Natchez Democrat Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Missing alert: Officials looking for Mississippi man last seen traveling to cattle show on Oct. 8

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office issued a missing person alert for Richard “Bill” Mazique Jr. Sunday afternoon. He is a resident of Natchez and is ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Monday, October 11, 2021 5:35 am

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Friends mourn Mississippi woman who for decades welcoming guests from around the world into her antebellum home

When Marjorie Feltus Hawkins was cleaning out her mother’s desk on Tuesday morning, she came across an essay written by one of her mother’s former ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, October 8, 2021 9:15 pm

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Mississippi River communities raise money to help son donate kidney to save father’s life

The Mississippi River may divide two states, but it will not keep two communities from helping a native son save his father’s life by donating ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Monday, October 4, 2021 6:13 am

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Supreme Court upholds sentence for Mississippi man convicted for dogfighting. His case changed animal laws in state.

On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Mississippi affirmed a 9-year sentence for an Adams County man who was convicted of three felonious counts of dogfighting. ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:18 pm

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Mississippi man shoots self after dropping his own pistol

Natchez police responded Saturday night to what appears to be an accidental shooting incident on Grant Street. Natchez Police Chief Joseph Daughtry said a man ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 10:19 am

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Armed robber took everything from victim except his boxer shorts, police say

A Mississippi man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on an armed robbery charge after he allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint last week. The victim reportedly ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 9:59 am

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Sheriff said Mississippi man drowned after he fell off pier and into lake

A Mississippi man died Saturday night after he apparently slipped off a pier where he was sitting with his girlfriend at the Natchez State Park ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Sunday, September 19, 2021 5:53 pm

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Mississippi man apparently drowned at state park lake

A Mississippi man died Saturday night of a possible drowning at Natchez State Park. Adams County Coroner James Lee said he pronounced 27-year-old Eric Minor ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Sunday, September 19, 2021 5:29 pm

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Second Christmas movie to be filmed in Mississippi city dubbed ‘Hollywood of the South’

Christmas came early for the Natchez community this week. As Mayor Dan Gibson hosted a special tree-lighting send-off event for the cast, producers and crew ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, September 18, 2021 8:42 am

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Police ID man they say fell to his death while trying to burglarize Mississippi school

The body of a man who investigators say died trying to break in through the ceiling of Cathedral School’s Field House by the football stadium ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, September 18, 2021 8:01 am

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