Natchez Democrat Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Finally coming home: Remains of Mississippi seaman killed at Pearl Harbor identified more than 80 years later, to be buried in Gloster this July

WASHINGTON—The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Seaman 1st Class John R. Melton, 23, of Liberty, Mississippi, killed during World War II, ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, May 12, 2022 10:40 am

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Mississippi manhunt under way for double shooting suspect

Law enforcement officers from a number of agencies are in Wilkinson County right now on a manhunt for someone suspected of shooting at least two ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 6:46 pm

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With Donald Trump Jr. as fan — duck hunters builds successful ammo business from Mississippi backyard.

Three friends with a passion for hunting gathered around a small table after a duck hunt in 2017 in an old 1920s style house surrounded ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, April 30, 2022 6:38 am

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Police: Mississippi teens catch ride with man they didn’t realize was on way to burglarizing apartment

Police have arrested a Natchez man who reportedly burglarized an apartment and brought two juveniles along for the ride. Natchez Police responded to the burglary ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:49 am

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Mississippi police chief: Heartbreaking to see children cry after neighbor reportedly shoots, kills their dog

A Natchez man accused of shooting his neighbor’s dog has been arrested. Police reportedly responded to a call about a dog being shot on Saturday ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:37 am

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South Carolina man admits to killing woman in Alabama 20 years ago, stuffing her remains in suitcase

A South Carolina man has been charged with murder and abuse of a corpse after he called Alabama police to confess that he killed a ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, April 21, 2022 5:53 am

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Five suspects arrested, one still at large after more than 20 rounds fired at houses, cars in Mississippi neighborhood

Five people have been arrested and another person is being sought in response to drive-by shootings in a southwest Mississippi neighborhood. The Adams County Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, April 20, 2022 4:13 pm

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‘One smart cookie’: Stray, pregnant dog has eluded capture in Mississippi town, but has won the hearts of many on social media

A wily and very pregnant stray dog has captured the hearts of Mississippi animal lovers on social media as she eludes capture herself by local ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, April 20, 2022 6:18 am

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Murder suspect who got pregnant in jail, released admits to manslaughter in boyfriend’s killing

A Mississippi murder suspect who got pregnant in jail, then was released and then rearrested threw herself on the mercy of the court Monday and ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Monday, April 18, 2022 9:35 pm

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Man shoots own brother during tussle with handgun, Mississippi sheriff says

A Mississippi man was shot Saturday on Easter eve after he allegedly pulled a 9-mm handgun on his brother and the weapon accidentally fired as ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, April 16, 2022 9:28 pm

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