Natchez Democrat Shamelessly Stirs Racial Animosity With Disgraceful Anti-Trump Cartoon

By Keith Plunkett | November 24th, 2016 at 10:33 pm

BY: Keith Plunkett / Editor

Keith Plunkett is a Policy Consultant, Editor, Writer, Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com. http://mississippipep.com/profilegrid_blogs/keith-plunkett/

Filed Under: Adams County, County Government, Culture, Feature Stories, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi PEP, Southwest Mississippi

First published in 1865, the Natchez Democrat is one of the oldest newspapers in the Magnolia State. Adams County residents say the political  leanings of the newspaper’s staff have been revealed through it’s reporting over the years. But they say what happened this past week went way too far and threatens to be a cause […]

RAY: It All Comes Down to Today. It’s Your Responsibility.

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 8th, 2016 at 6:45 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Adams County, Contributor, Elections, Ethics, Federal Government, Leadership, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Politics, Principles of Freedom, Public Service

BY: Eddie Ray The people of the United States will vote today. This election cycle has been the most contentious in modern times. Mud slinging from all sides of all campaigns, and so many insults and innuendo coming at us we can’t even keep track. Get out there and VOTE! If you don’t vote you […]

PLUNKETT: Adams County Supervisors Have an Outstanding Opportunity to Show That True Leaders “Eat Last”

By Keith Plunkett | September 4th, 2016 at 1:26 pm

BY: Keith Plunkett / Editor

Keith Plunkett is a Policy Consultant, Editor, Writer, Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com. http://mississippipep.com/profilegrid_blogs/keith-plunkett/

Filed Under: Adams County, Contributor, County Government, Culture, Ethics, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi Municipalities, MS State Government, News, Opinion, PERS, PERS, Retirement

Adams County has surpassed $300 million in total assets thanks to its assessed value of oil and gas in production, meaning each of the five supervisors are now eligible for a $4,300 annual raise, which would increase their pay from $40,400 to $44,700 per year. Adams County Board Attorney Scott Slover told The Natchez Democrat earlier […]

Natchez hospital facing lawsuit over Medicaid and Medicare audits

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 18th, 2015 at 10:35 am

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Filed Under: Adams County, Medicaid, Southwest Mississippi, Spending

 A lawsuit could soon be filed against the management and officers of the former Natchez Regional Medical Center. Speaking at a status conference for the formerly county-owned hospital’s federal bankruptcy case, Kenneth Lefoldt — the court-appointed liquidation trustee — said he has seen a draft of the lawsuit against the hospital’s managing officers. The possibility […]

Rentech selling Adams County acreage intended for alternative fuels plant.

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 10th, 2013 at 7:15 pm

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Filed Under: Adams County, Economic Development, Energy, MDA, Mississippi, Southwest Mississippi

Rentech is asking $8.5 million for the 478 acres in Adams County where it once planned to build an alternative fuels plant to convert coal into liquid. Natchez real estate broker Glenn Green, one of the three listed on the property, tells the Natchez Democrat there has been some offers on the property but declined […]

Adams County Supervisors authorize $3 million state loan to attract KiOR

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 10th, 2012 at 1:39 pm

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Filed Under: Adams County, Economic Development, Energy, Job Growth, Mississippi, MS State Government, Revenue, Southwest Mississippi, Spending

The Adams County Board of Supervisors has authorized the application for a $3 million loan that will pay for part a levee to be built on the site of the former Belwood Country Club. The levee is part of the county’s commitment to an economic recruiting package to bring alternative fuels company KiOR to Adams […]

FBI says illegal immigrant gang started prison riot, took the life of prison guard in Mississippi prison

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 14th, 2012 at 6:43 am

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Filed Under: Adams County, Federal Government, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, Public Safety, Southwest Mississippi

A deadly riot at a prison in Mississippi for undocumented immigrants was started by a group of Mexican inmates angry about what they considered poor food and medical care and disrespectful guards, according to an FBI agent’s affidavit. One guard was killed and 20 people were injured in the May 20 riot at the privately […]

Probe continues into Adams County prison riot that left one officer dead at the hands of illegal immigrant

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 13th, 2012 at 8:42 am

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Filed Under: Adams County, Federal Government, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, Public Safety, Southwest Mississippi

Officials at the Adams County Correctional Center say cleanup is complete but the facility remains on lockdown following the May 20 prison riot in which one guard died and 16 other prison employees were injured. FBI Spokeswoman Deborah Madden said the federal investigation into the riot continues. Correctional Center spokeswoman Emilee Beach told The Natchez […]

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT EDITORIAL BOARD: Top students could benefit from lottery

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 20th, 2012 at 7:46 am

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Filed Under: Adams County, Budget, Commentary, Education, Gambling, Institutes of Higher Learning, Legislature, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Revenue, Spending, State Lottery

Is Mississippi ready to gamble with its future? The Legislature will decide, but maybe it’s time to give the matter serious thought. Forty-three states and Washington, D.C., currently have state lotteries, and more than 20 of those states earmark lottery profits for education. Sen. Kelvin Butler, D-Magnolia, wants a state lottery on the table again […]