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Three arrested on child cruelty charges in investigation of child care facility that serves Mississippi River communities

A child care facility that serves parents in two Mississippi River communities has been closed in a child cruelty investigation that has resulted in the arrest of three people. Three women have been arrested in connection with an ongoing child cruelty investigation at Noah’s Ark Christian Childcare which serves parents...
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Natchez Democrat

Back on track: Trojans snap losing streak

FERRIDAY — Pinned inside their five-yard line, Madison Parish was held to a punt by the Trojan defense. The punt was low and hit the ground in front of the Jaguars punter. He turned to his right and tried to stop the ball but it bounced out of bounds between the goal posts. The resulting safety was the defining point in the game as Ferriday took a 24-22 lead and would go on to win 32-22 on homecoming night.
FERRIDAY, LA
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Natchez Democrat

Man jumps into river, fights with rescuers

NATCHEZ — Officers pulled a man from the Mississippi River Friday afternoon after he apparently jumped from the banks on Roth Hill Road at about 3 p.m. Natchez Police Chief Joseph Daughtry said Robert Morace, 44, struggled with three police officers as they worked to pull him ashore. “In the...
NATCHEZ, MS

Ferriday Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Ferriday: Friday, October 22: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Saturday, October 23: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Sunday, October 24: Mostly sunny then slight chance of rain showers during the day; while slight chance of
FERRIDAY, LA
Natchez Democrat

Yellow Jackets roll past Green Wave

NATCHEZ — Oak Forest Academy’s duo of Reece Wolfe and Scott White combined for five rushing touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets cruised to a 39-7 win over the Cathedral High School Green Wave Friday night in the MAIS District 3-5A and regular-season finale for both teams. While district champion Oak...
NATCHEZ, MS
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Ferriday

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Ferriday: Saturday, October 23: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Sunday, October 24: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday, October 25: Slight chance
FERRIDAY, LA

Vidalia Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Vidalia: Saturday, October 23: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Sunday, October 24: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Monday, October
VIDALIA, LA

This is the cheapest gas in Ferriday right now

(FERRIDAY, LA) Depending on where you fill up in Ferriday, you could be saving up to $0.02 per gallon on gas. CITGO at 4774 Us-84 W was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $3.07 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Shell at 600 Ee Wallace Blvd N, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.09.
FERRIDAY, LA
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Natchez Middle School wins football championship

NATCHEZ — Natchez Middle School quarterback Kameron Morgan rolled out to his left and stayed in bounds. As the final seconds rolled off the clock, kids picked up an ice bucket and ran towards head coach Josh West. “It was feeezing and they always get me the same way,” West...
NATCHEZ, MS
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INDITEMENTS HANDED DOWN IN SCHEME TO DEFRAUD STATE

State Auditor Shad White announced Eureda “Edie” Washington and Joe Lowder have been indicted for defrauding the state’s Workforce Enhancement Training (WET) program. Special Agents separately delivered demand letters to Washington, Lowder, and two other individuals – Jennifer and David Schock – who do not face criminal charges. The Auditor’s office also issued demand letters to Itawamba Community College (ICC) for improperly approving WET program expenditures.
WASHINGTON, MS
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Robert McIntire Richey

Robert McIntire Richey, MD, age 64, of Simpsonville, S.C., husband of Cindy Farrar Richey, passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at Prisma Health Hillcrest Hospital in Simpsonville. Born in Ferriday, La., he was the son of the late Verne and Johnnie McIntire Richey. He was a graduate of Ferriday High...
FERRIDAY, LA
Natchez Democrat

Community input sought Nov. 10 for U.S. Colored Troops Monument

NATCHEZ — The Natchez community is asked to participate in a public meeting to give input into the proposed Natchez U.S. Colored Troops Monument. The meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Natchez Convention Center. The monument committee is hoping to gather public input on the proposed...
NATCHEZ, MS
Natchez Democrat

Trojans need to give crowd something to cheer for, coach says

FERRIDAY — The Ferriday High School Trojans are in must-win mode if they have any hopes of making the LHSAA Class 2A Playoffs in a few weeks. A win over the Madison Parish High School Jaguars in an important District 2-2A game for both teams Friday night at Melz Field will be a good start.
FERRIDAY, LA
Natchez Democrat

Cathedral takes on Oak Forest for senior night, Pink Wave game

NATCHEZ — The Cathedral High School Green Wave will have its hands full Friday night when it plays host to the Oak Forest Academy Yellow Jackets Friday night at D’Evereaux Stadium in a pivotal MAIS District 3-5A game. Kickoff between Oak Forest Academy (7-1, 3-0) and Cathedral (4-5, 1-2) is...
NATCHEZ, MS
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Sheriff fires Mackel after charges filed

Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy Walter Mackel has been relieved of his duties following his arrest on domestic abuse battery charges on October 12. Mackel was arrested last week at his home in Vidalia. “When I was elected sheriff of Concordia Parish, I gave the people my word I would...
Natchez Democrat

Bulldogs keep playoff hopes alive

ELLISVILLE — Natchez got back in the win column with a 30-6 win over South Jones Friday night. Head coach Randy Craft said the team got off to a good start. On defense, they opened the game with a three in out on defense and forced South Jones to punt the ball. Return man Demarco Blanton used his legs to set up the Bulldogs with good field position.
NATCHEZ, MS
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