The Civil War – Confederates head toward Washington

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

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

Calendar of events

Spay Day

July 6
The Spay/Panhandle Community Organization will host Spay Day on July 6 at Roy Johnson’s home. There will be games, food, entertainment and… Read more

‘MARS:The Red Planet’ program set

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

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

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