Holmes County, including the city of Durant, is one of nine counties approved today for federal disaster Public Assistance, according to Gov. Phil Bryant's office.
The annual Natchez Trace Festival kicked off last Friday with a car show, face painting, hot dogs, inflatable jumps, culminating in the Miss Natchez Trace Festival Pageant.
This years Pageant included a number of age divisions.
Authorities have arrested a 28-year-old man last week after being suspected in a string of burglaries spanning multiple counties.