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Monthly archive for September 2013

This is THE Place for Music & Meetings!

The Editors of ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for planning events that are held within the South, have officially announced their 2014 list of the “South’s Top Cities For Music & Meetings.” This inaugural list was compiled by ConventionSouth’s editorial team in order to showcase to meeting planners some of the best cities in the South to hold their events-all while experiencing a vibrant music scene. A total of 20 cities from 15 states in the U.S. South were selected – and the Mississippi Delta Region, including Yazoo County, is one of them!  Y’all come see us! “Meeting Planners and event organizers from across the country look for unique destinations in the South to hold their meetings and events, and ConventionSouth’s 2014 list of the ‘South’s Top Cities For Music & Meetings’ provides these planners with interesting insight on some of the South’s most alluring cities for musical fun,” said

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Yazoo County Wins BIG at Mississippi Tourism Association Awards 2013

Yazoo County CVB, Paul and JoAnn Adams Win State Tourism Awards On Tuesday, September 24, the Mississippi Tourism Association (MTA) presented the 2013 Mississippi Tourism Awards at the Awards Luncheon at the close of the annual Mississippi Governor’s Conference on Tourism.  Yazoo County were big winners this year, taking home two awards. Paul and JoAnn Adams were awarded the 2013 Tourism Investment Award for their hard work in revitalizing Yazoo City’s historic downtown. “This is a new award category for the Mississippi Tourism Association,” said Rochelle Hicks, Executive Director of MTA.  “We created the category in the hopes that we could honor some of the many people and organizations who are spending big money in Mississippi to further our tourism product.  I could not imagine there being a more deserving winner than the Adames.” paydayexpressWWW.JOPARI.COM/DOWNLOADS/JOPARI/ “We are just thrilled,” said Mrs. Adams. “We didn’t do any of this for recognition

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Magnolia Crappie Club – Wolf Lake Tournament

Saturday, October 19, 2013 Magnolia Crappie Club Wolf Lake Tournament UPDATE from MCC:  Wolf Lake in Yazoo City, one of our favorite MCC stops. Good fishing, good music, good times. What more could you ask for? Mr. Billy Vandevere has agreed to let us use his private boat landing again.  Please, if you do use his landing for pre-fishing make sure you CLOSE AND LOCK THE GATE!!!  We don’t want to let his horses out. The store on the hill will have minnows and it will open around 4am the week of the tournament. They assured us they will have plenty medium and large minnows. WWW.RENNAMOBILE.COM/CUSTOM/TIMER/ Hines Store has agreed to have their buffet breakfast ready for us @ 5:00 for our registration. Remember they will have fine steak Friday nights too. Look forward to seeing you there!! Registration @ Hines Store 5:15am – 6:15am – Start Fishing 7:00am – Stop Fishing 2:00pm

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Bridging the Blues in Bentonia

   Bridging the Blues in Bentonia 2015 Jimmy “Duck” Holmes and the Blue Front Cafe will host Open Mic Nights September 25-30, 2015 Dates and scheduled performances: Friday, Sept. 25 – Open Mic, 7PM-Until Saturday, Sept. 26 – Chris Bradshaw – 7PM L.C. Ulmer – 8PM Sunday, Sept. 27 – Leo “Bud” Welch – 7PM Monday, Sept. 28 –  Open Mic, 7PM-Until Tuesday, Sept. 29 – Open Mic, 7PM- Until Wednesday, Sept. 30 – Open Mic, 7PM-Until Enjoy FREE admission and live blues at the oldest juke joint still in operation in Mississippi – the Blue Front Cafe! Bentonia is Bridging the Blues! Bridging the Blues (BTB), a series of blues events taking place over several consecutive weeks, aims to maximize the opportunities for visitors to discover the richness of the blues tradition in the Mississippi Delta region. Sponsored by organizations in three states—Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee—BTB serves as an

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