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Emily Lane, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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At the river’s mercy: Towboat pilot enjoys life on the Mississippi

From his cockpit, towboat pilot Michael Melton used all the data at his disposal to maneuver a loaded 200-by-35 foot barge out of the way ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Sunday, August 5, 2012 12:01 am

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Number of offenders serving prison time up slightly

More criminal cases crossing the bench in Adams County are resulting in prison time lately, according to a review of court records. Read more

by Emily Lane, Sunday, August 5, 2012 12:00 am

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Alumni rally to remember and save beloved school building

She was strict, said students of their former Natchez High School Principal Margaret Martin. “Boy, she would tear you up,” said Eloise Parent Reed, graduate ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Wednesday, August 1, 2012 9:55 am

News

Power outages affect 3,300

NATCHEZ — Problems at an Entergy substation near Liberty Road early Sunday morning caused as many as 3,300 customers to lose power throughout the day, ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Monday, July 30, 2012 12:33 am

News

Sunken RV appears in river

NATCHEZ — With the Mississippi River levels low, an RV cruising the river floor for the last six months recently decided to seize the opportunity ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Monday, July 30, 2012 12:31 am

News

Rain pounds area with 3-6 inches of rain

NATCHEZ — Rain showers pounded Adams County Saturday morning, causing eddies to swirl in a bloated St. Catherine’s Creek and rain gauges to catch up ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Sunday, July 29, 2012 12:24 am

News

ACCS introduces film, photography class

NATCHEZ — Plenty of Natchez teens have probably already been stars of Internet videos or posed for pictures on Facebook. Read more

by Emily Lane, Sunday, July 29, 2012 12:23 am

Business

PASSWORD PREDICAMENT: Keeping up with passwords can be complicated affair

NATCHEZ — For Glen McGlothin, his grandchildren are his inspiration. For Jimmy Allgood, it’s his favorite outdoor destinations. For Bob Buseck, it’s his pets. Passwords ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Sunday, July 29, 2012 12:00 am

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RESCUING CAMILA: Vidalia family teaches Peruvian child to play, love

Chasing her older brother around the den, 3-year-old Camila Reed showed her adoptive father how far she has come in four months since the crib ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Sunday, July 29, 2012 12:00 am

News

Laws change NASD procedures

NATCHEZ — Last year, the Natchez-Adams County public schools spent an estimated $80,000 to conduct a six-day hearing, which spanned more than four months. Read more

by Emily Lane, Friday, July 27, 2012 12:13 am

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Mother-daughter team to cater at Natchez Food and Wine Festival

  NATCHEZ — Margaret Eidt Monger had the type of mother who would send her back to college with a week’s worth of casseroles. “I’ll ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 9:38 am

News

Suspects arrested after scattering drugs during high speed chase

Pursuit of a maroon Oldsmobile at speeds up to 110 mph Tuesday afternoon ended with a trail of crack cocaine from the county line to ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 12:05 am

News

Teachers head to school to give students head start in science

Their students might be cruising the playgrounds or cannonballing into pools, but for a group of teachers, it was back to school this week. Read more

by Emily Lane, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 12:05 am

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POOL PALS: Seniors come to pool for exercise and more

  On any given Monday, Wednesday or Friday morning, the echo of Diana Ross’ voice can be heard traveling up the staircase from the basement ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Sunday, July 22, 2012 10:07 pm

News

NASD hosts orientation event for K-5

NATCHEZ — Parents unsure of where their elementary-aged child will be attending school in a month can get that answer and others at today’s Day ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:06 am

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READ LOCAL: Natchez historian authors book; Natchez Trace subject of one

NATCHEZ — When Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, his presence did more than forge a rhyme on which future generations of Americans would hang ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Wednesday, July 18, 2012 12:00 am

News

Superintendent: No. 2 awaits license renewal

The new assistant superintendent of the Natchez-Adams School District is currently waiting on her educational license to be renewed, NASD Superintendent Frederick Hill said. And ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:00 am

News

266 customers lose power after downtown accident

A collision of an 18-wheeler into a power pole left some residents and employees in the northern part of downtown in the dark Monday morning. Read more

by Emily Lane, Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:00 am

Style: Weddings

Ratliff-Raley

Casey Raley and Aaron Ratliff, both of Vidalia, were married Saturday, May 5, 2012, at 6 p.m., at Brandon Hall Plantation in Natchez with the ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Monday, July 16, 2012 11:53 am

Style: Weddings

Bauer-Davis

Alyson Davis and Jarret Bauer, both of New Orleans, were married Nov. 5, 2011, in Metairie, La., with Justice of Peace Albert Loupe, the groom’s ... Read more

by Emily Lane, Monday, July 16, 2012 11:47 am

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