Natchez Democrat Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Parents’ worst nightmare ends: Mississippi teen missing for two weeks found safe, sheriff reports

Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputies have found a teen girl who was reported missing since Jan. 6. Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten said investigators had ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, January 22, 2022 2:53 pm

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‘It’s gotten personal,’ Mississippi homeowner says crime in his community ‘has crossed that line’ after bullet holes, fragments found in house

Michael Boykin loves Natchez. He moved here about a decade ago and has spent untold dollars on renovating and furnishing a historic home. He is ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, January 22, 2022 9:30 am

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Former Mississippi school bus driver who admitted to sexually abusing 13-year-old gets 10-year ‘death sentence’

A former Mississippi school bus driver was sentenced to 15 years in prison — 10 years to serve and five years probation — in a ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, January 21, 2022 5:54 pm

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Police investigate after man found dead sitting in parked car; he had a blanket over him in frigid temperatures

A 66-year-old man was found dead sitting behind the driver’s seat of his parked car on Old Washington Road on Thursday night. Adams County Coroner ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, January 21, 2022 8:58 am

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Man found dead with small blanket in parked car on Mississippi road in bitter cold night

A 66-year-old man was found dead sitting behind the driver’s seat of his parked car on Old Washington Road on Thursday night. Adams County Coroner ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, January 21, 2022 7:27 am

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Community asked to ‘speak up, speak out’ after Mississippi grandmother was killed in drive-by shooting

WOODVILLE — Officials have called on the public to voice their concerns about violence in the Woodville community after a woman was killed in her ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, January 20, 2022 4:56 am

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Gunman fires 25 shots at Mississippi house, kills grandmother inside. Small town mayor says death ‘should anger everyone.’

Woman was killed in what appears to be a drive-by shooting Monday night in Woodville. Mayor Drew Pierson issued a statement about the shooting on ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 8:00 am

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Mississippi man’s body found hanging from tree by his legs after apparent logging accident

A Mississippi man was found dead in a tree Tuesday, weeks after his family said they had last spoken to him. Police had to call ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:02 pm

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LIFE OF PRAYER: Mississippi antebellum house transformed into Catholic monastery

By G. MARK LaFRANCIS The broad stately oaks and rolling manicured lawns of Edgewood just off Airport Road beckon those who visit to enjoy its ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 5:52 am

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Mississippi high school teen killed in ‘tragic’ highway accident

A teenager died Saturday morning from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident overnight Friday. Jordan Herrington, 15, was a sophomore and member of the football ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Sunday, January 16, 2022 3:18 pm

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