Note: Bobby Cleveland covered the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo as a reporter for nearly 25 years. This is the first in a series of his favorite stories as the 66th annual event approaches July 3-6.
They stood out in the crowd, the man dressed in a black tux and the woman in a full-length gown. Formal wear is not normal attire for the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, where tank tops, cut-offs and flip-flops are considered proper dress and where a string or thong bikini made out of a Confederate flag is acceptable and, on the appropriate body, truly appreciated and could even rate a salute.
June 23, 2014 at 10:45am