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Shiloh Battlefield comes alive with cannon firing, history


A crew will be firing a six-pounder smoothbore cannon throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday at Shiloh National Military Park.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
The hallowed grounds at Shiloh will come alive this weekend.
Shiloh National Military Park will host Booming on the Battlefield cannon firing demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday.
A crew . . .


Ham Radio Field Day


Photo courtesy of Alcorn County ARES

GOTA station chief John Rose and "network guru" Danny Chittom take prt in a previous Field Day event at the Alcorn County Welcome Center in Corinth.



by l.a. story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
How would emergency personnel communicate if all landline and cell phones went down?
A public demonstration Saturday will answer that question -- ham radio.
There will be an American . . .


Sears to close next month




The Corinth location of Sears Hometown Store is one of three in north Mississippi set to close next month.

The closing of the appliance and tool store located in Harper Square Mall was confirmed by Sears Hometown Store's public relations fir . . .


Doctor shares details of MRHC emergency medical training program


Staff photo by Zack Steen

Dr. Matthew Graber, director for the Emergency Medicine Graduate Medical Education Training Program at Magnolia Regional Health Center, talks with Kiwanis Club President Jeff Eldridge.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Magnolia Regional Health Center has a plan in place to bring advanced emergency care to northeast Mississippi, and at the helm is Dr. Matthew Graber.
The director for the Emergency . . .


Summer temps arrive early




By Jebb Johnston
jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
While the calendar says summertime arrives later this week, the thermometer signaled its arrival more than a month ago.
Based on the average U.S. temperature, the month of May was . . .


County, Caterpillar settle back taxes dispute




Alcorn County and Caterpillar have agreed to settle the litigation over back taxes assessed on the industry.
The Board of Supervisors agreed to the settlement in an executive session Monday evening. A trial date in November had recently been se . . .


'Where my heart is'


Staff Photo by L.A. Story

Tishomingo County Sheriff John Daugherty spent years traveling the state, but now enjoys staying put and making a difference at home.



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
IUKA -- Tishomingo County Sheriff John Daugherty spent years traveling the state, but now enjoys staying put and making a difference at home.
Currently, Daugherty is about three years . . .


CHS seniors graduate


Photo compliments of Randy J. Williams

Corinth High School graduate Raitharius Jaibreayre' Spence is hugged by his mother, Tasha Williams, and brother, Omarian Spence, following Friday night's commencement ceremony at the Crossroads Arena. More CHS graduation photos will appear in Tuesday's Daily Corinthian.


Volunteers help Project Package


Modern Woodmen Financial Representative Aaron Hight, Mid-South Project Package Coordinator Ricky Pope and Modern Woodmen Financial Representative Connor Wilbanks show some of the recently donated goods.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Community members can make a difference.
A large donation of dry and canned goods and household items was recently collected from community members. Those important donated items will be . . .


Surgery Success


Photo courtesy of Diane Phillips

Berson Joseph enjoys a snack as he recovers from his surgery.



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
Berson Joseph, a two-year-old Haitian child who needed a critical surgery, was able to get the care he needed thanks to a lot of local help and prayers.
In early March, Corinth residents . . .


Branding identity


Staff photo by Zack Steen

Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell and school board president Ricky Fields look over the district's new logo now featured on a plasma cut sign at the district office.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
The Alcorn School District has a new identity.
Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell introduced the district's new logo and branding identity to Board of Education members earlier this . . .


'Back to its roots'


Staff Photo by L.A. Story

Pine Vale Children's Home has chosen to return to its established mission. They are currently transitioning from state-placed children to private placements.



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
Budget woes for the Mississippi Department of Child Protective Services is listed as one of the bullet points in the decision to transition Pine Vale Children's Home "back to its . . .


Aldi plans opening in coming weeks




By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Harper Square's new grocery store tenant is weeks away from opening.
The wait for Marshalls, meanwhile, will be a bit longer.
An exact date was not available, but Aldi is set to open . . .


Downtown radio tower gets OK




By Jebb Johnston
jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
A radio station gained approval from the Corinth Preservation Commission to locate a radio tower on Foote Street as the business plans to move downtown.
The commission approved the . . .


Innovative thinking


Eighteen Corinth and Alcorn County professionals graduated from The Alliance's 2018 Leadership Alcorn class.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
(Editor's note: This is the final story in a series featuring The Alliance's Leadership Alcorn Class of 2018.)
After four months of innovative thinking, a new class of leaders have been . . .


Ross retiring as municipal judge




The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen will soon begin looking for a new municipal judge.
Judge John C. Ross has informed the board that he is retiring and will likely preside over his last session of Corinth Municipal Court on Monday.
In a meeting . . .


Work continues on issues facing the state


Parks



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Even though the 2018 legislative session ended in April, a lot happened in May.
Sen. Rita Potts Parks said a handfull of items talked about during the session were resolved during the last . . .


Weeden joins alderman at large race as qualifying ends




A last-minute qualifier on Friday makes a three-man race for alderman at large in Corinth and will require a Republican primary.
Attorney Ken Weeden was the only person to submit papers on the final day of the qualifying window. He will seek the at . . .


Hero's welcome


Staff photo by Mark Boehler

More than 50 vehicles, many of them motorcycles, were in the convoy escorting the hearse transporting the remains of Sgt. Julius Ellis McKinney from Memphis International Airport to Corinth. The Corinth Fire Department displayed a flag as the convoy arrived. See additional photo on Page 1.



Patriot guard for former MIA should arrived about 1 p.m. Wednesday




Family members are trying to get the word out the convoy escorting former MIA Korean War veteran Julius E. McKinney is expected to arrived in Corinth about 1 p.m. Wednesday.
This time is earlier than expected and what was announced on Tuesday. Many . . .


Baria, Wicker lead Alcorn County voting




Alcorn County Democratic voters favored David Baria as the candidate to take on incumbent U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker in November, while Wicker easily carried the county in the Republican primary.
Voters showed little interest in Tuesday's congressional pr . . .


Congressional primary election set for Tuesday




By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Absentee voting picked up a bit in the past week, but it is expected to be a slow day at the polls Tuesday as Democratic and Republican primaries are held for Mississippi . . .


Former MIA soldier to be buried in Corinth


McKinney



By Jebb Johnston
jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Joyce Tanner would never forget the missing soldier's face.
Army Sgt. Julius Ellis McKinney, her uncle, went missing on Dec. 2, 1950, at the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. The family had . . .


Downtown hardware store celebrates centennial


The store had a side entrance and display windows before being remodeled in the 1950s.



By L.A. Story
lastory@dailycorinthian.com
Not many business can claim a 100-year history, but Biggers Hardware is one of them.
Biggers Hardware, located at 602 Cruise Street, in downtown Corinth, invites the public to come and . . .


Dealership, club team up for Havis' Kids


Staff Photo by L.A. Story

Magnolia Car Club President Michael Mann (from left), Havis’ Kids representative Lane Bryant and Long Lewis Ford Internet Manager Amber McGill advertise Saturday’s Cruise in at Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center to benefit Havis’ Kids.



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
Magnolia Car Club has teamed up with Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center to host a Cruise In to benefit Havis' Kids.
There will be a Cruise In with Magnolia Car Club from 8 a.m. until 2 . . .


Third arrest made in murder case




Corinth police on Tuesday arrested a third person in the robbery and shooting death of George Earl Harris.
Shakoa Walker, 21, of Proper Street, Corinth, was charged with capital murder. Arraignment is pending.
Capt. Dell Green said Walker knew police . . .


Speaking for the fallen


Staff photo by Mark Boehler

A crowd of about 150 turned out Sunday afternoon for the Memorial Day program at Corinth National Cemetery.



By Mark Boehler
editor@dailycorinthian.com
Chester Wayne Harrison's fellow U.S. Army comrades during the Vietnam War called him "Smooth."
It was Nov. 19, 1969, and his platoon was looking for the enemy along a tank trail.
"We . . .


CHS Follies celebrates 21st century


Staff photo by Zack Steen

The 2018 edition of Follies features more than 115 Corinth High School seniors.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
High school seniors will take attendees back a decade in the Class of 2018 edition of Follies.
More than 115 graduating Corinth High School seniors will present "Y2Follies" next week in . . .


Two charged with capital murder




The Corinth Police Department has charged two with capital murder in the shooting death and robbery of George Earl Harris, 57.
Police Chief Ralph Dance said the two are Shaquavia Gunn, 18, of Proper Street, and Darius Deen, 20, no permanent address . . .


Pursuit ends with burning car




A Corinth man faces multiple felony charges after his vehicle crashed and burst into flames while fleeing from police.
Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance said Demerious Mayes, 21, of 506 Cemetery Street, Corinth, has been charged with felony fleeing, . . .


Anti-tobacco officials warn of e-cigarette device


Photo Courtesy of Stacy Brooks

Alcorn and Tippah County Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition Project Director Stacy Brooks provides a sign made with flash drives and a JUUL device to point out how similar the device looks to a flash drive. (The JUUL device is "I".)



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
A youngster could be smoking at school or at home and an uninformed parent or teacher would never know.
Originally launched in 2015, the Juul vaporizer, simply called "JUUL" (pronounced . . .


MRHC loves Le Bonheur


Staff Photo by L.A. Story

Celeste Ross, Office Clerk - CVT Clinic (from left), Connie Haygood - Manager, Special Events Foundation, LeBonheur Children's Hospital, and Morganna Fisher - CLPN Magnolia Cardiovascular & Thoracic Clinic, Magnolia Heart Valve Clinic and MRHC Gives Committee, display the shirts available for MRHC's 2018 charity choice, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
Many doctors and Magnolia Regional Health Center employees recently expressed their thoughts regarding Le Bonheur Children's Hospital being chosen as the MRHC Gives 2018 charity.
This is . . .


Autopsy: Man died of gunshot wound to head




Preliminary autopsy results show a gunshot wound to the back of the head to be the cause of death for Corinth handyman George Harris.
Police Chief Ralph Dance received the results Wednesday from the state crime lab.
"It is what we suspected, but we . . .


Speaker shares leadership GROW concept


Staff photo by Zack Steen

Commission on the Future of Alcorn County Chairman Greg Williams gets his copy of "Growing Weeders Into Leaders" signed by Community Forum guest speaker Jeff McManus.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Jeff McManus knows what it means to grow.
He does it everyday not just with flowers, trees and bushes, but also with people.
As the director of landscape services at The University of . . .


Corinth police investigate death


Photo by Mark Boehler

Police detectives are investigating a death inside this home at 2014 Liddon Lake Road in Corinth.

Corinth Police Department detectives were on the scene Monday morning where a man was found dead.
Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance confirmed the investigation and said a body had been discovered of a black male inside a house on Liddon Lake . . .


Signing on for the future


Staff photo by Zack Steen

Thirteen Corinth High School students participated in the Gateway In-School Program.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Twenty-two local students are on a path to career greatness.
It's part of the Gateway In-School Program, a new internship program put into place by The Alliance and the Three Rivers . . .


Two hurt in horrific traffic accident


Photo by Mark Boehler

A pickup is prepared to be loaded onto a wrecker after the highway crash.

The Friday afternoon rush hour traffic through Corinth turned to tragedy after a horrific three-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 72 East and Kimberly-Clark Parkway.
Officials at the scene believed two accident victims to be in critical . . .


Area seniors set to graduate




By L.A. Story
lastory@dailycorinthian.com
The Class of 2018 will take their first official steps as adults as they cross the stage to receive their high school diplomas.
All area high schools will be hosting graduation . . .


Southern gospel for a cause


The 21st annual Leon Frazier Memorial Concert is set for Saturday, June 2, at 6 p.m. at the historic Corinth Coliseum in downtown Corinth.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Translation to XTAGS . . .


Man in burned vehicle identified




DNA testing has confirmed the identity of a Rienzi man who died as the result of an auto accident that led to the vehicle catching fire on May 7.
Coroner Jay Jones identified the man as Sammy Tyra, 69, of 227 County Road 550, Rienzi. He is apparently . . .


Tate St. bridge set to reopen




The closed Tate Street bridge is set to reopen to traffic Thursday morning.
Public Works Director Clayton Mills shared the good news with the Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday evening.
It will be about three months before the city brings in a . . .


Alderman becomes new Glen mayor


Derrick



By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
A Glen alderman has moved up to the mayor's post.
David J. Derrick was the only person to qualify to run in the town's special election for mayor to complete the term of the late . . .


Former Kossuth coach faces federal charge




Former Kossuth Middle School coach Micah Macay Wilbanks now faces a federal charge in addition to local charges after allegedly making a video recording of students in the locker room.
A criminal complaint and affidavit filed by an FBI task force . . .


Authorities search for escaped inmate


Blankenship

The Alcorn County Sheriff's Department is searching for an inmate who escaped last night while being transported to the hospital.
Sheriff Ben Caldwell reports Jonathan Blankenship fled from officers while being transported to Magnolia Regional Health . . .


Historic renovations


Staff photo by Jebb Johnston

Michael Hogy, who is working on the restoration of two rooms in the Verandah-Curlee House, speaks with supporters of the home -- Barbara Trapp, Rosemary Williams, Nancy Palmer and Bubba Labas -- about the ongoing work.



By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Slowly but steadily, the Verandah-Curlee House is getting back to its original grandeur.
Plaster craftsman and brick mason Michael Hogy is currently working on renovating the dining . . .


Art students get top billing at guild gallery


Kelsi Watkins' "Coke Is It" watercolor is part of the exhibit of Corinth student art.



By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Corinth art students are getting top billing at the art gallery.
The annual exhibit showcases work by all levels of art students from seventh through twelfth grade. The exhibit is an . . .


KHS Senior Showcase


Photos courtesy of Keith Jackson

More than 65 Kossuth High School seniors will perform in the senior showcase this weekend at the Corinth Coliseum.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Kossuth's Class of 2018 will give it their all one final time this weekend.
More than 65 Kossuth High School seniors will take the stage for "The Tonight Show staring Aggie Nation" senior . . .


Coach charged with recording students




A Kossuth Middle School coach has been charged in connection with allegedly video recording students in the girls' locker room with his cell phone.
Micah Macay Wilbanks, 29, of County Road 520, was charged today (Tuesday) with five counts of secretly . . .


Iuka plans clean up day on Saturday




IUKA — Residents of Iuka will get the opportunity to do some spring cleaning as a community this Saturday.

Sponsored by the Iuka Development and Economic Association (IDEA), Iuka's Big Event Clean Up Day will take place from 8 until 11 a.m. Saturday . . .


Family wins Disney trip


Staff photo by Mark Boehler

Havis' Kids volunteer Brenda Ford calls out a name during the drawing Sunday afternoon for a free trip to Walt Disney World. Havis' Kid Ella Cook drew the winning name with the help of her grandmother, Rita Cook. All proceeds from the drawing benefit Havis' Kids trip this fall to Disney World.



By Mark Boehler editor@dailycorinthian.com
Micaela Sanders and Haley Little are lifelong friends.
They became friends in elementary school and remained that way while growing up. They even became college roommates.
Their bond . . .


Body found in burned vehicle




The Alcorn County Sheriff's Department is investigating remains found inside a vehicle after it was reported to be on fire Monday afternoon.
Alcorn 911 received a report of a fully involved vehicle fire on County Road 550 near County Road 518 around . . .


Photo contest winners




BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
A near perfect sunrise over the Smokey Mountains captured by a local photographer on his birthday was the overall winning photo in the 17th annual Crossroads Museum Photo Contest.
It was . . .


Donations help free clinic provide care


Staff photo by Zack Steen

Volunteers with Living Free Healthy Medical Clinic recently accepted a $1,000 donation from New Hope Presbyterian Church members, who hosted a series of Lenten luncheons to collect funds for the free medical clinic.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Donations at the local free medical clinic can go a long way.
That's according to Living Free Healthy Medical Clinic volunteer RN Tommy Bain, who along with other volunteers and clinic . . .


Sheriff's office investigates bizarre behavior of middle school coach




The Alcorn County Sheriff's Department is investigating the bizarre behavior of a Kossuth Middle School basketball coach.
The coach was arrested on campus by investigators about 2 p.m. Wednesday for public intoxication and possession of a controlled . . .


Grass fire burns near railroad causesissues




By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Several county fire departments had a busy afternoon Wednesday containing a grass fire that extended along the railroad in the Strickland and Glen area east of Corinth.
The . . .


Park names new director


Staff Photo by Jebb Johnston

New director Robin Baker speaks with Corinth-Alcorn County Parks & Recreation Commission Chairman Butch Carmichiel at the park Tuesday afternoon.



By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Crossroads Regional Park's own roster produced its next leader.
The park commission promoted Robin Baker, who has served as athletic director for about the last three years, to the . . .


Boy struck by vehicle starts his recovery


Six-year-old Ace Christian enjoys a creative moment with his mother, Cortnie Christian. Ace continues recovery in a Memphis hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Friday afternoon in Alcorn County.



BY MARK BOEHLER editor@dailycorinthian.com
A six-year-old boy injured over the weekend after being struck by a vehicle in Alcorn County continues to improve in a Memphis hospital.
Ace Christian remains in stable condition at Le . . .


'The Glass Menagerie:' 'The play is memory'


"The Glass Menagerie" stars Melissa Essary as Laura Wingfield, Cody Daniel as The Gentleman Caller, Leslie Dawson Bivens as Amanda Wingfield and David Maxedon as Tom Wingfield.

For the Daily Corinthian

"The play is memory."

The opening monologue of Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" is one audiences should keep in mind during the upcoming production presented by Corinth Theatre-Arts.

The play is set for May . . .


'The Glass Menagerie:' 'The play is memory'


"The Glass Menagerie" stars Melissa Essary as Laura Wingfield, Cody Daniel as The Gentleman Caller, Leslie Dawson Bivens as Amanda Wingfield and David Maxedon as Tom Wingfield.

For the Daily Corinthian

"The play is memory."

The opening monologue of Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" is one audiences should keep in mind during the upcoming production presented by Corinth Theatre-Arts.

The play is set for May . . .


Motorcyclist injured in South Harper Road crash


Staff photo by Zack Steen

Officials responded to a vehicle-versus-motorcycle wreck on South Harper Road on Saturday.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
A motorcycle rider was injured in a South Harper Road wreck on Saturday.
The female rider was thrown from her bike after she struck a vehicle that had pulled from the Jack's Restaurant . . .


Ole Miss chancellor shares vision for university's future


Staff photo by Zack Steen

The University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter (center) and UM Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Ross Bjork (far right) talk with Tri-State Rebel Club board members Charles Carr, Tony Smith and Tyler Wilson.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
"Flagship Forward."
It's the simple, yet profound strategic plan for The University of Mississippi, and one UM's top official is immensely proud of.
Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter was among the . . .


Child hurt after being struck by vehicle




GLEN — A six-year-old boy was injured late Friday afternoon after he was struck by a vehicle.

According to an initial report from Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell, a six-year-old boy was injured when he was struck by a vehicle as he attempted to . . .


Over 500 ready for 4th Autism 5K Color Run




BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
The color powder is ready.
More than 500 are ready to run and walk in Saturday's fourth annual Reconnect 4 Autism 5K Color Run at Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club.
Race organizer Brad Essary . . .


Donut shop owner faces fraud charge




One of the proprietors of Donald's Donuts is charged with credit card fraud after allegedly overcharging a regular customer for months.
Sinang Neang, 57, of County Road 215, Corinth, was arrested Thursday morning and charged with credit card fraud after . . .


Firefighters battle vehicle junkyard fire


Photo by Mark Boehler

Black smoke pillows high above the Wednesday fire just off U.S. 72 west of Corinth as Corinth firemen attack the blaze.

Black billows of smoke reaching high into a blue sky above Corinth could be seen for miles during the noon Wednesday lunch rush hour.
As onlookers and emergency workers poured onto the scene just off U.S. 72 west of the Corinth city limits near Magnolia . . .


Tourism directors' board welcomes brand manager


Staff Photo by L.A. Story

Emily Steen (left) speaks with Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Christy Burns after Tuesday's board meeting. Steen has officially begun work as the CACVB brand manager.



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors officially welcomed new brand manager Emily Steen Tuesday morning.
Although Steen had been on the job for about a week . . .


Community Yard Sale in May




BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
One man's trash is another man's treasure.
Endless treasures are a possibly at the upcoming bi-annual Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale set for Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at . . .


Community Yard Sale in May

BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
One man's trash is another man's treasure.
Endless treasures are a possibly at the upcoming bi-annual Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale set for Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at . . .


State representative opens office at Kossuth Town Hall


Staff photo by Mark Boehler

Mississippi Rep. Nick Bain (right) speaks with Robert Wolfe at the legislator's district office dedication in Kossuth on Saturday.



By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
KOSSUTH -- Alcorn County's smallest municipality in terms of population had a big day on Saturday.
Against the backdrop of the town's first heritage festival, which drew a large . . .


Authorities identify body found in creek




Authorities have identified a Burnsville man as the individual whose body was found floating in Rhodes Branch on April 4.
Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon said the man has been identified as John Lovelace, 38, of Burnsville. The coroner confirmed . . .


Shooting in Iuka sends one to hospital




IUKA — A Tuesday night shooting in Iuka has resulted in one individual being hospitalized.
In an initial report, Police Chief Randy Stringer said the events leading to the shooting began around lunchtime Tuesday with a domestic family dispute betwe . . .


Bond denied for double murder suspect




zsteen@dailycorinthian.com

A judge has denied bond for double murder suspect Alize J. Boyd.

The 22-year-old Corinth man appeared in a Alcorn County courtroom on Wednesday where Judge Jimmy McGee denied his bond request.

Boyd remains jaile . . .


Wildlife Weekend at Shiloh


Shiloh National Park will host a weekend of activities related to wildlife.



SHILOH, Tenn. ­-- Shiloh National Military Park will offer various wildlife programs on April 21-22 to kick off National Park Week.
"Shiloh Battlefield is home to over 50 species of reptiles and amphibians, as well as over 200 . . .