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Alcorn ranks in four U.S. News & World Report rankings 

LORMAN — In the recent release of the U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of colleges, Alcorn State received four rankings and saw improvement ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Hinds Vicksburg-Warren Campus PTK chapter names officers for 2020-21

The Alpha Omega Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has named officers for the 2020-21 academic year. Anna-Marie Agyepong, of Vicksburg, a sophomore ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

District ramps up food delivery to students distance learning from home

On Tuesday, 14 buses rolled out of parking lots at two Vicksburg Warren School District schools. The buses were delivering meals to students in the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Hinds Community College selected for FAA training program

The Federal Aviation Administration has selected the Hinds Community College Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Program, or the UAS-CTI. “The ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg native awarded Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship

JACKSON — Katelyn Brock, Vicksburg native and a graduate of St. Aloysius and Mississippi College, was recently awarded the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship valued at ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Catholic, Vicksburg Warren welcome back thousands of students

It was not the normal first day of school most have come to expect. Children this year arrived at school welcomed by teachers and school ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Seven instructors at Hinds CC Vicksburg-Warren Campus earn credentials

RAYMOND – Seven instructors from Hinds Community College Vicksburg-Warren Campus earned credentials from the college during the spring and summer semesters. Those instructors include: Kody ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

New early learning center named in honor of Sisters of Mercy

Nearly 160 years ago, six ordained Sisters of Mercy arrived in Vicksburg with a singular goal in mind — to educate the children of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Culkin School remains a cherished memory for many

For many people driving along Culkin Road, the vacant, weather-stained concrete building at the intersection of Culkin and Mount Alban Road is just another empty ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Catholic Schools are ready for Monday’s first day of school

The Vicksburg Catholic School faculty and staff are gearing up for the first day of school. After postponing the start of school until Monday, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Troopers implement Operation S.T.O.P. campaign

JACKSON — The Mississippi Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Mississippi Department of Education, is implementing the Operation S.T.O.P. (Safe Transport Of Pupils) traffic safety ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Porter’s Chapel Academy reports first day of school went to plan

With nearly 200 students arriving Monday morning, Porter’s Chapel Academy became the first school in Warren County to begin its 2020-21 school year — a ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Saying goodbye to St. Francis was something Nosser never thought she would do

By Anna Kate Doiron | The Vicksburg Post   “I couldn’t wait to tell people I worked at St. Francis. I don’t think I’ll ever ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Rosa A. Temple improvements expected to be complete by Friday

Improvements to Rosa A. Temple Drive by the Vicksburg Junior High School, Warren Central Junior High School and the new Academy of Innovation currently under ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Trustees vote to continue with school reopening plans

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees Thursday evening reinforced their previous decisions by voting to start school Friday, Aug. 7, with parents being ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Williams feels a ‘breath of fresh air’ taking the helm of PCA

By Anna Kate Doiron | The Vicksburg Post   Chris Williams’ new job as Porter’s Chapel Academy’s head of school is “like a glove that ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Hutcheson honored to be named WCHS’ STAR Student

Drew Hutcheson took his first ACT test when he was just a seventh-grader. The Warren Central High School senior has since taken seven more and ... Read more

6 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Learn to Swim program goes on despite lifeguard shortage

Sylvia Gurtowski sat in her office at City Pool, a little frazzled but defiant. A shortage of certified lifeguards has made her job as the ... Read more

1 year ago by Rob Sigler.

VWSD roofing project bids opened

The Vicksburg Warren School District’s facilities upgrade plan, which includes projects at every school in the district, continues to progress as the second round of ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Initial VWSD 3rd grade reading scores look good

The Mississippi Department of Education released initial results from the third grade reading test this week and the Vicksburg Warren School District once again received ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Vicksburg Catholic School withdraws from MDE accreditation

Vicksburg Catholic School has decided to voluntarily withdraw from the Mississippi Department of Education’s accrediting process for non-public schools, because, “there comes a point where ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

St. Al graduates 37 students

The Class of 2018 at St. Aloysius High School couldn’t contain their excitement. As soon as they returned to their seats from receiving their diplomas, ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

WCHS graduates 289 students

This week’s inclement weather may have caused some difficulties in the graduation ceremonies at Warren Central and Vicksburg, with graduation being split into two ceremonies ... Read more

2 years ago by Cody Thomason.

Heritage Guild helps with fence project

The exterior of Bowmar Avenue Elementary has gotten a facelift thanks to the Heritage Guild Vicksburg Warren. The Heritage Guild worked with the city of ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Vicksburg High graduates 221

Pomp and Circumstance played and the Vicksburg High School Class of 2018 processed down the aisle as loud cheers sent them along their way into ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

VWSD to offer Algebra I to eighth-graders

Eighth grade students in the Vicksburg Warren School District will have a new option for math. At last week’s Board of Trustees meeting, the board ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

28 graduate from PCA in Class of ‘18

Alisa Harvey had just secured the balloons for her son Cameron in the lobby of the Vicksburg Auditorium and was heading back to join her ... Read more

2 years ago by John Surratt.

Preliminary designs for VHS unveiled

When construction at Vicksburg High School is completed in 2020, the building that has stood since 1957 will not be recognizable. Gary Bailey, who is ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

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