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Obituaries

Jimmy Lee Green

July 21, 1969 – Jan. 24, 2023 NATCHEZ – Funeral services for Jimmy Lee Green will be Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at 11 a.m. at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 5:34 pm

Obituaries

Wilbert Thompson

SLIDELL, LA – Wilbert “Big T” Thompson of Slidell, LA, owner of Big T Tires, died on Jan. 25, 2023. He was born in Natchez, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 5:27 pm

Obituaries

Henry Floyd, Jr.

JACKSON – Funeral arrangements for Henry Floyd, Jr., 61, who died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, in Jackson, are incomplete at West Gate Funeral Home.   Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 5:25 pm

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Craig Steven Clark, Sr.

Aug. 13, 1966 – Jan. 4, 2023 NATCHEZ – Funeral Services for Craig Steven Clark, 56, of Hawthorne, CA, who died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 5:22 pm

Alcorn sports

Braves announce 2023 Football Schedule

Six road games and five home games highlight the Alcorn State 2023 football season, the program announced on Wednesday during National Signing Day. The 11-game ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 2:16 pm

Obituaries

Linda D. White

  Aug. 26, 1950 – Jan. 28, 2023 NATCHEZ – Funeral Services for Linda D. White, 72, of Natchez, who died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:49 pm

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Artimease Dobbins Thomas

  March 4, 1937 – Jan. 27, 2023 NATCHEZ – Visitation for Artimease Dobbins Thomas, 85, of Natchez, MS will be held at Webb Winfield ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:48 pm

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Hulon Roy Parrish

Sept. 9, 1959 – Jan. 30, 2023 Memorial services for Hulon “Roy” Parrish, 63, of Monterey, LA will be held at a later date under ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:44 pm

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Emma Lovine Book Morace

MONTEREY –    Emma Lovine Book Morace passed away on Jan. 31, 2023, at the age of 94 in Vidalia, LA. Services will be held ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:44 pm

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Kimberly Nichol McKnight

  Aug. 13, 1986 – Jan. 24, 2023 NATCHEZ – Funeral services for Kimberly Nichol McKnight, 36, of Natchez, who died on Tuesday, Jan. 24, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:43 pm

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Lula Belle Smith

April 28, 1935 – Jan. 28, 2023 VIDALIA – Funeral Services for Lula Belle Smith, 87, of Vidalia, LA, who died Jan. 28, 2023, will ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:42 pm

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Jessie Doss

Dec. 12, 1964 – Jan. 29, 2023 STAMPLEY – Funeral services for Jessie Doss, 58, of Union Church, who passed away on Jan. 29, 2023, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:40 pm

Obituaries

Ruth Curry Delaney

Nov. 11, 1927 – Jan. 29, 2023 NATCHEZ – Ruth Curry Delaney, 95, of Kennesaw, GA went to Heaven on Jan. 29, 2023, in Kennesaw, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:39 pm

Obituaries

Jack Prentiss Bairnsfather

Jan. 8, 1933 – Jan. 31, 2023 MONTEREY – Jack Prentiss Bairnsfather, 90, of Monterey, passed away on Jan. 31, 2023.  He was born Jan. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:33 pm

Business

Alcorn School of Nursing ranked among the nation’s best online programs

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Alcorn State University’s Cora S. Balmat School of Nursing no. 129 among the 2023 Best Online Nursing Programs. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 8:12 am

News

Miss-Lou Black History Parade to roll on President’s Day

Celebrating Black genius, excellence and joy will be the theme of this year’s Miss-Lou Black History Parade. The parade, organized by BlackNatchez.org, takes place at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 8:01 am

News

New historic markers unveiled to tell whole story of Natchez, honor contributions of African Americans

More than 130 people filled the Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture Wednesday afternoon to honor and celebrate 27 African American sites in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 2, 2023 6:20 am

News

Concordia Parish gets millions from FEMA to improve drainage

Concordia Parish will receive more than $6 million in federal funding for a drainage improvement project. The $6.225 million for Concordia Parish will come from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 8:37 am

Crime Reports

Crime Reports: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Sunday Cameron Nijay Nicholas, 20, 125 Lower Woodville Road, Natchez, hold for other agency. No bond set. Arrests — Saturday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 12:00 am

Courthouse Records

Courthouse Records: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023

Adams County Jan. 20-26 Civil suits: Estate of Carmen Magadalena Gavette. DHS et al. — Darius Terrell. DHS et al. — Antonio C. Turner. DHS ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 12:00 am

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