During the 50th annual Water Valley Watermelon Carnival unofficially broke the Guinness World Record for the Largest Watermelon-Eating Contest with 754 participants competing simultaneously, beating the record set last year in Safety Harbor, Fla, with 259 participants. Water Valley Chamber of Commerce spearheaded this endeavor and the community rallied around the idea of breaking a world … Continue reading “Water Valley unofficially broke a Guinness World Record”
Good Things with Rebecca Turner – Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 You’ll be hearing from Mississippi Author JJ Jasper as he joins the conversation by phone from Tupelo. JJ’s book Losing Cooper:Finding Hope to Grieve Well shows how JJ and his family death the tragic loss of their 5 year old son Cooper.
CelticFest Mississippi is an annual event held at the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum since 1992, celebrating traditional music and dance of the Celtic nations including Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany. Part of the Celtic tradition and culture, is the bagpipe! Our favorite Mississippi Bagpiper, Mathew Beall stopped by to … Continue reading “Celtic Fest Mississippi”
You may have heard the story of Robert Eager Bobo, before- the famous bear hunter from the Mississippi Delta, but there is more to the story. Jim McCafferty, the author of The Bear Hunter: The Life and Times of Robert Eager Bobo in Canebrakes of the Old South, stopped by the studio to share … Continue reading “Mississippi Bear Hunters”