Natchez Trace Parkway busy in 2015 with visitor amounts

From press reports

“During September 2015, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced a slight decrease in the number of recreational visits over the 2014 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser.

“This year, 476,818 used the Parkway during September 2015 compared to 488,825 … Read more

Calendar of Events – 11/18/15

AUMC Annual Chili Lunch
Nov. 18
Ackerman United Methodist will be selling chili, corn chips, homemade dessert and tea at the Ackerman United Methodist Fellowship Hall on Nov. 18 for $5. Local schools, hospitals and other groups and individuals in … Read more

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry: Part 5

By C.J. Johnson

The 30th Mississippi included companies from  central Mississippi.  Company C, the Choctaw Planters, was raised in Choctaw County.  This  continuation of the 30th Mississippi history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898.”

“In January, 1864, … Read more

Dimmed lights help the night sky


By Edwin Faughn

Greetings from Rainwater Observatory right here in the historic village of French Camp, Mississippi.

We are excited about our new indoor exhibits containing a brand new impressive meteorite collection! It contains such objects … Read more

Sports schedules – 11/18/15

Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Louisville at Choctaw County
6 p.m. — French Camp at East Webster
6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Oak Hill Academy… Read more