Natchez Democrat Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Community saying prayers, raising funds for Mississippi 3-month-old awaiting heart transplant

A community of family and friends is raising money and saying prayers for a Mississippi couple and their 3-month-old baby. Morgan Logan, the 3-month-old daughter ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Monday, June 27, 2022 9:05 am

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‘That Yellowstone River is no joke.’ Mississippi family witnesses record flooding that closed Yellowstone National Park.

The first day that the Huff family spent in Yellowstone National Park it was raining lightly. Their arrival was just short of a week before ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Sunday, June 26, 2022 6:02 am

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Four years after victims died in a hail of bullets, Mississippi men sentenced to life in prison for double murder

Two Natchez men were sentenced Friday to life plus 10 years in prison for the November 2018 murders of 23-year-old Tavonte White and 21-year-old Alicia ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Sunday, June 26, 2022 5:52 am

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Adopted deer returns home after 7-months away, and brings a surprise with her

Annette and Allen Mardis thought maybe they had seen the last of their precious Gigi. Their pet deer, which they raised since around July 4, ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:53 pm

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Mississippi deputies looking for missing 20-year-old woman

Mississippi officials are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 20-year-old woman. Adams County Sheriff’s Office has issued a missing person alert for ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, June 24, 2022 8:26 am

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Two more sentenced for roles in murder of Mississippi highway patrol trooper

Two additional people have been sentenced for their role in the 2020 death of an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrolman. Treyon Washington and CDarrius Norman both ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, June 23, 2022 12:13 pm

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‘She touched a lot of hearts,’ Former Mississippi university police chief dies in pedestrian-car accident

Bernadette Wilson, 64, who was formerly the chief of police at Alcorn State University in Lorman, was struck by a car while walking and killed ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 2:47 pm

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Fact vs. Fiction: Depictions of what happened to freed people at Devil’s Punchbowl are ‘concocted Confederate propaganda,’ Mississippi man say

A flyer on the website of the Elmer “Geronimo” Pratt Gun Club of Central Texas advertises an event in Natchez on June 19 as the ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, June 17, 2022 11:51 am

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Woman’s death ruled a homicide after body found behind Mississippi apartment building

The death of 63-year-old Doretha Fitzgerald has been ruled a homicide after an autopsy report returned today, Adams County Coroner James Lee said. The body ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 5:05 am

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‘Street justice is not legal’ justice — Three Mississippi men receive life plus 20 years for beating death

A Wilkinson County jury recently found three men guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Carl Newton in the ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, June 10, 2022 5:14 am

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