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Obituaries

Sally Jo Charrier

Jan. 3, 1961 – Feb. 21, 2021 Funeral services for Sally Jo Charrier, 60, of Monterey, will be held at Acme Free Methodist Church on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:07 pm

Obituaries

Linda Gail Miller

Aug. 2, 1948 – Feb. 23, 2021 VIDALIA — Funeral services for Linda Gail Miller, 72, of Vidalia, will be held at Young’s Funeral Home ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:06 pm

Obituaries

Baby Boy Knight

NATCHEZ — Funeral arrangements for Baby Boy Knight, of Natchez, who died Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in Natchez, are incomplete at West Gate Funeral Home. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:05 pm

Obituaries

Carolyn Munn Baker

Feb. 19, 1949 – Feb. 22, 2021 NATCHEZ — Services for Carolyn Munn Baker, 72, of Natchez who died Monday February 22, 2021 in Hattiesburg ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 5:52 pm

Obituaries

Helen Marie Thompson

May 10, 1942 – Feb. 10, 2021 NATCHEZ — Burial for Helen Marie Thompson, 78, of Natchez, who died February 10, 2021, will be at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:47 pm

COVID-19

Teachers, first responders to be eligible for vaccine Monday

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi teachers and first responders will be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine starting Monday, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday. Vaccinations in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:25 am

News

Mississippi House votes to overhaul several state taxes

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi would phase out its personal income tax over 10 years, cut its grocery tax in half over five years and increase ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:21 am

Obituaries

Mary Lou Webb

July 1, 1938 – Feb. 17, 2021 Visitation service for Mrs. Mary Lou Webb will be on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at Franklin Funeral Home ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:46 pm

Obituaries

Annie Augustine Adams

NATCHEZ — Funeral arrangements for Annie Augustine Adams, 79, of Natchez, who died Monday, February 22, 2021, in Jackson, are incomplete at West Gate Funeral ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:44 pm

Obituaries

Shirley Elizabeth Luttrell Davis

April 3, 1931 – Feb. 18, 2021 Graveside services for Shirley Elizabeth Luttrell Davis, 89, of Hattiesburg who died Thursday, February 18, 2021 in Hattiesburg ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:43 pm

Obituaries

Jon P. Gates

July 24, 1963 – Feb. 20, 2021 NATCHEZ — There will be a funeral service for friends and family to celebrate the life of Jon ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:41 pm

Crime Reports

Crime Reports: February 23, 2021

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Thursday Damon Corey Price, Age N/A, 259 Mississippi Highway 27, Jayess, on charge of shoplifting; merchandise value less than $1,000; ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:40 pm

Courthouse Records

Courthouse records: February 23, 2021

Adams County Feb. 5-12 Civil suits: Estate of Kent Knee. DHS — Latedrick R. Browder. Jarrod D. Albert v. Olivia J. Dixon. Estate of Charles ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:38 pm

Obituaries

Andrea Chafin

Feb. 25, 1965 – Feb. 12, 2021 NATCHEZ — Andrea Chafin, 55, of Natchez, Mississippi, a native of Delbarton, West Virginia and long-time resident of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:37 pm

Courthouse Records

Court Case Conclusions: February 23, 2021

Adams County Justice Court Cases — End Results Tuesday, Feb. 9: Marcus Mearday charged with false pretenses. Case bound over to a grand jury. Marcus ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:36 pm

News

Three men arrested in connection with 2018 double homicide

NATCHEZ — Natchez Police Department investigators arrested three men in connection with a 2018 double homicide at the Natchez Stewpot. Jameco Davis, 17, and Kendarrius ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:24 pm

Opinion

Cassidy sees backlash over impeachment vote

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy seems ready to move on from his vote to convict former President Donald Trump in the latest impeachment trial, but Trump ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:08 pm

Opinion

State finds wedge issue even amid pandemic

Some Mississippi legislators thought the 2021 session might be tightly focused on responding to the coronavirus pandemic, and that might dampen enthusiasm for delving into ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:07 pm

News

Natchez Water Works lifts boil water advisory

A boil water advisory issued by Natchez Water Works that has lasted nearly a week has been lifted, Superintendent Tony Moon said Tuesday. The advisory ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:45 pm

Obituaries

Robert E. Leard III

Dr. Robert E. Leard, III, beloved husband, father, grandfather, teacher, and friend, went peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:53 pm

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