Car fire on 61 North

A car fire in the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 61 North near the gun range in Warren County temporarily halted traffic Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters have extinguished the blaze, which was dispatched around 3:10 p.m. No one was injured in the fire although the vehicle looks to be a total loss. One northbound lane has […]

Vicksburg police searching for man with assault weapon

Vicksburg police officers are involved in a manhunt in the area around Buck Street off Grove Street. At around 2:15 p.m., Vicksburg Warren 911 received numerous calls of a man dressed in all black carrying an assault weapon. Initial reports indicated one person received a leg injury. Please use caution in the area. If you […]

Appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations available for next week in Mississippi

Monday, Gov. Tate Reeves announced that 20,000 appointments for COVID-19 vaccines were available for the week beginning Jan. 25. Eligible residents can call this week to set up appointments at drive-thru sites around the state. Vicksburg and Warren County can expect to see several sites where residents can get vaccinated for COVID-19 in the coming […]

Additional 20,000 appointments available for COVID-19 vaccines

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Gov. Tate Reeves announced Monday during a news conference that 20,000 appointments for COVID-19 vaccines are available for next week, beginning Jan. 25. Mississippi reached a milestone this past weekend with more than 100,000 vaccinated, including more than 9,000 who have received both of the two required shots for full immunization. “We are giving out […]

COVID-19 hospitalizations and seven-day averages continue falling Monday

Decreases in COVID-19 hospitalizations and the seven-day average for new cases in Mississippi continue to show two areas that hold a glimmer of hope that the worst of the surge may be beginning to wane. The first is that hospitalizations have been virtually flat and even decreased a bit. On Jan. 4, total hospitalizations for […]

Vicksburg National Military Park a site of AmeriCorps’ day of service

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps teams consisting of seven support team leaders from AmeriCorps NCCC’s Southern Region Campus, an additional team from the Southern Region Campus, and three AmeriCorps NCCC teams from the Southwest Region Campus will be participating in service projects in honor of MLK Day. They will help archive and label archeological collections […]

Mississippi National Guard members deployed to Washington, D.C.

Mississippi National Guard members have been deployed to Washington, D.C. to help keep the nation’s capital secure during the inauguration Wednesday of Joseph Biden to the presidency. The 100 Mississippi guard troops from Clinton’s 114th Military Police Company join about 20,000 other men and women patrolling D.C.’s streets in the wake of a violent insurgency […]

Vicksburg police arrest a man on drug and gun charges

Friday, officers with the Vicksburg Police Department arrested a man on drug and gun charges at a traffic stop. Michael Dakota Spelich, 23, of Vicksburg, was arrested at 9:40 p.m. Friday on Iowa Boulevard. Officers were dispatched to the area to investigate complaints of a white male in a white 2008 Ford Edge allegedly following […]

Security guard robbed and shot Friday at New Main Apartments

A security guard was robbed and shot at Vicksburg’s New Main Apartments Friday night. Vicksburg police officers responded to the complex, located at 2727 Alcorn Drive, at 9:46 p.m. Friday for a reported shooting, where they found the New Main security guard had suffered a gunshot wound to his lower left leg. The shooting took […]

Vicksburg COVID-19 vaccination site could open as soon as the week of Feb. 1

Saturday, John Elfer, Warren County Emergency Management director, met with Jim Craig, director of health protection at the Mississippi State Department of Health, at Pemberton Mall in Vicksburg to plan the opening of a Vicksburg drive-thru vaccination site. Elfer said he is confident the site will be opened within the next few weeks, and, hopefully, […]