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Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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Natchezians attend Democratic, Republican national conventions

At least two Natchezians have been witness to the national political landscape last week and this week as the Republican and Democratic national conventions drew ... Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:19 am

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Weekend ticket: Food, wine festival set to begin Friday

Hope you came hungry. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:00 am

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Sister of famed rock and roller Jerry Lee Lewis dies

The Lewis family of Ferriday may be the most documented family in the town thanks to Frankie Jean Lewis Terrell. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:22 am

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Natchez Tricentennial History Minute videos seen in 43 countries

The Minutemen were known to be ready at a moment’s notice, ready to spring into action in case of a threat. Natchez National Park Service ... Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:03 am

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The Dart: Jonesville family enjoys quality time at cookout

Summertime. Children are out of school, the weather is hot and those ribs in the freezer practically are begging to be thrown on the grill. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Monday, July 25, 2016 12:00 am

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Visitor center spruced up as 300th birthday party nears

Natchez’s 300th birthday is right around the corner, and one of the venues for the party is in the process of getting ready. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Monday, July 25, 2016 12:00 am

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Weekend Ticket: Minorville Jubilee, fundraisers highlight events

NATCHEZ — Barbecue, softball and local history are all on tap this weekend, along with a little dose of helping your neighbors. The weekend weather ... Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:14 am

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Cathedral valedicatorian follows her passion for art

Cathedral High School valedictorian Deja Harris has a plan for her life drawn out. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:27 am

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The Dart: Local teen looks to future on birthday

Woodville Drive in Natchez was quiet Wednesday except for the hum of a Dax Winston’s lawnmower. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Monday, July 11, 2016 12:00 am

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Pieces of history: Researchers studying area antique furnishings

Every year, thousands of tourists flock to see the untouched beauty of Natchez. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Saturday, July 9, 2016 12:08 am

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Palace Club building on Martin Luther King Jr. Street collapses

The Palace Club on Martin Luther King Jr. Street collapsed recently after standing on the 200 block for at least 130 years. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Friday, July 8, 2016 12:00 am

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Weekend ticket: Art, history events on tap for weekend

Art and history are cued up for this weekend in the Miss-Lou. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:00 am

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Humane Society dishes up fundraising fun for summer party

The annual Natchez-Adams County Humane Society summer fundraiser is set for Saturday, June 4 at a new location. For the past four years, the party ... Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Sunday, May 29, 2016 12:03 am

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Music festival, rodeo headline weekend events

This weekend will bring music, cowboys and a moment of remembrance to the Miss-Lou. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:30 am

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Annual two-day event begins Friday

NATCHEZ — Grab your spurs, chaps and cowboy hat. The rodeo is back in town. The sixth Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Rodeo will be Friday ... Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:03 am

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Festival of Music, tours set for weekend

This weekend in the Miss-Lou offers the usual: great music, a chance to see old friends and the kick-off of some historical tours. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:11 am

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Exhibition features local sports pictures, memorabilia

The Historic Natchez Foundation was swinging for the fences with its new sports history exhibit, and organizers hope you’ll think they’ve hit a home run. ... Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:03 am

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Co-Lin Natchez graduates 143 students

Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Natchez campus awarded diplomas to 143 students Friday night at the Natchez Convention Center. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Saturday, May 14, 2016 12:01 am

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Stamp Out Hunger food drive is Saturday

The United States Postal Service in Natchez is on a mission, and it’s not just to deliver your mail. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Friday, May 13, 2016 12:17 am

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Color Dash 5K set for Saturday in Natchez

Miss-Lou residents will have the opportunity to run through clouds of color in support of local groups Saturday morning in Natchez’s first Color Dash. Read more

by Mary Kathryn Carpenter, Friday, May 13, 2016 12:15 am

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