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The Reliability of Oral Histories Considered

[Music; loud with fast, heavy beat] [Baritone voice with emergency pace and tone]:“Eyewitness News! The [Valley’s][Metroplex’s][Tri-State Area’s][Ark-La-Tex’s][Bay Area’s][Central Coast’s][Middle Tennessee’s] Most Reliable Newscast! With the entire Eyewitness News Team! This is Eyewitness News at Six [o’clock]!” That voicer (or words and music to that effect) has been heard on television stations all over America at one time or another in …Continue reading →

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Seems Like Nothin’ Ever Comes to No Good Up on Choctaw Ridge . . . .

Number of “MacAllisters” found in public records in Mississippi from 1790 to 2007: 16 (maybe 17).Number of MacAllisters in Mississippi named “Billie Joe”: None.

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"I Got Some News This Mornin’ from Choctaw Ridge"

Choctaw Ridge in a portion of Mississippi (Panola County) The river just north of Batesville is the Tallahatchie River. The lake northeast of Batesville is Sardis Lake. The red line through Batesville is Interstate 55. The dark east-west line through Batesville is Mississippi Highway 6. The red line west of Batesville is an approximation of Choctaw Ridge. The area west …Continue reading →

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