Taylor County once had many schools, including a college.
Now there are only 4 schools in the county.
Take a look at what once was a list of our schools:

(Butler Herald, Thursday, Oct 3, 1912)
Schools will begin on the fourth Monday in October. County Superintendent, Prof. A.S. WALLACE provided the following list:
* Howard - Miss Mattie Julia Vanlandingham
* Wesley, Miss Garnet Smith
* Five Points - Miss Irene Perkins
* Midway - Miss Bessie Cox
* Crowell - R.L. Bodiford
* Clayton - Miss Susie Scandrett
* Turner's Chapel - H.B. McCants;
* Coopers - ?
* Potterville - Miss Forence Yates
* Bethelhem - Miss Bessie Adams;
* Harmony - ?
* Peacock - W.T. Rustin
* Rhodes - Miss Vera Bartlett
* Southland - Mrs. Eva Sutton
* Rupert - Miss Ida Childs
* Charing - Miss Mary Lizzie Blackmon
* Walker - Mrs. Sallie Wilcher
* Mauk - Miss Lizzie Murrah
* Cobb's - Miss Mellie Shumate
* Pine Grove - Miss Bretha Perkins
* Perkins - Miss Bertha Fuller
* Pine Knot - C.C. Ingram
* Daviston - Miss Susie Fowler
By 1956 all the smaller "country" elementary school like Crossroads, Central, Mauk, Wesley, Turner's Chapel, Crowell, Taylor Mill, Rupert -- had been consolidated into either Butler or Reynolds High School.

 

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