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Service Over Self returning to pre-COVID form

Service Over Self, an outreach ministry of Crawford Street United Methodist Church that began 28 years, is returning to its regular format. “We’re doing it ... Read more

4 hours ago by John Surratt.

Outlook: Miss Mississippi Hostesses continue tradition of more than 60 years

When Vicksburg was awarded the contract to host the Miss Mississippi Pageant in 1958, the Vicksburg Junior Chamber of Commerce or Jaycees, as they were ... Read more

4 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

US student with Vicksburg ties found killed in Russia, suspect arrested

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports said searchers on Saturday found the body of an American student who went missing several days earlier and that ... Read more

15 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Deputy Chief of Police Bobby Stewart retiring

Bobby Stewart, deputy chief of the Vicksburg Police Department, is retiring. The news came in the form of a statement released by Stewart on Saturday. ... Read more

16 hours ago by Anna Guizerix.

Miss Mississippi 2021 brings parade, contestants back to Vicksburg

It’s been a while since Vicksburg has had a parade. Covid shuttered everything for more than a year. But with the rollout of the vaccines, ... Read more

1 day ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

‘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

2 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Hyde-Smith Advocates Miss. Needs with Interior Secretary, including repairs to Vicksburg National Military Park

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday focused on issues of importance to Mississippi within the proposed FY 2022 budget for the ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Truck overturns on Clay Street I-20 ramp, ties up traffic

Westbound traffic on Interstate 20 east of Clay Street was backed up for more than four hours Friday when an 18-wheeler carrying rolls of plastic ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Treasury awards $1.82 million to RiverHills Bank, 51 other MS institutions

The U.S. Treasury Department has awarded more than $94.9 million to 52 financial institutions throughout Mississippi, including RiverHills Bank. The award is capital intended to ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Milton Moore not returning as Vicksburg police chief

Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore said Friday he will not be reappointed. His comments come in the wake of a series of Facebook posts circulating ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Man injured in motorcycle wreck at Riverwalk

A man was injured Thursday morning when he was thrown from his motorcycle while he was leaving Riverwalk Casino. David Rutherford, 41, was taken to ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Dan Fordice to receive American Spirit Medallion

Vicksburg resident Dan Fordice has been named a recipient of the American Spirit Medallion for his work in preserving the history of World War II ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg man breaks in house; shot by homeowner

A Vicksburg man who broke into a house in the 900 block of Hillcrest Street at approximately 11:10 a.m. Thursday morning was shot after the ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

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

3 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Two women arrested for shooting at Deluxe Inn Hotel

Two women are in custody following a Thursday morning call of shots fired at the Deluxe Inn Hotel, located at 2751 North Frontage Road. Upon ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

USACE Vicksburg District announces new chief of OCIO/G-6

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has selected Michael Stucky as chief of OCIO/G-6, formerly known as ACE-IT.  In this role, Stucky ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

3 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Weather system presents weekend threat to Louisiana, Mississippi

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service and Warren County Emergency Management officials are keeping a wary eye on an area of low pressure in the ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Police called to Hillcrest burglary

Vicksburg police have responded to a report of a break-in at a home on Hillcrest Street in which a man was wounded in the arm. ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Police investigating report of shots fired at hotel

Vicksburg police are trying to determine the series of events that led to shots being fired at a North Frontage Road hotel. Police spokesman Lt. ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Simmons: Roads west of Interstate 55 shorted money for infrastructure

When it comes to spending state and federal money on infrastructure, the areas west of Interstate 55 in Mississippi have been short-changed, Central District Transportation ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Truck fire closes section of Interstate 20

An 18-wheeler fire on Interstate 20 between Edwards and Bolton has closed both eastbound lanes of the interstate, according to information from a source familiar ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

U-Haul car dolly stolen from Tri-State Tire

Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department responded Monday to Tri-State Tire on Washington Street after receiving a report of theft. The manager reported persons unknown ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

4 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Rolling Fork Man Charged with Arson

A Rolling Fork man was arrested following a fire on Monday night. David Morgan, 40, was arrested at 11:52 p.m. Monday and is charged with ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

USACE Vicksburg District holds annual Engineers Day Awards Ceremony

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District recognized exceptional service during the annual Engineers Day Awards Ceremony held at district headquarters in Vicksburg ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

5 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

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