Corps disagrees with mayor on riverfront project

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

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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

Mississippi River level at Natchez

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EGGStra, EGGStra: Thousands of eggs up for grabs Saturday

The hunt will be on Saturday in the Miss-Lou as area children scour to find Easter eggs filled with candy and other prizes. Read more | Add your comment

Mayor checks night security at Dimples

NATCHEZ — Natchez Mayor Butch Brown visited Saturday night a Main Street club about which the city recently received complaints to investigate security at the ... Read more | Add your comment

Manner of death in Vidalia stabbing unsettled

VIDALIA — The Vidalia Police Department is investigating the stabbing death of a man as a possible suicide. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Through the Viewfinder: Jump in with both feet  | Add your comment
  2. Concordia Parish Health Unit receiving $200K in upgrades  | Add your comment
  3. Boil-Water Alert issued for Oakland Water Works in Adams County  | Add your comment
  4. Area municipalities receive $317,000 in recycling funds  | Add your comment
  5. Storms headed for area; Miss-Lou under flash flood watch  | Add your comment
  6. The Dart: Visitor takes in part of city’s history  | Add your comment
  7. NASD footing bill for girls’ championship gold rings  | Add your comment
  8. Back to their roots: Family returns to Melrose for reunion  | Add your comment
  9. Severe storms forecast for Miss-Lou  | Add your comment
  10. Sunday focus: Teachers motivated to succeed despite takeover threat  | Add your comment
  11. Man killed in accident during delivery at port  | Add your comment
  12. Peace march comes from mother’s tears  | Add your comment
  13. Adams County deputy honored with state award  | Add your comment
  14. Photo feature: Lincoln slept here, here, here …  | Add your comment
  15. Natchez man indicted for 2013 driving death  | Add your comment
  16. Federal regulators deny pipeline timeline request  | Add your comment

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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


Three local baseball teams call Chester Willis field home

Three local baseball teams call Chester Willis field home

NATCHEZ — Most young athletes just want to play. No matter where or when, but coaches know the importance of playing games on their home ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Prep Roundup: Monterey beats the elite Grace Christian  | Add your comment
  2. Bad field conditions cancels games  | Add your comment
  3. Concordia Parish Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament Thursday  | Add your comment
  4. Dee Faircloth accepts Vidalia defensive coordinator position  | Add your comment
  5. Relay for Life tees off at Beau Pre’ Friday  | Add your comment
  6. Prep Roundup: Rain cancels CHS, postpones VHS game  | 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

Recycling efforts are worth the bet

If focusing on recycling is a poker game, Southwest Mississippi is about to go “all in” betting on success. 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

Slow process needed to fix gas pipeline mess

Rarely does the slow, prodding pace of the federal government prove useful, but last week we saw one of those rare exceptions. Read more | Add your comment

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Easter traditions make day special

Many of us have fond memories of Easter. One of my favorite memories is of dying and creating beautiful, pastel-colored eggs. Read more | Add your comment