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Sports

Veteran quarterback Andy Dalton shines at Saint’s practice

With Jameis Winston sidelined due to a sprained right foot, quarterback Andy Dalton took the starting snaps during training camp Wednesday and looked sharp doing so as the Saints ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 3:22 pm

News

Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office receives statewide Leaders in Law Enforcement award

LAFAYETTE, La. — Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office was one of three Louisiana agencies awarded Tuesday at the statewide Community Foundation of Acadiana third annual Leaders ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 1:42 pm

News

National Park Service acquires new property at historic Forks of the Road ‘slave market’ site

NATCHEZ — The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the acquisition of a third parcel to ensure the long-term preservation of land associated with Forks ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 1:23 pm

News

Natchez mayor: Council members who leak info from executive sessions ‘will be prosecuted’

Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson is threatening legal action against any member of the city council who shares information discussed during an executive session. Gibson’s warnings ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:09 pm

Crime Reports

Crime Reports: Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Sunday Darrell Anthony Hartley, 30, Homeless, Natchez, on charge of disorderly conduct – failure to comply with requests of officer. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 9:08 am

Courthouse Records

Courthouse Records: Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022

Adams County July 29-Aug. 4 Civil suits: Estate of Billie Adkins Laird. DHS — Brandon W. Evans. DHS — Martez D. Culbert Sr. DHS — ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 4:00 am

Obituaries

Terestia Cashe Myers

Aug. 14, 1982 – Aug. 7, 2022 Funeral services for Terestia Cashe Myers, age 39, of Woodville who passed away at her residence will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 5:08 pm

Obituaries

Arthur Lee Hunt

Funeral services for Arthur Lee Hunt, age 67, of Natchez who died Thursday, August 4, 2022 in Jackson, MS are incomplete at Webb Winfield Funeral ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 5:06 pm

Obituaries

William Louis Jones

Feb. 22, 1951 – Aug. 8, 2022 Services for William Louis Jones, 71, of Natchez who died Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Natchez will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 5:04 pm

Alcorn sports

Lady Braves see improvement on the training pitch

LORMAN. – There’s only been three training sessions thus far, but Alcorn State Women’s Soccer Head Coach Kevin Larry can see major differences from the previous season already ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 7:28 am

Alcorn sports

Alcorn State opens fall camp

LORMAN. – Under the direction of Head Coach Fred McNair, Alcorn State Football opened its 2022 #BravesCamp on Friday, August 5, at the Alcorn Practice Fields. McNair, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 4:30 pm

Obituaries

William Louis Jones

Feb. 22, 1951 – Aug. 8, 2022 Services for William Louis Jones, 71, of Natchez who died Monday, August 8, 2022, in Natchez will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 4:09 pm

Obituaries

Sylvia Sewell

Aug. 25, 1947 – July 28, 2022 Funeral arrangements are pending for Sylvia “Paulette” Sewell, 74, who entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 28, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 2:17 pm

Obituaries

Carolyn Tyler Wesberry

March 29, 1946 – Aug. 6, 2022 CROSBY – Carolyn Tyler Wesberry, 76, of Woodville, MS, passed away on Aug. 6, 2022, in Hattiesburg, MS. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 2:11 pm

Obituaries

Leatrice Shaw

NATCHEZ – Funeral arrangements for Leatrice Shaw, 82, of Natchez, MS, who died Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Natchez, are incomplete at West Gate Funeral ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 2:07 pm

Obituaries

Lushia Mae Evans

Feb. 26, 1943 – Aug. 7, 2022 FERRIDAY – Funeral services for Mrs. Lushia Mae Evans, 79, of Ferriday, LA will be held Wednesday, Aug. 10, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 2:05 pm

Obituaries

Robert Barnes

FAYETTE – Services for Robert Barnes, 82, of Fayette, MS who died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at Jefferson County Hospital in Fayette will be at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 1:50 pm

Obituaries

Neta Faye Pennington Champlin

Aug. 28, 1938 – Aug. 1, 2022 NATCHEZ – Neta Faye Pennington Champlin, 83, born Aug. 28, 1938, of Natchez, MS passed away Monday, Aug. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 1:26 pm

Obituaries

Annemarie Weatherly

Sept. 23, 1941 – Aug. 5, 2022 Services for Annemarie Weatherly, 80, of Natchez who died Friday, August 5, 2022, in Ferriday will be 12 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 1:18 pm

News

School teacher arrested for indecent behavior with juveniles

VIDALIA, La. — Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office’s Cyber Crime Unit aided in the investigation of a man from Colfax, Louisiana, who allegedly contacted a 15-year-old ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 12:17 pm

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