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.
An Attala County youngster who knows the joy that comes with getting a gift while confined to a hospital room wants to do her part in helping children with chronic illnesses who will be spending Easter in the hospital.
My “Jesus Trees,” as my grandchildren call the dogwood trees, are in full bloom. Years ago when I told them that Jesus was crucified on the wood of the dogwood tree and that is why its growth was small, they have always called it the Jesus Tree.