’

Madelyn and Farrah McNeal are excited about being gold angels this year in the Debra Franco Preparatory School of Dance’s upcoming production of “The Nutcracker.” ... Read more

6 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Extension: Christmas tree demand is pandemic-proof

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted countless traditions in 2020, but it will not keep living rooms across Mississippi from featuring Christmas decor, nor will it ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

Local restaurateur shares tips preparing a ‘Cajun’ turkey

Thanksgiving is approaching, and while many will be roasting the traditional holiday turkey, one local caterer will be frying the birds. Perry Boyd, owner of ... Read more

6 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg eatery helping doctoral student with her bears research

Everybody knows bears like honey, but it seems they like donuts, too. Several weeks ago, Mississippi State University doctoral student Lacy Dolan made a stop ... Read more

7 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Family comes together to celebrate Mia Calnan’s victories over cancer

Hearing a diagnosis of cancer is life-altering. It is also life-changing to hear the words cancer-free. But what does a person do if diagnosed with ... Read more

7 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Fulcher honored to be among finalists to decorate Governor’s Mansion

Mississippi’s First Lady Elee Reeves wanted to honor first responders and frontline workers, and in doing so decided to hold a competition to decorate the ... Read more

7 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Robyn Lea and her mother have a ‘patchwork partnership’

Robyn Lea’s love for quilting began only 10 years ago, but this family tradition dates back to the 1930s with her grandmother, Zaidee Dickinson.   Robyn ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg comes close to making Mississippi history

Nearly 3,000 submissions were presented to the Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag and when it got down to the final nine, Vicksburg resident ... Read more

9 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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