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Accident shuts down Natchez Trace between I-55 & U.S. 49 in Madison County

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is reporting an accident on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Madison County.According to MDOT, all lanes are blocked on the Natchez Trace between I-55 and U.S. 49.Officials said it will take crews about two hours to clear the sc

WJTV.COM - 2018-11-13 14:08:31

City of Natchez refines plans for former train depot

During Tuesday’s meeting, aldermen agreed to include in the master plan a $1 per square foot commercial cost of $2,250 per month with a minimum lease agreement in the range of three to five years.

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-13 23:50:00

Callon: Plans to relocate official headquarters will not affect Natchez staff, building

NATCHEZ — Callon Petroleum announced today its official headquarters soon would move to Houston, Texas, but the more than three-dozen Natchez-based Callon employees would stay firmly rooted in Natchez.

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-13 15:00:00

Ferriday home, Vidalia on road for second round

Ferriday, seeded No. 3, took care of business Friday with a 54-0 first-round win over Vinton.

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-11-14 17:17:00

Gumbo cook-off, tree lighting is Nov. 24

It’s that time of year again, time think about Thanksgiving, the lighting of the tree and Gumbo Cook-Off in downtown Natchez.

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-14 00:26:00

Ferriday cruises in first round

The Trojans scored on their first drive, scoring on a 34-yard touchdown pass from Kobe Dillon to Justin Burns, as Burns shook two defenders on the right sideline and raced into the end zone. A bad snap on extra point led to holder Jyrin Milligan passing to kicker Byron MIlligan on the conversion.

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-11-14 17:14:00

2 People Dead of Gunshot Wounds in Natchez

NATCHEZ, Miss (WJTV) - According to CPT Tom Mcgehee of Natchez Police Department, 2 people were shot Thursday night. They were in a vehicle driving on East Franklin near Auburn Avenue, the vehicle came to rest on stewpot parking lot. Both male and female died of gunshot wounds around 2:00 a.m. No su


Homeowner holds burglar at gunpoint until police arrive

Natchez police said the suspect, Joshua McCloud, 28, of 224 Luck Road, Ferriday, faces charges on four counts of burglary, one within a dwelling and the other three for vehicular burglary, and a misdemeanor charge of malicious mischief.


Chance of snow? Say it ain’t so

I am not sure if Natchez has ever seen snow this early in November, but — believe it or not — the National Weather Service is forecasting a slim chance of snow showers after 3 a.m. Wednesday morning. If it happens, you will have to get up before 8 a.m. when any precipitation will change to rain. No

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-13 16:59:00

Head-on crash backed up traffic for hours on the Natchez Trace in Ridgeland

The parkway was designed for "recreation use" for 2,000 cars a day. Instead, Davis said, "it's used by people to get from Point A to Point B as fast as they can."

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-11-13 15:24:00

Victims shot, killed while driving in Natchez identified

NATCHEZ, MS (WLBT) - Natchez police say two people, a man and a woman, were shot and killed while driving Friday morning. The male victim has been identified as 23-year-old Travonta White. The woman has been identified as 21-year-old Alisha Justice of Missouri City, Texas. Between 2 and 3 a.m. Frida


Police continues investigation into double homicide

Adams County Coroner James Lee said the victims, Tavonte White, 23, of Natchez and Alisha Justice, 21, of Missouri City, Texas, were shot multiple times at approximately 4 a.m. Friday as they traveled on E. Franklin Street in a 2006 Honda Accord.


GOP Mississippi senator facing criticism over comment about 'public hanging'

"If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row," the senator is heard saying in the video.


Low electrical transmission lines close portion of road

Entergy’s main transmission lines were hanging low after an overhead guy support pole started leaning due to erosion around the pole, said Tim Runnels, Entergy Customer Service Representative.


Why Worry? It’s 25 New Jobs!

Australia-based Syrah Resources selected the port site across the Mississippi River from Natchez for the first-ever U.S.-based plant to turn naturally occurring flake graphite from mines in Mozambique into the spherical form in high demand for electrodes in lithium-ion batteries, which power our cel


Picayune smashes Natchez in a decisive first round win - Picayune Item

In what was almost a shutout win for Picayune’s Maroon Tide, the Natchez Bulldogs were able to put points on the board in the final quarter, but still lost 55-8 in the first round of the playoffs.


Shooting star: Church Hill woman starts her film career at 86 years old

Apparently, “Aunt Jinny” was already more famous in the community before she knew about it, and before she had ever been on camera.


Adams County man to be charged with attempted murder

Chief Jerry Brown, of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, said Patrick Todd Mitchell, 34, of Adams County, shot Jamie Andrew Stovall, 33, of Hazelhurst, twice in the back and once in the arm.


MISSISSIPPI POLICE SHOOTING: Person dead after officer-involved shooting in Clarksdale, Mississippi

CLARKSDALE, Miss.- MBI agents are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead in Clarksdale, Mississippi.


County Road 11: The Natchez Trace

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444 mile National Park that runs from Natchez, Mississippi to just south of Nashville, Tennessee. Nearly three-quarters of those miles run through the Magnolia State