Poke Salad Revue — Issue #38
It’s wild. It’s Southern…and it grows anywhere there’s sun! Stay tuned each week for new episodes with Shawn and Kelly and the Poke Salad Podcast at www.pokesaladpodcast.com.
Construction will begin soon on the first of six restaurant locations for a franchise new to Mississippi that promises “life changing chicken.”
Flip the script: Cursive sees revival in school instruction — www.wlox.com
Cursive writing is looping back into style in schools across the country after a generation of students who know only keyboarding, texting and printing out their words longhand.
In the heart of the seafood loving Mississippi Coast, where menus tend to be top- heavy with shrimp, oysters, crabs and fish dishes, a couple of new restaurants are specializing in sizzling steaks served with traditional sides and top brands of wine and liquor.
Sewn with love: Prospective JA members make special blankets for patients — www.natchezdemocrat.com
Simple pieces of fabric, ribbons, buttons and zippers have been lovingly transformed into therapy for the mind and soul for area dementia patients.
FOR Natchez downtown revitalization project kicks off Monday — www.natchezdemocrat.com
The group seeking to revitalize downtown will kick off the project Monday with a public meeting at the Natchez Convention Center.
Miss. teachers, NASA to explore universe — www.clarionledger.com
Guntown teacher Connie Gusmus and Itawamba Community College instructor Robert Swanson live in small towns but are about to embark on a big dream.
Okatibbee among resources luring outdoor enthusiasts to Lauderdale County — www.meridianstar.com
Eric Plowman has been fishing for more than 40 years, and the Collinsville resident’s favorite spot is, of course, Lake Okatibbee.
Man looks for owner of wedding ring he caught with Mardi Gras beads — www.nola.com
“With all of the help I have received it baffles me that she has not contacted anyone about the ring.’’
The appropriately muddled history of the Sazerac cocktail in New Orleans — www.nola.com
Part of a tricentennial series looking back at the people and events that made New Orleans.
Mysterious menus, undisclosed locations, new take on New Orleans ‘secret’ dinner events — www.theadvocate.com
A new series of dinner events will soon debut in New Orleans with well-known chefs at the helm but many other details kept secret until the meal unfolds.
Aretha’s Franklin, Yellerbelly, El Guapo and all their companions now are thriving on both sided of the river.
More than 7,000 people responded to the survey which asked readers to choose what they believe to be the best beer bars in their state.
Oprah for president? Winfrey rethinks a run after Trump win — www.msnewsnow.com
Oprah Winfrey says President Donald Trump’s victory has her rethinking whether she could be elected to the White House.
Order Pizza Hut using your sneakers! — wreg.com
“Pie Tops” are sneakers that order up food by pressing a button on the shoe’s tongue. Bluetooth technology and geolocation lets Pizza Hut know where to deliver the pies.
The Mall of America is looking for a writer-in-residence — www.wmcactionnews5.com
For those of us whose formative years were in the ’80s and ’90s, also known as the golden age of American mall culture, this sounds like a dream too good to be true. But it is true.