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Columnist: Kevin Cooper

Latest 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

Hopefully Prince got into heaven

The death of rocker Prince, the little symbol or the artist formerly known as Prince or whatever he was calling himself of late, got me ... Read more

Natchez tourism community needs to work together

If the tourism industry in Natchez were a family — and it should be — it’s time for an intervention and the start of some ... Read more

Laws should not be made to encourage divisiveness

My office phone rings a good bit. Usually, the caller is complaining about something — wet newspaper, missed delivery, mistake in print, etc. — or ... Read more

‘Freedom of Conscience’ bill is discriminatory

Sometimes names can be deceiving. Read more

Easter teaches us hate is not solution

A 3-year-old in your life tends to warp one’s perspective. Anna has enjoyed Easter so far, and for the most part, she remains oblivious to ... Read more

Parent grading bill is misguided

Some Mississippi legislators are clearly misguided with their latest plans to pass a law to improve our children’s future. Read more

Brown has always been one of city’s visionaries

When Natchez needed a leader, Larry L. “Butch” Brown was always there. Read more

Many hands make Profile 2016, community newspaper successful

What you’re holding in your hands this morning or looking at on a screen, if you’re reading digitally, is truly a unique creature. Read more

Dog’s death leaves lasting impact on family

Almost five years to the day Alice lumbered into my life, she was still seeking my love and attention in the same way she always ... Read more

Nothing like swinging along the way for family

My daughter Anna and I mark many landmarks along the route to preschool in the mornings. Read more

Take a look at Natchez History Minute videos

By late Thursday night, my 15 minutes of fame was over, well at least 1 minute and 19 seconds of it. Read more

Trump worshipping time is over

Some really smart person once said people should not talk publicly about religion, politics or money. Read more

Help us find community’s unsung heroes

I couldn’t help but chuckle a bit — inside anyway. Read more

Lawmakers should pare back spending

Most Americans can relate to the State of Louisiana’s crushing debt burden. Read more

City’s parks could help area health

Ten years ago this month, I returned to Natchez — my third arrival in my adopted hometown. Read more

Here are a few predictions for community

Friday marked the beginning of a yearlong celebration of Natchez’s founding, 300 years ago. Read more

How 2015 was depends upon your perspective

Christmas is over, and New Year’s is just days away. Read more

Love the Lord and your neighbor

In a few days, the Christmas season in Natchez will be over. For some people the day cannot come soon enough. For others, the magic ... Read more

Remember Christ during holiday stress

Merry … Humbug. That’s been pretty much the feeling around the Cooper household over the last few weeks. Read more

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