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Celebrate our fallen heroes at 157th annual Miss-Lou Memorial Day Parade
Submitted Article NATCHEZ — The 157th Annual Miss-Lou Memorial Day Parade, where participants march from Vidalia, La., across the Natchez-Vidalia Bridge, to the Natchez National Cemetery, will be held on Monday, May 29. Laura Ann Jackson, who chairs the Committee for the Miss-Lou Memorial Day Parade, said the event is an important tradition that attracts people from many […] The post Celebrate our fallen heroes at 157th annual Miss-Lou Memorial Day Parade appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Double the tickets, double the lottery winnings for one lucky Natchez player
A Natchez woman doubled her chances and her winnings in a Cash 4 lottery drawing. The woman, identified only as Barbara S. in the Mississippi Lottery winners page, won $10,000 on two Cash 4 tickets purchased from Fuel Stop in Natchez, She received her lottery winnings on May 22. The twice daily Cash 4 drawing […] The post Double the tickets, double the lottery winnings for one lucky Natchez player appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Natchez community pool under new operations
NATCHEZ, Miss (WJTV) – The Natchez Board of Aldermen and the Adams County Board of Supervisors voted to suspend the community swimming pool’s governing commission. The Natchez Democrat reported the supervisors and aldermen will be in charge when policy decisions need to be made for the pool. Supervisors approved the hiring of a list of […]
Vidalia chef set to compete in state-wide seafood cook-off
VIDALIA, La. (KNOE) - One man is putting Vidalia on the map as he becomes the first chef to represent the NELA city in Louisiana’s seafood cook-off. The 16th annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off is happening on Tuesday, June 27, in Lake Charles. Among the 12 competing chefs, one of them is from Vidalia, which is a first in the competition. Ashley Allen, executive chef at Coconuts Bar and Grill in Vidalia, will be showing off his culinary skills and competing for the title of Queen of Louisiana Seafood.
Pets of the Week: Meet William, Patty, Macadamia and Quartz
William, a 1-year-old neutered male Heeler/Black Mouth Cur mix that weighs about 50 pounds and is heartworm negative. He has been at the Hoofbeat and Pawprints Rescue shelter for almost his entire life. He is handsome, friendly, he gets along with everyone and he loves to spend time on play dates with other large dogs. […] The post Pets of the Week: Meet William, Patty, Macadamia and Quartz appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Conflict brewing over brunch at Haney’s Big House in Ferriday
FERRIDAY, La. — Ferriday Police Chief Sam King issued a clear, simple message to newspapers and posted it on the police department’s social media page: “There will be NO brunch Sunday, May 21, 2023, at Haney’s Big House.” However, to the host of the event “Baddies Do Brunch” which has been the subject of controversy […] The post Conflict brewing over brunch at Haney’s Big House in Ferriday appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Mississippi casino answers plea from local food bank after supplies reach critically low levels
A Mississippi casino answered the call and donated chicken, chips and ham to a local stewpot that issued a plea for help. On Friday, May 12, Magnolia Bluff Casino hotel and the casino, in conjunction with Performance Food Group, delivered 30 cases of chicken, 30 cases of tortilla chips and 2 cases of ham to the Natchez Community Stewpot.
Feltus Hawkins Mint Julep Party
Marjorie Feltus Hawkins and David Hawkins began hosting their Mint Julep Party in 2002 and they continued the tradition on Saturday, even though David Hawkins was unable to be there. He was otherwise occupied in Natchez, Mississippi at the couple’s historic home, Linden Bed and Breakfast, overseeing a wedding.
Process continues to bring back commercial airline to Natchez-Adams County
NATCHEZ, Miss. – Airport Director Richard Nelson said another airline has expressed interest in coming to Natchez-Adams County as local officials continue trying to bring commercial passenger service back to the area. The city and county was awarded a $750,000 federal grant last July that’s considered an essential subsidy...
Tate Taylor brings Hollywood to Natchez
“After directing The Help in Greenwood, Mississippi, I realized how much I missed the rural South. I have always wanted to restore an old home, so I began a nationwide search.”. The city of Natchez, though small, is big on history and intrigue. Positioned high on a bluff overlooking the...
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