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Dr. Vikram Dulam, left, Sami Dulam, center, and Dr.Vidya Kamalapur look over Sami's results at the seventh grade health fair on Saturday. Sami with the help of her parents, seventh-grade classmates and several medical professional volunteers offered a free health fair for the public Saturday at O’Connor Family Life Center on Main Street.

Viewfinder: Cathedral student starts local health fair

18 hours ago

For 13-year-old Sami Dulam, charity starts at home.For 13-year-old Sami Dulam, charity starts at home. Read more | Add your comment

Rufus Tiffee listens as his daughter Kim Murrell talks about his grandson Duell Moreland, who has been missing since March. Tiffee said he found Moreland's body Friday evening. "That was my boy, my only grandson, and now hes gone," Tiffee said. I positive identification of the body has not been made.  (Nicole Hester / The Natchez Democrat)

Family unhappy with investigation, convinced body is of missing man

2 days ago

Family members of the missing Monterey man are convinced they found his body Friday night in a bayou ... Read more | Add your comment

Members of Temple B'Nai Israel sing parody songs including "Hey Jews" and "Take me out of this Seder"  during the Seder dinner Saturday in Natchez.(Nicole Hester / The Natchez Democrat)

Photo gallery: Jewish community celebrates Passover with Seder dinner

2 days ago

NATCHEZ — The Seder plate sat at the main table during the Seder dinner in the basement of ... Read more | Add your comment

Rachard Singleton, talks about the impact his grandfather had on him growing up, and what it's like to take care of him while going to school. (Nicole Hester / The Natchez Democrat)

The Dart: Vidalia man studies, takes care of family, too

2 days ago

For Rachard Singleton, his first year of college wasn’t just about hitting the books. It was about family. Read more | Add your comment

Moreland

News

CPSO rules missing person case homicide

Pending forensic identification of the remains found in Monterey Friday, the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office has unofficially ruled the missing person case of Duell Moreland ... Read more | Add your comment

18 hours ago by Cain Madden.

Dr. Vikram Dulam, left, Sami Dulam, center, and Dr.Vidya Kamalapur look over Sami's results at the seventh grade health fair on Saturday. Sami with the help of her parents, seventh-grade classmates and several medical professional volunteers offered a free health fair for the public Saturday at O’Connor Family Life Center on Main Street.

News

Viewfinder: Cathedral student starts local health fair

For 13-year-old Sami Dulam, charity starts at home.For 13-year-old Sami Dulam, charity starts at home. Read more | Add your comment

18 hours ago by Nicole Hester.

Vidalia High School football coach Jeff Hancock addresses his team after its first spring practice at Vidalia High School Monday. (TAYLOR DENMAN|THE NATCHEZ DEMACRAT)

Sports

PREY TO PREDATOR: Vidalia Vikings begin spring practice with a seasoned coaching staff

Vidalia High School head football coach Jeff Hancock is realistic. His first year at the Vikings’ helm — the 2014 season — was about teaching ... Read more | Add your comment

18 hours ago by Taylor Denman.

News

Adams County supervisors to review ambulance proposals Wednesday

Adams County supervisors will evaluate three submitted proposals Wednesday as they decide if the county would benefit from a single emergency ambulance provider. Read more | Add your comment

18 hours ago by Lindsey Shelton.

News

Burnley Cook to withdraw from Ward 6 alderman race

Ward 6 alderman candidate Burnley Cook said Monday he plans to drop out of the race in the upcoming Natchez election. Read more | Add your comment

18 hours ago by Cain Madden.

Opinion

Focus on mental health this month

May is designated as Mental Health Month. Read more | Add your comment

18 hours ago by Top of the morning.

Letters to the Editor

Should city seek bankruptcy relief?

Those who know me know I am no fan of Mississippi’s archaic state constitution and its anti-progressive stance on almost every social issue of the ... Read more | Add your comment

18 hours ago by Letters to the Editor.

Cathedral sports

Cathedral baseball playoff games rescheduled

Cathedral baseball's playoff games have been rescheduled due to weather. Read more | Add your comment

18 hours ago by Staff Reports.

News

Man arrested for Magnolia Grill burglary

A Natchez man was arrested Monday for reportedly breaking in to Magnolia Grill restaurant last month. Read more | Add your comment

18 hours ago by Lindsey Shelton.

Opinion

Suzi Russ’ legacy will live on for many years

I can’t recall a time when I knew about South Natchez-Adams High School that I didn’t also know about its Colonel’s Ladies drill team. Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Top of the morning.

Natchez High School football coach Roy Rigsby oversees his team’s practice at Natchez High School’s practice field Thursday. (NICOLE HESTER|NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT)

Natchez High sports

A NEW BEGINNING: Natchez High football begins spring practice under first-year head coach

Natchez High School quarterback Chris Scott received a shotgun snap and strafed forward in the pocket as the imaginary defensive line closed in around him. Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Taylor Denman.

Opinion

Legends & Lore tricentennial event will be exciting in May

As part of your Natchez Tricentennial celebration plans for May, come out to the Hotel Vue at 5:30 p.m. on Monday evenings this month for ... Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Top of the morning.

News

NASD graduation rate up, but still lags behind state average

Natchez High School’s graduation rate improved by 8 percentage points from the 2013-14 to 2014-15 school years, though it still lags behind state and national ... Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Cain Madden.

Editorials

April ends with week of good news

As the calendar turns another page to May and spring slowly simmers into summer let’s look at some of the good news from last week: ... Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Editorial Board.

Sports

Trinity to host MAIS South State tennis tournament

Trinity Episcopal and Duncan Park will play host to he MAIS 2A South State tennis tournament Tuesday and Wednesday. Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Taylor Denman.

Sports

Former Wilkinson County Wildcat signs with Seahawks

Former Jackson State wide receiver Devin Fosselman reached an agreement with the Seattle Seahawks, signing as an undrafted free agent Saturday. Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

News

Natchez Early College Academy Fun Day to help raise money for trip to Washington, D.C.

To help pay for a school trip, Natchez Early College Academy Parents-Teachers-Students Association will host a Fun Day for children featuring rides from 11 a.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Cain Madden.

News

Parent University set for Thursday

The Natchez-Adams School District’s principals will give parents a snapshot of expectations for the upcoming year on Thursday. Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Cain Madden.

The Natchez Democrat

News

Sunday focus: Voters to determine a quarter million in salaries May 10

More than $250,000 in annual public salaries will be up for grabs when Natchez voters cast ballots May 10. Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Megan Fink Leoni.

The Cathedral High School baseball team is set to play in the MAIS playoffs starting Tuesday at Heritage Academy. Pictured are, from left, Zach Flattman, Sam Parker and Andrew Beesley. First pitch Tuesday is scheduled for 6.p.m.

Cathedral sports

THE BOYS OF SUMMER: Cathedral set to take on Heritage Tuesday in MAIS playoffs

NATCHEZ — Cathedral High School has been a staple in the MHSAA Class 1A baseball playoffs for the past two seasons, twice going deep into ... Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Reed DeSalvo.

News

Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office investigates body found in Monterey

Law enforcement investigators are trying to determine the identity of a corpse found Friday evening in a wooded area near Monterey. Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Megan Fink Leoni.

News

County seeking ambulance proposals

The Adams County Board of Supervisors will open proposals Monday from first responders to see what they can offer the county as its proposed single ... Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Vershal Hogan.

News

‘Suzi’s Girls’ remember lasting legacy left by coach

When Suzi Russ died Friday morning at the age of 72, she left behind a legacy of women who say her influence as a coach ... Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Megan Fink Leoni.

ACCS sports

ACCS tandem eyes meet

NATCHEZ — Adams County Christian School’s Brody Cole and Sneh Patel are headed back to Laurel for a second-consecutive week. Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Reed DeSalvo.

Jordan, a 
Chocolate Labrador 
Retriever, soars through the air while competing in the first day of the Big Air Wave DockDogs 
competition Friday on the bluff. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

Sports

DockDogs competitor has day to remember

NATCHEZ — Susan Barnes stooped to one knee and hugged Jordan, a 9-year old chocolate lab, as tightly as she could as tears trickled down ... Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Reed DeSalvo.

Editorials

Are voters ready to hire leaders?

In just more than one week, voters in the City of Natchez will head to the polls and vote. Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Editorial Board.

Columnist: Kevin Cooper

Get caught up with loved ones today

Apparently, another stage in my life has been reached — parents of friends, coworkers and acquaintances have been dying over the last several months at ... Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Kevin Cooper.

Letters to the Editor

People with mental illness need options

As a new resident of Natchez, I appreciate the efforts of Brandy Lewis, Sheriff Patten, the AKA Sorority and others who are working to promote ... Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Women’s blouses that are featured on 29: Eleven, Heather Ladner’s online store, hang on a rack in her home in Natchez. (Nicole Hester / The Natchez Democrat)

Business

You’ve got sales: Local entrepreneurs find business success online

Starting a business is not easy. Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Vershal Hogan.

Top of the morning

Come listen to The Broadway Boys

Concordia Parish Library is presenting The Broadway Boys from New York City and they will perform… A Tribute to “The Jersey Boys.” The concert will ... Read more | Add your comment

3 days ago by Top of the morning.