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Trooper slaying suspect’s mother: ‘If he did it, he needs to be in jail’

NATCHEZ — One of the men charged with murder in the Friday killing of a Mississippi state trooper was convicted for grand larceny in Adams ... Read more

18 hours ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Human remains found in north Adams County in July identified

Closure came for one Mississippi family Monday after Adams County Coroner James Lee announced he had been able to positively identify the human remains that ... Read more

19 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi has fourth highest COVID-19 infection rate in nation

NATCHEZ — Mississippi has the fourth highest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in the nation as of Aug. 8 with 2,375 cases per 100,000 people. Read more

20 hours ago by Scott Hawkins.

Sunday update: Six new COVID-19 cases reported in Adams County

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 527 new COVID-19 cases and 22 new deaths on Sunday. Six new cases were reported in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

The Dart: Softball player perfects her pitching

Marlie Hargon said she began playing T-ball when she was 5 and has enjoyed playing softball ever since. Read more

2 days ago by Patrick Murphy.

Three suspects identified, arrested in Friday shooting of off-duty state trooper

NATCHEZ — Multiple suspects have been taken into custody regarding the shooting death of a Mississippi state trooper on Friday. Lt. Troy Morris, age 58 ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Free virus testing continues as new cases are reported in Concordia Parish

VIDALIA — Since Wednesday, four new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Concordia Parish, said OEP director Timothy Vanier. With the four new cases ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

State health department reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths on Saturday

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,210 new COVID-19 cases and 26 new deaths on Saturday. MSDH reports 174 long-term care facilities ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

$108,000 reward offered for information in fatal shooting of off-duty state trooper

JEFFERSON COUNTY — A $108,000 reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of any person related to the Friday ... Read more

4 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Jury trials to return to area, will be conducted at Natchez City Auditorium

Adams County Circuit Court jury trials will soon be back in session for the first time since March. Read more

4 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Diversity in tourism discussed by local stakeholders

On Wednesday, a group of stakeholders in Natchez tourism gathered at the Natchez Convention Center to discuss ways to diversify the city’s appeal to tourists. Read more

4 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Vidalia mayor breaks tie to allow billboard to stay on Carter Street

One Vidalia billboard seems to be garnering as much attention in City Hall as it does on Carter Street. Read more

4 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Friday update: State reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,036 new COVID-19 cases and 23 new deaths on Friday. Statewide, confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations are down ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Drive-thru face mask distribution Saturday at Adams County Safe Room

NATCHEZ — Free face masks will be distributed to residents of Adams County on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Adams County Safe Room, officials said. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local doctors discuss use of hydroxychloroquine, other therapies for COVID-19

Americans who frequent social media or who watch pundit news shows have no doubt heard the battle over the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine. Read more

5 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Officials: Now is time to register to vote

Although absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 presidential election will not be ready until the middle of September, local election officials said now is the ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Faith column: We cannot save ourselves

“But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared, He saved us – not by works of righteousness that we ... Read more

5 days ago by Top of the morning.

Your Take: A gift for a coach

Your Take: Sandra Wimberly Washington submitted this picture of her bouquet of flowers to Bonita Hamilton, Natchez High softball coach. Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Fayette man dies with COVID-19

NATCHEZ — A Fayette man with COVID-19 died Thursday at Merit Health Natchez hospital, Adams County Coroner James Lee said. Lee said the man was ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

More than half choose virtual learning for Concordia Parish schools

The Concordia Parish School District has moved the start of the school year to Aug. 24. Read more

5 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

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