Originally Posted by bassman-dan
That's putting it mildly. The summers are 7-8 months long.
Most of the people I know can't wait to retire so they can get the hell out of this sweatbox.
This state ranks 49th or 50th in just about any category you can think of from sexually transmitted diseases to infant mortality. Thank God for Mississippi or we would rank 50th in everything.
To be fair, the STD thing is pretty much all on the city of Natchitoches itself. It's well known as the STD capital of the state (and possibly the country).