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Storm disaster loans available for Miss-Lou residents

NATCHEZ — Miss-Lou residents who were impacted by the severe weather and “historic” flooding in late March will have an opportunity starting today to apply ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. 2 fires under review in Adams County  | Add your comment
  2. Tourism expert says CVB director position best for ‘objective outsider’  | Add your comment
  3. Wrecked cars show reality of crime in Vidalia  | Add your comment

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Weekend Ticket: Library events, Easter egg hunts slated for weekend

NATCHEZ — Residents will have an opportunity to find small, circular hidden treasures or celebrate at their local library this weekend in the Miss-Lou. Read more | Add your comment

ACSO publishes late fatal wreck report

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office published Wednesday a fatal wreck report from late March, which was then posted on The Natchez Democrat’s website. Read more | Add your comment

Corps disagrees with mayor on riverfront project

A riverfront project for which the City of Natchez is hoping to enlist help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “complete” was finished ... Read more | Add your comment

Man arrested on statutory rape charges

An Adams County man was charged Monday with statutory rape in a case involving a juvenile. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Natchez man pleads guilty to fraud  | Add your comment
  2. Mayor, school leaders visiting model school  | Add your comment
  3. Bright Future: Morgantown students invited to play at Carnegie Hall  | Add your comment
  4. Photo feature: Library has gone to the dogs  | Add your comment
  5. EGGStra, EGGStra: Thousands of eggs up for grabs Saturday  | Add your comment
  6. Mayor checks night security at Dimples  | Add your comment
  7. Manner of death in Vidalia stabbing unsettled  | Add your comment
  8. Through the Viewfinder: Jump in with both feet  | Add your comment
  9. Concordia Parish Health Unit receiving $200K in upgrades  | Add your comment
  10. Boil-Water Alert issued for Oakland Water Works in Adams County  | Add your comment
  11. Area municipalities receive $317,000 in recycling funds  | Add your comment
  12. Storms headed for area; Miss-Lou under flash flood watch  | Add your comment
  13. The Dart: Visitor takes in part of city’s history  | Add your comment
  14. NASD footing bill for girls’ championship gold rings  | Add your comment
  15. Back to their roots: Family returns to Melrose for reunion  | Add your comment
  16. Severe storms forecast for Miss-Lou  | Add your comment

AP Headlines

Cochran tops McDaniel in financing

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has raised more than three times as much campaign cash this year as Chris McDaniel, his challenger in the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Many constituents willing to forgive Rep. McAllister  | Add your comment
  2. Federal regulators deny pipeline timeline request  | Add your comment
  3. Jindal joins those calling for resignation of McAllister  | Add your comment
  4. GOP leaders keep distance from Rep. McAllister  | Add your comment


Scholar Athlete: ACCS painter, tennis athlete has 4.0 GPA

Scholar Athlete: ACCS painter, tennis athlete has 4.0 GPA

NATCHEZ — Adams County Christian School’s Julianna Wallace is diverse on and off the tennis court. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Vikings get vital district win at home  | Add your comment
  2. Girls Prep Basketball: Lady Bulldog becomes Lady Tiger  | Add your comment
  3. Three local baseball teams call Chester Willis field home  | Add your comment
  4. Prep Roundup: Monterey beats the elite Grace Christian  | Add your comment
  5. Bad field conditions cancels games  | Add your comment
  6. Concordia Parish Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament Thursday  | Add your comment


Readers, friends remember Democrat columnist

Readers, friends remember Democrat columnist

The slightly worn and faded page of a 2004 newspaper clipping featuring Christina Hall’s recipe for coconut cake always brings back fond memories for Pete ... Read more | Add your comment


Small businesses growing at  Alcorn State technology incubator

Small businesses growing at Alcorn State technology incubator

When Lauren Jones’s business lost its logical home, she was ready for a helping hand. Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion

Corps should finish job on Natchez bank

Give Butch Brown some credit; he doesn’t give up easily. Approximately 20 years after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began a project to restore ... Read more | Add your comment


Daughter knows how to make the calls

Move over Babe Ruth, Anna “Banana” may just have you beat soon. Just shy of turning ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Zion Hill plans Good Friday service

Celebrating Good Friday has been an annual event at Zion Hill No. 1 Baptist Church. Each year, this event empowers us mentally and spiritually. Read more | Add your comment

Top of the Morning

Cemetery photo contest deadline nears

Throughout the year, the cemetery is among the most beautiful places in Natchez. Read more | Add your comment