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Sports

Week 5 Scores: High School Football

Week 5 Scores: St. Aloysius 0, ACCS 0 7 p.m. kickoff Pisgah 0, Cathedral 0, 7 p.m. kickoff Jonesboro-Hodge def. Vidalia forfeit Newton County Academy ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 17, 2021 3:17 pm

Crime Reports

Crime Reports: Sept. 17, 2021

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Monday Tiffany Lee McClung, 42, 170 Lee Tyler Road, Ferriday, La., on charge of simple assault – domestic violence. No ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 17, 2021 2:18 pm

COVID-19

Mississippi now has country’s highest rate for COVID deaths with 4 new deaths reported in Adams County

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi has surpassed New Jersey as the state with the highest rate of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., with roughly 1 of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 17, 2021 11:10 am

Obituaries

Horace Bolden

July 29, 1955 – Sept. 14, 2021 NATCHEZ — Funeral service for Horace Bolden, 69, of Jackson, who died Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in Jackson ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:24 pm

Obituaries

Dorothy Mae Scott McDonald

May 26, 1947 – Sept. 14, 2021 NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Dorothy Mae Scott McDonald, 74, of Natchez, who died Tuesday, September 14, 2021 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:24 pm

Obituaries

Emiracle D. Jones

Funeral arrangements for Emiracle D. Jones, 19, of Natchez who died Tuesday, September 14, 2021, in Natchez are incomplete at West Gate Funeral Home. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:22 pm

Obituaries

Rayford E. Mayberry Jr.

Graveside services for Mr. Rayford E. Mayberry Jr. will be Saturday, September 18, in Egypt Baptist Church Cemetery at 2 p.m. under the direction of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:21 pm

COVID-19

NASD partnering with state health department to routinely screen students for COVID-19

The Natchez Adams School District is partnering with the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) to offer voluntary school-based COVID-19 screening (testing) for unvaccinated students. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:58 pm

ACCS sports

Best of preps week one winner: Michael Anderson Jr.

NATCHEZ — Adams County Christian School senior Michael Anderson Jr. was voted as the best of preps winner this week. He is a Fayette native ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 16, 2021 11:25 am

Sports

Looking back, Sept. 16: Chad Ridley scores six touchdowns as Trinity defeats WCCA in Saint’s first game after 9/11

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Chad Ridley throws two touchdown passes to Ryan Rachal, has two touchdown runs, returns a punt 39 yards for a TD ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:35 am

ACCS sports

WCCA hosts softball, Cathedral hosts soccer and ACCS hosts JV football in today’s local lineup, Sept. 16, 2021

Prep softball Discovery Christian School at WCCA, JV – 4 p.m.; V – 5:30 p.m. Cathedral at Franklin Academy, JV – 5 p.m.; V – ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:27 am

Obituaries

Debra Ann Williams

April 30, 1964 – Sept. 9, 2021 Funeral Services for Debra Ann Williams, 57, of Natchez, MS, who died September 9, 2021, will be at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 5:05 pm

Obituaries

Larry Wayne Forman

April 13, 1952 – Sept. 5, 2021 Larry Wayne Forman “Pud”, 69, of Natchez who passed on Sunday, September 5, 2021. Pud was born April ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 5:05 pm

Obituaries

Felix Johnson

FERRIDAY — Funeral services for Felix Johnson, 55, of Ferriday, LA will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at 10 a.m. from Mt. Beulah Baptist ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:46 pm

Obituaries

Beverly Harris

Nov. 3, 1966 – Sept. 11, 2021 VIDALIA — Funeral services for Beverly Harris, 64, of Ferriday, LA will be held Sunday, September 19, 2021 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:39 pm

Obituaries

Lorraine White

Funeral services for Lorraine White, 52, of Jonesville, LA will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 1 p.m. from the St. Mark Baptist Church ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:32 pm

COVID-19

State Health Department urging pregnant women to be vaccinated

JACKSON — The Mississippi State Department of Health is urging pregnant women to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect them and their unborn child. “A ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:28 pm

Business

Sparklight to open applications for Charitable Giving Fund to support local nonprofit organizations

Sparklight, along with the other Cable One family of brands, will open fall applications for the company’s Charitable Giving Fund, which annually awards $200,000 in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:08 pm

Obituaries

Felvis Ferris Walton

June 25, 1954 – Sept. 7, 2021 FAYETTE — Funeral services for Felvis Ferris Walton, 67, of Fayette, who died Tuesday, September 7, 2021, in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 3:31 pm

Obituaries

Estella Williams Young

Nov. 17, 1935 – Sept. 12, 2021 NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Estella Williams Young, 85, of Natchez, MS, who departed this earthly life on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 3:31 pm

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