Month: January 2010

MissPres News Roundup 1-15-2010

As much as it seems hard to believe while watching the human and structural devastation in Haiti, other events that affect our own little postage stamp have been going on this week. —————————————————- In Hattiesburg, the old high school is… Read More ›

Architectural Twins

I’ve been out and about the Magnolia State braving wind, snow, sleet, and broken water mains to scout out cool old buildings and bring you, my loyal MissPres readers, a report of what’s out there. As you remember, I drove… Read More ›


As of today, I’m unilaterally and without UN sanction declaring myself the winner of the Jackson Details mini-contest, which has been out on the World Wide Web for over two weeks now. Out of the five detail photos from downtown… Read More ›

Meridian in the Beginning

One of my favorite things is looking through old city directories–aren’t they cool? Ok, maybe not cool in the traditional sense, but interesting. One that contains all sorts of valuable information is the 1888 directory for Meridian, the first one… Read More ›

MissPres News Roundup 1-4-2010

While y’all were celebrating the holidays, some even basking in the sun of Trinidad (*cough* Carunzel *cough*), I’ve been diligently scanning the newspapers and other media for stories that might interest MissPres readers. I’ve also been watching with a small… Read More ›

Looking Back at 2009

Happy New Year, Y’all! Before we blast off, I thought it would be interesting to take a look back at last year’s MissPres statistics. Ok, maybe not interesting to you, but interesting to me. MissPres got started on February 9, 2009,… Read More ›