Natchez Democrat Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live


Want to be a star? Here is how you can win a featured role in Hallmark Christmas movie to be filmed in Mississippi

Lights, cameras and Christmas lights are the focus of The Christmas in Natchez Committee at a holiday fundraising event on Thursday. The committee will be ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:57 pm


Convenience store files lawsuit against Mississippi city after drug raid, city leaders pursue closing store for ‘public nuisance’

After a drug raid and temporary closure of a Mississippi convenience store located across the street from a school in June, owners have since reopened ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, July 17, 2021 7:20 am


Mississippi bus station overwhelmed after ICE drops off more than 90 immigrants

On Wednesday, personnel at a Mississippi bus station became overwhelmed during the third day of having immigrants, most of whom did not speak English, simply dropped ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, July 17, 2021 6:31 am


4-year-old Louisiana boy lost in swamp, sheriff’s investigators say boy believed dead

A 4-year-old Louisiana boy is presumed dead after he disappeared Thursday in a swamp at a national park in Louisiana. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, July 16, 2021 10:36 pm


Audio about conspiracy to commit murder leads to arrest of Mississippi man in 2018 killing, another suspect identified.

The Natchez Police Department has one suspect in custody and has identified another suspect in the 2018 murder of Don Owens, 29. Owens was killed ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, July 10, 2021 7:02 am


Burglary suspect caught with four wheelers ready to roll out of Mississippi showroom floor

Mississippi deputies something suspicious when the lights of several four wheelers were on inside a local showroom of all terrain vehicles. According to a news ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, July 8, 2021 7:16 am


Police seize 350 Ecstasy pills, arrest two Mississippi women, Louisiana man in case

Police arrested three individuals with more than 350 Ecstasy pills in Vidalia, Lousiana, a community across the Mississippi River from Natchez. On the department’s social ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 8:03 am


Mississippi resident collapses, dies while addressing city leaders about blighted properties during meeting

A concerned citizen suddenly collapsed and died while making a presentation to city leaders in a meeting in the Natchez City Council Chambers. The special ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, June 24, 2021 5:35 am


Mississippi community mourns, remembers longtime pediatric dentist who died in tragic tractor accident

Friends and colleagues of Craig Bradford, DDS, a long-time Natchez dentist who died in a tractor accident Saturday, said they could not believe Natchez lost ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 6:58 am


Mississippi city added to Marquis de Lafayette trail

A city in Mississippi is now part of a trail commemorating what was then a nationwide tour by a French general who had participated in ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Sunday, June 20, 2021 6:30 am

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