Remembering Mississippi teacher who wrote her own textbooks

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BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – For decades, Della McCaughan presided over a Biloxi High School classroom filled with horseshoe crabs and catfish in aquariums. She lead her students on exploratory beach walks, always with her hair styled in a beehive.

“Now, if you ask a Biloxi fisherman…” she frequently said, and …