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Extension service offers sewing classes for children

The buzzing of sewing machines filled the Adams County Extension Service Office Wednesday. Children, ages 5 to 13, were pushing the pedals. The group of ... Read more

Gimme s’more

  S’mores are a simple treat with a surprising amount of potential spinoffs to please the child in everyone. For Boy Scout Troop 168 Scout ... Read more

Mississippi artist to paint unique artwork during festival

NATCHEZ — For years, the Natchez Food and Wine Festival has been a great experience for those with a taste for the finer things in ... Read more

Transform your ordinary dishes with these flavorful plants

They’re not necessarily the stars of the garden. Basic in color and wild in growth, herbs usually take a backseat to creamy magnolias and stately ... Read more

Native finds joy developing new technology to send rockets into space

Many children fall asleep under glow-in-the-dark star stickers, fill their rooms with scenes of outer space and visit space camp, but few grow up to ... Read more

Cool off with the sweet, tart taste of lemons

Ah, the Southern summer. It’s just beginning to settle upon us, you know. A solid two months remain, at the least. But this heat is ... Read more

Natchez man recalls contribution to American space efforts

For many, the space race is either a distant memory or something in history books. But for Claiborne Hollis, 86, of Natchez it’s part of ... Read more

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

Reading club tackles book about empowerment

NATCHEZ — Unlike other students, Chelsie Johnson’s copy of “I Am Malala” consists of printouts from the Internet. “I went to the library, and they ... Read more

Pick blueberries for delicious desserts

It is officially summer. And with summer, comes all sorts of fresh fruits to eat and make into treats. Locally, blueberries are ripening up for ... Read more

Batieste men pass down values from generation to generation

If you look closely at Derrion Batieste’s hairline, you’ll notice a slight cowlick. He’s not ashamed of it though, because it’s something he shares with ... Read more

Natchez Farmers Market bursting with fruits, vegetables

By Leah Schwarting/The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — Visitors opening the door to the Natchez Farmers Market are treated to a burst of freshness. Right now ... Read more

Humane Society gets ready for lake fundraiser

The animals of the Miss-Lou need your help, and the Natchez-Adams County Humane Society is offering the opportunity to lend a paw, er, a hand. ... Read more

National park researches Melrose under its covers

By Leah Schwarting/The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — While most visitors to Melrose notice the ongoing exterior work, a new interior project at the antebellum property ... Read more

Little Theatre musical strikes up band

The tale of a trickster, set to music, will soon take the stage at Natchez Little Theatre. “The Music Man,” a story by Meredith Willson, ... Read more

Bible school teaches about conquering life’s challenges

By LEAH SCHWARTING/The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — Despite the warm June weather, children inside St. Mary Basilica’s Family Life Center are keeping cool with snow ... Read more

Co-Lin respiratory program donates equipment

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. The expression fits for the respiratory care technology program at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Natchez and ... Read more

Miss-Lou teen gets dream opportunity to meet Taylor Swift

Meeting Taylor Swift is arguably one of the most exciting things that could happen to a teenage girl these days, and Morgan Lancaster lived just ... Read more

Children with disabilities have fun on diamond

When a child rounds third and heads home during summer ball, the crowd typically goes wild. But when that child is pushing past the adversity ... Read more

Miss-Lou filled with exciting, educational activities for children

Summer is generally a time of activity for Miss-Lou children, and this summer promises to be no different. Art classes, sports lessons and outdoor camps ... Read more

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