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Despite being stripped from bill, visitor center promised funds

While the state Legislature did not approve an special appropriation in its special session Monday, the Natchez Visitor Reception Center will still receive $100,000 in ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 10:26 pm

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MDOC official: Escaped inmate still on the run

  NATCHEZ — An inmate who escaped last week in Hattiesburg and was spotted in Natchez is still on the run, state corrections officials said ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 12:18 am

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Officials optimistic about visitor center funds

While state lawmakers tabled a decision Monday regarding the Natchez Visitor Reception Center’s funding, City of Natchez officials say they are confident the center will ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 12:17 am

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Local, state officials to talk visitor center funding today during special session

Natchez officials will meet with state lawmakers in Jackson during today’s special legislative session to prevent funding from being cut to the Natchez Visitor Reception ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Monday, June 5, 2017 12:02 am

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Natchez native to step down as director of Baton Rouge’s Celtic Media Centre

In January 2016, Patrick Mulhearn watched as Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards gave a speech at his inaugural ball at Celtic Media Centre in Baton ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Monday, June 5, 2017 12:01 am

Style feature

Natchez-Adams Humane Society hosts summer fundraiser

The dog days of summer are here — at least for supporters of the Natchez-Adams County Humane Society. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Sunday, June 4, 2017 12:21 am

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MDOC: Escaped inmate still on run, may have left area

An escaped state inmate who was spotted in Natchez Thursday afternoon was still on the run from law enforcement Friday. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Saturday, June 3, 2017 12:20 am

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Faith and Family: Family helps raise Apert awareness

She’s only 5 years old, but Ellis Malone already has the ear of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Saturday, June 3, 2017 12:14 am

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Natchez aldermen approve raises for some public works employees through end of fiscal year

Natchez aldermen recently approved raises for approximately 17 public works employees, but not without concerns from one alderwoman regarding the future source of funding for ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Friday, June 2, 2017 3:11 am

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Escaped state inmate spotted in area Thursday

Local law enforcement officers searched into the night Thursday for an escaped state inmate who was spotted in Natchez. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Thursday, June 1, 2017 6:59 pm

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Rules for off-duty Natchez police officers changing

The rules for off-duty Natchez police officers working as security personnel at local businesses will soon change. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 12:32 am

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Natchez aldermen commissions study of city, county consolidation

Sparking up a decades-old conversation in Natchez and Adams County, the City of Natchez is commissioning a study to explore the consolidation of government services. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Sunday, May 28, 2017 12:54 am

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‘Go-cup zone’ details discussed, debated

A crowd of Natchez residents, business owners and tourism officials attended a public forum Friday to voice concerns and questions about the city’s recent efforts ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Sunday, May 28, 2017 12:47 am

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Cathedral graduates 40 seniors Friday

Forty seniors celebrated the end of an era at Cathedral High School Friday as the 170th class to graduate from the Natchez school. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Saturday, May 27, 2017 1:25 am

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Natchez police: Six bear sightings reported

Oh my, forget the lions and tigers; Natchez has bears. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Friday, May 26, 2017 12:02 am

News

City of Natchez hosting “go-cup zone” public forum

The City of Natchez is hosting a forum Friday for public input on the efforts to establish a “go-cup zone” downtown for alcoholic beverages. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:30 am

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Natchez cemetery association asks aldermen to restore funding cut from budget

Facing uncertainty about the current budget, the Natchez Board of Aldermen deferred action on a request from the city cemetery association to restore funding previously ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 3:24 am

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Historian to be honored for mapping cemetery

A local historian and trained archaeologist is set to receive an award for mapping the historic Watkins Street Cemetery in Natchez. Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Monday, May 22, 2017 2:17 am

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Natchez High School hosting tours Saturday

As a Tuesday ballot referendum aimed at renovating and replacing a number of school buildings nears, the public is invited to tour Natchez High School ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Friday, May 19, 2017 1:41 am

Crime Reports

Mississippi crime reports: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Tuesday Katherine E. Foy, 34, 6547 Mississippi 33, Roxie, on charges of contempt of court for failure to appear and ... Read more

by Lindsey Shelton, Thursday, May 18, 2017 1:10 am

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