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Major Renovation for Vicksburg High School  WJTV

Work is set to begin Monday (11/5/18) on a major renovation project at Vicksburg High.



Preliminary designs for VHS unveiled - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

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 ...



VWSD students will start school year earlier - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Students in the Vicksburg Warren School District will be getting a slightly earlier start to the school year next year. The VWSD Board of Trustees members ...



Warren Central kicks off season vs. Oxford in Red Carpet Bowl - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Warren Central has played 615 football games against 74 different opponents in the past 52 years. Friday will still be a first. The Vikings will face Oxford in the ...



Vicksburg Warren School District offering summer meal program - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

For the fourth summer in a row, the Vicksburg Warren School District will be offering free breakfasts and lunches to children in Warren County. The summer meal ...



VWSD Athletic Hall of Fame to induct five more sport standouts Aug. 30 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Two coaching legends and three Vicksburg High athletic stars are part of the Vicksburg Warren School District Athletic Hall of Fame's Class of 2018. Football ...



Vicksburg Warren School District to host groundbreaking ceremony  WJTV

The Vicksburg Warren School District will celebrate the beginning of major renovations and additions.



Disturbance briefly causes lockdown - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Warren County sheriff's deputies were called about 3 p.m. Monday to a disturbance in the parking lot of Merit Health River Region on U.S. 61 North, Sheriff ...



David L. Hubbard Foundation's New Year's Eve Ball will benefit JROTC - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Ring in the New Year while also aiding local students. Beginning at 8 p.m. Dec. 31, the third annual New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball benefiting the David L.



CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM: VWSD leads state in best, worst high school rates - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Mississippi Department of Education released a report on absenteeism in the state's public school districts and the results are both good and bad for ...



Vicksburg's Joe Bonelli dies after battle with cancer - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Bonelli, 62, battled cancer valiantly for a number of years, but passed away early this morning at his home in Vicksburg. Bonelli was a lifelong Vicksburg resident ...



Magnolia Avenue High School receives historical marker - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Even as the building that held the school for many years sits vacant on Bowman Avenue, the history of Magnolia Avenue High School will never be forgotten ...



Anderson becomes first Vicksburg umpire to work MHSAA fast-pitch finals - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

It wasn't all that long ago that Stephen Anderson was just a rookie softball umpire with a passion for the game and a lot of potential. This weekend, he arrived at ...



Beloved 'Downtown Eddie' passes away - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Eddie was well known throughout the Vicksburg community, especially in the downtown area. Eddie was 67 years old and was often homeless, and due to this, ...



Stephanie Nicole Washington - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Stephanie Nicole Washington transitioned Dec. 9, 2018, at the age of 28. Stephanie was employed as a Junior Director for Chick-fil-A.



Game Plan - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Benefit softball tourney. The Vicksburg Girls Softball Association and Rip Tide travel team will host the Strike Out Child Abuse youth softball tournament Oct. 13 ...



New principal excited about move to Vicksburg - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

She has worked as teacher, curriculum coordinator, a middle school principal and for the last three years as the superintendent of the Hollandale School District.



Farrish and Poe to wed Dec. 8 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

James Leon Farrish, III and Cassandra Denise Farrish of Edwards announce the engagement of their daughter Carmen Michelle Farrish of Zachary, Louisiana, ...



EMMY AWARD WINNER: Vicksburg native Amy Peters captures coveted honor for television show - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Perseverance paid off for Vicksburg native Amy Peters. On Sept. 17, she received an Emmy Award for the Netflix series, “Queer Eye.” ...



ACME academies at high schools have been a success - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Year one of the full implementation of the ACME (Architecture, construction, mechatronics and engineering) academies at Warren Central and Vicksburg high ...



ELECTION 2018: Several local races on ballot for Nov. 6 general election - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Besides statewide races in Mississippi, there are several local races on the Nov. 6 general election ballot in Warren County.



Back to school shoppers can enjoy tax free holiday - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Parents shopping for back-to-school clothing and shoes for their children this weekend will have the opportunity to save a little more on their purchases.



VWSD graduation rates improving - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg Warren School District's graduation rates continue to move in the right direction, but still have room to improve.



Miss Hurtado and Morrison to exchange marriage vows October 27 in Vicksburg  Northside Sun

Laura Daniel and Michael Murphy along with Mr. and Mrs. Armando Hurtado announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Elizabeth Hurtado, to James ...



Vicksburg High looking again for a new head football coach - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

For the second time in less than a year, Vicksburg High School is searching for a new head football coach. Lorenzo Breland, who spent only one season in the ...



Longtime umpire George Smith passes away at the age of 67 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

On every major holiday, George Smith would pull out his phone and start texting. In addition to family and friends, the umpire and basketball official would bang ...



Tammie Louise Mason - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Tammie Louise Mason passed away peacefully at her home Friday, June 15, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. She was 50 years old. Tammie was born ...



HGTV series films local couple looking for a home in Vicksburg - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

With three houses to choose from, Rob and Lauren Cannon made their way around Vicksburg hoping to find the home of their dreams. And with the help of local ...



MDE releases 2017 accountability scores, VWSD earns a D - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Mississippi Department of Education officially released the statewide accountability scores for 2017 Thursday, which assign each school and district across ...



Students sent home after power outage at Vicksburg, Schoolcraft schools  MLive.com

A portion of students at Schoolcraft and Vicksburg schools are going home Friday after a power outage.



Energetic Peterson inspires VHS students - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Editors note: Part of an ongoing series featuring the teachers nominated for Vicksburg-Warren County. Chamber of Commerce's Teacher of the Year honors.



2018 Gator Youth Softball Tournament - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Gator Youth Softball Tournament was held Saturday at Vicksburg High School. The round-robin format allowed for each team to play three games.



Man arrested for shooting into occupied home - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Vicksburg man remains in the Warren County Jail after his arrest Wednesday for shooting at an occupied home on National Street on May 13. Lt. Johnnie ...



Carpenter announces candidacy for judge - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Angela Carpenter has announced her candidacy for Circuit Court Judge for the 9th Circuit District Court Subdistrict 1, which covers Warren, Sharkey and ...



Vicksburg man accused of forcing his way into home - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Vicksburg man was being held in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $30,000 bond, accused of forcing his way into to a home on U.S. 61 South.



VPD makes another arrest in shooting - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg police have arrested a second person involved in the July 17 shooting of Michael Lamonte Sorrells, 20, on Meadowvale Drive. Damio Shantel Moore ...



Vicksburg, Wingfield, Lanier High Schools Top 'Chronically Absent' List  Jackson Free Press

More than 70000 students were chronically absent in the 2016-2017 school year, chronic absentee data the Mississippi Department of Education released today ...



Brittney Marie Dissoe Hunt - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Brittney Marie Dissoe Hunt died Thursday, March 8, 2018 at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson. She was 27. A lifelong resident of Warren County, she was a ...



Jasmine Nicole Adams - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Funeral services for Jasmine Nicole Adams will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Greater Grove Street MB Church. Interment will follow at Cedar ...



Warren County School District hears from parents on high school consolidation  WJTV

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) - The Warren County School District is looking to make improvements.



Man killed by pick-up truck identified - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

By Brandon O'Connor and Rob Sigler. The Vicksburg Post. The man killed Thursday when a pick-up truck he was working on fell from its jack has been ...



Man jailed for assaulting ex-girlfriend - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Vicksburg man was being held in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $200,000 bond charged with sexual battery, kidnapping and burglary in the reported assault ...



Brian Boykins will be missed - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

By Yolande Robbins. Brian Boykins will soon step down as Chief of Staff to Mayor George Flaggs Jr., and chief civic servant for the rest of us. And I honestly ...



Crasta honored to be Vicksburg's STAR student - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg High School senior Nicholas Crasta has been named the STAR student for the class of 2017. He will also serve as the class's Valedictorian after ...



VWSD picks Option 1: School bond referendum set for March 27 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Warren County school trustees have approved a $132 million plan to renovate and expand the school district's existing buildings and issue $83 million in ...



Vicksburg man charged with shooting - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Vicksburg man was in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $60,000 bond after his arrest Tuesday on a charge of aggravated assault. Vicksburg police Sgt.



Man accused of robbing priest - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Yazoo City man faces a charge of armed robbery accused of robbing a priest Monday night. Vicksburg police Sgt. Johnnie Edwards said Thomas Lee Jiles, 52 ...



Vicksburg blessed with talent and choices for live theater performances - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The comedy takes every “theatre person's” worst nightmares and puts it all up onstage, and makes if humorous, director of the show Elizabeth Cowan said.



Five new principals approved - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg-Warren School District school board approved the hiring of five new principals effective July 1 during their Thursday meeting. Three of those hired ...



Vicksburg coach wears different hats - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

When Kristin Williams made the move from teaching at the elementary level to working at Vicksburg High School, coaching wasn't in the plans. Before she knew ...



Terrett qualifies for circuit court race - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg Municipal Court Judge Toni Walker Terrett has qualified to run for 9th District Circuit Court Judge, sub-district 9-1. The district covers Warren, Sharkey ...



VWSD introduces a third high school option, an early college model for Fall - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg Warren School District is introducing an opportunity for 60 students in Vicksburg and Warren County to graduate with two years of college credits or an ...



Nichols an advocate for students - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

On the bottom floor of Warren Central Junior High School, there are no seventh or eighth grade students. Located down two flights of stairs is the Vicksburg ...



Six from Vicksburg sign - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The six Vicksburg High School football players gathered in the school library were symbolic of the program the past couple of years — talented and full of ...



Holder, Gross named Educators of the Year - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The top teachers throughout Warren County were honored Wednesday during the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce's 29th annual Educator of ...



Twenty-two debutantes take part in 45th annual ball - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The 45th annual Les Soeurs Charmantes Social and Civic Club Debutante Ball was held Feb. 18. Twenty-two young women were recognized during the annual ...



Woman charged after shooting neighbor - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Vicksburg woman is in custody after shooting another woman in the hip Friday night. The incident happened at about 8:31 p.m. in front of Vicksburg Police.



Margaritaville sets job fair; expects to hire 140 for facility - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The resort, which will include a hotel, Margaritaville restaurant, arcade and pool area will be hosting a job fair May 22-23 at the Vicksburg Convention Center.



School board approves almost $83 million budget for 2017-18 fiscal year - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the system's operating budget for the 2017-18 school year during the regularly ...



Vicksburg's Banks made a statement in her senior season - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

When Mikayla Banks missed out on winning the Vicksburg Post girls soccer Player of the Year award in 2016, she was a bit upset. The missing award was a ...



Vicksburg High football coach resigns, arrested for DUI  WJTV

The head football coach at Vicksburg High School is stepping down after being arrested for DUI.



Vicksburg, Warren Central send off their graduates in style - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

After almost 17 inches of rain fell on Vicksburg Monday morning, the Vicksburg Convention Center made accommodations to host both Vicksburg and Warren ...



Nailor named Vicksburg Warren athletic director - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Warren Central Assistant Principal Preston Nailor has been named athletic director for the Vicksburg Warren School District. The school district's Board of ...



New Sherman Avenue principal has wealth of experience on which to draw - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Tameka Davis has worked in every level of education during her career, from teaching and being a principal at the elementary level to four years working as an ...



Natchez teen dies in car wreck Thursday - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

NATCHEZ — A Natchez teenager died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash, officials said. Adams County Coroner James Lee said he pronounced Tamia ...



Junior High nurse named West Mississippi School Nurse of the Year - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Students at Warren Central Junior High School and Vicksburg Junior High School don't need to worry about scrapes and scuffs; they've got one of the best ...



Grey driven to serve the community - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

For Jennifer Grey, the inspiration to become involved in her community came while she was teaching at Vicksburg High. “I coached cheerleading and coached ...



Vicksburg PD accepting applications for new officers  WJTV

The physical agility test will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 8:00am at the Vicksburg High School Stadium. Test will consist of push-ups, trunk flexion, ...



Students preparing for 25th Special Prom - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Participating in something as simple as prom is bringing youth together and showing them it is OK to be unique. “Even after the prom is over, the kids keep ...



Vicksburg's Kees is Fulbright scholar - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Daniel Kees of Vicksburg, a 2016 graduate of Millsaps College, will spend a year studying in Mexico, thanks to a Fulbright Fellowship awarded by the U.S. ...



PCA bows out of Red Carpet Classic - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

By Cody Thomason The Vicksburg Post. The 2018 Red Carpet Basketball Classic has shrunk by two games. Porter's Chapel Academy's games vs. Brookhaven ...



Adams set on building on success as principal at Beechwood - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

David Adams, the new principal at Beechwood Elementary, has only been on the job for two weeks, but he has already bought in and the seven habits roll off his ...



Vicksburg native retires as a brigadier general - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

In 1978, Donna Williams, then a freshman at Vicksburg High School, joined the school's Junior ROTC program. Jan.1, 2018, she completed a 31-year military ...



State Auditor: Ex-Vicksburg football coach owes over $11K  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Former Vicksburg football coach ordered to repay $11K by State Auditor's office.



Longtime teacher Stone celebrates 100th birthday - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A woman with an arsenal of stories and experiences throughout her years, now spends her time at home, legally blind and bedridden, but her daughter, Sheila, ...



George Eugene Love Jr. “Peanut” - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Cornelius Dee Love and Noah Alexander Love; his grandmother, Sharon M. Rials; step-grandmother, Martha Ann ...



Public library wants you to name their new bear - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

It sits downstairs in the children's department, where kids can come and love on it and read to it. While the big stuffed animal is already becoming a fixture for the ...



VPD makes dream a reality for young man with Apert Syndrome - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Jacob Engram has always admired police officers; so much so that he wanted to make law enforcement a career. “He has wanted to be a police officer since he ...



No arrests have been made in Vicksburg's only unsolved murder of 2017 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Almost four months after his death, the identity of the person who shot Antonio Maurice Henderson remains a mystery. Henderson's death is the Vicksburg Police ...



Vicksburg teen gets 25 years in student's slaying  WAPT Jackson

A Vicksburg teenager will serve 25 years in prison for his role in the 2013 shooting death of a Vicksburg High School student.



New police chief has big plans for the Vicksburg Police Department - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

“We've got to be seen,” he said as he discussed his immediate plans for the Vicksburg Police Department and the implementation of a community policing ...



Ugly Christmas sweater softball for a cause  WJTV

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) - Today was National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day.



Malcolm Butler: From Vicksburg Popeyes to Super Bowl hero  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Butler worked at Popeye's before returning to football.



Smith working to continue to grow as new director of Mountain of Faith - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Kimberly Smith had been back in Vicksburg about 14 months and working as a crime prevention/community relations officer with the Vicksburg Police ...



Downtown Christmas Parade of Lights in Vicksburg postponed to Dec. 10  Knoe.com

Due to inclement weather predicted for this Saturday, December 3, the Main Street Board of Directors voted to post-pone the Downtown Christmas Parade of ...



Family, friends hoping for full recovery for Rowdy - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

All are hopeful one of Vicksburg's most beloved restaurateurs will make a full recovery after suffering a stroke Friday night.



Malcolm Butler a hometown hero in Vicksburg, Miss.  Boston Globe

A visit to Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler's hometown of Vicksburg, Miss.



David Joseph “Rowdy” Nosser - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

David Joseph “Rowdy” Nosser passed away at the University of Mississippi Medical Center on Sept. 3, 2017, after a brief illness. A lifelong resident of Vicksburg, ...



Wheatley ups the ante with expanded store downtown - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Jasmine Wheatley is upping the ante. Wheatley, the former owner of Lipstick and Labels located below The Vicksburg apartments downtown, has expanded her ...



No consensus on plan for open containers - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Business owners had questions and comments, and were divided over whether they wanted people drinking alcohol from open containers in the city's ...



Many nights are quiet: Policewoman by night, spends days with family - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Just like any other work night Vicksburg Police Department officer Kathryn Trueheart clocks-in, gears up, buckles-up and sets out on the streets of Vicksburg in ...



Mississippi State senior Donald 'Field' Brown of Vicksburg named Rhodes Scholar  Mississippi Press

STARKVILLE, Miss.--A Mississippi State English and philosophy double-major from Vicksburg has been awarded the coveted Rhodes Scholarship. University ...



Two Vicksburg women dead after Sunday crash  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Two Vicksburg women are dead after a one-vehicle crash over the weekend.



Performances for 'Gold in the Hills' resume - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

“Gold in the Hills,” proclaimed the world's longest-running melodrama by the “Guinness Book of World Records” will be performed this weekend and next at the ...



Malcolm Butler  Jackson Free Press

Malcolm Butler, a Vicksburg, Miss., native, immediately became a lasting part of Super Bowl lore, making the first interception of his career and preserving New ...



Vicksburg's Holland set to compete in New York City Marathon - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A competitive nature and a strong will made Vicksburg resident Megan Holland a competitive runner. This Sunday, Holland will participate in the largest ...



Hassell did it all on way to HOF - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Given his bloodlines, Barry Hassell might have been an oddity in his family if he hadn't turned out to be a great athlete. His father, Doug, played quarterback at ...



Nearly 300 to compete this weekend in Gym South's Mardi Gras meet - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

It's time to toss out the beads and flip across the floor, the area's biggest annual gymnastics meet is in store this weekend. The eighth annual Mardi Gras Classic ...



National Signing Day 2018  WDAM-TV

The WDAM 7 Sports Team has all the latest news on athletes here in the Pine Belt who signed on to play football at the next level.



Hogan has heart for area children - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

When children get in trouble, Tammye Hogan is there to help so they never have to see her again. Hogan has been case manager for the Warren County Youth ...



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