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Geanne Melissa 'Lissy' Wyatt - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Geanne Melissa “Lissy” Wyatt passed away Friday, May 3, 2019. Melissa was born in Vicksburg and graduated from Vicksburg High School. She was devoted to ...



Groundbreaking marks beginning of VHS renovations - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg Warren School District took its first steps toward the future Monday with a groundbreaking ceremony at Vicksburg High School, signaling the start ...



Major Renovation for Vicksburg High School  WJTV

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



VWSD announces schools closure for Monday - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Officials with the Vicksburg Warren School District announced Sunday afternoon that schools will remain closed as recovery from Saturday's storms continues.



'The Lion King' comes to life in VHS production - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Puppetry, acting and an iconic musical score will converge this weekend during the Vicksburg High School's upcoming production of “The Lion King.” Unlike the ...



Hall of Fame trio powered Vicksburg through a decade of football success - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The air in the conference room was thick with tension, and not a little bit of disgust. Houston Markham, Jr., who had led Temple High School's football team to ...



Les Soeurs Charmantes Social and Civic Club honors debutantes - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Les Soeurs Charmantes Social and Civic Club presented 17 debutantes Saturday night during the club's annual ball. The event was held at the Vicksburg ...



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 ...



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.



Former educator Dr. Ethel Lassiter remembered fondly - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

More than 300 people took time Sunday to visit Jefferson Funeral Home and say their final goodbyes to Dr. Ethel Lassiter, a Vicksburg native and longtime ...



Encore performance asked of Vicksburg students' Lion King  WJTV

Performing Arts students at Vicksburg High School presented The Lion King Junior production Saturday night.



Game Plan - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Justin Henry Baseball Camp The 2019 Justin Henry Baseball Camp is scheduled for Sunday, March 3 at Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi. The youth ...



Contestants crowned during local pageant at Vicksburg High - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

On Saturday, Oct. 13, local pageants were held at Vicksburg High School and 10 young women were crowned. Five of the young women advanced to compete ...



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 ...



City will rename Marcus Street - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Monday passed a resolution to rename the street for former Vicksburg Warren superintendent of schools and Rosa A. Temple ...



WCI's Braxton able to connect with students - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local events planned for MLK Day - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Three events Monday will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, starting with a scholarship breakfast and ending with a memorial program at the ...



Annual Chill in the Hills coming up - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Pop on a ski hat, and lace up the tennis shoes for the 11th Annual Chill in the Hills 10K Run, 5K Walk and 1-mile Fun Run. The event, which is a fundraiser for ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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. She was a graduate of ...



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. In data released by the Mississippi ...



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.



Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club announces scholarship recipients - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club has a long history of giving back to the community and as the club celebrated its 43rd anniversary this past week, ...



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.



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 ...



Schools welcome new choir directors - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Christie Beasley, St. Al, and Eric Johnson, Warren Central, took the reins of the two high school choirs at the beginning of the spring semester. Beasley ...



Vicksburg High School sends off 198 seniors - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

One-hundred ninety-eight more young men and women can officially call themselves Vicksburg High School alumni. The now former students met for one last ...



MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Alvin Coleman serves community through his church and his job - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

“I tell people there's three places I'm always at — I'm at work, I'm at church or I'm at home. “And when I'm not working or serving the church, I'm with my wife, ...



Here is what is left in baseball, softball seasons - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

NATCHEZ — The six local high school baseball teams will be winding down their regular seasons this week, with the majority of them having their sights on the ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Nasif a product of unique period - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Note: This is part of a series of stories profiling this year's members of the Vicksburg Warren School District Athletic Hall of Fame. Like most of the other members ...



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, ...



Vicksburg grad, Rhodes Scholar is Harvard bound for Ph.D. - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Vicksburg High School grad —and Rhodes Scholar — is headed to Harvard this week to pursue his doctorate. Donald M. “Field” Brown received his master's ...



Archery added to sports lineup for Warren Central, Vicksburg - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A new sport is coming to Warren Central and Vicksburg High School, and it's right on target. The Vicksburg Warren School District voted at its June meeting to ...



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 ...



Program expands free meals to all VWSD students - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Some say there's no such thing as a free lunch, but in the Vicksburg Warren School District, all students can eat at no cost. The no charge breakfast and lunch ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Butler worked at Popeye's before returning to football.



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



Ugly Christmas sweater softball for a cause  WJTV

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



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 ...



Lenten art series begins Friday at local churches - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Ash Wednesday services marked the beginning of the Lenten season for many Christian faiths. During this time followers will observe a period of fasting and ...



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 ...



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, ...



Two Vicksburg women dead after Sunday crash  Jackson Clarion Ledger

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



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.



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

VICKSBURG, Miss. — Before Malcolm Mania engulfed this small, historic Civil War city, there was just one person who believed that someday Malcolm Butler ...



Vicksburg native takes command of Navy ship - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

MANAMA, Bahrain – Vicksburg native Lt. Joseph Brisco has been named commanding officer of the Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Whirlwind (PC 11).



O'Leary chooses teaching over medicine; says she's found calling - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

When Regina O'Leary was in college, she completed the biology pre-med track before deciding medical school was not in her future. “I had done some work in a ...



Flaggs still walks halls of Capitol - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

JACKSON — Elliot Flaggs grew up roaming the halls of the Capitol as the son of one of the state's most respected African-American lawmakers. At 29, he still ...



A Hero’s Welcome for Malcolm Butler  The MMQB

An undrafted free agent who once worked at Popeyes for $7.25 an hour became the unlikely star of Super Bowl XLIX. The MMQB followed him back home to ...



Excellence in Education  Meridian Star

Conashya Headd has been selected to receive the Jacob Chester Frist Memorial Scholarship at Meridian Community College.



Teen pleads guilty to murder - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The last of seven teens charged in the shooting death of a Vicksburg High School student will spend two decades in prison for his role in a 2013 killing.



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 ...



Can Mississippi schools get ahead after a new round of budget cuts?  PBS NewsHour

This fall, students at Enterprise Attendance Center in the small city of Brookhaven may get to draw, paint and make crafts in an elementary art class — the first ...



Mayor's daughter spends night on streets - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Mayor George Flaggs Jr.'s daughter will be glad to sleep under her own roof again tonight after spending a night on the streets. Emmarie Flaggs-Anderson spent ...



VHS grad umpires softball's College World Series - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

This year's Women's College World Series was a battle between Michigan and Florida. The series went the full three games and ended with Florida winning the ...



Brookhaven, Lincoln County schools combat chronic absenteeism - Daily Leader  Dailyleader

The Brookhaven School District had a lower rate of absenteeism for the 2016-17 school year than the state average, but the rate for Lincoln County was slightly ...



Record-setting cold grips Mississippi  WAPT Jackson

Thursday's cold temperatures set or tied records in several areas of the state, the National Weather *Service* said. A low of 15 degrees recorded at the ...



Old Vicksburg motel may become shelter for homeless families  Mississippi Press

The dilapidated former Hillcrest Inn on U.S. Highway 80 had become a hole of despair for homeless people in the two years since it closed for business.



MSU announces 2016 student orientation leaders  Mississippi State Newsroom

Twenty-three top Mississippi State students are leaders of the university's 2016-17 orientation programs.



Nasif, Moffett  Meridian Star

Mr. and Mrs. George Milid Nasif Jr. of Vicksburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Neely Ann, to Richard Andrew Moffett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris ...



UPDATED: Complete list of athletes honored at Best of MS Preps  Jackson Clarion Ledger

On Thursday, May 28 - The Clarion-Ledger will honor more than 1,500 student athletes in 22 sports at the Best of MS Preps banquet. It's going to be a great night ...



Jackson Showboats: High Hopes for Year Two  Jackson Free Press

The Jackson Showboats are looking to win an ABA title in their second year.



McComb's big test | Sports | enterprise-journal.com  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb High head football coach Malcolm Jones said there is a reason to his madness for opening the 2013 prep football season against a pair of 6A schools.



The Prodigal Professor: William Weaks Morris (1934–1999)  The Local Voice

Like thousands of others around the world, I recently finished reading The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt of Greenwood and Grenada. It was a great and thrilling ride ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 100m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 100 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.



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