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UPDATE: Horse dies days after Adams County man arrested on animal cruelty charge

NATCHEZ — A horse that Adams County Sheriff’s Office detectives found lying in a ditch on Lee Road ...

Letters to the Editor

Reader first-person remembrances of Sept. 11, 2001

By Mr. Benny “Jacky” Campbell, resident of Natchez Thanks for printing comments about this event in our country’s ...

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Never Forget: Journalists share their recollection of Sept. 11, 2001

NATCHEZ — Ben Hillyer said on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, it had been a year since ...

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Natchez to have weather siren test, COVID shots at Safe room

NATCHEZ — There will be an outdoor weather siren testing Saturday at noon. COVID-19 vaccinations will be given ...

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Adams County man charged with felony animal abuse for beating horse

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on a felony animal abuse charge for allegedly beating ...

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‘We had children trying to play with guns,’ police chief says: 3 juveniles, young adult arrested in shooting incident

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Police Department has arrested two teens and a young adult man and has issued ...

Business

‘A rum worth fighting for’: Newly opened 1827 Spirits draws inspiration from Jim Bowie’s sandbar fight

VIDALIA, La. — The first legal distillery in Concordia Parish in over 100 years is open for business ...

Business

Natchez getting back to work: Job fair hosts more than 45 employers

NATCHEZ — More than 45 employers from the Miss-Lou region were at the Natchez Convention Center Thursday morning ...

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Natchez-Adams School District named 2021 Best Community for Music Education

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Adams School District has been named a 2021 Best Community for Music Education in ...

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Workers prepare set for Natchez Christmas film

NATCHEZ — On Thursday, a comfortable 80-degree September morning in Downtown Natchez, workers from Natchez Public Works and ...

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 Gov. Edwards delays fall elections in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. Edwards signed an executive order formally delaying the upcoming fall elections in Louisiana, ...

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Vidalia native, prominent Civil Rights lawyer dies

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press A Vidalia native and civil rights attorney who fought to desegregate Southern ...

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All day celebration honors ‘Queen of Blues’ Lil Green Friday in Port Gibson

By Donna Hayden Special to the Democrat PORT GIBSON — If you are a real blues lover, plan ...

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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting Wednesday in Ferriday

FERRIDAY, La. — Ferriday police have arrested a teen who allegedly shot and killed a man Wednesday afternoon ...

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Law enforcement officers investigating Wednesday afternoon death in Ferriday

Law enforcement officers are investigating a death at the corner of Georgia Avenue and S. 3rd Street in ...

Business

Looking for work? Dozens of employers will be on hand for Thursday job fair

NATCHEZ — Those seeking job opportunities in the Miss-Lou have an opportunity to meet with local employers at ...

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‘Kingfish’ to headline Saturday night of Natchez Balloon Festival

One of the most influential new voices in blues music will headline the 2021 Natchez Balloon Festival. Festival ...

Business

Fuel refinery project to break ground in 2023, looks to invest $1.5 billion in Natchez

NATCHEZ — Velocys could break ground on a $1.5 billion bio-refinery plant at the Belwood Industrial Park as ...

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Natchez man gets 35 years in federal prison for multiple drug trafficking crimes

A Natchez man was sentenced to 35 years in federal prison stemming from a 2018 search warrant that ...

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Inmate, 25, dies at Wilkinson County prison

WOODVILLE — A 25-year-old inmate serving time at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility has died. Mississippi Department of ...

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