Thinking about the history of a community

Hanna McCain

As I was re-reading through Ms. Nannie Maude Reynolds and Mrs. Betty Suttle’s book The First Hundred Years: A History of Noxapater I was very flattered to find that my sisters and I were named “pillars of the … Read more

First Nanih Waiya Fall Fest planned

From press reports

 

The Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park would like to welcome everyone to attend their First Annual Nanih Waiya Fall Festival on Saturday, October 19 on Middleton Road in the Nanih Waiya Community.

The Festival will … Read more

‘Learn to read’ ministry program planned

From press reports

 

Mountain Top Ministries is now registering for the “Learn to Read Program”.

The program is designed to assist adults with the fundamental reading skills that can assist them with the day to day functions of life.… Read more

Man loses appeal in capital murder

From press reports

 

The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear a post-conviction petition filed by J.C. Higginbotham who wanted a new trial on grounds that his guilty plea was involuntary.

Higginbotham was one of four people arrested … Read more

Smith Family, Choctaw Books preserved history

By Ken Strachan

Columnist

 

I recently made my last visit to what is an institution here in Mississippi as far as history is concerned, Choctaw Books in Jackson. The bookstore, which began as a private library of former U.S. … Read more