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Lesser Known History

Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 12:30 pm


Marshall County is home to a lot of history… but one of the lesser known stories of Marshall is our history with myotonic (aka fainting) goats. MCHS History Club Members Johntavia Cross, Caroline McNutt, Cathrynne Burrham, and Gracie Stephens trace the mysterious arrival of the goats to Marshall, their prominance in the area, and the origins of the Goats, Music, and More Festival. Cornersville’s Cindy Carley of SeaQuest Farms discusses the modern approach to goat farming. Yareli Rosales interviewed the community spotlight for this episode, MCHS Principal Justin Perry, a former student and teacher at MCHS! You can find it here: