Film office chief lauds Pike County

By The Associated Press

McCOMB, Miss. (AP) — Many movies filmed in Mississippi in recent years have used Natchez, Jackson and the Delta counties for locations.

But the director of the Mississippi Film Office tells the Enterprise-Journal http://bit.ly/MhYh16 that Pike County is appealing.

McComb is “a good small town,” Ward Emling said in a recent visit. “It’s got a consistency to it. You haven’t let your downtown get all boarded up.”

He also called Felders Campground, with two rows of cabins surrounding a covered tabernacle, “one of the coolest locations I’ve ever seen in Mississippi.”