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‘Mayor of Washington Street’: Community mourns the loss of Park Rogers

Park Rogers didn’t meet a stranger. His mother, Dell, said when he moved into the Shady Lawn nursing home, he got to know almost everyone ... Read more

20 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Two people transported to UMMC following head-on collision

Two people were transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center Tuesday after a head-on collision on Culkin Road. At around 4 p.m. Tuesday, a Ford ... Read more

21 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Warren School District expands meal program to all children

The program by the Vicksburg Warren School District to provide meals to those students attending school online has now been extended to include all children ... Read more

1 day ago by Tim Reeves.

Bradford named branch manager of Mutual Credit’s Cherry Street location

Mutual Credit Union has announced the selection of Roderick Bradford as branch manager of its Cherry Street location located in Vicksburg effective Aug. 31. Roderick ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Drivers injured as accident sends one vehicle sliding down hill

Emergency units remain on the scene of a serious two-vehicle accident on Culkin Road near Mount Alban Road. One of the vehicles, a dark-colored Corvette, ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Crime reports: Police respond to multiple auto burglary calls Monday

The Vicksburg Police Department responded to multiple auto burglary calls Monday. At 7:49 a.m., officers responded to the 2100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg man arrested after attempting to strangle his wife

A Vicksburg man is facing a felony charge of aggravated domestic violence after a disturbance Monday at a Vicksburg hotel. Just after midnight Monday, officers ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

USA Today names The Tamale Place among state’s best

Chanah Crow drives from West Monroe, La. to get hot tamales from the Tamale Place, located on the South Frontage Road. “They are the best,” ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

MEMA announces Vicksburg among first cities to receive CARES Act funds

The money is in the bank. Tuesday, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. confirmed the city had received more than $550,000 in CARES Act Funds from the ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Mayor Flaggs: Residents offering to donate land for animal shelter

It is possible that Rifle Range Road will not be the site for Vicksburg’s proposed animal shelter. Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Monday local residents ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Warren County remain low

The Mississippi State Department of Health announced Monday that no new cases of COVID-19 had been reported overnight. The zero cases reported continued the recent ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

School officials urge everyone ‘stay vigilant’ against COVID-19

Progress reports for many of the students in the Vicksburg Warren School District went out last week, but it appears the best passing grade was ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg man found with stolen firearms during early morning traffic stop

A traffic stop early Saturday morning earned the driver far more than a citation. Just before 1 a.m. Saturday, officers stopped David Hasty, 31, of ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Crime reports: Man arrives at hospital with gunshot wound

A Vicksburg man is recovering from a gunshot wound he received sometime early Saturday. Early Saturday morning, just after 3 a.m., officers were called to ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Search of car, hotel rooms leads to drug charges for Vicksburg man

Response to reported drug activity at a Vicksburg hotel led to the arrest of a Vicksburg man and the discovery of drugs. Officers with the ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Flaggs reconsidering plan to expand pedestrian access on Washington Street

About two weeks after scrapping a plan to improve weekend pedestrian traffic on Washington Street between Clay and South streets, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Mayor, aldermen honor officers involved in recent drug bust

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday honored members of the Vicksburg Police Department for their work in a Sept. 16 drug bust that ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Interstate 20 bridge fully reopens after wreck and damaged sign support structure removed

For travelers along Interstate 20 — some trapped on either side of the Mississippi River bridge Sunday — it was a very long day. Just ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Westbound lanes of Interstate 20 bridge reopened, eastbound lanes remain closed

More than six hours after they were closed, the westbound lanes on Interstate 20 over the Mississippi River have reopened. As of 10:15 p.m., officials ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Travelers sit and wait as MDOT completes repairs on I-20 bridge

The Interstate 20 bridge that spans the Mississippi River sees tens of thousands of travelers cross over it each day. And, since 4 p.m., those ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Photo gallery: MDOT begins repairs as I-20 bridge is shut down

**Update: MDOT crews completed removal fo the damaged sign support structure and all lanes of traffic were reopened just before midnight.**   Crews with the ... Read more

4 days ago by Courtland Wells.

Interstate eastbound, westbound now closed as MDOT responds to wreck damage

An accident involving an 18-wheeler Sunday morning will now cause traffic delays well into Sunday evening. At around 10:30 a.m. Sunday, an 18-wheeler overturned as ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Jackson Street Community Center named for Gertrude Young at ceremony

Gertrude Young stood in the small patio at the entrance to the Jackson Street Community Center talking to well-wishers coming for a ceremony naming the ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Ritz on the River gives Vicksburg a reason to party and smile

There was nothing normal about the big hairdos, platform shoes and polyester suits that were seen Thursday at the Vicksburg Convention Center. But then again, ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday ... Read more

6 days ago by The Associated Press.

Food giveaway causes traffic problems on Halls Ferry, South Frontage

Why couldn’t a number of Vicksburg’s drivers cross the road? Because the chicken was already on the other side. A food giveaway sponsored by Tyson ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Grand jury indicts Mendenhall man on multiple sex abuse charges

A Mendenhall man has been indicted by the Warren County grand jury on multiple sexual abuse charges involving a relationship with a girl younger than ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Victim reports car damaged after being shot at

Vicksburg Police are continuing to investigate a Thursday incident where a car was shot at while driving along North Washington Street. In a release from ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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