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Opinion

Initiatives seek to bypass Mississippi lawmakers

Mississippi voters circumvented the Legislature in 2020 by approving a medical marijuana ballot initiative. People are now looking to bypass the House and Senate by ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:50 pm

Crime Reports

Crime Report: April 23, 2021

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Monday Destiny Laine Hughes, 21, 28 Miracle Road, Roxie, on charges of two counts of contempt of court: failure to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:43 pm

Obituaries

James Kennedy Sr.

April 3, 1942 – April 18, 2021 James Kennedy Sr. was born April 3, 1942, to Thornton and Matilda Kennedy in Vidalia, Louisiana. He was ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 22, 2021 1:03 pm

Obituaries

Guy Richard Serio Jr.

FERRIDAY — Funeral services for Guy Richard Serio Jr., 79, will be Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Young’s Funeral Home in Ferriday, at 9:30 am. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 22, 2021 1:01 pm

Obituaries

Kimberly Jones

Sept. 27, 1966 – April, 19, 2021 NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Kimberly Jones, 54, of Natchez, will be Friday, April 23, 2021, at Young’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:59 pm

Obituaries

AuKeter Lanine Brown

GLOSTER — Graveside funeral services for AuKeter Lanine Brown will be noon Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery in Gloster under the direction of Webb Winfield Funeral Home. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:51 pm

News

City Hall painted purple with lights in support of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

NATCHEZ — Those around Natchez City Hall after dark might have noticed that the building has been painted with purple lights this week. The color ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:02 pm

Obituaries

Paul W. Williams Sr.

March 9, 1961 – April 14, 2021 Graveside services for Paul W. Williams Sr., 60, of Natchez, who died April 14, 2021, will be at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:03 pm

Obituaries

Velma Lee Jones Robinson

Jan. 22, 1959 – April 14, 2021 Graveside services for Velma Lee Jones Robinson, 62, of Natchez, who died April 14, 2021, will be at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:59 pm

Obituaries

Cheryl Denise Miller Gant

NATCHEZ — Funeral arrangements for Cheryl Denise Miller Gant, 63, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in Natchez, are incomplete at West Gate ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:55 pm

Obituaries

Eddie Dean Butler

April 1, 1955 – April 16, 2021 Eddie Dean Butler was born April 1, 1955 in Adams County, the son of the Rev. Andrew and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:47 pm

Obituaries

Jeffrey Bennett Price

Aug. 2, 1963 – April 13, 2021 NATCHEZ — A Memorial for Jeffrey Bennett Price, 57, of Natchez, who departed his earthly life on April ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:42 pm

Obituaries

Lucius Shelton Earls

Funeral services for Lucius Shelton Earls, age 79, of Roxie, will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 22, 2021, from the sanctuary of Rosefield ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:41 pm

Obituaries

John Charles Robson

March 24, 1945 – May 24, 2020 FLOWOOD — Services for John Charles Robson of Flowood, who died peacefully at home on May 24, 2020, will be 11 a.m. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:25 pm

Obituaries

Malcolm Jerrel Ashley

Jan. 18, 1943 – April 18, 2021 Malcolm Jerrel Ashley passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at the age of 78. Malcolm was born ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:24 pm

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Monday Juwan Demonya Ross, 19, 34 Harland Drive, Mount Olive, on charges of controlled substance: possession of marijuana more than ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:31 pm

Courthouse Records

Court case conclusions: Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Adams County Justice Court Cases — End Results Week of April 9-15: Sarah Hope Thorpe charged with accessory after the fact. Case bound over to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:29 pm

Courthouse Records

Courthouse records: Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Adams County April 9-15 Civil suits: Conservatorship of Mary Abbott Curtis. DHS — Clarence Jones. Estate of Donna Newman Carr. DHS — TreMichael Herbert. DHS ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:27 pm

Opinion

Many lessons we should take from COVID

From the start of the Covid epidemic, I felt like “excess deaths” was the key statistic to follow. This was especially true since the U.S. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:24 pm

News

President Felecia M. Nave launches Inaugural President Lecture Series at Natchez campus

NATCHEZ — Alcorn State University celebrated the historical inauguration of its first female president Felecia M. Nave by launching a lecture series at their Natchez ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:17 pm

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