Thursday Dec 5
'Father of the Blues' first 'enlightened' by group from Miss.
W.C. Handy first encountered the blues around 1903 at the train station in Tutwiler, where he witnessed a slide guitarist playing "the weirdest music I had ever heard."
Girlfriends greet hit the road
Thanks again to Pastor and First Lady Bill & Charlotte Taylor. The GIRLFRIENDS GREET hit the road for a marvelous trip in the Bethlehem bus! We traveled over to the Delta stopping first at McCarty Pottery in Merigold.
The Mississippi Press
Ocean Springs' IB students will now earn credits at Mississippi colleges equal to out-of-state schools
By the time they graduate, students in the International Baccalaureate program at Ocean Springs High School can speak a foreign language fluently, will have written the equivalent of a Masters thesis and created, planned and conducted their own college-level research projects.
The Bolivar Commercial
Some businesses closed for holiday
Columbus Day will be celebrated on Monday and several local businesses, government offices, banks, and schools will be closed in observance of the holiday.