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August 12, 2015 STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE STATE PAGE 7A On Saturday, August 1, only antebellum Charles L. Sullivan ties took a flag from Beauvoir, the last home National Historic Biloxi, Pass Christian, Company H, Third of Confederate President Landmark between New Vicksburg, New Orleans, Mississippi Regiment Jefferson Davis, began a Orleans and Mobile canNew Haven, That flag, captured April 6-month retrospective be seen. This exhibit Connecticut, and 4, 1862, made several of Hurricane Katrina. will remain in place Beauvoir together in long journeys through Upstairs in the rotating from August I to historical connectionsthe years and wound up gallery of the Jefferson January 30, 2o16. that began in 1862 andat Beauvoir on August Davis Presidential In addition to the continues in the present. 29, 2005. The search Library, a "Beauvoir: opening of the exhibit, a It started with a threat for remnants of that flag Ten Years Later" photo- signed and numbered to burn Biloxi, which,in the rubble of the Old graphic exhibit will con- souvenir book titled believe it or not, result- Brick Hospital Museum rain views of Beauvoir Katrina Plus Ten: The ed in the bombardment failed, but the sword of before and after the Saga of Beauvoir, the of Pass Christian. a sergeant in the Ninth storm. Both damaged Friendship Flag, and the Following the bombard-Connecticut came out of and restored artifacts Connecticut Sergeant'sment, the 1,ooo man Katrina's muck and filth will be on display. Sword went on sale. InNinth Connecticut in perfect condition. Throughout the exhibit 28 pages of color and Regiment stormed Hence the title Katrina the slow but steady black and white photo-ashore, and, in a skir- Plus Ten: The Saga of process of rebuilding the graphs, Coast historian mish north of the town, Beauvoir, the Friendship Flag, and the display in New Haven, Connecticut Sergeant's Connecticut, as part of a Sword. Knights of Columbus On October 14, 2008, Civil War Exhibit. the sword was taken to Those who wish to Vicksburg for the dedi- know more about cation of the Ninth Beauvoir, the flag, and Connecticut Infantry the sword, can buy the Monument. One of the book for $12.95 in the men who took the sword Jefferson Davis to Vicksburg was the Presidential Library and great-great grandson of Museum gift shop. The a soldier in the Third entire purchase price Mississippi Regiment will go into a fund to who fought the great- build displays in the great grandfathers of the Jefferson Davis men dedicating the Presidential Library. monument. At this Call 228-388-4400 for writing the Connecticut more information. Sergeant's sword is on One of the most revered artists of the 2oth century, Elvis Presley elevated early rock and roll to untold heights in America. However, he did not do it alone. Presley worked with a group of studio musicians so talented that they earned the name "A Band of Legends." A Band of Legends fea- tures guitarist James Burton, drummer Gene Chrisman, bassist Norbert Putnam, key- boardist Bobby Wood, and Memphis native and singer/songwriter Andy Childs on vocals. The group will perform some of the legendary songs they recorded with the King of Rockof Legends Remembers Executive Director of and Roll at the BPAC. Elvis" will benefit the GRAMMY Museum Between the four musi- Bologna Performing Mississippi. "We are cians, they played on Arts Center's Janice thrilled to be able to over 200 recordings Wyatt Mississippi bring these musicians to with Presley. Summer Arts Institute ( utast c "We are looking for- and GRAMMY Museum night to benefit our ward to coming to the Mississippi's education Museum's education Delta. I am bringing programs, programs." some great players with "Education is at the To purchase tickets, me," said Putnam, who heart of both of our call the Bologna also put in a stint as the organizations' missions, Performing Arts Center Executive Director of and we are delighted to Ticket Office at 662- the Delta Music have designated this 846-4626 or visit Institute during the event as a fundraiser for early days of the pro- our educational pro- Tickets are $35 for the gram. "We will talk grams," said Laura concert or $50 for VIP, about Elvis, his artistry, Howell, Executive which includes a ticket his music, and tell tales Director of Bologna to the concert, post- of our time with him. He Performing Arts Center. show reception and a changed music and took "The Band of Legends meet-and-greet with the it in a different direc- are top musicians that band members. tion, and we were there worked closely with as it happened." Elvis for many years," Proceeds from "A Band added Emily Havens, YOUR MEMBER OWNED, LOCALLY OPERATED, NOT-FOR-PROFIT ELECTRIC PROVIDER Bondt~! & Insured NEED TO SEND A FAX? Stone Stop by the County Enterprise 143 First St. Wiggins will do it for you[ Mosquito Control Serving the Mississippi Pearl River Valley Electric Power Assodation ~,;*1 ~h~ ~,~" F~*~"~ (~-~r~ ~-9~ VISIT FOR INFO ABOUT WISE ENERGY USE AND OTHER SERVICES The Senate approved the Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act (RREEA) a bill that authorizes rail policy and funding for the next several years. This legislation creates a Gulf Coast Working Group led by the Federal Railroad Administration charged with studying the restoration of Gulf Coast rail service east of New Orleans. Its members would include members of the Southern Rail Commission, represen- tatives from Amtrak, the states and cities along the route, and railroad company officials. This service was suspended after Katrina although the tracks have been restored. "We are encouraged by this surge in support for passenger rail," said Knox Ross, Chairman of the Southern Rail Commission. "The Southern Rail Commission has never been more engaged with decision-makers and thought leaders in Washington and with local elected officials. That combination is yielding significant progress for passenger rail along the Gulf Coast." RREEA also authorizes $1.45 billion for fiscal year 2o16 and grows to $1.9 billion by fiscal year 2019 -- enough funding to start to return the system to a state of good repair and make other targeted investments designed to improve service. The bill also includes language that would: Sustainably grow funding authorization levels to Amtrak, which would enable the nation's passenger rail corporation to address the long ignored need to invest in passenger rail and its supporting infra- structur Create a Rail Service Capital and Operating grant program to assist regions with planning and deploying new or expanded passenger rail service Unlock billions in pri- vate capital to develop transit-oriented devel- opment that support passenger rail stations, service and increased ridership potential through the underuti- lized Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) program -- a $35 billion program that provides direct loans to finance development of public and private rail infrastructure Ensure the Amtrak Board of Directors is representative of the entire nation's interest by reserving seats for state-supported and long-distance corridors as well as the Northeast Corridor Southern Rail Commission has also commissioned Amtrak to study the options for the return of passenger along the Gulf Coast corridor between New Orleans and Orlando. Details of this study will be discussed at the next gency evacuation meeting of the Southern routes. Rail Commission which The Commission was takes place on Friday, founded in June of 1982 September 11 at 9:00 by the 97th Congress am at the Royal Sonesta which enabled the for- Hotel in New Orleans. mation of an interstate rail compact, which was subsequently approved by the About the Southern Louisiana, Mississippi Rail Commission and Alabama legisla- The SRC engages and tures. The Southern Rail informs public and pri- Commission is compro- vate rail interests to mised of governor- support and influence appointed commission- southeast rail initia- ers from each member fives. 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