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Columnist: Kevin Cooper

Depot plans need ‘Spock’ sensibilities

Natchez could use a good Vulcan about now, since all of the humans continue to mess things up pretty regularly. Read more

Teamwork is essential for great success

Good things come to those who wait. That’s the way the old saying goes. But it’s only partially true in that it suggests the recipient ... Read more

Simple words mean so much to father

Two years ago today, the words “Hold you,” had little meaning. They were simply two seemingly unconnected words that didn’t really go together. Read more

Vision needed for future of recreation

Last week, a thought struck me. Why is our area filled with such selfish adults? Read more

Politics don’t belong in any recreation talks

All signs are that Natchez and Adams County will soon build a new community swimming pool — regardless of the lack of logic or reason ... Read more

Is there better use of time for our legislators?

So I couldn’t help but chuckle a bit last week at one of our local legislator’s latest efforts at making something happen in state government. Read more

Is there better use of time for our legislators?

So I couldn’t help but chuckle a bit last week at one of our local legislator’s latest efforts at making something happen in state government. Read more

Hood’s actions against Google questionable

Mississippi’s Attorney General Jim Hood apparently got the pants scared off of him a few weeks ago. Read more

Help us be on the lookout for heroes

This morning, we need your help. That’s correct, the newspaper’s staff is putting out an APB — all-points bulletin — to help us in a ... Read more

Answers need to be found to violence issue

Hadiya Pendleton and Jessie Taylor likely would have had much in common if they had ever met. Read more

Local headlines illustrate our character

In the last few hours before a New Year dawns on Thursday, most of us reflect on the big events from the past 12 months. ... Read more

Santa getting little love from young Cooper

As Christmas inches ever closer, the littlest Cooper is still quite suspicious of the man in the red suit. Read more

Proposed taxes may be small, but mask bigger problems

So the City of Natchez — or at least the mayor — wants to raise taxes on hotel and B&B stays and meals and drinks ... Read more

Never take our freedoms for granted

Seventy-three years ago today, the world changed with a deadly act of war. Read more

Hard work pays off in words of child

With visions of pyrotechnics still dancing in her eyes, the tiny redhead turned back, threw up her little hand and softly said, “Bye-bye.” Read more

Plenty to be thankful for this holiday

My emotional connections to heavy machinery pretty much ended at the ripe old age of 6 or 7 when my 1970s toy truck, the Mighty ... Read more

Float talks with public on pool option

Call me skeptical, but the recent discussions about building a pool in Adams County have me a bit concerned. Read more

Navigate your way toward the future

Motorists along North Canal Street two weeks ago may have thought the newspaper’s staff had finally lost its collective mind. Read more

City owned properties at crossroads

Margaret Martin School, the beautiful building that has dominated a stretch of Homochitto Street since its construction just before the Great Depression, may symbolize a ... Read more

Transparency still vital in NRMC deal

While the battle of Natchez’s formerly rival hospitals is over, the unusual detritus left in its wake remains. Read more

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