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Taylor Aswell, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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The Dart: Fit for life

NATCHEZ — If you want to walk a mile in 74-year-old Jewel Byrd’s shoes, you better make sure you are in good shape. Since moving ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Monday, August 29, 2011 1:05 am

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Rice yields higher than last year

VIDALIA — Even after two straight years of dry and unreasonably hot weather, Concordia Parish rice farmers are doing better than they expected. With the ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Monday, August 29, 2011 12:54 am

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Unemployment: Are the jobs out there?

Explaining high unemployment numbers in Adams County and Concordia Parish to businesses around the Miss-Lou that report frequent troubles filling job openings takes a willingness ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Sunday, August 28, 2011 12:39 am

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Bus abuse complaint leads to investigation

JONESVILLE — The Catahoula Parish School Board is under federal investigation after a Jonesville-area couple filed complaints regarding the treatment of their 8-year-old Down syndrome ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Saturday, August 27, 2011 12:02 am

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Water brought to elderly in Ferriday

FERRIDAY — In the midst of more water problems, the Town of Ferriday is offering help to elderly and disabled residents unable to go out ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Saturday, August 27, 2011 12:00 am

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Water tanks brought in

FERRIDAY — Ferriday residents have been dealing with low water pressure, a boil-water advisory and excessive heat since last Thursday, and with the town’s water ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Friday, August 26, 2011 12:05 am

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Standoff lasts nine hours

VIDALIA — A Concordia Parish man at the center of a nine-hour police standoff is in custody, seven hours after officers found no trace of ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Thursday, August 25, 2011 12:05 am

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Suspect from morning standoff arrested

An arrest warrant has been issued for the man at the center of a 9-hour police standoff who was later discovered missing. Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Wednesday, August 24, 2011 10:10 am

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Group gathers for St. Jude

NATCHEZ — It’s not unusual for people to flock to the Castle Restaurant at Dunleith Plantation for a nice dinner filled with wine, appetizers and ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Monday, August 22, 2011 12:01 am

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Construction for pavilion to begin

FERRIDAY — Music has been a major part of life in Ferriday for a long time, and town officials are doing what they can to ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Monday, August 22, 2011 12:01 am

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Corn farmers without irrigation have rough year

VIDALIA — After a crazy summer with record-breaking water levels on the Mississippi River and a three-month long drought, area corn farmers without irrigated fields ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Monday, August 22, 2011 12:01 am

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Bowie Knife Show impresses weapons enthusiasts

Vidalia resident James Herd has been a fan of Bowie knifes since he was child. Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Sunday, August 21, 2011 12:04 am

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Voters choose circuit clerk Tuesday

With the absentee ballots in, the race for Adams County circuit clerk will be decided at Tuesday’s second primary election. Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Sunday, August 21, 2011 12:03 am

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Parish flood costs covered

VIDALIA — With clean-up work on the Vidalia Riverfront coming to an end, Concordia Parish officials had another reason to smile Thursday when President Obama ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Saturday, August 20, 2011 12:07 am

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Ferriday under water advisory

FERRIDAY — While high water levels in the Mississippi River were causing problems for Concordia Parish earlier in the summer, the Town of Ferriday found ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Friday, August 19, 2011 12:05 am

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Parish student test scores improve in all subjects

VIDALIA — Louisiana end-of-course assessment results were released Tuesday, and Concordia Parish saw students improve in each of the three categories. EOC tests are designated ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Friday, August 19, 2011 12:04 am

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Student anticipates college

NATCHEZ — When Natchez High School senior Debra Whitley first heard she was going to be taking classes at the University of Mississippi this summer, ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Thursday, August 18, 2011 12:04 am

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Bowie knife show, hospital benefit scheduled this weekend

NATCHEZ — With the eighth annual Bowie Knife show scheduled for Saturday and a St. Jude Children’s Hospital Benefit Dinner Sunday, Miss-Lou residents are looking ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Thursday, August 18, 2011 12:03 am

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Community leaders tackle area housing needs

Home is where you make it, and a group of approximately 20 area residents are setting out to make sure that home is in the ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Wednesday, August 17, 2011 12:04 am

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Back to rules: Parish teachers jump into lessons

The first day of school was a rigid one for students at Vidalia Lower Elementary School as teachers dove right into teaching the rules and ... Read more

by Taylor Aswell, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 12:02 am

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