JAY SOWERS | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT Artrell Smith, left, and Stephanie Reynolds sing a duet of “Wind Beneath My Wings” during a ceremony on Saturday afternoon marking the 73rd anniversary of the Rhythm Night Club fire.
JAY SOWERS | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT
Artrell Smith, left, and Stephanie Reynolds sing a duet of “Wind Beneath My Wings” during a ceremony on Saturday afternoon marking the 73rd anniversary of the Rhythm Night Club fire.

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Photo feature: Residents commemorate 73rd anniversary of Rhythm Night Club tragedy

Published 12:02am Sunday, April 28, 2013
JAY SOWERS | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT Raymond Riley Jr. plays keyboard and sings during a ceremony on Saturday afternoon marking the 73rd anniversary of the Rhythm Night Club fire.
JAY SOWERS | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT
Raymond Riley Jr. plays keyboard and sings during a ceremony on Saturday afternoon marking the 73rd anniversary of the Rhythm Night Club fire.
JAY SOWERS | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Natchez High School student Wesley Henderson, right, poses with a $1,000 scholarship he received during a ceremony on Saturday afternoon marking the 73rd anniversary of the Rhythm Night Club fire. Half of the scholarship money came from the Rhythm Night Club Memorial Museum, with the rest being donated by Isle of Capri Casino.
JAY SOWERS | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Natchez High School student Wesley Henderson, right, poses with a $1,000 scholarship he received during a ceremony on Saturday afternoon marking the 73rd anniversary of the Rhythm Night Club fire. Half of the scholarship money came from the Rhythm Night Club Memorial Museum, with the rest being donated by Isle of Capri Casino.