A real VIP – Billy Ray Williams

September 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Always been a leader Billy Ray is humble; talented and successful When Billy Ray Williams was growing up in the small community of Pinhook it was hard to imagine he would become a major player in the world of travel. It was not hard to see he would be successful. His versatile and outgoing Read more

Mr. George Williams

August 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dorena Icon Beloved East Prairian ~ And All-Around Good Guy. Mr. George Williams has been involved in one way or another with East Prairie schools for over A Half-Century. #That’s A Long Time. And, he just keeps going making the Energizer Bunny envious of his Energy. Makes the Scarecrow Read more

Danny Lee Johnson

August 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Update ~ Aug. 28 ~ 10:07 AM There is A growing movement in the push to get East Prairie 1977 graduate Danny Lee Johnson into the Murray State Racer Sports Hall of Fame. There are none more deserving ~ but ~ as is the Case with many things in Life ~ it takes effort; passion and perseverance to Read more

Update: The demolition of Pinhook

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Residents watch as their houses are removed from the place they called Home Lezlie Jo Brown grew up in Pinhook. So, did her Father and Grandfather covering nearly a Century of time spent on land between the Levees. Water was always an issue with rural residents of Mississippi County. It was Read more

Pinhook demolition begins

August 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

The once-proud African-American community in Mississippi County was destroyed during the activation of the BPNMF.  Devastated when the United States Army Corps on Engineer fatally decided to activate the flood-way 2204 Hours on May 2, 2011. By order of Major General John Walsh under the auspices Read more