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Alabama college students host ‘COVID-19’ parties aimed at infecting each other

Several college students in an Alabama city organized “COVID-19” parties as a contest to see who would get the virus first, officials said. Tuscaloosa City ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:13 am

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Mississippi governor on virus: ‘Things are getting worse, not better’

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday the state is pausing its efforts to reopen the economy after a recent surge in new reported coronavirus cases. “Things ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:05 am

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Birthday boat ride ends in tragedy as Mississippi couple drowns

A birthday boat ride turned to tragedy with the deaths of a Mississippi couple on the lake where they own a vacation home. Warren County ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:14 pm

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Banker: Sale of Dunleith falls through

The sale of historic Dunleith plantation was called off Monday, one day before the transaction was scheduled to close. Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Tuesday, July 23, 2019 11:45 am

State/Region News

Police: Girl endured years of sexual abuse, starvation starting when she was just 4 years old

A little girl in Louisiana allegedly endured years of beatings and rapes before she ended up in a mental health facility in Mississippi and was ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:20 am

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Thanks for privilege of serving you

My life has been blessed in countless ways, but certainly in the top 10 was answering a phone call from Joan Gandy a little more ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:01 am

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Life lessons learned from a bluebird

Life lessons sometimes come when we least expect. I’ve been learning one over the last week from, of all things, an eastern bluebird. Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, April 14, 2019 12:01 am

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Vacant parking lot becomes a problem

Drive down John R. Junkin Drive most nights and you cannot miss the unintended consequence of what can happen when a business closes and the ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, April 7, 2019 12:01 am

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Lt. governor just doesn’t care about Southwest Mississippi

Last week my 6-year-old daughter Anna pretty much summed up the way many people in Natchez felt about an arbitrary decision from the Mississippi state ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, March 31, 2019 12:01 am

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Mississippi Catholics offer full confession

Mississippi Catholics finally did something they’ve been asking parishioners to do for centuries — a full confession. Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, March 24, 2019 12:01 am

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Government pay inequity is our fault

How is it that we’ve all managed to let government get so screwed up? Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, March 17, 2019 12:01 am

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Two of a kind, just different sides of aisle

For all the Donald Trump fans in Mississippi only one candidate who qualified to run for governor this year shares a significant trait with their ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, March 10, 2019 12:01 am

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Exciting election ahead for community

On your marks, get set, go! Qualifying for county elections ended on Friday and an amazingly high number of citizens have thrown their hats in ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:18 am

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Consider Profile to be a scrapbook

Remember a time before practically everything was digitized? One of my favorite childhood memories was turning the pages of cheap, crusty photo albums, absorbing our ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, February 24, 2019 1:31 am

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Time goes by so quickly; enjoy it all

Feeling older as the days go by is just part of adulthood. As we top the middle hump of life and begin heading down the ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, February 17, 2019 12:01 am

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We should judge who we are now, not what we did then

Smug self-righteousness may be the death of our society soon. Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, February 10, 2019 12:00 am

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What would groundhog say about Natchez?

Saturday morning’s bizarre Pennsylvania ritual in which a bunch of guys in top hats drag a groundhound out of his burrow to predict the weather ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, February 3, 2019 12:01 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

Natchez bank purchases Historic Dunleith Inn and The Castle

As several dozen onlookers watched, one chapter in the more than 160-year history of antebellum Dunleith was closed, with another chapter yet to be written. ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Friday, February 1, 2019 2:13 pm

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Natchez businessman purchases Bowie’s Tavern at foreclosure sale

Natchez businessman Dan Bland is the new owner of Bowie’s Tavern. Bland’s unexpected $1.37 million bid was enough to satisfy United Mississippi Bank to allow ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:12 pm

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Dunleith, Bowie’s Tavern to be sold in foreclosure this week

One of Natchez’s most significant antebellum mansions will be auctioned on the Adams County Courthouse steps Friday, but don’t expect to pick up the palatial ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:14 am

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