The only Confederate victory in the North occurred at Monocacy, Maryland in July 1864. The following account comes from www.blueandgraytrail.com.
“On June 12, 1864, Lee created the Army of the Valley from his own command and … Read more
Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “MARS:The Red Planet!” This new presentation will be given on Friday, July 11, 2014, starting at … Read more
The annual George Bell and Sallie Mayfield Cooper family reunion is to be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward … Read more
The annual Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion is to be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward Starkville, take … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
Recently I came upon the word cynosure, pronounced “SIGH-nuh-sure” or “SIN-uh-sure.” This noun means something that gets attention because of its brilliance and interest. Something that provides guidance or direction … Read more
The Choctaw County School Board plans to operate on an approximately $17 million budget for the 2014-2015 school year. In their June 17 Budget Hearing, Superintendent Glen Beard announced that the district would not … Read more
Approximately 20 citizens learned more about the recent legislative session from Senator Gary Jackson and Rep. Joey Hood during the Legislative Forum on June 17.
Sen. Gary Jackson summarized the legislative session in one … Read more