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Yazoo City football player issues apology for his role in fight with Vicksburg High
A Yazoo City High School football player has issued a public apology for his role in a fight during Friday’s game against Vicksburg High. Cordero McBride, a senior defensive back, made the apology in a short Facebook video posted by his mother, Christy Stiff. “I would like to apologize for what happened at Vicksburg last […]
Suspect wanted in armed robbery of Dollar General
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is asking for information leading to the identification of a suspect who robbed the Dollar General on Tiffintown Road with a gun shortly after 10 p.m. on Saturday. Information may be called in to Lt. Stacy Rollison at 601-636-1761. Or, if callers prefer to remain anonymous and get a cash […]
Mississippi high school game ends early due to fight; altercation causes panic at the stadium
The Vicksburg Police Department responded to two separate postgame fights and arrested one individual after Vicksburg High School’s homecoming football game ended in the third quarter because of a fight among the players. Police Chief Penny Jones said that following the on-field fight between Vicksburg and Yazoo City players...
Vicksburg High School crowns 2023 Homecoming Queen, Maid of Honor
The Vicksburg High School Homecoming Court was presented at halftime during the Gators’ football game against Yazoo City High School on Friday night. The Homecoming Queen, Aiji Rader, and Maid of Honor Jakayla Brooks were crowned during halftime. Vicksburg’s homecoming dance was postponed on Friday night and rescheduled for Sept. 29 at 7 p.m., in […]
Vicksburg teen reported missing
UPDATE: Briaunna Sanders has been located and is safe. The Vicksburg Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 16-year-old girl. Briaunna Sanders was last seen Wednesday in the city limits. She is described as a Black female who is 5”7’ and weighs approximately 201 pounds. Sanders is thought to be wearing […]
Jakayla Brooks named the VHS Homecoming Maid of Honor
Jakayla Brooks was crowned as the Vicksburg High School Homecoming Maid of Honor on Friday night. Principal Dr. LaToya Allen crowned Brooks during halftime of the football game. Brooks has been a member of the varsity cheer team at Vicksburg High School for four years. She has also been a...
Vicksburg High School announces new homecoming dance date
The Vicksburg High School Homecoming Dance has has officially been rescheduled. VHS announced the new date as September 29, 2023.
Asam Hotel owner told to fix property or risk demolition, Vicksburg board says
A Vicksburg landmark could soon be coming down. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday gave Asam Hotel owner Sam Mali 30 days to show progress by a certified contractor correcting numerous code violations or the city would demolish the estimated 73-year-old building formerly known as the Dixiana Motel. The board’s order came after […]
OUTLOOK: Raymond Banks hosting Hoodvenchy Runway Weekend in Vicksburg after NYFW
Vicksburg fashion designer Raymond Banks has recently returned from New York Fashion Week, where he showcased his Hoodvenchy clothing line on the runway in the Big Apple. Banks is now set to host a string of events in the River City, which will culminate with a fashion show. “Each year I have done a runway […]
Warren County Supervisors sell ferry boat for $25,000
Warren County is down one ferry boat following Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. The board accepted a bid of $25,000 from Smith Towing of Vicksburg for the Kings Point ferry boat, which had been out of commission for almost two years. Instead, the county privatized the ferry service in 2022 through a contract with Yazoo […]
VOLUNTEER OF THE WEEK: Laura Gee changes lives one foster at a time
This week’s Vicksburg Post Volunteer of the Week is Laura Gee. Gee, a Vicksburg resident, is the Executive Director of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Hinds County. Gee and her husband Josh served as foster parents in Mississippi for seven years and have fostered many children. She volunteers with Threaded, a foster care ministry […]
Vicksburg Mayor: ARPA funds did not influence police department cuts
When the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the city’s fiscal year 2024 budget, the Vicksburg Police Department was cut by $570,033 compared to the department’s 2023 budget. The cuts come at a time when the city is experiencing a violent year with nine homicides since Jan. 1, and the board has been criticized […]
Vicksburg natives Mickey and Simon both had multiple tackles on Thursday
Vicksburg natives Nicholas Mickey and Jashun Simon both grabbed multiple tackles for their collegiate teams on Thursday. Simon, a linebacker for Coahoma CC, had eight tackles in a loss to Mississippi Delta CC. Mickey, a defensive back for Southwest Mississippi CC, also had eight tackles and a sack in a...
'We needed all of them': How Warren Central used four interceptions, late FG to upset Madison Central
If defense wins championships, then pencil in Warren Central for the state final. The Vikings, the No. 10 team in the Mississippi Super 25 poll, intercepted four passes and returned two for first-quarter touchdowns to spark a 24-21 victory that a sophomore kicker clinched at No .8 Madison Central on Friday.
Warren County Land Records: Sept. 11 to Sept. 18
Records were recorded from the Warren County Courthouse from the period of Sept. 11 to Sept. 18. Warranty Deeds: *Edwin Dale Embry to Aaron Rayburn Enterprises LLC, Section 12 C, Township 16 North, Range 4 East. *Coquina Properties, LLC to AP Vicksburg, LLC, Lot 3,4,5 Speeds Subdivision. *Charles Ross Bell Jr. (Trustee), Cynthia Allison Bell […]
Tommy Cantin sells The World
Delta’s iconic bar and eatery, The World, has been sold. Owner Tommy Cantin confirmed to the Vicksburg Daily News the business will sell and the paperwork should be signed on Monday. Sitting at a table outside the establishment, Cantin said, “It’s been some great years and good people. It...
JUCO Football Roundup: Former WC star Hall shines in Gulf Coast’s victory; Hinds earns first win of the season
Eli Anderson is one of the best junior college quarterbacks in the country, but on Thursday he did more damage with his legs than his arm. Anderson compensated for a so-so passing night by rushing for four touchdowns to lead No. 5 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to a 55-33 victory over Southwest Mississippi. Anderson […]
OLD-TIME RELIGION: Dinner on the grounds returning to St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
After a three-year break forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, a church tradition returns to St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Bovina. “Our Dinner on the Grounds and Country Market is Oct. 15 from noon to 2 p.m.,” said church warden Penny Freund. “Dinner on the grounds is historically something that St. Alban’s has done for decades.” […]
Bailey discusses Public Service Commission with Warren County residents
Central District Public Service Commissioner Brent Bailey met with local residents Tuesday to give them an overview of the Mississippi Public Service Commission and answer questions about public utilities. As Central District commissioner, Bailey represents 22 counties stretching from the Mississippi River to the Alabama/Mississippi line on the PSC Board. Discussing the Public Service Commission’s […]
You smelt it. Here’s who dealt it: Company at Port of Vicksburg identified as source of weekend smell
A company located in the Port of Vicksburg was the source of a strange odor reported Saturday by Vicksburg residents. Interim Public Works Director Dane Lovell identified the source as CAM2, a company that manufactures and sells lubricants, antifreeze and additives, as the source of the smell, which was identified as the odorant typically used […]