Cedric Johnson holds his goddaughter Miracle Crawley, 2, as fireworks light up the sky during the Fourth of July Fireworks Show at the Vicksburg Riverfront in Vicksburg, Miss., Thursday, July, 4, 2019 (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
Celebrating, Cameron Stewart, left, and Amber Cameron, right, are married by minister Brandiilyne Dear at Forrest County Courthouse in Hattiesburg, following the Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage across the United States. Stewart and Cameron are the third same-sex couple to be legally married in Forrest County. June 26, 2015.
Brothers play-fight during the Country Boys Mud Bog in Vicksburg, Miss., on Sunday, April 10, 2019
Brian Darden and Cameron Washington laugh while having to touch each other's nose during a concentration drill during the Salvation Army's Kicks for Hope Soccer Camp and Vacation Bible School Friday. Kids participated in soccer camp in the mornings with soccer coaches and then moved to Vacation Bible School throughout the rest of the day. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Stan Collins holds Tristan Howell, Michael's younger brother, as balloons float upward during the balloon release for his son, Michael Collins who was killed when the off-road construction vehicle he was driving rolled into the Mississippi River in 2016, at the Vicksburg Riverfront Wednesday; the anniversary of his death. Collins searched the Mississippi River for 11 days and 10 nights looking for his son. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Lamont Rogers is reflected in the lens of a camera as he holds a cross during prayer at the intersection of Lane and Togo street in the Unity Prayer Walk in Marcus Bottom Saturday. Parishioners walked, prayed and sang their way to a gathering at the Ken Karyl playground. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
North Ward Alderman Michael Mayfield, Sr., right, unveils the Magnolia Avenue High School Historical Marker alongside Magnolia High graduates Thursday on Bowman Avenue. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Attendees peer through windows as Election Commissioner District 4, Sara Dionne reads out midterm election results at the Warren County Courthouse Tuesday. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Vicksburg first responders inspect the site of where 29-year-old Jeffery Casper jumped from the Halls Ferry bridge onto Interstate 20 East around approximately 10:37 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Dec. 21, 2016 in Vicksburg, Miss. Casper was transported by ambulance to Merit Health River Region where he then died from his injuries.
Bowmar Elementary third graders compete in Hula Hoop Snake at Field Day at Bowmar Elementary Tuesday. The Field Day was originally scheduled for last week but the water outages pushed cancelations. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Brian Saldana poses for a photo during at the Country Boys Mud Bog Saturday, April 6, 2019 . The Country Boys Mud Bog is held ever weekend near the three-way on Grange Hall Road and all proceeds benefit local organizations (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Pilot Kevin Coleman, flying the Extra 300 SHP, flies over Neal Darnell in the Flash Fire Jet Truck during the Southern Heritage Air Foundation's 2018 Best Little Airshow in the World at the Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport Saturday (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
A Vicksburg Emergency Services paramedic tends to a driver trapped in a vehicle involved in a two vehicle head-on-collision that occurred around 2:15 p.m. on Warriors Trail at the intersection Mt. Alban Road in Vicksburg, Miss., Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The driver of the Tahoe, Brandon Palmer, 20, was not injured but the driver of the PT Cruiser, Edna Tildon, 53, and the two passengers, an adult and 5-year-old were transported initially to Merit Health River Region and Tildon was then transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center with unknown extent of injuries. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Principal Jason Bennett keeps a promise by kissing a pig, which he agreed to do if the Kindergarten through 6th grade students if the school was a able to raise the average reading level from 3.3 to 3.8 which they surpassed with a 3.9, before the annual Christmas Sing-A-Long at Bowmar Elementary School Friday (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg
age McCallum with ConXion Gymnastics competes in the Balance Beam during the 2019 Mississippi USA State Gymnastics Meet Friday, March 8, 2019 (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
The Old Mississippi River Bridge is reflected in a runner's sunglasses in the 28th Annual five mile Over the River Run as he crosses back into Mississippi from Louisiana on Oct 8, 2016.
Brother Louis Smith and Brother Gerald Muhammad with the Nation of Islam distribute The Final Call, noted A Message Dedicated to the Resurrection of the Black Man and Woman of America and the World, at the corner of Halls Ferry Road and Bowmar Avenue Wednesday.(Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Sheddrick Lewis, left, and Jonathan Eng of the Polar Bear Bots team watch as their EV3 Mindstorm Robot completes challenges during the FIRST Lego League Red Carpet Qualifier at Warren Central High Saturday. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Marques Colton stiff-arms B.W. Webb while running after a reception on Nov 8th at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The Saints fell to the Titans 34-28 in overtime.
Vicksburg Fire Department battles a fire that occurred around approximately 10:30 p.m. Nov 6 at the Whispering Woods Apartments which burned one unit. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Whispering Woods faced it's 4th condemnation recently in October.
Tallulah Academy's Running back Ryan Hodge extends the ball towards the goal line while being tackled by Franklin Academy's Clay Lewis during the MAIS 8-man Championship at Mississippi College on Nov 19, 2016.
Kids wait in line before swimming during summer camp at the Purks YMCA in Vicksburg, Miss. June 9, 2017. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Workers with Paul Lynn Construction of Vicksburg prepare The Hand Pointing to Heaven to be placed atop the First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson Steeple Wednesday. (Courtland Wells|The Vicksburg Post)
Tulio Figarola competes in the 8 and under 25 yard butterfly during the Stamm Family Invitational Swim Meet Sponsored by Vicksburg Swim Association Friday at the Vicksburg City Pool. The Stamm Family Invitation Swim Meet is in Memory of Alan Ebersole and will continue all weekend. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Dr. Kimberly Winters, DMD poses for a photo with a mirror and dental explorer inside of a treatment room at her office located on 1002 Mission Park Dr. Dr. Winters has been practicing for 23 years with the past 20 in Vicksburg. �Educating people about their teeth and seeing how their dental health affects their overall health,� is what Dr. Winters says is what keeps her going. March 6 is nationally observed as National Dentist Day to say 'Thank you' and appreciation to dentists. �[It] touches my heart the most seeing [patients'] self confidence transform after a dental or appearance improvement." (Courtland Wells/Vicksburg Post)
Dan Fordice taxis out a 1943 AT-6 Texan WWII Trainer plane for rides during Spring Is In The Air Day at the Southern Heritage Air Foundation Museum Hanger on Saturday. SHAF hosted the event featuring all you can eat crawfish, plane rides and free museum tours. (Courtland Wells/Vicksburg Post)
Firefighters with the Vicksburg Fire Department work to contain a house fire Wednesday night on Magnolia Street. Due to the ongoing water outage Vicksburg Fire Deparment was assisted by the Culkin, Fisher Ferry, Eagle Lake and Northeast Fire Departments. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post)
Ebony Graves with Mississippi Blood Services preps Nicole Stewart for giving blood at Dana Road Elementary School. The children of the parents that donated blood received one free jeans day which is normally a $5 donation.