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Rod Guajardo, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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Natchez Little Theatre adds second Pilgrimage production

Starting next week, members of the Natchez Little Theatre will provide entertainment for visitors and locals alike during Spring Pilgrimage every day of the week ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:05 am

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The Dart: Natchez resident’s cuisine ranks supreme

NATCHEZ — In the Waldrop household, the kitchen is Jody’s domain. Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Monday, February 23, 2015 12:01 am

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NASD tackling reading issue at middle school level

NATCHEZ — Middle school students in Natchez are reading multiple grade levels below where they should be, and Natchez-Adams School District officials hope targeting that ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Saturday, February 21, 2015 12:12 am

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Monterey house destroyed in fire

Christina Rollins watched Wednesday as all of her family’s possessions went up in flames during a house fire in Monterey. Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Friday, February 20, 2015 12:04 am

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School district hosting curriculum, school fair

NATCHEZ — Natchez-Adams School District officials hope to answer questions Tuesday from parents who will be deciding which schools their children will attend next school ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Monday, February 16, 2015 12:11 am

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Arrest sought in La. drug case

An arrest warrant has been issued on a Natchez man who allegedly was carrying two pounds of marijuana in the same vehicle as an off-duty ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:13 am

Obituaries

Charles Balford Barnes

FERRIDAY — Funeral services for Charles Balford Barnes, 86, of Vidalia, who died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Riverland Medical Center, will be at 2 ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Monday, February 9, 2015 12:05 am

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Rush Higginbotham

SHREVEPORT — Funeral Services for Rush Quinn Higginbotham, 76, who died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, will be at 11 a.m. today at Trinity Heights Baptist ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Monday, February 9, 2015 12:05 am

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Pebble B. Robinson

FAYETTE — Funeral arrangements for Pebble B. Robinson, 68, of Fayette, who died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, in Lincoln County, are incomplete with Laird Funeral ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Monday, February 9, 2015 12:05 am

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Donald Ray Smith

NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Donald Ray Smith, 79, of Natchez, who died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at his residence, will be at 11 a.m. ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Monday, February 9, 2015 12:05 am

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Educators hope Common Core stays in play amid state debate

NATCHEZ — Local educators and supporters of Common Core say any state decision to waver from the rigorous academic standards will not be in the ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Sunday, February 8, 2015 12:01 am

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Callon oil reducing workforce

NATCHEZ — Callon Petroleum announced Wednesday nearly 20 employees would be leaving its workforce through early retirement options offered by company officials. CEO Fred Callon ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:13 am

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Natchez native arrested in connection to fatal shooting of former JSU player

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man was arrested in the fatal shooting of a Natchez native and former Jackson State University football player following an altercation ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:11 am

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Community responds to shooting of Natchez teen

NATCHEZ — Weeks after a Natchez teen was gunned down allegedly by two other teens, community members and civic leaders plan to discuss how such ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:03 am

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Continuous overturning: Truck spills load at intersection

NATCHEZ — An 18-wheeler that overturned Tuesday morning at the continuous flow intersection of John R. Junkin and Seargent S. Prentiss drives marks the fifth ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:01 am

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Parish chamber hosting annual awards dinner

NATCHEZ — Concordia Parish business and community leaders will gather Thursday to celebrate a successful year and honor those who have served the community. Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:10 am

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Legislator seeks to eliminate licensing fees

NATCHEZ — A local legislator is attempting to eliminate hunting and fishing licensing fees for Mississippi residents saying sportsmen shouldn’t have to pay to do ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Saturday, January 24, 2015 12:11 am

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Parish magnet school to accept applications

RIDGECREST — Parents interested in their children attending Concordia Parish’s magnet school will have until the end of February to turn in applications for the ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Friday, January 23, 2015 12:10 am

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NLT presents mystery spoof about movie stars turned nuns

Katharine Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland and a slew of other Hollywood divas will take the stage in Natchez this week for a sidesplitting production ... Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:04 am

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School board losing member; City appointed position coming open next month

NATCHEZ — A new face will soon join the Natchez-Adams School Board after the board’s vice president announced Monday he would not seek reappointment. Read more

by Rod Guajardo, Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:13 am

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