The Civil War – Local history and legacy of the war

By C.J. Johnson First Regiment Mississippi Light Artillery was organized in early 1862 and included Company C, “Turner’s Battery,” led by Dr. Henry P. Turner of Kilmichael, Choctaw County, Mississippi. According to Dunbar Rowland’s Military History of Mississippi 1803 –…

Midsouth star gaze and astronomy conference at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium in French Camp Mississippi is gearing up for its annual Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference coming up April 10-13, 2013! This four day event generally attracts serious amateur and professional astronomers from all over the United…

WAC named Value Added School in Mississippi

By Press Reports A local school from the Choctaw County School District has been recognized at the recent statewide conference of the Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools (PREPS) for being named as a Value Added School. Weir…

CCSD named a PREPS Involvement Award Winner

By Press Reports Choctaw County School District has been recognized at the recent statewide conference of Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools (PREPS) for receiving an Involvement Award during the PREPS/ MAPE Conference, February 20-21, 2013, at the…