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Long Beach announces new head baseball coach  WLOX

After recommendation by Long Beach School District Superintendent, Dr. Jay Smith, Connor Douglas was named the new head varsity baseball coach at Long ...



Douglas, 68, dies after car hits his bicycle - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Friends and former co-workers of retired Warren Central High School principal Mack Douglas remembered him as an administrator who cared about the people ...



Proposed designs for Vicksburg and Warren Central high schools unveiled - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Work on the buildings throughout the Vicksburg Warren School District is ready to move out of the design phase after more than a month of planning following ...



Warren Central plan calls for new entrance and expansion - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A career academy expansion and a new entrance location will be the biggest changes to Warren Central High School under a proposed design unveiled ...



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.



WCHS Big Blue Band presents 'Haunted Hotel' - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

This year the Big Blue Band's annual haunted house fundraiser is titled “Haunted Hotel” and tours will begin Friday, and end on Halloween night at the ...



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 ...



Dress for Success  WLBT-TV

First impressions are important especially when it comes to landing that dream job. A Warren Central High School teacher is hoping to set his male students up ...



Warren Central baseball camp postponed until June - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Warren Central's annual youth baseball camp, originally scheduled to begin on Tuesday, has been postponed until the week of June 11 because of the threat of ...



OUR HERITAGE: The Red Carpet Bowl - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

When the ball is teed up in August for the first game of what has become an annual football doubleheader, the Red Carpet Bowl will enter its 56th year as the ...



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 ...



Vicksburg native Orlando Jones wants to influence others in a positive way - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Orlando Jones walks to the beat of his own drummer and is encouraging others to do the same in his new album entitled the “Peer Pressure Project.” Scheduled ...



National Signing Day 2019: Southern Miss football commits  WDAM

Here are Southern Miss football 2019 football commits.



WCJHS's Marbley has desire to help children - 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. Jennifer Marbley ...



Holmes Central, Madison Central are Red Carpet Bowl foes for 2019 and 2020 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Madison Central and Holmes County Central will be the opponents for Vicksburg High and Warren Central in the annual season-opening doubleheader for the ...



Friday's Mississippi high school football playoff scores - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

MHSAA playoffs. Class 6A First round. Brandon 31, St. Martin 28. Horn Lake 19, Warren Central 0. Madison Central 35, Oxford 3. Northwest Rankin 52, Tupelo ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mississippi ex-cheerleader sentenced to 12 years for plot to join Islamic State  NOLA.com

Jaelyn Young, daughter of a police officer and administrator, was an honor student, cheerleader and homecoming maid at her high school in Vicksburg.



Creel bids farewell to Warren Central: Family is top priority for popular principal - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

This year was effectively the ninth inning for baseball coach-turned-principal Jamie Creel. Creel, Warren Central's principal, is leaving the field of education after ...



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.



Hazardous Waste Collection Day set for Saturday - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Fore more than two decades, the Warren County Board of Supervisors and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality have been encouraging ...



Bennie R. Neal Sr. - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Bennie R. Neal Sr., a Vicksburg resident, died Friday, March 8, 2019, in Merit Health River Region Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was 84.



John Hayes Brooks - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

John Hayes Brooks, 74, died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Vicksburg, on Dec. 26, 2018. He was born Jan. 2, 1944, to Marion Hayes Brooks and Shirley ...



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 ...



2 more candidates file papers to challenge supervisors - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Two more challengers filed paperwork with the Warren County Circuit Clerk's office this week, seeking seats on the Warren County Board of Supervisors.



Henry Earl Middleton - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Funeral services for Henry Earl Middleton will be noon Saturday, April 13, at Mount Pilgrim M. B. Church with the Rev. Louis A. Hall officiating. Interment will ...



Warren Central hosts Thanksgiving basketball tournament Monday - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

For many years, the Coca-Cola Classic tournament was a staple of the early-season basketball schedule in Warren County. Like many traditions it faded over ...



Vicksburg man missing from towboat - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Vicksburg man went missing early Saturday morning from a towboat docked in St. Joseph, La. It is presumed he fell into the Mississippi River, but that has not ...



New principals approved for Redwood, WCHS - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

At Thursday's Vicksburg-Warren School Board meeting, Eric Green was named principal of Warren Central High School and Buddy Wooten was named ...



South Panola, Germantown joining Region 2-6A in football - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Region 2-6A has gained a reputation as the toughest high school football league in Mississippi. That isn't changing any time soon. If anything, it appears to be ...



WCHS leader makes changes - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Eric Green grew up working in his father's machine shop, and that's the one thing he knew he didn't want to do for the rest of his life. Now he's the principal 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 ...



First VWSD reroofing bids go out - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg Warren School District has received the first bids for projects that will be completed as part of its $131.5 million facilities plan. The first project to go ...



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 ...



Swim coach Mixon moving from Warren Central to St. Aloysius - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Coach Nemo has found another job. Mathew Mixon, who has been Warren Central High School's swimming coach since 2010, is leaving that position to take ...



MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Barfield finds ways to help in 'retirement' - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

On May 1, 2017, Kelle Barfield bought Lorelei Books and became immersed in Vicksburg. It was the result of her asking herself, “OK, what will I do next?” as she ...



Friday's Mississippi high school football scores - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Friday's Mississippi scores. Aberdeen 46, Hatley 45. Adams Christian 39, Cathedral 6. Baldwyn 45, Walnut 29. Belmont 34, Alcorn Central 14. Biggersville 45 ...



School bond passes with more than 68 percent of the vote - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

As results came in for the Vicksburg Warren School District's special bond referendum Tuesday, superintendent Chad Shealy fought to hold back tears. After he ...



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.



Caldonia Meeks Thomas - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Caldonia Meeks Thomas passed away on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Merit Health River Region. She was 94. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 2, 2019, ...



Terrett sworn in as Circuit District Judge - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

With her family, friends, supporters and city and county officials looking on, Toni Terrett took the oath of office as 9th Circuit District Judge Thursday at the Warren ...



Bovina Grocery robbed - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Warren County sheriff's deputies are looking for two men who reportedly robbed the Bovina Grocery early Saturday morning. Sheriff Martin Pace said two armed ...



James Howard - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Celebration of life has been scheduled for James Howard on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the House of Peace Worship Church. Mr. Howard will lie in ...



Vicksburg Police Department arrests - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

... • Hakeem Samall Burnett 28, 3062 Wisconsin Ave. was arrested about 10:37 a.m. Sunday at the Motel 6, 4137 I-20 Frontage Road, on a Warren County ...



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 ...



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 ...



New sports complex already proving its worth - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

There aren't any cornfields at the new Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi. As far as we know — and hope — there aren't any baseball-playing ghosts, either.



Hollingsworth and Brewer to wed June 9 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Ray Ledger and Mr. Buford Daryl Hollingsworth, all of Vicksburg, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Amber Hollingsworth ...



UPDATE: Police find no evidence of abduction attempt - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

After reviewing security footage from Sports Force Parks on The Mississippi, investigators with the Vicksburg Police Department did not find any evidence of ...



Shooting referred to grand jury - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Feb. 28 shooting on Gibson Road in which a man was wounded in the face has been referred to the 9th Circuit District Attorney's office, Warren County Sheriff ...



The Morgans - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

W hen he looks across the landscape of his profession, some of its harsh realities are obvious to Warren Central assistant football coach Rob Morgan. Coaches ...



Mountain of Faith 'not planning on closing' - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Despite losing state funding, Mountain of Faith is going to remain open, said executive director Betty James. The Mississippi Home Corp. declined to renew a ...



District Attorney's office once again has 3 ADAs - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The 9th Circuit District Attorney's office is back to full strength, following the swearing in Wednesday of three new assistant district attorneys. Branan Southerland ...



William T. "Billy" Sheffield Jr. - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

William T. “Billy” Sheffield Jr. died Friday, April 19, 2019, surrounded by his family at the Merit Health River Region Medical Center. He was 76. Funeral services ...



'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 ...



Officials investigating fire at Vicksburg Car Store - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg Fire Department and Mississippi Fire Marshal's investigators are continuing their investigation of a Saturday night fire that damaged the Vicksburg Car ...



Bobby Lee Ferguson Jr - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Bobby Lee Ferguson Jr., passed away on Dec. 21, 2018. He was 58 and a lifelong resident of Vicksburg. He was a carpenter by trade and a free spirit with a ...



Outstanding Teen Pageant April 27-28 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Miss Mississippi's Outstanding Teen Pageant will be held April 27 and 28. This year, 35 contestants will compete for the state title. The preliminary ...



ELECTION 2019: 2 file papers to challenge supervisors - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Two challengers have jumped into the August primary election after filing qualifying papers with the Warren County Circuit Clerk's office. Marty Crevitt and ...



Kennedy to run for Sheriff - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Leon Kennedy Jr., who ran unsuccessfully for Warren County Sheriff in 2015, will seek the post again after filing qualifying paperwork Friday with the Warren ...



MDOT to close sections of Mississippi 465 at Eagle Lake Monday - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has announced it will be closing sections of Mississippi 465 inside Eagle Lake because backwater flooding is ...



Here are Warren County land transactions for Jan. 14-21 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Kenneth Roberts and Keith Anderson Sr. to Lasondra N. Anderson, Lot 11, South Glen Subdivision (Res. Willow Glen). •Charles Don Walley Living Trust and ...



Darrell “Spanky” Rushing - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Spanky was born in Yazoo City, but lived in Vicksburg for the majority of his life, nearly 50 years. Darrell and his loving wife were married for 28 years and lived ...



National Weather Service releases reports on weekend tornadoes - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

As residents and businesses in Warren County pick up the pieces from Saturday's storms, the National Weather *Service* is releasing information on how strong ...



Several fall events locally this weekend - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Halloween will be observed in Vicksburg from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, but before the bewitching night arrives, there will be plenty to do in Vicksburg this weekend.



Grand jury says supervisors need to speed up construction of new jail - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Warren County Board of Supervisors needs to “speed up” planning and building the new county jail. That's the recommendation from the Warren County ...



Charles C Brown Jr. - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Funeral services for Charles C Brown Jr. were 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Cedar Grove M. B. Church with the Rev. James Archer officiating; interment followed ...



David Carl Welch - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

David Carl Welch died Monday, April 8, 2019, at his home. He was 74. He was born in Vicksburg on March 31, 1945, the son of Joe C. Welch and Agnes ...



Southerland will be sworn in as county court judge - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Marcie Southerland will take the oath of office as county judge Wednesday in a 10 a.m. ceremony in the county courtroom on the second floor of the Warren ...



Flooding has displaced some; hotels offering special rate - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Flooding from the Mississippi River and the Yazoo backwater areas has displaced people in Vicksburg and Warren County, but as yet the Red Cross has not ...



Annual MLK breakfast set for Jan. 21 at VCC - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Omicron Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Inc. will hold its 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Jan. 21 at 8:30 a.m. at the Vicksburg ...



Man indicted twice by grand jury on separate crimes - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Warren County grand jury has handed down separate and unrelated indictments against a Vicksburg man charging him with murder in one and attempted ...



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 ...



WCHS students going green with campus recycling effort - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Even though it is the color of their cross-town rival, students at Warren Central High School are working to go green. Since January, students in the ...



Morgan a Hall of Famer after 49 years with WC's football program - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Note: This is part of a series of stories highlighting the members of this year's Vicksburg Warren School District Athletic Hall of Fame Class. When he arrived at ...



Storm causes widespread damage in Vicksburg, county - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Storms packing high winds and heavy rain hit Vicksburg and Warren County Saturday afternoon, causing damage and power outages. “We've got a mess,” ...



Mayor drops $55 million capital improvements plan — for now - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. is dropping his plans for a $55 million capital improvements program funded by a 1 percent sales tax. “We're not ready,” he said at ...



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 ...



Officials investigate 2 inmate deaths in Mississippi jails - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

COLUMBUS (AP) — Mississippi state police are investigating the deaths of two inmates in separate jails. News outlets reported 26-year-old Jefferson Russell ...



Man shot during argument - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Warren County sheriff's deputies are looking for two men who were involved in an argument in which a man was shot early Friday morning. Sheriff Martin Pace ...



Locals deal with flood; recreational boating restricted on Eagle Lake - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The sign at the corner of Washington and Levee streets tells passersby that Levee Street Marketplace is open for business. Sitting across Levee Street from the ...



Bond set at $300000 for volunteer firefighter charged in fatal wreck - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Bond has been set at $300,000 for a Vicksburg man accused in the death of a woman in a fatal single-vehicle wreck on Halls Ferry Road Jan. 18. Marquise ...



Weather system causes warnings, damage - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg and Warren County was placed under a series of severe weather alerts as a storm system moved east across the county Thursday morning.



Ergon to pay city $900000 water bill - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Ergon Biofuels has agreed to pay the city of Vicksburg $904,317.68 in uncollected fees for water *service*. City attorney Nancy Thomas told the Board of Mayor ...



Here are Warren County land transactions for Jan. 28-Feb. 4 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

... • Scarlet Bloodworth Bagby to Kenneth Adams and Karmin Adams, Lots 4&5 Farways Subdivision Part 10. • Timothy J. Buehler to Barnco Properties LLC, Lot ...



Bond denied for pair arrested after high-speed chase - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Two Georgia residents are being held without bond on multiple charges after their arrest following a high-speed chase Monday night that began on U.S. 61 ...



Farmers find unclothed body of local man in field - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Jefferson County, Arkansas, authorities are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the death of a Vicksburg man whose body was found Monday.



Teen indicted for 2018 aggravated assault - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A 17-year-old Vicksburg teenager faces multiple charges in an indictment by the Warren County grand jury. Isaiah Jamal Smith, 17, 223 First Ave., is charged in ...



Carlene Butler - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

PHILADELPHIA — Services for Carlene Butler will be held Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 2 p.m. from Salem Baptist Church in Neshoba County with the Rev.



Truck driver injured in I-20 crash - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The driver of an 18-wheeler was injured early Thursday morning when his rig struck an unoccupied Jeep parked on the shoulder of Interstate 20 and left the ...



Man indicted in carjacking that led to fatal wreck - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Jackson man has been indicted by a Warren County grand jury on multiple counts involving an Aug. 5, 2018, carjacking that led to the death of two men.



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 WIN Job Center might be moving - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

There are some changes taking place at the Vicksburg WIN Job Center, including the possibility of a new location. Tim Crudup, Mississippi Department of ...



Vicksburg High's Softball Swamp earns national field of the year award - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Five years ago, the Vicksburg High softball team needed a place to take batting practice after a string of rainy days left Bazinsky Park unusable. Coach Brian ...



Team 456 robotics claims first regional crown - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

In Orlando they gained experience, but in New Orleans Team 456-Siege Robotics dominated. A moment 18 years in the making, Team 456 claimed the first ...



Warren Central's Morgan is Post's Coach of the Year for third time in a row - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

After spending several years as a football program on the rise, everything seemed to point to this being the season when Warren Central took a step backward.



Break-in suspect shot, killed - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said Malcolm Robertson, 28, was shot multiple times after he was caught in an apartment at the Oak Ridge Apartments, 904 ...



Murder suspect indicted in March killing on Field Street - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

A Vicksburg man has been indicted in the March murder of another man during an argument on Feld Street. Darrion Keenan Truly, 22, 4722 Roberta Circle, ...



Myrna Earley Turnipseed - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Mrs. Turnipseed was born in Bellingham, Washington, to the late Clifford J. Earley and Edna Colpeart Earley. She was a graduate of Seattle University, and had ...



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