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Remains found in Natchez neighborhood

NATCHEZ — Natchez police said they sent a bone found in a yard Sunday afternoon to the state crime lab for forensic analysis. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 11:02 am

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The Dart: Natchez resident loves music

NATCHEZ — Music has played an important part in Pat Dickens’ life. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:00 am

Obituaries

Lola Mae Whetstone Campbell

Dec. 1, 1936 – Nov. 20, 2020 Graveside services for Lola Mae Whetstone Campbell, 83, of Natchez, who died Friday, November 20, 2020 in Natchez ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:22 pm

Obituaries

Joann B. Martin

June 12, 1941 – Nov. 19, 2020 Graveside services for Joann Martin will be Tuesday, November 24, at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery, burial will ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:06 pm

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Coroner: A Natchez woman dies with COVID-19 Sunday

NATCHEZ — A Natchez woman died with COVID-19 Sunday morning, Adams County Coroner James Lee said. She was 89 years old and was pronounced at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:42 pm

Obituaries

Kelly Dustin Moore

July 26, 1985 – Nov. 21, 2020 FERRIDAY — Funeral services for Kelly Dustin Moore, 35, of Ferriday, will be held at Young’s Funeral Home ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:23 pm

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Coroner: Two Ferriday men died with COVID-19 Saturday at Merit Health Natchez

NATCHEZ — Adams County Coroner James Lee said two Ferriday men died with COVID-19 Saturday at Merit Health Natchez. A 77-year-old man from Ferriday died ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 10:52 am

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Natchez freedmen and women largely funded Emancipation Monument in Washington, D.C.

NATCHEZ — For 46 years the only monument dedicated to assassinated United States President Abraham Lincoln stood in Washington, D.C., and that monument was primarily ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 6:00 am

Sports

LSU scores late in 4th quarter to upend Arkansas 27-24

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A targeting penalty in the fourth quarter helped LSU continue its go-ahead drive, scoring with 3:59 left to dispatch Arkansas, 27-24, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:06 pm

Sports

How Deion Sanders changed 2 Jackson football coaches lives

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — TC Taylor and Otis Riddley looked at each other with wide-eyed amazement. The two Jackson State assistant coaches knew their lives ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:58 pm

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35-year-old Ferriday resident dies with COVID-19 as cases, hospitalizations continue rising

NATCHEZ — A 35-year-old man from Ferriday died with COVID-19 Saturday at Merit Health Natchez, Adams County Coroner James Lee said. On Monday, a total ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:50 pm

Obituaries

Evelyn Stern

Evelyn “Gerry” Stern passed away at home in Dallas, TX on November 19, 2020 at the age of 90. Born in 1930 in Gadsden, AL, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 20, 2020 8:10 pm

Obituaries

Randall Lee Wilson Sr

Dec. 27, 1972 – Nov. 15, 2020 MEADVILLE — Graveside services for Randall Lee Wilson Sr., 47, of Roxie, MS, who passed away on Sunday, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 20, 2020 8:08 pm

Obituaries

Helen Lucy Cater

Jan. 13, 1931 – Nov. 18, 2020 NATCHEZ — Services for Helen Lucy Cater, 89, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in Natchez ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 20, 2020 8:06 pm

Obituaries

Dorothy M. Falkenheiner

Nov. 30, 1923 – Nov. 18, 2020 VIDALIA — Services for Dorothy M. Falkenheiner, 96, of Vidalia, who died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in Vidalia ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 20, 2020 8:05 pm

Obituaries

Joann B. Martin

June 12, 1941 – Nov. 19, 2020 STARKVILLE — Services for Joann B. Martin, 79, of Starkville, who died Thursday, November 19, 2020, in Starkville ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 20, 2020 8:04 pm

Obituaries

Eugenie H. England

July 12, 1929 – Nov. 20, 2020 NATCHEZ — Services for Eugenie H. England, 91, of Natchez, who died Friday November 20, 2020 in Natchez ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 20, 2020 8:03 pm

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Friday Latoya Motely, 40, 155 Cedar St., on a charge of contempt of court by failure to appear. No bond ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 20, 2020 6:41 pm

BREAKING NEWS

ACCS falls to Leake Academy in MAIS Class 5A state championship

JACKSON — The Adams County Christian School Rebels fell 10-0 to Leake Academy in Thursday night's Midsouth Association of Independent Schools Class 5A state championship ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:45 pm

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Friday, Nov. 20, 2020

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Thursday Joe Thomas, 26, 2137 Old U.S. 61 North, on a charge of possession of schedule I drugs. No bond ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:14 pm

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