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November 26, 2020

Culture

Chadwick Boseman filmed in Mississippi and stole this town’s heart

While many people remember actor Chadwick Boseman as the star of “Black Panther,” the actor’s death last week resonated with many Natchez, Mississippi, residents who ... Read more

3 months ago by Magnolia State Live.

Deep Down: New book highlights uniqueness of Natchez, Mississippi

Author Richard Grant spent little time in Natchez before he knew he was going to write a book about the town and its people. “About ... Read more

3 months ago by Natchez Democrat Staff.

Mississippi native, Southern author Julia Reed dies of cancer

Julia Reed, a Mississippi native and Southern author, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 59. Reed, a native of Greenville, Mississippi, died ... Read more

3 months ago by Magnolia State Live.

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies after cancer battle; he filmed James Brown biopic in Mississippi

Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, ... Read more

3 months ago by Kevin Cooper.

Could Mississippi site hold keys to understanding what killed off dinosaurs?

In a trench behind an apartment complex off Highway 182 in west Starkville, a team of paleontologists were gathering handfuls of 66 million-year-old fossils. From ... Read more

3 months ago by The Associated Press.

Decorated Mississippi World War II pilot remembered as ‘true Southern gentleman’

Charles Leonard Katzenmeyer Jr. was a decorated World War II veteran who fought from the cockpit of a fighter-bomber and return home to resume his ... Read more

3 months ago by Vicksburg Post Staff.

Mississippi native Britney Spears asked court to limit dad’s power, but court said no

Britney Spears on Tuesday asked a court to keep her father from reasserting the broad control over her life and career that he has had ... Read more

3 months ago by The Associated Press.

The Conversation: Turns out kids are bigger coronavirus spreaders than first realized, here’s how schools can lower risk

The first U.S. schools have reopened with in-person classes, and they are already setting off alarm bells about how quickly the coronavirus can spread. Georgia’s ... Read more

3 months ago by The Associated Press.

Mosquito-flag creator says design was just joke

A Mississippi man who submitted a proposal to place a giant mosquito on the new state flag, a design that went viral on social media, ... Read more

3 months ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi flag designs whittled down, Elvis has left the contest along with Kermit

The new Mississippi state flag will not include beer cans, crawfish, a caramel cake, Elvis or Kermit the Frog. Mississippi recently retired the last state banner with ... Read more

4 months ago by The Associated Press.

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