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Opinion

‘Catching the rabbit:’ U.S. Grant and the Vicksburg campaign

With Gettysburg and Antietam, U.S. Grant’s Vicksburg campaign of 1863 is considered by historians as one of the most significant military engagements of the Civil ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, January 9, 2024 11:28 am

Opinion

Historic Natchez Foundation to host annual meeting

The Historic Natchez Foundation invites the Natchez community to attend its annual meeting on Thursday, January 11th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Sunday, January 7, 2024 2:02 pm

Opinion

Celebrating Dr. King’s birthday: A time to “Lift Every Voice”

We are so blessed to live in this time, where divisions of the past are being overcome and we as a community are celebrating “One ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Sunday, January 7, 2024 1:59 pm

Opinion

Renovating the golf clubhouse: We need YOU!

Since we began the Natchez Renewal together almost four years ago, one of our main priorities has been making a significant investment in recreation.  As ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Saturday, December 16, 2023 10:53 pm

Opinion

The Golden Rule – Time for a return to 11 simple words

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” These 11 words of Jesus are words hopefully most of us were raised on. ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Sunday, November 5, 2023 6:00 am

Opinion

One Natchez: My motto going forward

“The bitterness and hate created by the late civil strife has, in my opinion, been obliterated in this state, except perhaps in some localities, and ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Saturday, October 21, 2023 8:39 pm

Opinion

Visit Natchez impresses at 2023 Tourism Summit

Thursday, it was my pleasure to attend the 2023 Visit Natchez Annual Tourism Summit. Visit Natchez, under the direction of our Natchez Convention Promotion Commission ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Monday, October 2, 2023 9:33 am

Opinion

Reeves makes clear that cost is not his reason for opposing Medicaid expansion for working poor

The shroud of mystery has been removed on why Gov. Tate Reeves opposes expanding Medicaid. It is not a matter of cost. The governor simply ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Monday, October 2, 2023 9:32 am

Opinion

A letter to our very special Watson Calhoun

It has been hard to find the words — words to describe our sorrow over the passing of a sweet, brave boy from the Miss-Lou, ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, September 19, 2023 3:40 pm

Opinion

Entire community is invited to Cathedral Fall Festival

We invite the entire community and those from surrounding areas to join us this weekend at Cathedral Catholic School for one of the longest-running festivals ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, September 19, 2023 3:25 pm

News

Celebrating achievements and looking ahead to growth

Words cannot express my gratitude for the overwhelming show of support as I announced my candidacy for reelection as your mayor in the ballroom of ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Monday, September 4, 2023 8:29 pm

Opinion

A time to celebrate: Thursday, Aug. 31

As your mayor, it is hard to believe that we are now one month into this last year of the first term of our administration. ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Saturday, August 26, 2023 1:04 pm

Opinion

Where everyone knows your name

Last Saturday night, I was at Andrew’s Tavern in the 300 block of Main Street. It was a party celebrating the tavern being in business ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Saturday, August 26, 2023 12:59 pm

Opinion

People of Adams County lost election

The residents of Adams County lost an election. You lost out on having someone in office that looks out for you. I do feel I ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, August 25, 2023 12:52 pm

Opinion

Natchez needs a port for smaller boats

Years ago Natchez had a port for small boats. It was a barge boat operated by Steve Stevens that sat alongside the Mississippi riverbank down ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Wednesday, August 16, 2023 9:48 am

Business

Mickey Howley’s Street Talk: Build smarter not farther

As of this writing, the forecast for the next week has high temps all over 100 degrees and lows right at or just below 80 ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Sunday, August 13, 2023 2:37 am

Opinion

Let’s stop the blame game over the jail

This has not been a banner couple of weeks at the sheriff’s office with jailbreaks, high-speed pursuits, flooding and an apparent breakdown of communications. And, ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Sunday, August 13, 2023 2:24 am

Opinion

Pardon our progress: Street project set to begin soon

In a couple of weeks, we will break ground on an exciting and very much-needed street infrastructure project. Starting in 2021, local municipalities began receiving ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Sunday, August 6, 2023 10:30 am

Opinion

Highlights from the mayor’s third State of the City address

Monday evening, it was my pleasure to present my third State of the City address as your mayor, on the third anniversary of our inaugural ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Sunday, July 30, 2023 1:48 pm

Opinion

WILSON: I stand by my decision to vote no on garbage contract, and here’s why

I actually am surprised that Warren Gaines and Ricky Gray would bring the garbage contract back out in the light when it was done in ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Sunday, July 23, 2023 12:00 pm

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