If construction of Interstate 14 through Natchez were a journey, the engine was officially cranked on Tuesday, but the road ahead is of Lewis and Clark proportions.
Proponents of bringing a new interstate highway through Natchez water at the mouth over the potential economic gains — but what about the cost of getting there?
Proponents of bringing I-14 through Natchez would say the project is imperative from an economic development standpoint — but could it potentially divide a community.
Jordan began as 10-year-old Otis Frazier’s puppy back in the summer but in November, he and Christina Godbold, 13, worked out a deal.
Many have called the proposed Interstate-14 coming through Natchez a pipe dream, while others see it as the city’s saving grace — but whether or not it eventually comes to fruition, the theoretical impacts a new interstate could have on the area remain.
Officials recognize the plan would take years — likely decades — to come to fruition, but with the White House reportedly planning to roll out a $1 trillion infrastructure bill, leaders throughout Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi believe the window for I-14 is opening.
Fifty thousand words in one month is a lot of writing by anyone’s standards, but for the past six years, Marc Mitchell has been pounding the keyboard.
For seven generations of Whitams, Liberty Hall at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. and State streets has been the place to be at Christmastime.
As a man of faith, Natchez resident Joe Conrad said he truly lives by the Golden Rule of “Love thy neighbor.”