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Obituaries

Walter Reed

Funeral services for Walter Reed, 70, of Natchez, MS who died Sunday, July 31, 2022, at Merit Health Natchez will be held on Saturday, Aug. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 12, 2022 4:00 am

Crime Reports

Crime Reports: Friday, Aug. 12, 2022

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Monday Akira Keyannie Rishon Davis, 22, 914 North Union Street, Natchez, on charge of disorderly conduct – disturbance in public ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 12, 2022 4:00 am

Alcorn sports

Braves finish second in SWAC All-Academic Achievement

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alcorn State University finished second in the 2021-22 All-Academic Achievement Award standings, with the distinction announced by the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 11, 2022 11:28 am

Obituaries

Leatrice Clayton Shaw

June 21, 1940 – Aug. 8, 2022 NATCHEZ – Services for Leatrice Clayton Shaw, 82, of Natchez, who died Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Natchez ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 11, 2022 7:58 am

Obituaries

Lillie Mae Elery Davis

June 1, 1944 – July 30, 2022 NATCHEZ – Funeral services for Lillie Mae Elery Davis, of Natchez, who died Saturday, July 30, 2022, in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 11, 2022 7:57 am

Obituaries

James McNeil

April 28, 1935 – Aug. 9, 2022 NATCHEZ – Funeral Services for James McNeil, 87, of Natchez, MS, who died Aug. 9, 2022, will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 11, 2022 7:56 am

Obituaries

Peggy Lynn Lund

Nov. 6, 1949 – Aug. 3, 2022 FAYETTE – Graveside services for Peggy Lynn Lund, of Weatherford, TX who died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 11, 2022 7:54 am

News

Natchez man arrested after video of children engaging in sex acts found on cellphone

A Mississippi man was arrested after data recovered from a cellphone revealed multiple videos of children engaging in sexual activity. Jakson Gordon, 35, of Natchez ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 11, 2022 6:23 am

News

NWS warns of Flash Flooding risk

ACKSON — The National Weather Service Office in Jackson has issued a warning about the risk of Flash Flooding in central and southwest Mississippi today. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 4:22 pm

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

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