Matt Stonie defeats hot dog champ Joey Chesnut with record 43 slugburgers at Corinth festival

July 15, 2014 in Entertainment, Sports

CORINTH, Mississippi (AP) — Professional gorger Matt Stonie gulped down a record 43 slugburgers Saturday — one better than the nation’s top-ranked food-gobbler Joey Chestnut — to keep his Slugburger […]

It’s time for authentic festivals and fairs in ‘The True South’

July 9, 2013 in Entertainment, Events, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

One of the great traditions of summer in the True South is to attend an outdoor festival or fair for a taste of the diverse cultural heritage displayed across Mississippi.

Many of these are annual events that draw locals and visitors alike to enjoy long-standing traditions.

“Throughout the summer, there are so many unique festivals and fairs taking place in communities across Mississippi that showcase the authentic sights and sounds of our state’s Southern culture.” said Malcolm White, director of the Mississippi Development Authority’s Tourism Division.“ Now is a great time to plan a trip and experience the True South’s most interesting events of the summer.”

It’s time for authentic festivals and fairs in the ‘True South’

July 13, 2012 in Entertainment, Events, News, Top Stories

Special to The Mississippi Link JACKSON – One of the great traditions of summer in the ‘True South’ is to attend an outdoor festival or fair for a taste of […]