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Crime Reports

Crime reports: Friday, July 10, 2020

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Wednesday Amy Jeanette Dejesus, 38, 907 Sullivan Road, Meadville, on a charge of petit larceny. Bond set at $500. Emmanuel ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 am

News

Man leads police on chase in stolen Lexus with woman, young girl in car

NATCHEZ — Natchez police say a man driving a stolen vehicle led them on a chase Thursday afternoon before crashing in a ditch and sending ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:37 pm

News

Concordia Parish municipal elections Saturday

Voters in Concordia Parish will go to the polls Saturday to cast ballots in the presidential preference primary and municipal primary election. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:04 pm

Obituaries

Ruthie Lee Robinson Graham

Nov. 8, 1928 – June 30, 2020 NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Ruthie Lee Robinson Graham, 91, of Natchez, MS, who died June 30, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:38 pm

Obituaries

Elbert E. Smith

FAYETTE — Graveside services for Elbert E. Smith, 54, who died Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Fayette, MS, will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:53 pm

Obituaries

Monica Snyder

FAYETTE — Graveside services for Howard Clark Sr., 39, who died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Fayette, MS, will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:52 pm

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Thursday, July 9, 2020

Natchez Police Department No arrests   Reports — Wednesday Welfare check on T. Warring Bennett Jr. Road. Traffic stop on U.S. 61 South. Loitering on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

News

Police say man set fire to neighbor’s pickup truck

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man faces a charge of arson after police said he set fire to his neighbor’s black Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:49 pm

News

Suspect arrested in burglary at Natchez Democrat office

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man faces charges of two counts of burglary and is being held on a $50,000 bond after police said he broke ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:33 pm

Obituaries

Doretha Jefferson-Matthews

March 14, 1962 – July 7, 2020 FERRIDAY — Services for Doretha “Mae” Jefferson-Matthews, 58, of Ferriday, LA, who passed peacefully, July 7, 2020, at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:37 pm

Obituaries

Maude Reed

FERRIDAY — Graveside services for Maude Reed, 94, of Ferriday, LA, who died peacefully July 5, 2020, at her residence will be 11 a.m., Saturday, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:23 pm

Obituaries

Josie L. Gilmore

FERRIDAY — Services for Josie L. Gilmore, 87, of Baton Rouge, LA, who died July 2, 2020, at the Baton rouge Healthcare, Baton Rouge, LA, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:05 pm

Obituaries

Everett Schiele Sr.

FERRDIAY — Services for Rev. Everett Schiele, Sr., 86, of Ferriday, LA, who died, July 4, 2020, at the Our Lady of the Lake R.M.C., ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:56 pm

COVID-19

Mississippi COVID-19 numbers continue sharp climb with Wednesday report

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 674 new cases of COVID-19 and 30 virus-related deaths in Mississippi on Tuesday. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:54 pm

News

Natchez celebrates Crepe Myrtles Summer 2020 with self-guided tours

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez is again celebrating the blooming season of Crepe Myrtles that are flush with color this time of year. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:03 pm

News

Pets of the Week

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by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:00 am

Obituaries

Amber Elizabeth Hinson Jordan

Sept. 27, 1976 – July 5, 2020 NATCHEZ — Private graveside services for Amber Elizabeth Hinson Jordan, 43, of Natchez, MS, who passed away on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:00 am

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Monday Arthur Jeffrey Durham, 26, 19 North Ann St., Asheville N.C., on a charge of public drunkenness/vile or profane language. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:00 am

Obituaries

Bethany Sue Waterman Polley

July 1, 1963 – May 23, 2020 VIDALIA — A memorial service for Bethany Sue Waterman Polley, 56, of Midland, TX who died of cancer ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:00 am

COVID-19

Mississippi Department of Health reports 957 new virus cases Tuesday

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 957 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 virus-related deaths in Mississippi on Tuesday. MSDH reports 10 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:55 pm

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