Reunion held

The Carter-Dawkins and Riddle family holds a large family reunion at the Neshoba County Coliseum. The family is present day descendants of the Carter plantation from Louisville, MS, the Dawkins family started with Frank Dawkins who was a runaway slave, and the Riddle lineage started with Mr. Charlie Riddle.
The family banquet was held on Friday, it included a welcome from Mayor Young and a live performance from Akami and the key of G band of Jackson, MS. Saturday the family visited the Geyser Falls water park and followed with a picnic at the Neshoba County Coliseum where family members participated in a talent show.
2014 reunionOn Sunday the family attended service at Mt. Calvary MB church, which the Carter family helped start. Long term member Roma Lewis, assisted them with visiting the family landmark.
Family members came from 11 states: AL, CA, CO, IL, IN, LA, MI, MO, TN, TX & WI. Those in attendance ranged from 3 months to 102 years old.