Natchez Democrat Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Official: Man’s self-defense claim may have worked in Mississippi, not in Louisiana. Jury convicts in killing of wife, 12-year old with AR-15 rifle.

A man, whose claims of self-defense led to a hung murder trial in Mississippi, tried to claim self-defense in a separate murder trial in Louisiana ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Sunday, April 18, 2021 6:16 am

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Investors from India visit Mississippi for possible ‘big’ economic development project

A group of international investors from India visited Mississippi to explore the area and meet with U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for what is being described ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:03 am

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Mississippi man reportedly confesses to sexual battery of juvenile

A Mississippi man has reportedly confessed to the sexual battery of a juvenile under the age of 16. On Friday, Adams County Sheriff’s Office Greg Franklin ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Monday, April 12, 2021 1:35 pm

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Morgan Freeman TV series filming in Mississippi soon for History Channel

An upcoming History Channel series to be filmed in Natchez is currently casting for both featured roles and extras. Each episode of the show, called ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, April 9, 2021 10:00 pm

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State park renamed in honor of late senator who helped establish recreation area

Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill renaming Natchez State Park in honor of former State Senator Robert Dearing from Natchez, who died July 30, 2020, ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Sunday, April 4, 2021 6:38 am

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Nationally-recognized ‘Slave Dwelling Project’ spending night in Southwest Mississippi

Joseph McGill, has stayed more than 250 nights in what may at first appear to be some of the most neglected places on earth. For ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, April 2, 2021 6:39 am

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Mississippi man’s heart stopped twice. He hopes his story of survival will help countless others.

After 11 p.m. on a Saturday in April 2019, Kay Biglane Taylor of Natchez said she watched her husband John Taylor’s head fall back after ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, April 2, 2021 6:29 am

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Man gets 40 years in prison for role in murder of Mississippi mom

On Thursday, Sixth District Circuit Court Judge Debra Blackwell sentenced Carianta Allen to 40 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections for his role in ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:09 pm

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Inmate walks off trash crew, hides in woods before being recaptured

Law enforcement agencies from Natchez and Louisiana worked collaboratively to track down an inmate who slipped away while he and other trusty inmates were picking ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 10:04 pm

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Put down the crystal ball. Tree rings hold answers to mystery of many of Mississippi’s houses

Many Mississippi homeowners who invite Mick Worthington to cut pieces out of their houses are desperate. With his handy drill and microscope, Worthington has answered ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 9:37 am

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