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Obituaries

Mildred Middleton Swanson

June 18, 1928 – June 12, 2021 NATCHEZ — Mildred Middleton Swanson, 92, of Natchez, died peacefully at Wilkinson County Senior Care in Centreville on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 25, 2021 8:27 am

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Friday, June 25, 2021

Natchez Police Department No arrests Reports — Wednesday Two traffic stops on U.S. 61 North. False alarm on North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 24, 2021 4:46 pm

Obituaries

Edna Madison Short

March 7, 1959 – June 17, 2021 NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Edna Madison Short, 62, of Natchez, who departed this earthly life on June ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 24, 2021 4:40 pm

Obituaries

Jimmie Lee Chatman

Nov. 11, 1958 – June 15, 2021 Funeral services for Jimmie Lee Chatman, 64, of Houston, TX formerly of Vidalia, LA who died June 15, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 24, 2021 4:39 pm

Obituaries

Eli Starks Jr.

FAYETTE — Graveside services for Eli “Brother” Starks Jr., 66, of Fayette, who died Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Merit Health Natchez will be held ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 24, 2021 4:38 pm

Obituaries

Morris G. Skipper

FERRIDAY — Funeral services for Morris G. Skipper, 60, of Ferriday, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Old Daughters BC, Wildsville, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 24, 2021 4:38 pm

Obituaries

Zella Mae Cosey-Durby

March 18, 1937 – June 19, 2021 FAYETTE — Funeral services for Zella Mae Cosey-Durby, 84, of Fayette, who died Saturday, June 19, 2021, in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 24, 2021 4:35 pm

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Medora Lynn McClellan Burgess

June 4, 1980 – June 2, 2021 Medora Lynn McClellan Burgess was born June 4, 1980, in Natchez, MS to Keri Brown McClellan and John ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 5:30 pm

Obituaries

Shirley Minyonne Pennington Price

April 4, 1942 – June 19, 2021 NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Shirley Minyonne Pennington Price, 79, of Brookhaven, who departed this earthly life on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 5:29 pm

News

Shrek the Musical Jr. showing this weekend at Natchez Little Theatre

By Chloe Abernathy NATCHEZ—A long-time Natchez Little Theatre volunteer will direct her first production this weekend. Katie Borum, 21, and Shrek the Musical Jr. will ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 4:47 pm

Obituaries

Irma Jean Jackson

Feb. 18, 1952 – June 15, 2021 NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Irma Jean “Queen” Jackson, 69, of Natchez, who died Tuesday, June 15, 2021 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 4:32 pm

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Mary Helen Staggs

Dec. 9, 1934 – June 22, 2021 VIDALIA — A Celebration of Life service for Mary Helen Staggs, 84 of Vidalia, La., will be Friday, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 10:24 am

Obituaries

Israel J. Crockett Jr.

PECK, La. — Funeral services for Israel J. Crockett Jr., 20, of Baton Rouge, La., and formerly of Ferriday, Louisiana, who died Thursday, June 17, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 10:17 am

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Norma Lynn Johnson Walker

March 10, 1923 – June 21, 2021 Funeral services for Mrs. Norma Lynn Johnson Walker will be on Friday, June 25, 2021, at Jefferson Street ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 10:08 am

News

Crooked Letter to host free Production Assistant training

NATCHEZ — Crooked Letter Picture Company is hosting free Production Assistant training for those interested in careers in Mississippi’s film industry. Wednesday, June 23, is ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:32 pm

Courthouse Records

Courthouse records: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Adams County June 11-17 Civil suits: Estate of David A. Brewer. Brian Dooley v. J. Kelley Williams, Trustee and Lake Mary Planting Company, LLC. Estate ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:26 pm

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Sunday Tyler Allen Boyd, 30, 1101 Westwood Road, Natchez, on charge of violation of municipal criminal ordinances: shooting inside city ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:24 pm

Courthouse Records

Court cases: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Adams County Justice Court Cases — End Results Week of June 11-17: Travon Lyles charged with grand larceny. Case bound over to a grand jury. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:22 pm

Obituaries

Sandra Ballard Smith

April 22, 1942 – June 20, 2021 NATCHEZ — Services for Sandra Ballard Smith, 79, of Natchez who died Sunday, June 20, 2021, in Madison ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:13 pm

Obituaries

Dr. Craig Allen Bradford

June 29, 1955 – June 19, 2021 NATCHEZ — Dr. Craig Allen Bradford died on June 19, 2021, as a result of injuries sustained in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 21, 2021 7:07 pm

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