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County engineering questions remain unanswered

Something about the Adams County Board of Supervisors hiring of IMS Engineers to be the county’s engineering firm doesn’t quite pass the smell test. On ... Read more

COVID claims another precious life in county

Our hearts are deeply saddened by the death of Rose Patterson and the 65 plus Adams County residents who lost their lives to COVID-19. On ... Read more

Let Trump’s riot be a lesson to all of us

Hopes for a much calmer 2021 compared to 2020 were quickly dampened by the horrific attack on our nation’s U. S. Capitol Building. Our nation ... Read more

Racial disparities apparent at Capitol riot

The world witnessed the insurrection at our U.S. Capitol last week, and the transparent difference in treatment with the BLM protests compared to the mostly ... Read more

Get vaccinated as soon as possible

COVID-19 vaccinations are finally available in the Miss-Lou. Read more

Fireworks brought New Year in right

Welcome to 2021! Read more

Knee lived a life of love and service to others

Natchez lost a familiar face and promoter of area youth, especially youth sports and athletics, when Kent Knee died Friday after succumbing to the effects ... Read more

The Natchez Democrat welcomes new columnist, Jennie Guido

I am pleased to introduce you to a new weekly columnist in The Natchez Democrat. Jennie Guido is certainly no stranger to anyone in Natchez. ... Read more

Working together, 2021 will be a great year

2020 was quite the year. Most people I know are glad to see it in the rear view mirror. Our hearts go out to those ... Read more

Imagine the pride felt for Harvard student with Natchez ties

Can you imagine the pride felt by Noah Harris’s grandparents — Don and Myrtis Gordon Sr. and Juanita Byrd Harris, all of Natchez? Their grandson ... Read more

Thank you, Ser Boxley, for Forks of the Road

On Monday night, Congress approved funding for land acquisition for Forks of the Road. Read more

Thanks for Christmas cheer!

Ours was a Thanksgiving and Christmas like no other. Read more

Reason for the season

Today we dedicate this space to the story of baby Jesus’ birth with a reading from the Gospel of St. Luke: Read more

Let us appreciate our blessings in this season

The current pandemic has changed the lives of all of us, but we are thankful for our many blessings. We are so blessed with wonderful ... Read more

Let’s work together to help homeless people

Would you like to help with a drive for warm blankets and clothing? Read more

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, ‘If you see it in THE SUN ... Read more

Vaccine cannot get here soon enough for me

We expect by Monday afternoon the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine will have arrived at Merit Health Natchez and hospital employees and other health care providers will ... Read more

Support Wreaths Across America this year

National Wreaths Across America Day will be observed Saturday as it has for the past 14-years in the Miss-Lou. Read more

Still seeking justice in 2018 death of Don Owens

Dec. 17 marked two years my son Don E. Owens was brutally murdered off of West Stiers Lane in a dark alley. He was shot in ... Read more

Natchez is hustling and bustling!

Gotta Love Christmas! And like the old song goes, especially this year, “We need a little Christmas now.” Read more

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