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Nicole Zema, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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New Year’s foods: For luck or money?

NATCHEZ — Norma West said she does not really believe in luck, but she does count her blessings by each spoonful of black-eyed peas on ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, January 1, 2012 12:14 am

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Living well in 2012

NATCHEZ — As all those chocolate muffins consumed over the year become “muffin tops,” Miss-Lou eaters are considering weight loss as a New Year’s resolution. ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, January 1, 2012 12:12 am

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Ring in the New Year with area parties, fireworks

New Year’s Eve revelers on both sides of the Mississippi River are in for a treat Saturday night. Read more

by Nicole Zema, Thursday, December 29, 2011 12:03 am

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For the love of music

NATCHEZ — Resonating vibrations, warm string tones and the tinny tinkling of woodwinds are fully booming once again from the organ at Jefferson Street United ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Wednesday, December 28, 2011 9:47 am

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As seen on TV: Storage Wars in Natchez

NATCHEZ — No BMW motorcycles, priceless antiques or shiny handguns were prizes of Guido storage auctions on Tuesday, but bidders did score a few items ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, December 25, 2011 12:12 am

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Do you see what I hear?

NATCHEZ — We know what the most beloved Christmas carols sound like, but what do they look like? Art students at Cathedral High School in ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, December 25, 2011 12:11 am

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Santa not only event this weekend

Miss-Lou residents will ease into Christmas this weekend with events that celebrate the season with song, stories, Santa and cerveza. Read more

by Nicole Zema, Thursday, December 22, 2011 12:04 am

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Play it again, Santa!

NATCHEZ — When he is not supervising elves in the workshop, this Santa is known to pluck an upright bass with one hand and fiddle ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Wednesday, December 21, 2011 12:10 am

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What is your favorite holiday movie?

NATCHEZ — No matter how many times Miss-Lou families say they have seen their favorite holiday flick, it stills brings laughter, and even a sense ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, December 18, 2011 12:17 am

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Cushingberry-Turner opens new clinic in Natchez

NATCHEZ — Dr. Benita Cushingberry-Turner enjoys meeting and treating a wide variety of patients — one of the pluses of leading Natchez Regional Medical Center’s ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, December 18, 2011 12:14 am

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Weekend Ticket: Events sound like Christmas this weekend

Editor’s note: The Carriages, Candlelight and Christmas announcement has been updated with corrections. NATCHEZ — The weekend’s events could stimulate the senses of every member ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Thursday, December 15, 2011 12:06 am

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Gifts of the spirit

NATCHEZ — Perhaps his infant baptism at Trinity Episcopal Church in Natchez cultivated the roots that had the Rev. Sam Tomlinson branch out in ministry ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Wednesday, December 14, 2011 1:43 pm

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Yet to be named hotel to start construction in Vidalia

Vidalians can expect to see construction crews on the Vidalia Riverfront in the new year, after the board of aldermen approved a 99-year lease for ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Wednesday, December 14, 2011 12:02 am

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Are unemployment numbers a positive sign?

NATCHEZ — While jobless numbers have fluctuated in the Mississippi and Adams County throughout the year, experts on the job front say that a recent ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, December 11, 2011 12:16 am

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All I want for Christmas

NATCHEZ — Christmas is for children, and Miss-Lou kindergarteners know it. As 5- and-6-year-olds across the community prepare their lists for Santa, a few stopped ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, December 11, 2011 12:12 am

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Children’s home serves young citizens

NATCHEZ — Employees and volunteers at the Natchez Children’s Home want to ensure that today’s children are equipped to contribute to the community tomorrow. But ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, December 11, 2011 12:01 am

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Music, history make weekend

Editor’s note: The original version of this story omitted the date for the petting zoo. It is on Saturday. We regret the error and are ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Thursday, December 8, 2011 12:04 am

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Natchez scholars are future leaders

NATCHEZ — Forty Mississippi Scholars who are now seniors at Natchez High School have committed to taking more difficult courses, keeping in mind a great ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Thursday, December 8, 2011 12:02 am

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Helping hands and more needed at Natchez senior center

Those who have enjoyed many Natchez Christmases before us might need a helping hand this holiday season. Read more

by Nicole Zema, Wednesday, December 7, 2011 12:11 am

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Time for the tree

NATCHEZ — Where else to stock all of those hard-fought Black Friday purchases than under a fragrant, bushy Christmas tree? Selecting the perfect tree might ... Read more

by Nicole Zema, Sunday, December 4, 2011 12:15 am

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