Page 13: Book Highlights Life in South Mississippi

By David Elliott - bio | email

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A new book put together by three Hancock County women features art, photographs and stories that showcase the history and flavor of South Mississippi.

Scrapbook of Treasured Memories by Connie Heitzmann, Betty Stechmann and Janie Koch takes readers on a journey along the Mississippi coast. "This book comes from the heart" says Heitzmann who worked to collect images and stories from a wide variety of contributors.

The book goes beyond South Mississippi and includes art depicting scenery and history from Louisiana, Alabama and Florida.

Scrapbook of Treasured Memories is available at book stores around the coast and it sparks memories and emotions shared by everyone in South Mississippi.