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Jan Griffey

Is it time to remove the Duncan Park train?

My mother, the late Irene Kelly Wall, remarked more than once that she raised her children during the ...

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Duncan Park Golf has great things in store

Last weekend golfers played in The Natchez Open on a picturesque Duncan Park Golf Course. Several golfers mentioned ...

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Orwell knew the inherent power of the big lie

“War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.”—George Orwell ROLLING FORK—The truth can, indeed, set you free, ...

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Juneteenth – A celebration for all of us

I will never forget the first time I heard about Juneteenth. My friend and pastor, the late Bishop ...

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2020 census has a dismal map for Mississippi

When Mississippi reported a population decline in the 2020 census, everybody knew the bad news was coming for ...

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Embracing technology for a new future for state

Growing up in rural Calhoun County, I learned many things. I learned how to work with my hands, ...

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No harm in being prepared

It is easy to get comfortable in a bad routine until something bad happens as a result. An ...

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Please, lock your car doors

Most people can’t stand a thief. We work hard for our possessions and when others take them from ...

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Will eliminating income tax grow Mississippi?

Gov. Tate Reeves, House Speaker Philip Gunn and others who tout eliminating Mississippi’s personal income tax as a ...

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Many issues settled as session end nears

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana legislative session enters its last week with Republican leaders’ main tax ...

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If you value your life, buckle up

Two wrecks in the past week have claimed the lives of four Miss-Lou residents. All four of them ...

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Can state make a hard turn toward growth, prosperity?

Mississippians, especially young college-educated Mississippians, have been voting with their feet against our state’s status quo. The Magnolia ...

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Much progress has been made for a safe city

A year ago, during the campaign for Mayor, we talked about building a smart, safe city. Natchez is ...

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Blessed to have community that honors veterans

What a blessing it is to see a community that so strongly supports those who have fought and ...

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The time to quit smoking is now

By the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition Historically, cigar smoking in the United States has been a behavior of older ...

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Unity is the key to progress in Natchez

What a great meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen we had this week! Unanimously, a bold ...

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How many roads, indeed?

Editor’s Note: This column is dedicated to the life and times of, and the legend that is Henry ...

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Time to repair Morgantown Road is now

Twenty years is a long time to ask people to be patient. After 20 years of talking about ...

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You are invited to participate in procession

By Darrell S. White The history of the City of Natchez is not unlike an onion with its ...

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Unique opportunity at School of Folk Arts

By Paul D. Sullivan Did you know that indigo was grown in Natchez as a cash crop a ...

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