2006: Trent Lott reelected to Senate

He ran unopposed.

2006: Eudora Welty House opens to public

Eudora Welty House in Jackson
Eudora Welty House in Jackson

Learn more at the Welty House website.

2006: Mississippi Commission on Civil Rights Education established by Legislature

2006: Forrest County Circuit Judge Robert Helfrich overturns conviction of Clyde Kennard

After attempting to integrate the University of Southern Mississippi, Kennard was convicted in 1960 on a trumped-up charge of stealing chicken feed.

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