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New office for Miss-Lou Eyecare, Milliken Family Dentistry slated to open in Vidalia this fall

VIDALIA, La. — Miss-Lou Eye Care and Milliken Family Dentistry will soon move their practices from Natchez and Ferriday to a new 7300-square-foot facility in ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 9:07 am

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‘Big shoes to fill,’ Police jury appoints Yearby’s wife to fill seat

VIDALIA, La. — The first act of the Concordia Parish Police Jury during its Monday meeting was to present a resolution to the family of ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 10:55 am

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WORKERS ON STRIKE: Employees at a Natchez frozen food factory protest unfair wages, workplace discrimination

NATCHEZ — Six assembly line workers at Dutch Ann Foods Inc., a small frozen food factory located at 716 Liberty Road in Natchez, sat outside ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, August 8, 2022 5:34 pm

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UPDATE: NASD enrollment escalates, still 245 students shy of last year

NATCHEZ — Enrollment for Natchez Adams School District has escalated closer to the district’s expected enrollment of approximately 2,800 students. As of Thursday, 2,590 students ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, August 6, 2022 5:00 am

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Chief: Officer-involved shooting details not released pending MBI probe

NATCHEZ — Authorities have declined to release details about a July 18 incident in which a woman with a knife was shot when police officers ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, August 5, 2022 1:04 pm

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One arrested for escaping from correctional facility, 2 more wanted for escape

  FERRIDAY, La. — Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested one of three inmates who managed to escape the Concordia Parish Corrections Facility in Ferriday, Louisiana, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, August 5, 2022 12:45 pm

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America’s Got Talent stars, Drive-by Truckers and more to appear at Natchez Balloon Festival 2022

NATCHEZ — It’s a happy coincidence that one of the bands scheduled to appear in the music lineup for the 2022 Natchez Balloon Festival recently ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, August 5, 2022 10:00 am

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Bat infestation delays start of school at Vidalia Lower Elementary

VIDALIA, La. — Concordia Parish public schools are to start the 2022-23 school year today, but Vidalia Lower Elementary School is temporarily closed due to ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, August 4, 2022 11:41 am

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UPDATE: Corrections employee charged with malfeasance connected to 3 inmates escaping from jail

FERRIDAY, La. — A former Concordia Parish Corrections Facility I employee was arrested Monday and is charged with malfeasance in office after authorities say he ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, August 4, 2022 7:05 am

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‘A VOICE FOR THE PEOPLE;’ Police Jury member Yearby remembered for being outspoken

VIDALIA, La. — When Willie Douglas “Bill” Yearby ran for Concordia Parish Police Juror in District 2 in 2020, his campaign slogan was, “A voice ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 4:03 pm

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School back in session, but where are all the students? NASD enrollment numbers down by 700

NATCHEZ — Natchez Adams School District started the 2022-23 school year last week in full swing with few hiccups. The only problem is several teachers ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 2:53 pm

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Police Jury member Yearby, ‘A strong voice on the board,’ dies at 72

For the latest on this story, click here. VIDALIA, La. — Willie Douglas “Bill” Yearby, 72, who was an active member of the Concordia Parish ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 1:33 pm

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Concordia Chamber seeks nominations for annual awards

VIDALIA, La. — The Concordia Parish Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Awards Celebration. All nominations are due Aug. 15. Award ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 10:13 am

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State official says suspect identified in bomb threats last week

NATCHEZ — A suspect has been identified in the case of at least 12 bomb threats made Thursday at several Mississippi colleges and universities, a ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 2:54 pm

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Law enforcement seeking 3 who escaped from Concordia Parish Corrections Facility

FERRIDAY, La. — At approximately 1:30 am Monday, three pre-trial inmates walked away from Concordia Parish Corrections Facility on Highway 15 in Ferriday, Louisiana. “A ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 11:23 am

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Nearly $10K reward offered for information on May 2020 double homicide; one indictment served

NATCHEZ — One indictment has been served in a May 2020 double homicide case that law enforcement believes multiple people were involved in. They are ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 10:51 am

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Supervisors to discuss road and recreation bonds during Wednesday meeting

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors is planning to map out their planned uses for two multi-million-dollar road and recreation bonds during a ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 9:20 am

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Ballot finalized: Concordia Parish elections

VIDALIA, La. — Louisiana voters will soon be heading to the polls for congressional primary and local elections. Election day is Nov. 8. Here is ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, August 1, 2022 9:00 am

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National Night Out law enforcement motorcade is Tuesday

NATCHEZ — There will be law enforcement vehicles from multiple agencies traveling across the bridge and through neighborhoods of the Miss Lou on the afternoon ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, August 1, 2022 5:00 am

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Sanders on withdrawing from race: ‘It’s time to go’

NATCHEZ — Judge Lillie Sanders, who has served the Sixth Circuit Court District that includes Adams, Amite, Franklin and Wilkinson counties since 1989, has withdrawn ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, July 30, 2022 5:59 pm

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