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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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



Vicksburg Warren School District to host groundbreaking ceremony  WJTV

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



Game Plan - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Citywide pep rally. The Vicksburg YMCA will host the annual Citywide Pep Rally on Sunday at the Purks YMCA. The event begins at 4 p.m. Parking will be ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Richmond Francis Sharbrough - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Richmond Francis Sharbrough was born Sept. 13, 1930. He grew up in Holly Bluff, the son of Frank Wilson “Jack” and Ilva James Sharbrough. Holly Bluff is a ...



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 ...



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 ...



Rain declared winner of Oxford's season opener; MHSAA rules no contest between Chargers and Warren Central  Oxford Eagle

VICKSBURG — Thunder and lightning were the winners in Oxford's season opener. Though Warren Central left the field on Friday night with a 14-6 lead over ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Vicksburg High football coach charged with DUI, resigns  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Vicksburg High head football coach Marcus Rogers resigned after he was charged with driving under the influence.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Oxford begins again with Little Egg Bowl  Oxford Eagle

With last week's weather-shortened game against Warren Central considered a no contest by the Mississippi High School Activities Association, the Oxford ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



WC STAR student taps math teacher as STAR teacher - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A National Merit Finalist, Warren Central High School's STAR Student for the class of 2017 and an ALL-STAR Scholastic Scholar, Trevor Talbot, has racked up ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. ...



King named new EMCC band director  Starkville Daily News

The East Mississippi Community College Mighty Lion Band is under new leadership with the appointment of Chris King as the ensemble's new director.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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

Butler worked at Popeye's before returning to football.



Governor Phil Bryant proclaims October College Application Month  Southern Miss Now

Governor Phil Bryant recently proclaimed October College Application Month in Mississippi, recognizing that the college application process may be a barrier to ...



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.



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.



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Coffee with a Cop aims to connect officers with community - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Friday morning the Vicksburg Police Department met with members of the community at local fast food restaurants over a cup of coffee to bridge the gap ...



Scramble kicks golf season into gear - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Gator Golf Classic wasn't a huge event Wednesday at Clear Creek Golf Course, but it was a harbinger of things to come. The event served as the prelude to ...



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 ...



Examining Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley's football schedules  Oxford Eagle

The 2018 football season is almost upon us, with high school games beginning on Aug. 16. For Oxford and Lafayette it will be their second run through Class 6A ...



Ugly Christmas sweater softball for a cause  WJTV

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



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 ...



Two Vicksburg women dead after Sunday crash  Jackson Clarion Ledger

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



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 ...



Super Bowl XLIX hero Malcolm Butler feted with hometown parade  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 ...



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 ...



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).



Mychal Ammons  Jackson Free Press

It hasn't been an easy road to basketball greatness for Mychal Ammons, as many may have guessed.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Jackson Showboats: High Hopes for Year Two  Jackson Free Press

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



Nasif, Moffett | Community  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 ...



Mississippian wins magazine award  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Watkins column: Vicksburg native Matthew Teague wins a national award for his story about his wife's cancer journey.



Oxford set to open their season at Red Carpet Bowl  Oxford Eagle

Oxford's season begins tonight and they are rolling out the red carpet for the occasion. In a manner of speaking. The Chargers take on Vicksburg in the 2017 ...



Manhunt for Mississippi jail escapee and murder suspect Rafael McCloud  Daily Mail

Police are hunting for capital murder suspect, Rafael McCloud, 33, who escaped from a Mississippi jail Wednesday morning after holding a jail employee ...



McComb's big test | Sports  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.



Shareholder activist Evelyn Y. Davis dies at 89  WJTV

WASHINGTON (AP) - The brash shareholder activist Evelyn Y. Davis, who owned stock in more than 80 public companies and rarely failed to make her ...



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.



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 ...



The Top 100 Boys All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.



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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