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Ruling triggers state abortion ban

NATCHEZ — Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch on Monday morning published the required certification to Mississippi’s Administrative Bulletin, certifying the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, June 29, 2022 8:49 am

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Homeward Bound: Local celebrity deer returns home after seven months on her own

NATCHEZ — Annette and Allen Mardis thought maybe they had seen the last of their precious Gigi. Their pet deer, which they raised since around ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, June 25, 2022 11:22 am

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Supreme Court sides with Mississippi and throws out Roe v. Wade; abortion now illegal in state

NATCHEZ — Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann praised the U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Friday tossing out Roe versus Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, June 24, 2022 2:32 pm

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Natchez again a Mississippi Main Street community

NATCHEZ — Natchez is again a member of the Mississippi Main Street Association. Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson introduced Thomas Gregory, executive director of Mississippi Main ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 4:00 am

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County seeks meeting with city over unresolved police, fire dispatching issue

NATCHEZ — Adams County Board of Supervisors asked for a joint meeting with the Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen to discuss the future of ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, June 20, 2022 5:25 pm

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VIDEO: Texas gun club marches through streets of Natchez

NATCHEZ  — About 75 peoples — members of the Elmer “Geronimo” Pratt Gun Club of Central Texas, as well gun club members from other places ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Sunday, June 19, 2022 5:55 pm

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Juneteenth armed march goes off without a hitch in downtown Natchez

NATCHEZ — Natchez and Adams County’s two top law enforcement officials say a Juneteenth march through downtown Natchez by out-of-town armed gun club members “went ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Sunday, June 19, 2022 3:31 pm

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City planning department working on guidelines for downtown murals

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez planning department, under the leadership of new city planner Frankie Legaux, is working on a set of guidelines, which ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, June 18, 2022 7:45 am

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Devil’s Punchbowl: ‘Concocted Confederate propaganda,’ Boxley says

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to note the white Union troops were stationed at Fort McPherson and the Black Union troops were stationed ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, June 17, 2022 4:00 am

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Gun Club leader: No guns in Broadmoor Park Sunday

NATCHEZ — Nick Bezzel said the Elmer “Geronimo” Pratt Gun Club of Central Texas abides by the law. Bezzel, the leader of that gun club, ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, June 16, 2022 5:13 pm

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Two men sought for alleged burglary at Washington Baptist Church

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office has issued felony arrest warrants for two men related to a break in and theft of three televisions ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, June 16, 2022 11:48 am

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Preservation committee tables request for murals in downtown historic district

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Richard Branyan’s name. NATCHEZ — Taylor Cooley must wait longer before learning if ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, June 16, 2022 11:29 am

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Aldermen say no to alcohol at community pool; ask for audit of pool funds

NATCHEZ — Ward 1 Alderwoman Valencia Hall made it clear she disagrees with allowing individuals who rent the Natchez-Adams County Community Pool to serve or ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 5:03 pm

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Hospitality and a Hole in One: Women’s Pro Tournament at Beau Pre gets under way

NATCHEZ — Mariel Galdiano of Orlando showed golfers in Natchez how it’s done on Monday. She shot a hole in one at Beau Pre Country ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 4:33 pm

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Change of venue to First Presbyterian Church for Unity Day event today

NATCHEZ — Due to the ongoing heat advisory in the Natchez area, the 3rd Annual Natchez Unity Day Celebration will be held at First Presbyterian ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 1:15 pm

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Natchez Police: Saturday shooting victim refusing to cooperate with investigation

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man identified as George Smith was shot Saturday at about 9:30 p.m. in the area of the Zippy Mart on Old ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, June 13, 2022 1:14 pm

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Monday, June 13, 2022

NATCHEZ — We start this work week off with a heat advisory from the National Weather Service in Jackson. Beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, June 13, 2022 12:35 am

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Sunday, June 12, 2022

NATCHEZ — It’s not officially summer yet, but Sunday will be a scorcher, says weather forecasters. Meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Jackson predict ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, June 11, 2022 10:37 pm

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Concordia Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrest Natchez man after traffic stop; discover drugs, paraphernalia and two warrants for his arrest

NATCHEZ — Concordia Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Natchez man after being stopped for traffic violations on June 9 in Concordia Parish. During the stop, ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, June 11, 2022 10:12 pm

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WARE: Policy change allows alcohol at public pool rentals

NATCHEZ — A flyer advertising an Adult Pool Party at the Natchez-Adams Community Pool on June 24 from 7 to 11 p.m. seems to suggest ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, June 10, 2022 7:01 pm

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