MISSING PERSON: Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office need help locating a missing woman
CONDORDIA PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) –The Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing woman. Ah’Myiah Lee, 18, is described as a Black female standing at 5 feet six inches, weighing 146 pounds. She has brown eyes and brown hair with braids. According to authorities, Lee is said to have two conditions which include […]
Natchez man accused of raping elderly woman
NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – Adams County deputies arrested a man for allegedly assaulting an elderly woman. The Natchez Democrat reported William Clyde Ashley, 27, was arrested on Monday, June 5. He was charged with one count of rape with intent to ravish. Ashley’s bond has not been set. Adams County deputies said the victim was […]
UPDATE: Easterling, beloved music store owner, musician, remembered by many dies at 88
VIDALIA, La. — The long-time owner of Easterling Music Co. in Vidalia, who was beloved by many in the music industry and throughout the Miss-Lou, died late Saturday. James Gordon Easterling Sr., whom most knew as “Jim,” was 88 years old and diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma, according to his son Greg Easterling. […] The post UPDATE: Easterling, beloved music store owner, musician, remembered by many dies at 88 appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
LDWF: Northern Snakehead fish found in Concordia Parish
CONCORDIA PARISH (KTVE/KARD) — On June 6, 2023, officials of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries confirmed that Northern Snakehead fish were located in Concordia Parish. Northern Snakehead fish are a highly predatory species that can outcompete and prey on our native species. According to officials, the fish consume mostly fish, but will also […]
Adams County Authorities investigate gunshots fired at residence
ADAMS COUNTY, Miss. (KTVE/KARD)– The Adams County Sherriff’s Office (ASCO) is investigating a shooting at a residence at Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at 11:30 PM on Philip West Road. According to Natchez Democrat, shots were fired at the home while three residents were inside sleeping by one or more suspects. According to authorities, while the […]
Natchez woman wants to open state’s first marijuana bakery
NATCHEZ — Ginny Ransom-Gonzalez wants to open a business in Adams County baking marijuana cookies and potentially other marijuana edibles. She presented her plan Monday to the Adams County Board of Supervisors, which agreed to take her plans under advisement. Ransom-Gonzales is a Natchez native. She has spent much of her adult life in California […] The post Natchez woman wants to open state’s first marijuana bakery appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Natchez school superintendent Fred Butcher retiring
NATCHEZ — The convocation of Natchez Adams School District staffers at the Natchez Convention Center Monday afternoon turned into a retirement celebration like no other. It included performances from NASD’s multi-talented public engagement coordinator Tony Fields and passionate speeches from school board members as it was announced that the whispers Superintendent Fred Butcher would soon […] The post Natchez school superintendent Fred Butcher retiring appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Adams County board discusses vacant administrator post
NATCHEZ, Miss. – Adams County supervisors discussed on Monday enlisting former county administrator Joe Murray to return to his old job on an interim basis as they struggle to find someone to hire. Six months after ousting Angie King as Adams County’s chief administrator and considering applicants, the Board...
HERE TO HELP: New business represents clients with disabilities
NATCHEZ — “If you need me, call me.” That’s how Dr. Pat Green said she approaches business with her clients at any time, seven days a week. Pat Green & Associates LLC celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting Friday at the business located at 917 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. Green and her team […] The post HERE TO HELP: New business represents clients with disabilities appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Catahoula Parish authorities warn residents about possible scam
CATAHOULA PARISH (KTVE/KARD) — On June 3, 2023, officials of the Catahoula Parish Sheriff’s Department warned residents about a recent scam. According to deputies, residents may receive calls from 888 phone numbers mentioning that they are with hospitals in the tri-parish area. Residents are encouraged to not pay a requested balance over the phone. Verify […]
Meet your Pets of the Week: Virginia, Gumbo, Snow and Duke
Top photo is Virginia. She was brought to the Natchez-Adams County Humane Society as a stray. Virginia is about 3 years old. She is very playful and lovable. Virginia is very patiently waiting for a new family of her own. Virginia is also available for fostering. Next is Gumbo. He is about 4 to 6 weeks […] The post Meet your Pets of the Week: Virginia, Gumbo, Snow and Duke appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
‘Musical legend’ Jim Easterling remembered by Miss-Lou
NATCHEZ — Jim Easterling, long-time owner of Easterling Music Company in Vidalia, has died. His business has served the Miss-Lou music community for over 50 years, beginning in 1966. As word of his death reached his former customers and friends throughout the Miss-Lou, many took to social media to share their condolences. Miss-Lou Champions referred […] The post ‘Musical legend’ Jim Easterling remembered by Miss-Lou appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
E-911 advisory board helping to move discussion of operation’s location forward
NATCHEZ — The county’s Board of Supervisors seems ready to provide some relief in accommodations for the E-911 dispatch center, but members said they need to know if the City of Natchez is going to continue to be a part of the dispatch operations before moving forward. The city and county have shared emergency and […] The post E-911 advisory board helping to move discussion of operation’s location forward appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
FIRED UP: Mississippi’s firefighters and fire chiefs host summer conference at Natchez
NATCHEZ — The Natchez Convention Center was loaded with hot and heavy firefighters’ gear and trucks this weekend for the 86th Annual Mississippi Firefighters and Fire Chiefs Association Summer Conference. The Firefighters and Fire Chiefs Association is the largest association of first responders in the State of Mississippi, according to president and Chief John B. […] The post FIRED UP: Mississippi’s firefighters and fire chiefs host summer conference at Natchez appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Lincoln County Jail docket: Fayette man charged with armed robbery, felony extortion
Lincoln County Jail docket, Monday, June 5, 2023 Marketta Windham, 05/13/1991, 206 Rogers Circle — arrested on city warrant, by Brookhaven Police Department. Kreshun L. Markham, 11/22/1996, 909 Old Brook Road — arrested, charged with felony fleeing/eluding police in motor vehicle, by BPD. Amari Travion Scott, 07/28/2003, Avendale Road, Fayette — arrested, charged with armed […] The post Lincoln County Jail docket: Fayette man charged with armed robbery, felony extortion appeared first on Daily Leader.
The town of Wisner receives federal funding for road improvements
WISNER, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The town of Wisner was awarded with $276,000 in federal grants for two road improvements across the town. A Plantation Oak Nursing & Rehabilitation Center employee, Marilyn Tolliver, said this upgrade is very much needed near the nursing home. “We have a lot of visitors...
A NEW WING: Magnolia Village celebrates expansion with ribbon cutting
NATCHEZ — On Friday, Magnolia Village’s assisted and independent living facility celebrated the grand opening of a new wing and remodeling of it’s facility at 311 Highland Blvd. The addition includes 13 new rooms, including eight new large rooms and five additional suites, said John Bilbro. The project has been months in the works. Bilbro […] The post A NEW WING: Magnolia Village celebrates expansion with ribbon cutting appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Natchez-Adams County road project exceeds budget but ballfield expenses whittled down
NATCHEZ, Miss. — Adams County supervisors expressed confidence work will commence for upgrading Morgantown Road despite road builders’ proposed costs exceeding the amount of money available. “We’ve got a Plan B. We’re going to get it started,” Adams County board President Warren Gaines said Monday.
Hope For Tomorrow – this should go viral
Over the past few weeks, I have enjoyed some great moments with our graduating seniors in Natchez: participating in the Senior Walk-Through at Cathedral, speaking to the ACCS Class of 2023 at their Graduation Exercise at First Baptist, celebrating the achievements of graduates of Natchez Early College and Co-Lin at an evening event at the […] The post Hope For Tomorrow – this should go viral appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Mickey Gilley Golf Scramble comes to Natchez
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - There is an inaugural golf tournament in honor of a country music legend, Mickey Gilley. The Mickey Gilley Memorial will be at the Duncan Park Golf Course on June 22. The organizer of the tournament, Linda Gardner, joined Good Morning ArkLaMiss today to talk about the event.
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