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Stats don’t always show potential for growth

We in the newspaper business have a love/hate relationship with Google. When used properly, it can be useful for researching topics. But it can also ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, April 20, 2024 11:00 am


Medicaid expansion issue needs to be resolved

Efforts to expand Medicaid coverage to the working poor in Mississippi gained the support of faith leaders this week, emphasizing again the desire of many ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, April 14, 2024 3:29 pm


Eclipse 101: Practice safe viewing on Monday

It’s humbling to realize our small place in the cosmos. Next week, there will be for many a once-in-a-lifetime chance to witness something remarkable. Those ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, April 7, 2024 12:15 pm


Miss-Lou will feel loss of businessman

The tragic events of Monday evening are a painful reminder that many of the sweetest things in life are temporary. Jason Tyson, late owner of ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Friday, March 22, 2024 8:17 am


Four-day school week could be an example of success

Could the Concordia Parish School Board’s approval of a four-day-a-week school calendar signal a change in the educational model in the Miss-Lou? The approval, which ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, March 16, 2024 4:23 pm


County must move quickly to resolve field rental issues

Build it and they will come. That mantra from “Field of Dreams” is so ingrained in our social consciousness that even fans who haven’t seen ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Monday, March 11, 2024 8:57 am


Pilgrimage: a long tradition withstanding the test of time

Seemingly overnight, an explosion of pink, purple and white blooms have appeared in azalea bushes. In Natchez, that can only mean Spring Pilgrimage is not ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, March 9, 2024 7:00 am


Steps toward new jail, though tiny ones, good news

The Adams County Board of Supervisors took two steps at its meeting on Monday that could lead eventually to a new jail here. Our county ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Thursday, March 7, 2024 2:01 pm


Anniversary of Wharlest Jacksons death must be remembered

For most people in Adams County, Feb. 27 was a typical day. But for those who recall the history – and those who still live ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, March 3, 2024 9:37 pm


Deserving of praise

Our community is filled with citizens who do good works. These are just a few among us. Seeds of Change Resource Foundation, which sponsored a ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Thursday, February 22, 2024 12:37 pm


We need to face juvenile gun crime head on

The deadly shooting in Kansas City this week continues to shine light on a problem facing not just the Miss-Lou, but the entire nation. Two ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, February 17, 2024 7:48 pm


We hope the IHL listened to the Alcorn State University stakeholders

The future of Alcorn State University hinges on several factors, not the least will be the next president and his or her vision and commitment. ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Monday, February 12, 2024 2:08 pm


Initial signs of changes in court, DA’s office encouraging

The Natchez community was gripped in fear in January while three teenage inmates from a Hinds County juvenile lockup eluded capture in Adams County. The ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Monday, February 5, 2024 9:47 am


Mississippians deserve more than ‘talk’ about health care

It’s a new year; a new Legislature; and the same old problems facing Mississippi’s underinsured and uninsured. But could there be good news on the ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Monday, January 29, 2024 2:50 pm


Federal investments in local preservation projects is encouraging

Two recent national grants bring good news for Natchez and beyond. The National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded Beulah Missionary Baptist Church $150,000 from the ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, January 21, 2024 7:33 pm


Congratulations, Historic Natchez Foundation, and thank you

This year is the 50th anniversary of the Historic Natchez Foundation. It is frightening to imagine what Natchez would be today without the vision, direction ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Wednesday, January 10, 2024 11:50 pm


A New Year wish list

A new year is upon us and we are filled with optimism about all we can collectively accomplish this year. Here are two items on ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Tuesday, January 9, 2024 11:25 am


The Democrat endorses Patten, Cotton, Givens

Adams Countians are fortunate. When voters go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7, they have good people from whom to choose for state and ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, November 5, 2023 9:00 am


Constituents deserve better than useless bickering

At the end of the Titan Tire public hearing on Tuesday night, a Natchez resident stood up and gave some much-needed advice to two Natchez ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Tuesday, October 24, 2023 12:54 pm


Natchez shines during electric weekend

“The atmosphere in Natchez is just electric.” That’s how one Natchez native described the community early Friday morning, commenting on the activity surrounding this weekend’s ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, October 21, 2023 8:58 pm

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