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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 ...



Despite improving scores, VWSD remains a D - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Strong improvements in a majority of elementary schools and a continued increase in graduation rates at both high schools are a couple of reasons Vicksburg ...



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.



Encore performance asked of Vicksburg students' Lion King  WJTV

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



VWSD trustees updated on facilities project - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg Warren School District trustees received an update on the school district's estimated $132 million school district-wide capital improvements project to ...



'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 ...



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 ...



New building at Hinds to be dedicated May 10 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A ceremony to name the new Academic and Career-Technical building at Hinds Community College Vicksburg-Warren Campus, plus several existing buildings ...



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 ...



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 ...



Relay for Life moves to Purks YMCA April 5 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The 2019 edition of Warren County's Relay for Life has moved from its recent venues of Vicksburg High School and Warren Central High to the Purks YMCA, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kids don't stay in foster care forever. What happens after that?  Jackson Clarion Ledger

By the time she turned 6, Jessica Reese had been sexually abused repeatedly. Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services took Reese and her ...



2017 a year of change for schools in Vicksburg and Warren County - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

In 2017, the Vicksburg Warren School district implemented Leader in Me at every school from elementary to high school. The district also introduced career ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Velazquez, Carleton wed Jan. 5 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Miss Rebeca Alejandra Manuela Velázquez of Vicksburg and Mathew Phillip Carleton of Midland, Michigan were married at 6 p.m. Jan. 5, 2019, at St. Paul ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Schoolcraft Community Schools closed Friday due to power outage  WWMT-TV

A power outage in Schoolcraft sent students home early on Friday. All Schoolcraft Community Schools were closed and students were sent home at 11 a. m. ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Key Club advisor, voice of Vicksburg High signs off - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Ed Wong, a man with many hats — Key Club adviser, football game announcer, history teacher and many more — is stepping down from his post at Vicksburg ...



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. ...



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 ...



Hollowell-Allison to wed - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Eddie and Racheal Hollowell announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Paige, to David “Wes” Allison, the son of Mary Claire Allison and the late ...



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



District Names Chief for Finance and Accounting Branch  Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Amber Huell as Chief of its Finance and Accounting Branch of 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



District Promotes Engineering to Students > Vicksburg District > News Releases  Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers

Vicksburg, Miss… The Vicksburg District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers is promoting the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Coahoma Football Has Successful Signing Day  Coahoma Community College

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4044 - Vashon Jones - vjones@coahomacc.edu ...



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 ...



Ugly Christmas sweater softball for a cause  WJTV

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



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 a hometown hero in Vicksburg, Miss.  Boston Globe

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



Two Vicksburg women dead after Sunday crash  Jackson Clarion Ledger

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...



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 ...



Amazing creativity - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Pablo Picasso, who was one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, was quoted in saying “every child is an artist.” His statement was ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Missy Gators host first college softball game in Vicksburg - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

It took a community effort to help make history on the softball field of Vicksburg High. The community came out and showed support for Jackson State, East ...



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 ...



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 ...



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).



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