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Wildlife Tasting Buffet Will Feature Drew Poppelreiter

Drew Poppelreiter

COFFEEVILLE – The Yalobusha County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting the 22nd Annual Wildlife Tasting Buffet this Thursday, March 20. The event will be held at the Multi-Purpose building on Hwy. 7 in Coffeeville.

The doors will open to the public at 6 p.m. and the program will start at 6:30 pm. There will be a $2 admission.

Drew Poppelreiter from Saltillo who appeared on American Idol 7 will provide entertainment. Poppelreiter is described as an “all American farmer” and a great singer, according to organizers.

Sherry Surrette with the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science will present a seminar on endangered species during this much-anticipated yearly event.

Organizers say that everyone who loves to cook wildlife is encouraged to enter a dish in the tasting contest. Cash prizes will be awarded including first place, $75; second place, $50 and third place, $25. The wildlife dish judging starts at 6 p.m. No entries will be accepted after 6:30.

In addition to samples of the special wildlife dishes prepared by the guests at this event, organizers will also serve chili and stew.

For additional information contact the Yalobusha County Soil and Water Conservation District at (662) 675-8000 extension 3.

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