BLACK HAWK -- Jesse Salter, one of approximately 400 who worked the sweltering midway June 22 during the Old-Fashioned Political Rally, hadn’t yet taken the podium to ask Beat 2 voters to consider his candidacy for supervisor. He might’ve been pleasantly surprised to find out he hadn’t melted before he climbed the steps of the bandstand.
JEFFERSON -- A respectful quiet fell early Saturday afternoon as the members of the Lott Reunion gathered around the historic marker a county crew installed recently near the gate to Old Liberty Baptist Cemetery, as Bro. Gary Tanner, pastor of Liberty Baptist Church, and Bro.
Gwen Ford James, left, received a Vietnam Service pin from Dr. David Walker, director of the VA hospital in Jackson, who conducted the town hall meeting on behalf of veterans and dependents. Gwen's husband, the late David F. James, Jr., served with the U. S.
JEFFERSON -- Ancestors of many who assembled at the activities center of Liberty Baptist Church April 21 for the Lott Reunion arrived together by wagon train to this area in the early 1830s, not long after the Choctaws ceded lands to the federal government.