Wildlife Tasting Banquet

Winners selected in last Thursday night’s Wildlife Tasting Buffet at the Multi-purpose Building in Coffeeville included (from left) Ronnie Stark with a third place nod for his dish, rudolph rumproast; Brian McCullar with a second place award for crappie bread; and first-place finisher Eddie Fly with elk cabobs. Daryl Burney presented the awards.

Saltillo resident and popular American Idol contestant Drew Poppelreiter provided entertainment Thursday night. After singing several favorites, he posed for google-eyed teenagers including (from left) Carlie Weeks, Nicole Edwards, Ashley Kellum, all of Coffeeville and Beth Tillman of Tillatoba.

Kevin Kimzey (left photo) keeps the stew stirred just right as the folks lined up for food at the well-attended event. Mississippi Musuem of Natural Science spokesperson Sherry Surrette (right photo), formerly of Water Valley, presented an informative program on endangered species in the state last Thursday night.

In the much-anticipated most unusual category, judges selected (from left) Wildlife Buffet contestant S.T. White for his rabbit salad for third place, Tyler Wortham with his catfish dish and Betty Baker Thomas, who entered quail rolls. – Photos by David Howell

COFFEEVILLE – Here are photos from the Wildlife Tasting Buffet held Thursday, March 20, at the Multi-purpose Building in Coffeeville.

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