On a Saturday in 2008, we set out to buy two plates of good ole chicken from Attala County Volunteer Firemen. I would like you to join me on my ride. We were looking for Attala County Road 5053 where the chicken plates were being sold at the fire station.
My earliest memories of Mardi Gras are of my parents dressing me to take me to the parades in uptown New Orleans. Mom made sure I had on clothing which was appropriate for the weather, of course (usually chilly; sometimes rainy).
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.