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Mississippi man allegedly tries to meet minor in Vidalia, Louisiana for sex, instead gets arrested

VIDALIA, La. — The Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office Cyber Crime Unit initiated yet another arrest for computer-aided solicitation ...

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Last Week in Natchez: May 9-16, 2022

Not a subscriber? Here is what you missed the week of May 2 to May 9, 2022. Visit ...

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Deputies honored for ‘life-saving efforts’ in juvenile shooting

VIDALIA — Three deputies received the Life-Saving Award for their heroics last week when a juvenile had been ...

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GALLERY: Hundreds attend Mudbug Music Festival on Natchez Bluff

NATCHEZ — People were packed in shoulder to shoulder to get as close to the stage as possible ...

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‘I CAN MAKE SNOW CONES’ Nursing center enjoys barbeque, snow cone outing

NATCHEZ — Glenburney Rehabilitation and Nursing Center residents beat the heat Friday with snow cones and sated their ...

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The Dart: Nursing instructor builds connections with students

NATCHEZ — Alcorn State School of Nursing instructor Lauren Guedon walked down the hall with a smile on ...

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‘Masks optional’ at NASD starting Monday

NATCHEZ — Natchez-Adams School District will lift its current mask requirements beginning Monday, May 16, according to a ...

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Vidalia High School celebrates commencement of 64 graduates

VIDALIA — Rain did not dampen the spirit of Vidalia High School’s graduating Class of 2022 on Friday ...

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Lightning cancels Friday Mudbug Music Festival in Natchez

NATCHEZ — Mudbug Music Festival-goers were able to enjoy a couple of hours of carnival fun and music ...

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In its third commencement, Concordia Parish Academy graduates Class of 2022

NATCHEZ — In its third commencement ceremony, Concordia Parish Academy of Math, Science and Technology graduated 21 members ...

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Ferriday graduates 65 students, honors one lost

FERRIDAY — Confetti rained down from the stands and balloons floated into the clear evening blue sky as ...

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African American friends-turned-family buy antebellum Guest House

NATCHEZ — God works in mysterious ways. That’s certainly the case in the friends-turned-family relationship of Mike and ...

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Gibson responds to critic, says he’s a ‘full-time mayor’

NATCHEZ — Natchez resident Alma Carpenter has accused Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson of violating the city code by ...

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Police arrest Vidalia man for sexual battery of two 13-year-olds

VIDALIA — Vidalia Police Department has arrested a 22-year-old man from Vidalia for a second time Thursday on ...

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Firearm recovered from April church burglary

VIDALIA — Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office investigators have retrieved a weapon they found had been stolen during the ...

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Biden cancels offshore oil lease sales in Gulf Coast, Alaska

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is canceling three oil and gas lease sales scheduled in the Gulf ...

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GALLERY: Images from Holly Williams, Chris Coleman concert at Longwood

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U.S. Colored troops monument project advances with request for proposals

By Roscoe Barnes Special to The Democrat NATCHEZ — The Natchez U.S. Colored Troops Monument Committee is ready ...

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Family mourns loss of Clayton man killed by vehicle

CLAYTON, La. — A man was killed when struck by a vehicle while walking in the early morning ...

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Watch: Ferriday celebrates graduation of 65 students

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