History of Southaven (Part 1) – Barry and Peck Bouchillon

Southaven Chamber of Commerce

Southaven Business Beat Podcast from Southaven Chamber of Commerce
Southaven Business Beat
History of Southaven (Part 1) - Barry and Peck Bouchillon

Host: Aaron Cozort

Guests: Barry Bouchillon and Peck Bouchillon


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Southaven Business Beat is a platform that provides valuable resources for the business community. Host Aaron Cozort interviews the Bouchillon brothers, who share their experiences in Southaven. Peck discusses his journey from joining the postal service to becoming postmaster, emphasizing the importance of seizing opportunities. He reflects on the growth of Southaven from a small town to a thriving city. The brothers talk about their involvement in the Rotary Club, highlighting its international service and impact on the community. The Rotary’s focus on student exchanges, scholarships, and community projects shows its commitment to education and social welfare. The episode teases part two of three part series on the History of Southaven.

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Welcome to the first episode of the second season of the Southaven Business Beat podcast, part of a three-part series dedicated to exploring the rich history of Southaven. In this episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing Barry and Peck Bouchillon, who share fascinating insights into the origins and development of our vibrant community.

Sponsored by TJS Animation Workshop, Southaven Business Beat brings you engaging conversations with business and community leaders. Listen as Berry and Peck delve into the pivotal moments and influential figures that have shaped Southaven’s past.

The Rotary Club also makes an appearance, shedding light on their international service initiatives and impactful community projects. Don’t forget to visit our website for more episodes and to learn about our generous sponsors. Join us for an enlightening journey through Southaven’s history!


Hosted by Aaron Cozort with guest Barry Bouchillon and Peck Bouchillon

Barry Bouchillon and Peck discuss Southaven history

Rotary Club focuses on international service and community projects


  1. Introduction and Sponsorship (00:00 – 01:35)
  2. Discussion with Bouchillon Brothers (01:35 – 07:20)
  3. Seizing Opportunities (7:20 – 9:30)
  4. Intercession and Sponsorship (9:30 – 10:20)
  5. Changes to Southaven Over the Years (10:20 – 15:00)
  6. Rotary Club and Community Service (15:00 – 20:00)
  7. Conclusion and Sponsorship (20:00 – 20:49)

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