Natchez Mayor cited for simple battery


By Carolyn Roy,

An argument between Natchez Mayor Rosia Humphrey and Natchitoches Parish Council member Pat Ward-Hoover May 22 ended with a citation for simple battery issued to Humphrey. According to a Sheriff’s Office report, the report of a fight was received at 2:07 p.m., in a call from Ward-Hoover. She advised that she and the Natchez Mayor got into a physical fight and several deputies responded.

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Ward-Hoover said she was at the Natchez City Hall…

See the full story in the Thursday, May 28 print edition or click below for the E-edition.

Ward-Hoover also penned a Letter to the Editor on the subject. It is on page 4 of the May 28 edition.