Urban/Rural Issues

MissPres News Roundup 11-7-2017

Stories this week come from Vicksburg, Meridian, Ellisville, and Philadelphia. The big local story this week might be the listing for sale of the Presbyterian Church in Rodney.  If you haven’t heard about this yet, be sure the check out yesterday’s post. The big national news this week is the loss of the federal preservation tax credits.

Walking To School

I believe that Grenada Public Schools Start back today.  Some of you may be groaning, while other may be cheering for the start of school.  But one of the best benefits of towns and cities should be their walkability.  This view… Read More ›

Cumbest Bluff Water Tank

About 15 miles north of Pascagoula on Highway 63, sits the community of Cumbest Bluff.  Simon Cumbest(1755-1820) who first settled on the Pascagoula River in 1799 was the progenitor of the Mississippi Cumbest clan.  Cumbest Bluff gained its name in 1832 when John… Read More ›

Celebration at Mt. Moriah

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Jennifer Baughn, Chief Architectural Historian with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. I hope her report on the recent successful project at Mt. Moriah School will provide a brighter vision for… Read More ›