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Goal of presentation is historic truth

By Kathleen Bond Why should we invest our time in learning about the past? Is it to understand ...

Editorials

We support the Natchez entertainment industry

While it’s easy to complain when retailers skip Halloween and Thanksgiving and put out their Christmas decorations too ...

Editorials

Hyrdro plant’s role, future critical for Vidalia

When Sidney Murray had a vision for a hydroelectric plant in Concordia Parish, Louisiana, nearly 40 years ago, ...

Hurricane Ida

Takin’ A Bite Outta Ida Campaign a success

By Carrie Lambert Thank you to everyone that donated to this Hurricane Ida Relief campaign. Your generosity was ...

Opinion

Join in fun at 2021 Cathedral Fall Festival

By Becky Jex We would like to invite the entire community to join us this weekend at Cathedral ...

Opinion

Natchez Little Theatre presents ‘Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got the Will’

By Judy D. Wiggins Natchez Little Theater is once more presenting an evening of entertainment for our community. ...

Opinion

Join St. Mary in Hurricane Ida relief effort, ‘Takin’ A Bite Outta Ida’ campaign

By Carrie Golden Lambert St. Mary Basilica, Cathedral School and the Knights of Columbus are organizing a Hurricane ...

Letters to the Editor

Reader first-person remembrances of Sept. 11, 2001

By Mr. Benny “Jacky” Campbell, resident of Natchez Thanks for printing comments about this event in our country’s ...

Editorials

Americans will unite in wake of this tragedy

Editor’s note: this is a reprint of the original editorial published Sept. 12, 2001, in The Democrat. Shock. ...

Editorials

Plenty of ways to help with relief efforts

Miss-Lou residents who want to help provide relief for Hurricane Ida victims in south Louisiana have several options. ...

Editorials

Get ready to work Natchez

How wonderful it is to see a new business locating here — any new business. But a new ...

Opinion

It’s Labor Day — and Natchez has jobs!

When I ran for Mayor a year ago, I promised jobs. And we have been working hard over ...

Opinion

First Common Core, now critical race theory threatens public schools in Mississippi

By Bobby Harrison First, it was Common Core. Now, critical race theory is the ‘biggest threat’ to Mississippi ...

Editorials

Much to look forward to this fall in Natchez

Spring is the best time of year — until fall, that is. Nothing quite beats the rush you ...

Editorials

We want you to share your memory of 9/11

It is hard to believe one of the darkest days in American history unfolded on television screens across ...

Opinion

Gunn’s plan means low pay, underfunded schools

If you care about teacher salaries, public school funding, pre-k, public health, child abuse prevention, safe roads and ...

Editorials

Good to see Mississippi in a position to help

Luke 12:48 says, “To him much is given, much will be required.” The meaning of this scripture was ...

Jan Griffey

Aug. 27 a shameful anniversary for Natchez

Friday was the anniversary of one of the saddest and most shameful days in our city’s history. Jerry ...

Editorials

Take time right now to get ready for Ida

We hope you are taking time today to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Ida. All indications are ...

Opinion

Could be satirical were it not so pathetic

“You’ve got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These are people of the land, the common ...

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