Archived News

2011 - 2013

Date

Activity

December 14, 2013

The December meeting was the annual Open House event.  This year it was at the Huff home in Gloster from 1:00 until 3:00 pm.  

November 9, 2013

The November meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the Liberty Library.  Following the business meeting a program on the Battle of Franklin with emphasis on the participation of Amite Countians was presented.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here. 

October 12, 2013

The October meeting was a regular business meting at 10:00 am in the meting room of the Liberty Library.  Following the business meeting a program on the US Constitution was presented.  Following that, interested parties went on a tour of the local dairy and cheese-making facility near Gillsburg.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

September 14, 2013

The September meeting was be a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the Liberty Library.  Following the meeting, Greg Barron presented a short program on the War of 1812 with emphasis on the participation of Amite Countians.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

August  10, 2013

The August meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

July

No meeting.  Meetings resume in August.

June 8, 2013

The June meeting was the annual business meeting with election of officers for the coming fiscal year.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.  There was a slide show of images taken by members who recently toured the Rodney area.

May 11, 2013

Cemetery Conservation Workshop in Natchez.  See flyer here for details.

May 4, 2013

Liberty Heritage Day.  The society hosted visitors to the LRSH and to a repeating photo show in the library conference room.  There was a short business meeting to finalize the slate of candidates for the upcoming election.  The draft minutes of the brief meeting may be read here.

April 13, 2013

The April meeting  was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The draft minutes of the meeting may be read here.

March 9, 2013

The March meeting  was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  No program was held.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

February 9, 2013

The February meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  Following the business meeting Sam King gave a slide presentation of photos of Liberty from the past.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

January 12, 2013

The January meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  No program was held following the business session.   The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

December 1, 2012

The December meeting was devoted to the annual Open House.  The LRSH was open from 11:00 am until noon.   The library conference room was open from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm.  A slide show of the photos scanned thus far in the Amite County imaging project was shown.  Light refreshments (popcorn, drinks, and any donated food) was available.  There was no business meeting.

November 10, 2012

The November meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  No program was held following the business session due to a number of members needing to leave to attend events in the Natchez area.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

October 13, 2012

The October meeting was a special meeting at 10:00 am at the Liberty Presbyterian Church.  A special program on the 7th Mississippi Infantry Regiment CSA was held, followed by a Memorial Service at the Confederate Monument next to the church.  (See program here.)  A pot luck luncheon was held at the Liberty Library Conference Room following the service.  Another photo scanning session was held after lunch. 

September 8, 2012

The September meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the Liberty Library.  The program was presented by representatives from USM who will talk about the Digital Library Project.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

August 11, 2012

The August meeting was be a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the Liberty Library.  The program was presented by Jim Freeman.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

July 2012

NO MEETING

June 9, 2012

The June meeting of the ACHGS was the Annual Meeting of the Society at which the election of officers was concluded.  There was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the library in Liberty.  The program was presented by Davis Anders, the new publisher of the Wilk-Amite Record newspaper.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

May 5, 2012

Liberty Heritage Day

The Little Red Schoolhouse was open for tours and research.  Displays and sale of books and other society materials were in the Library Conference Room.  A brief business meeting was conducted for the purpose of receiving the formal report of the Nomination Committee.  The minutes of the brief meeting may be read  here.

April 14, 2012

The April meeting of the ACHGS was a regular monthly meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the library in Liberty.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.  The program was presented by Sam King.

March 10, 2012

The March meeting of the ACHGS was a regular monthly meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the library in Liberty.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.  No program was presented.

February 11, 2012

The February meeting of the ACHGS was a regular monthly meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the library in Liberty.  The draft minutes of the meeting may be read here.  A field trip was made after the meeting to selected cemeteries between Liberty and Centreville.

January 14, 2012

The January meeting of the ACHGS was a regular monthly meeting with a program at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the library in Liberty.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here

December 3, 2011

The December meeting was the traditional society Open House event.  This year the site was the Decatur Butler house (also known as the Tommy Talbert house) on Hwy. 567 northwest of Liberty.

A map and directions can be seen here.

The open house ran from noon until 3:00pm.  No business meeting was held.

November 12, 2011

The November meeting of the ACHGS was a regular monthly meeting with a program at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the library in Liberty.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

October 8, 2011

The October meeting of the ACHGS was a regular monthly  meeting with a program in the meeting room of the library in Liberty.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here

September 10, 2011

The September meeting of the ACHGS was a quarterly meeting with a program.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

August 13, 2011

The August meeting of the ACHGS was a regular monthly meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the library in Liberty.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

July 9, 2011

By earlier decision of the Executive Board, there will be no meeting in July.  Meetings will resume in August.

June 11, 2011

The June meeting of the ACHGS was the Annual Meeting for the election of officers for the coming fiscal year.  A program was also be presented following the business meeting and conclusion of voting in officer elections.  The draft minutes of the meeting may be read here.

May 7,  2011

The May meeting of the ACHGS was a brief convening about 9:45 am in the library in Liberty to formally receive the report of the Nominating Committee and to open the floor for additional nominations.  Otherwise the activities of the society were devoted to presenting displays and demonstrations in conjunction with Liberty Heritage Day.  The brief minutes of the meeting may be read here.

April 9, 2011

The April meeting of the ACHGS was a regular monthly meeting at the library in Liberty at 10:00 am.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

March 12, 2011

The March meeting of the ACHGS was a field trip to Magnolia to tour historic buildings.  No business meeting was held.

February 12, 2011

The February meeting of the ACHGS was a regular monthly meeting at the library in Liberty at 10:00 am.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

January 8, 2011

The January meeting of the ACHGS was a regular business meeting at the library in Liberty at 10:00 am.  The draft minutes of the meeting may be read here.

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