Engagement: Kristen DeRossette & Justin Nosser
Wedding vows will be exchanged Saturday, October 4, 2014. Miss DeRossette is the daughter of the late Donna Howell DeRossette, and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore L. Howell, Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Gore, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wallace C. DeRossette, all of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Natchez school district may join funding lawsuit
The Natchez-Adams School District has 15 days to decide whether to join other districts in suing the state of Mississippi for millions. Fourteen districts are already plaintiffs in the lawsuit, spearheaded by former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Construction of Natchez pedestrian bridge nears
The Natchez Democrat reports foundation work on the bridge over Roth Hill Road is expected to begin within the next four weeks. City Engineer David Gardner says the project is under contract with Dozer Inc. and has been given the green light to proceed with construction.
Mississippi Business Journal
Silas Simmons' Benny Jeansonne wins Public Service Award
Benny Jeansonne, a partner at the CPA firm Silas Simmons, LLP in Natchez, has been awarded the annual Public Service Award by the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Natchez artist Conner Burns to hold workshop at Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
Conner Burns is a studio artist working in Natchez AT Natchez Clay. He has received recognition and awards from a variety of galleries, art festivals, national clay organizations and art associations.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Columbus charter school tells state board it will re-apply
Mississippi's charter school board has received letters from 10 organizations that say they intend to apply for 17 schools. One of those is the Inspire Charter School in Columbus.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Charter school for Moss Point? It's among 17 letters of intent filed with charter school board
Mississippi's charter school board has received letters from 10 organizations that say they intend to apply for 17 schools. The board is scheduled to vote on approvals in December.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Natchez to Legislature to hand over bean field
Natchez attorney Walter Brown is preparing legislation on behalf of the city asking the Mississippi Legislature to donate the "bean field" property to the city. Land that was originally set aside for the southern terminus of the Natchez Trace Parkway was given back to the State of Mississippi by the federal government in August.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Get On Up: James Brown biopic puts locals inside the world of movies
Kayla Gilmore of Starkville and "Get On Up" assistant director Ted Leonard pause for a picture in the Mississippi Coliseum earlier this year during filming of the movie about singer James Brown.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
There's no need to reinvent the wheel
Could a wealthy white man from Memphis have a plan that could help improve Natchez's mostly black public schools? Those questions bubbled up last week after a seemingly successful commodities investor, Charlie McVean, came to Natchez with an idea for how to improve the much-beleaguered Natchez-Adams School District.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Natchez literary seminars examine Miss. authorsNatchez literary...
Natchez literary seminars examine Miss. authors "The Power of Place: The Natchez Impact on Five Extraordinary Authors" begins Sept.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Settlers Day at Milepost 89 celebrated
Settlers Day at Milepost 89 will be a celebration of those who contributed to the development of The Natchez Trace Parkway, America's first national road as declared by Thomas Jefferson in 1802.
KiOR misses contract payment with Adams County
Financially struggling fuel maker KiOR missed a key payment to Adams County this week that would have allowed the company to continue holding onto its undeveloped proposed industrial site in Natchez.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Judge delays liquor store murder trial
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Tue Aug 19, 2014
James pleads guilty in triple slaying, avoids death sentence
In one night, a tearful Craig Godbold testified Tuesday, a robbery aimed at stealing a safe thought to contain gold and collectible coins changed everything for his family.