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9-year-old entrepreneur finds niche in candle making

NATCHEZ — The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in the McDonald house where nine-year-old Ava is busy making her scented candles. Read more | Add your comment

Adams County youth learn through summer work program

NATCHEZ — While working for the county, Callie Shermer, 17, learned an important lesson. Read more | Add your comment

Hydroelectric royalties yield rebate for 2016

VIDALIA — Vidalia residential utility customers allegedly will receive a rebate in 2016 from hydroelectric royalty funds averaging $43.50, the Concordia Sentinel newspaper reported Wednesday. Read more | Add your comment

Inmate stabbed by another inmate

NATCHEZ— A fight at the River Correctional Center, Ferriday, last Sunday resulted in a stab wound for an inmate. Read more | Add your comment

  1. State passes law on texting, inspection sticker  | Add your comment
  2. Photo feature: Lemonade on the lawn  | Add your comment
  3. Legaux out as Natchez city planner  | Add your comment
  4. Audit misses deadline  | Add your comment
  5. Demo plans put on hold  | Add your comment
  6. Family fun day, workshop headline weekend  | Add your comment
  7. Law enforcement urges July 4 safety  | Add your comment
  8. Wedding officiants consider Supreme Court marriage ruling  | Add your comment
  9. Adams County issues first same-sex marriage application  | Add your comment
  10. Flotilla, fireworks, family fun set for holiday weekend  | Add your comment
  11. Natchez fire chief candidate list narrowed down to 6  | Add your comment
  12. Farm camp is more than a horse course,of course  | Add your comment
  13. Bright Future: Life-long friends share Natchez High School honor  | Add your comment
  14. No same-sex licenses issued here yet  | Add your comment
  15. Lifetime dream comes true for NPD officer  | Add your comment
  16. Recreation: Officials meet, but no decisions made  | Add your comment

AP Headlines

Civil rights probe closed in Port Gibson hanging death

JACKSON (AP) — Investigators have found no evidence that the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi was a homicide, and the civil rights ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Jindal fights back after religious bill defeat  | Add your comment
  2. High winds blow rail cars off N.O. bridge  | Add your comment
  3. 5 years later, empty graves, full hearts for Gulf survivors  | Add your comment
  4. FBI says autopsy results of body found hanging in tree days away  | Add your comment

Sports

Local youth improve softball skills at Delta Charter camp

FERRIDAY — The Delta Charter softball field was flooded with kids Friday afternoon for the school’s softball camp. A total of 45 local youths participated ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Freeman to host alumni baseball game  | Add your comment
  2. Natchez all-stars fall short  | Add your comment
  3. Aerial Showcase: Natchez, Cathedral, Delta Charter compete in 7-on-7’s  | Add your comment
  4. Maybin single leads to Braves victory  | Add your comment
  5. Trinity, ACCS, Delta Charter battle in 7-on-7 contests  | Add your comment
  6. Natchez 7’s headed to State  | Add your comment

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Enjoy fresh watermelon for delicious Fourth of July treat

Enjoy fresh watermelon for delicious Fourth of July treat

Looking for a juicy and nutritious treat to enjoy this Independence Day? Well, local watermelons are coming into season and fit the bill perfectly. Buddy ... Read more | Add your comment

Business

Chillin’ out: Businesses bringing cool summer treats

Chillin’ out: Businesses bringing cool summer treats

NATCHEZ — Natchez is no stranger to calliope music. At least one day a week for most of the year, the sounds of whistle-based music ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Complex issues need personal soul searching

A strange thing happened Saturday morning. The sun came up, and birds came out and sang, ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Racism is more than flying a flag

I’m sorry, but I just don’t see the connection between the Confederate flag and racism. Read more | Add your comment

Top of the Morning

What’s on your Fourth of July menu?

According to the statistics for Mississippi, ailments such as high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, heart attack, stroke, type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes, coronary heart ... Read more | Add your comment