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Cathedral sports

Cathedral loses first game in best-of-three series in opening round of playoffs

With three runs in the first inning of the opening game in the MAIS 5A baseball playoffs, the Cathedral Green Wave looked ready to put ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 24, 2024 4:43 am

BREAKING NEWS

UPDATES: Bridgewater-Irving defeats Calcote in Ward 4

NATCHEZ – Unofficial results show Ward 4 incumbent Felicia Bridgewater-Irving narrowly defeated challenger Michael Calcote. After absentee ballots were counted, Bridgewater-Irving had 252 votes to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 7:32 pm

BREAKING NEWS

LIVE RESULTS: Ward 1 results in; incumbent survives challenge

NATCHEZ – Ward 1 Alderman Valencia Hall won re-election on Tuesday. Hall defeated challenger Larry E. Hooper Jr. 266 to 206 in unofficial results. “I ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 7:08 pm

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Natchez police investigating early Easter morning shooting in downtown parking lot

Natchez police are investigating an early Easter morning shooting in a parking lot on the corner of Main Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Street. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, March 31, 2024 4:46 am

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Former owner of Natchez hotels, antebellum property sentenced for wire fraud, money laundering

NEW ORLEANS – A former Natchez hotel owner and his business partner were sentenced this week for bank fraud, money laundering and wire fraud relating to the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 29, 2024 1:55 pm

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PHOTO GALLERY: Local valentines keeping florists busy across the Miss-Lou

The shelves of flower arrangements were filling up as fast as delivery drivers could ship them out to valentines across the Miss-Lou. Here are a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 14, 2024 11:26 am

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After thousands of votes, Miss-Lou readers crown inaugural King Cake contest winner

Seven days and more than 5,000 votes later, the first Miss-Lou King Cake contest winner was announced on Fat Tuesday. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 13, 2024 5:00 pm

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PHOTO GALLERY: Some of the faces from the Krewe of Phoenix Mardi Gras parade

Here are some of the faces from Friday night’s Krewe of Phoenix Mardi Gras parade: Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 10, 2024 12:36 pm

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Who will be crowned the best king cake in the Miss-Lou? Voters to decide starting today!

The nominees are set, and now the voting begins in the Natchez Democrat’s inaugural King Cake contest. Over the last seven days, area king cake ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 7, 2024 1:00 am

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Two days left to place your nominations for best king cake in the Miss-Lou

There are two days left to place your nominations for the best king cake in the Miss-Lou! Nominations will close at midnight Tuesday.When all of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 5, 2024 1:27 pm

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Yeah Baby! Nominate your favorite Miss-Lou king cake in our inaugural contest!

It is that time of the year when a slice of king cake is never far away! Whether you prefer the traditional cinnamon confection at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 1, 2024 5:00 am

Cathedral sports

Green Wave pull away from Flashes in second half

By Ernest Bowker The Vicksburg Post Cathedral coach Taylor Strahan did not mince words about the quality of play in the first half of Thursday’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 26, 2024 1:06 pm

Outdoors and Hunting

Louisiana postpones Tuesday public meeting for Black Bear hunting season in St. Joseph

A public hearing at the LSU AgCenter in St. Joseph in Tensas Parish scheduled for Tuesday night, January 16, to receive public input for the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 15, 2024 4:22 pm

BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING: Teenage escapees captured in Natchez

NATCHEZ – Law enforcement officials have taken three teenage escapees into custody, according to Friday morning reports. The trio escaped escaped overnight Sunday from the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 12, 2024 9:57 am

Alcorn sports

Fred McNair out as Alcorn State football coach; Cedric Thomas named new head coach

By Ernest Bowker The Natchez Democrat LORMAN — There’s a new football chief on The Reservation. Alcorn State University announced Tuesday that football head coach ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 19, 2023 2:30 pm

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Jefferson Street Methodist youth shine spotlight on Christmas message with live Nativity

The Jefferson Street Methodist Church youth presented a live Nativity at the corner of Jefferson Street and Union Street Sunday evening, Below are images from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, December 18, 2023 5:19 am

Outdoors and Hunting

Louisiana: HPAI outbreak continues in wild birds

By Trey Iles Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries BATON ROUGE — Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is once again causing mortalities in wild birds ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 13, 2023 11:48 am

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Supreme Court puts a hold on execution date for man convicted of killing Natchez college student

Weeks after the state asked to set an execution date for Willie Jerome Manning, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled Thursday that it will not schedule ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, December 1, 2023 5:52 am

ACCS sports

Natchez’s DK McGruder inks to play for Sun Belt standout Troy Trojans

Natchez native DK McGruder has signed to play football with the Troy Trojans. The Natchez native was a football and baseball star at Natchez High ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 29, 2023 11:46 am

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Lawyer: Man who killed Natchez college student ‘sentenced to die for a crime he did not commit’

By Mina Corpuz Mississippi Today As the state seeks to set his execution date, Willie Jerome Manning continues to maintain his innocence, challenging a double-murder conviction ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 28, 2023 2:56 pm

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