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Eddie Roberts, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

Editorials

Early warnings saves lives

Much of the Natchez area was likely groggy during the day on Thursday after early morning wake-up warnings from cell phone messages and the sound ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Friday, November 2, 2018 12:00 am

Editorials

Leaders needs to improve efficiency, economy of E911 dispatch

A year has passed since Natchez and Adams County merged resources and created a consolidated emergency response dispatch center. The move came after decades of having ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, April 15, 2018 12:02 am

Sports: Adventures

Water expected to cool down

Well, we had yet another very wet weekend for fishing. The area land-locked lakes water clarity was just settling from the last big rain before ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, November 8, 2015 12:01 am

Sports: Adventures

Rain will be game changer

  Our long drought is over. It is about time. Talk about going from one extreme to another. The area lake and Old River levels ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, October 25, 2015 12:01 am

Sports: Adventures

Fall weather is finally here

We woke up to cooler weather yesterday (Saturday) morning. A cool front passed overnight. The cooler temperatures will certainly help the fish activity on the ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, October 11, 2015 12:03 am

Sports: Adventures

River rise should help fishing get going

The Mississippi River is on a slight rise. This is not a huge rise that will shut fishing down. It is just about what we ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, September 20, 2015 12:01 am

Sports: Adventures

Fishing tips for current water depth

A very slow fall continues to come down the Mississippi River. The stage in Natchez/Vidalia area should be around 21.1 feet today and predicted to ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, September 6, 2015 12:03 am

Sports: Adventures

Reports on numbers good but size is not

Boats were everywhere yesterday morning before the sun woke up. The majority of fishing people were headed to one of the live oxbow lakes; the ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, August 23, 2015 12:03 am

Sports: Adventures

Waters hard to fish in summer heat

August and fishing is a tough combination in the Deep South. Raised as a cold water angler, I just do not care much for midday ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, August 9, 2015 12:02 am

Sports: Adventures

Too hot to fish during mid day

The area lake’s surface water temperature is about 91 degrees today, and that is just before sunrise. I have not been on the water in ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:04 am

Sports: Adventures

Gonzalez’s bloop single lifts Rockies past Braves 3-2

The July heat is on. The afternoon showers are becoming less numerous as our area lake water temperature continues to rise. By midday the lake ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, July 12, 2015 12:05 am

Sports: Adventures

Take caution of storms in fishing boat

Despite the heat, humidity and high lake water temperature, June was not that bad for catching fish. Of course, with yet another unseasonal rise coming ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:05 am

Sports: Adventures

River continues to tease locals

The Mississippi River continues to tease the area fishermen and ladies. We are about five or six feet away from a favorable river level for ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, June 14, 2015 12:04 am

Sports: Adventures

Memorial tourney was a blast

June is definantly here. If this month does the normal, we will go from one extreme to another. The persistent rains will stop. The heat ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, June 7, 2015 12:03 am

Sports: Adventures

May was good month for white perch fish

The month of May was a good one for the white perch fishing. I saw more big slab white perch and heard more good stories ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, May 31, 2015 12:03 am

Sports: Adventures

Catfish anglers don’t have to wait on drop

The Mississippi River dropped from approximately 48 feet to today’s level of about 39.3 feet. According to the predictions, the fall will stop today and ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, May 17, 2015 12:02 am

Sports: Adventures

Fast river fall should bring fun times ahead

The Mississippi River level is about to drastically change. It’s about time. The level at Natchez/Vidalia has stayed at and just above the 48-feet floor ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, May 10, 2015 12:03 am

Sports: Adventures

Information on bream beds at local lakes

The bass and white perch spawn are winding down as the bream spawn cast off. Just because the perch spawn is winding down sure does ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, April 26, 2015 12:01 am

Sports: Adventures

Spring in full gear; nice catches await

At last, spring is in full swing. The lakes are still a bit cool at 67- to 70-degrees for swimming and water sports, but it ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, April 12, 2015 12:03 am

Sports: Adventures

Okhissa Lake challenge awaits you

We are only six days away from the Annual Okhissa Lake Big Bass Challenge hosted by the Homochitto Heritage Club and conducted by Eddie’s Marine ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, March 29, 2015 12:01 am

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