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Good news rises with temperatures

Good news in this area must be tied to rising temperatures.

As temps rose in the Miss-Lou, so did the quantity of great headlines around us. Let’s review a few great things from last week:

– McLaurin Elementary School fourth-grader Vivian Rice has had a productive school year. She checked out more than 200 library books, earning 400 points in the school’s Accelerated Reader program.

– Ferriday gained recognition Saturday as an important historical site on the Mississippi Blues Trail. Ferriday’s Haney’s Big House provided a venue to budding bluesmen years ago, and the town came together to celebrate this week. The Soul Survivor’s festival gave music lovers from around the area a reason to gather.

– Saying goodbye to Ernestine Marshall isn’t good news for the Vidalia Upper Elementary School family, but her decades of work for the school and our community is worth a round of applause. This 40-year teacher has touched lives, no doubt, and for that, we all say thank you.

– The downtown Art & Soul festival was a great success Saturday. The event took a bit of a break last year, but we are happy to see this art-lovers’ Saturday back on the community calendar.

– Nearly 300 important folks filled the Natchez Convention Center this week as a part of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Spring Meeting. We are happy this group visited our town, restaurants and shops. And we thank them for the ways they gave back to our community, including partnering local middle school students with students from Tupelo for a bridge-building exercise.

Graduations and the end of the school year also marked the week, reminding us that the relaxing, fun days of summer are upon us.

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Excitement to the ears awaits at Natchez Festival of Music

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Photo gallery: Natchez Mayor signs lease for historic train depot

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Damaged utility pole causes 200 customers to lose power

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Judge denies second request to revoke murder suspect’s house arrest order

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City Hall painted purple with lights in support of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

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Natchez Early College Academy names STAR Student, STAR Teacher

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Teen arrested in ongoing investigation of double homicide

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Revamped Crime Stoppers program helps area law enforcement solve crime

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President Felecia M. Nave launches Inaugural President Lecture Series at Natchez campus

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Natchez hotel catches on fire

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Natchez officials host closed meeting concerning potential land donation to the city

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‘Slave Dwelling Project’ stirs up conversations about history

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Adams County officials to lift mask mandate on May 1

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Hank Williams Jr. to play Natchez 4th of July Celebration

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Law officials arrest 3 in connection with automobile burglaries

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Master Gardners host spring plant sale at Co-Lin

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Security officer enjoys building relationships with students

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Jobs everywhere but few workers to fill them

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Natchez artist opens mobile-making studio amid pandemic

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Concordia Parish jury finds Clayton man guilty in killing of his wife, 12-year-old boy

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International investors from India visit Natchez on economic development trip

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Donations of items needed for 3rd Gayrage Sale

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City approves final lease for historic train depot on Broadway Street

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Lt. Gov. Hosemann addresses American Rescue funds in Natchez, Adams County