Congressman Bennie Thompson announces $180K in grant funds

May 18, 2017 in News

BancorpSouth Bank and FHLB Dallas Provide Funds for 25 Home Renovations in Marcus Bottom The Mississippi Link Newswire U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson (MS-2) joined local dignitaries, the city of Vicksburg, […]

Vicksburg officials toss mayoral candidate over residency

May 15, 2017 in News

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – An independent candidate for mayor of Vicksburg has been disqualified, with city election officials saying she lives outside the city limits. The Vicksburg Post (http://bit.ly/2rbzV3V ) […]

2 Vicksburg teens face charges after bomb threat, school evacuation

December 11, 2015 in News, The Buzz

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Vicksburg teenager faces charges after a homemade explosive was found at Warren Central Junior High’s library and detonated in a nearby field. Vicksburg Police Capt. […]

Mississippi boy loses eye, battles rare cancer

October 12, 2015 in News

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mother’s don’t want to see their children in pain. Worse still is when the child is an infant who has a rare form of cancer. Vicksburg […]

2 men arrested in rape, robbery of 72-year-old Vicksburg woman

September 23, 2015 in News, The Buzz

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Two men have been booked with a string of felonies related to the weekend rape of a 72-year-old Vicksburg woman. The Vicksburg Post reports Mark Carver Jr., […]

2 men sought after elderly Vicksburg woman robbed, raped during home invasion

September 21, 2015 in News, The Buzz

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say they are looking for two men who allegedly raped a 72-year-old woman and stole cash from her after kicking in the door of her […]

Three teens charged with felony after shooting windows of more than 50 vehicles

August 17, 2015 in News, The Buzz

VICKSBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Two 19-year-olds and a 17-year-old have been arrested for allegedly shooting the windows of more than 50 vehicles in Warren County. WAPT-TV reports that vandals armed with […]

Hometown eager to celebrate Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler

February 20, 2015 in Sports

By DAVID BRANDT VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — The day before the Super Bowl that would change Malcolm Butler’s life, he posted a picture of the Vicksburg city seal on his Facebook […]