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Sarah Cook, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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Couple still counts blessings one year after fire

Some black soot still stains the hardwood floors on the third story of Darby’s on Main Street. It was only a year ago Saturday that ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:04 am

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Officials: Blue skies were deceiving

NATCHEZ — If hot-air balloons had lifted off two days out of the three-day Great Mississippi River Balloon Race last month, chances are high pilots ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Tuesday, November 3, 2015 12:05 am

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Ballet Magnificat! presents performance for Guardian Shelter

Sometimes a leap of faith can turn into a pirouette of success. Such was the case when Ballet Magnificat! — America’s premier Christian Ballet Company ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Sunday, November 1, 2015 12:01 am

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Grant available for local nonprofit

NATCHEZ — What could your nonprofit do with $200,000? Read more

by Sarah Cook, Wednesday, October 28, 2015 12:02 am

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Feed the Hungry to give out 200 turkeys

NATCHEZ — American painter Norman Rockwell in one of his iconic works portrayed Thanksgiving as a happy family sitting around a table, eagerly being served ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Monday, October 26, 2015 12:03 am

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Annual Antiques Forum to feature behind-the-scenes tour of craftsmen

Hidden throughout Natchez are clues that point to the city’s past. These clues take the form of a meticulous carving engraved in an antique armchair ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Sunday, October 25, 2015 12:04 am

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Natchez house on most endangered historic places list

One historic house in Natchez may be on the brink of extinction. Read more

by Sarah Cook, Friday, October 23, 2015 12:00 am

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City awarded $150,000 grant for Duncan Park restrooms

“Out with the old, in with the new” is not a phrase frequently thrown around in a city rooted in history such as Natchez. Read more

by Sarah Cook, Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:02 am

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Adult coloring books offer therapy for locals

Callie Godfrey doesn’t have to think outside the lines to de-stress. In fact, she prefers to stay inside the lines. Godfrey is an advocate of ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Sunday, October 18, 2015 12:05 am

Business Briefcase

Fresh pickins’: Historic grocery reopens as downtown juke joint

NATCHEZ — Even though his juke joint venue will have a handsome list of craft beer and eventually liquor, Dub Rogers said opening another bar ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Sunday, October 18, 2015 12:05 am

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Ideation workshop brainstorms brand

NATCHEZ — Before the branding comes the brainstorming. Read more

by Sarah Cook, Friday, October 16, 2015 12:04 am

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Drugs seized in raid on Beaumont Street

Three Natchez men left 35 Beaumont St. in handcuffs Tuesday morning after Natchez Police raided the residence, allegedly finding four forms of illegal drugs and ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:06 am

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Man charged in armed robbery

A Natchez man was arrested Tuesday in connection with an unsuccessful armed robbery that happened Sept. 10 at a barbershop on Minor Street. Read more

by Sarah Cook, Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:04 am

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Aldermen to attend Mississippi Municipal League’s Small Town Conference

NATCHEZ — Three Natchez aldermen are attending the annual Mississippi Municipal League’s Small Town Conference this week in Starkville. Ward 1 Alderwoman Joyce Arceneaux-Mathis, Ward ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Monday, October 12, 2015 12:01 am

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Natchez summit to focus on addiction treatment

Paula Norris has a potential cure for addiction, depression and other brain diseases and she wants to share her discovery with the world. Thanks to ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Sunday, October 11, 2015 12:05 am

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Officials concerned about Beaumont Street crime

NATCHEZ — A short city street with no more than 20 houses has dominated some local law enforcement officers’ time recently. Read more

by Sarah Cook, Sunday, October 11, 2015 12:04 am

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Group to present vision for downtown

NATCHEZ — While most are looking ahead to 2016 — Natchez’s 300th birthday year — others are looking past the tricentennial, and planning for the ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Sunday, October 11, 2015 12:03 am

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CPSD board renews leadership academy

Concordia Parish schoolteachers will soon have the opportunity to hit the books and learn how to better lead. Read more

by Sarah Cook, Friday, October 9, 2015 12:29 am

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Mississippi state flag back on ballot?

NATCHEZ — Natchez resident Albert Jackson said 13 white stars adorning a blue cross against a red background don’t define him. “It’s the people behind ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:03 am

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Weekend Ticket: Purple Dress Run, football headlines weekend

NATCHEZ — A sea of purple is set to paint downtown this evening, serving as a precursor to a weekend filled with fun events. Today’s ... Read more

by Sarah Cook, Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:01 am

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