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Natchez Democrat Staff, Author at Daily Leader

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Video: EF2 tornado in Franklin County damaged home and barn; one injury reported

ROXIE — The National Weather Service in Jackson on Tuesday confirmed a tornado caused damage to a house and barn and minor damage to a ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:19 pm

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Felder Rushing: It’s OK to be a DIG’r

I often wonder about those folks who toil in their gardens alone with just their plants and thoughts. Such non-joiners, scattered worldwide, just a few ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, May 2, 2019 1:03 pm

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Felder Rushing: Vegetables are more interesting when you mix them in your landscape

It has been brought to my attention, in a well-meaning manner by a writer, that I am apparently not very big on vegetables because I ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, April 25, 2019 2:09 pm

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Lawmakers left with $14 million shortfall after mistake in calculating teacher pay raise

The Mississippi Legislature did not appropriate enough money to provide an annual $1,500 pay raise to all public school teachers in Mississippi due to an ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 2:00 pm

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Felder Rushing: You don’t need to know Zodiac to have gardening success

Glad I didn’t plant my tomatoes last week. That not-so-surprisingly late spate of “blackberry winter” happens nearly every year. Which brings me to a pet ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:08 pm

State/National News

Man gets 20 years for manslaughter in DUI death

A Natchez man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for hitting and killing a Natchez woman with his vehicle while driving under the influence ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 11:16 am

State/National News

Spring Outlook: Potential for majory flooding continues in areas along Mississippi River

As levels drop on the Mississippi River, weather forecasters warn what goes down may come back up later this spring.

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by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:09 am

State/National News

South Mississippi woman charged with killing boyfriend

NATCHEZ — An Adams County woman faces a murder charge after sheriff’s officials said she killed her boyfriend in a domestic dispute Sunday night.

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by Natchez Democrat Staff, Monday, March 18, 2019 10:02 am