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Smithville: America's Most Interesting Town?

Posted by Kristy Griffith | July 30, 2012 / 10:17am | Local News
SMITHVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - A Smithville teacher is published in a national magazine. Jill Horne submitted an essay describing why her hometown is "America's Most Interesting Town" to "Reader's Digest." She describes how Smithville was down, but not defeated after the April 27, 2011 tornado that destroyed all their buildings. She says that it's the citizens are what makes the town special.

Her short story is included in the July-August issue. Winners of the contest will be announced in early 2013.

Horne teaches the gifted class for grades two through eight.
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