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Warren County seeing slight surge in COVID-19 cases

It is often said that numbers do not tell the true story. But when it comes to the months-long COVID-19 pandemic, numbers do not lie. ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Teen wounded after gun goes off

A 16-year-old boy was wounded Saturday in what Vicksburg police have called an accidental shooting. The shooting was one of two reported Saturday night. According ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Saturday evening fire damages home on Sherwood Drive

An early evening fire damaged the kitchen of a home at 126 Sherwood Drive Saturday. Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said the fire call was ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Five PAs talk about their careers and their paths to the medical field

Each October, a week is set aside to recognize the contribution and work of physicians assistants in today’s medical community. According to the American Association ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Courtland Wells.

Warren County avoids heavy damage as Delta moves on

Warren County managed to avoid a major disaster as Hurricane Delta passed. John Moore, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Jackson, said ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County increasing

As Mississippi has seen the daily average of new COVID-19 cases rise, so too has Warren County. Over the past two weeks, Warren County has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

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

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Flaggs declares emergency, sets curfew ahead of Delta’s arrival

Mayor George Flaggs has declared an emergency and set a midnight to 7 a.m. curfew for the city of Vicksburg in anticipation of Hurricane Delta. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Victim shot twice Tuesday at LD’s dies from his injuries

The late Tuesday night shooting that led to the temporary closure of a downtown Vicksburg bar, has now turned fatal. Wade Carter, 31, of Vicksburg, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Crime reports: Traffic stop leads to felony arrest early Friday

A traffic stop along Lee Street early Friday has led to a felony charge for one Vicksburg man. Just before 2 a.m. Friday, Lafane Mixon, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg National Military Park to close ahead of Delta

Officials at the Vicksburg National Military Park announced Friday that the park will be closed Saturday due to the arrival of Hurricane Delta. The park, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Hurricane Delta’s forecast pushes residents to stock up and prepare

It’s the not knowing, sometimes, that helps us get prepared and that is just what locals have been doing in anticipation of Hurricane Delta. As ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Growers rush to harvest soybeans before Delta visits

By Nathan Gregory | MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE — Soybean growers in the Mississippi Delta are hustling to beat Hurricane Delta. Row crop producers across ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Ahead of hurricane, Waste Management cancels Saturday garbage service

Due to anticipated severe weather impacts associated with Hurricane Delta, Waste Management announced Thursday it will cancel all residential collection services in Warren County, scheduled ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Claiborne and Warren counties stand ready for Delta’s arrival

Area emergency management officials are continuing their preparations in advance of Hurricane Delta’s arrival on the Louisiana Gulf coast Friday. Delta is expected to make ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Hundreds of county residents affected by car tag glitch

It’s amazing the difference a decimal point can make. For as many as 1,500 residents of Warren County, that decimal point is creating havoc when ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

School honors Burrell’s memory with creation of Heidi’s Hideout

In memory and honor of former United Way of West Central Mississippi staffer Heidi Burrell, a new reading center has been created at the A.W. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Flaggs proposes resolution that would shut down LD’s

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he plans to recommend the Board of Mayor and Aldermen close the lounge business at LD’s Kitchen. Flaggs will present ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

New COVID-19 cases trending higher in Warren County

While September showed a downward trend in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County, October has seen slightly higher numbers thus far. Through ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Grandmother shot by her grandson in late September dies from her injuries

A Warren County woman reportedly shot in the abdomen by her grandson on Sept. 25 has died. Officials confirmed that Evelyn Davenport died as a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Flaggs on LD’s: I plan to address it once and for all

The man wanted in connection to a Tuesday night shooting at LD’s Bar and Lounge in downtown Vicksburg, and the bar itself, have a lot ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

City, county officials on Delta: ‘We’re waiting for it’

Hurricane Delta is still in the Gulf of Mexico, but city and county officials are preparing for a major assault from the storm over the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Police identify suspect connected to shooting at LD’s

A 29-year-old Vicksburg man is wanted in connection to a late Tuesday night shooting at LD’s Bar and Lounge in downtown Vicksburg that left three ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

St. Aloysius to crown Homecoming Queen Thursday

St. Aloysius will learn who the 2020 Homecoming Queen will be a night earlier than originally planned after the school’s homecoming football game was moved ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Courtland Wells.

City shuts down LD’s following Tuesday night shooting

An altercation late Tuesday night at LD’s Bar and Lounge in downtown Vicksburg left three individuals with gunshot wounds, with one in critical condition. According ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Supervisors extend COVID-19 restrictions through Nov. 2

Warren County supervisors Monday extended the county’s COVID-29 emergency order through Nov. 2. “This is basically in response to the governor’s executive order,” said Board ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Strand Theatre, Martin’s At Midtown, to host film festival

The Strand Theatre will once again play host to the Manhattan Short Film Festival. The screening of the 23rd annual event begins Saturday at 7 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Crime reports: Vicksburg man stopped, once again charged with DUI

A Vicksburg man is charged with felony driving under the influence charge after being stopped by officers Saturday. According to the Vicksburg Police Department, Wade ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

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