Immigration agency sets new contract with Mississippi prison
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A privately run prison in Mississippi says it has a new five-year contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Adams County chief deputy dies following wasp sting
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — The chief deputy of the Adams County sheriff's office has died after being stung by a wasp.
Adams County Coroner James Lee tells The Natchez Democrat that 66-year-old...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services has fired two case workers and a supervisor after an investigation into the death of a 4-year-old child in...
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Officials in Mississippi say a driver injured by a brick thrown through his windshield may have been the victim of a road rage incident.
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A judge is setting bail for three men charged in the shooting death of a Mississippi woman who officials say walked in on a burglary.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — The scheduled sale of an antebellum Mississippi mansion and inn has fallen through.
United Mississippi Bank CEO Adrian Sandel tells The Natchez Democrat that Louisiana...
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — The fourth and final suspect wanted in a Mississippi slaying and burglary has surrendered to authorities.
News outlets report Justin Anderson surrendered to the Adams...
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who had dogs that starved has been sentenced to six months in jail after being convicted of animal cruelty.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is seeing benefits from reviving an economic incentive program for movie making.
"Breaking News in Yuba County" started filming in Natchez in early June....
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Some detainees are already protesting as a second Mississippi prison holds undocumented immigrants for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff says he has asked a volunteer to resign from a search-and-rescue team because the man trash-talked him on social media.
WOODVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police chief says a man shot multiple times by a Mississippi officer is improving.
Woodville Police Chief Jessie Stewart tells The Natchez Democrat that...
CLEVELAND, Miss. (AP) — After five seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is returning to his alma mater as Delta State University's head baseball coach.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police chief is warning people in the town of Natchez not to spend money that actors are tossing around: The $100 bills are fake.
ANGOLA, La. (AP) — A prison guard at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola has been criminally charged after investigators say they discovered she had an "inappropriate relationship" with an...
WOODVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A museum in southwestern Mississippi has opened a new exhibit of artifacts found near two Native American mounds in the area.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three Mississippi lawmakers are retiring as of Monday, when the new state budget year begins.
Republican Sen. Tommy Gollott of Biloxi, Democrat Sen. Bob Dearing of...
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A former corrections counselor is pleading guilty to accepting bribes from prisoner in exchange for providing them with banned items.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Academy Award Winner Allison Janney will take the stage at a Mississippi theater in a fundraiser for the venue's restoration project.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Workers in Mississippi have started installing the foundation for a monument honoring civil rights activists who were arrested in 1965 and taken to a notorious prison where...
3rd worker suspended after death in child abuse case
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services has suspended a third employee after a death in a child abuse case.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Police say a Walmart employee in Natchez has been charged with trying to take pictures or video of a 3-year-old girl in a store bathroom.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two workers with the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services are on administrative leave over the death of a 4-year-old girl and the severe injuring of her...
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Police have charged a Mississippi mother and her boyfriend after the woman's 4-year-old daughter died and her 3-year-old daughter was hospitalized with...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of the nine Democrats running for Mississippi governor is withdrawing from the race and throwing his support to the candidate who has raised the most money in that...
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- BusinessWireSNAP Grant Funded Home Repairs for Natchez RetireeMay 18, 2018
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Police say a Mississippi resident is charged with vehicular homicide after a man was killed while walking next to a highway in Louisiana.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The National Park Service is considering dismantling some historic buildings in Mississippi because nobody has been willing to lease or restore them.
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man clasped his hands in prayer and raised them to the sky as a jury found him not guilty of shooting a man to death outside a nightclub.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing a car last year.
The Natchez Democrat reports Andrew Morgan was sentenced Friday. Morgan has...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A private prison in Mississippi could be in danger of closing, while one in Michigan is reopening, after the federal Bureau of Prisons awarded contracts Wednesday to imprison...
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been sentenced to six months in jail and fined $2,500 after three dogs starved to death on his property.
Mississippi man pleads guilty after big 2018 drug bust
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A southwest Mississippi man is pleading guilty to drug dealing crimes after he was arrested last year with large amounts of drugs and cash.
Catherine Boone named new publisher of Vicksburg Post
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A member of the Boone Newspapers board of directors will become the new president and publisher of one of the properties the company owns in Mississippi.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A convicted felon is accused of fatally shooting his sister-in-law while mishandling a gun at a Mississippi home.
The Natchez Democrat reports 29-year-old Travion...
Man leaves $2 million to community groups after death
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has left $2 million to 15 community groups after he died.
The Natchez Democrat reports Neil Varnell, a psychologist and owner of a bed and breakfast...
Natchez Trace Parkway taking action to decrease wrecks
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials with scenic Natchez Trace Parkway are reminding motorists that the roadway is designed for leisurely drives and not interstate-style speeds.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Movie producer Jake Seal may be buying a historic Mississippi inn.
United Mississippi Bank CEO Adrian Sandel tells The Natchez Democrat that the sale of the Dunleith...
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — In this city known for pre-Civil War mansions, a young mother shared a government-funded apartment with her three small children and a legion of cockroaches.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — The subsidized apartments that house some of Mississippi's poorest residents have failed 10% of health and safety inspections.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A judge is ordering a Mississippi city to reverse its sale of a hospital, saying the city did not follow proper procedures.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing a woman while driving drunk.
The Natchez Democrat reports 30-year-old Gary White was sentenced...
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — The owner of a noted hotel in a Mississippi River town says renovations should resume within 100 days.
Eola Hotel owner Robert Lubin tells The Natchez Democrat that...
Mississippi woman charged with killing boyfriend
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman has been arrested and charged with killing her boyfriend.
Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten told the Natchez Democrat that 31-year-old Jessica...
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man faces murder charges after officials say he shot and killed two other men in a domestic dispute.
Literary festival celebrates Mississippi River art, culture
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A festival is celebrating the art, literature, history and culture of a region connected by the Mississippi River.
The theme of the 30th Natchez Literary and Cinema...
Man gets month in jail after shooting sister-in-law’s dog
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A southwest Mississippi man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail after pleading guilty to the shooting death of at least one dog.
Bank takes possession of historic Mississippi home and inn
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A southwest Mississippi historic home and inn now belongs to a local bank.
The Natchez Democrat reports no one on Friday met the $4.7 million minimum bid set by the bank to buy Dunleith Historic Inn and The Castle Restaurant.