Welcome to our community's Hall O' Fame, where we spotlight local individuals and businesses who have well-deserved kudos coming their way! This month, we recognize Di Fillhart, Martha Whitney Butler, Cynthia Mahner, Serious Bread, and Michael Ramsey.
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Di Fillhart and Martha Whitney Butler Featured in Thrillist
“A lot of artists have been through some sort of struggle and they identify with the people here,” says Martha Whitney, who runs the French Potager floral/bridal shop in Bay St. Louis.
“The blues began here,” says the missionary-turned-restaurateur [Fillhart]... “To me, it was a broken community that rebuilt itself with the treasure it always had: art and music.”
The article also contains a photograph of Bay St. Louis’s Beach Blvd during Cruisin' the Coast by the Shoofly's publisher, Ellis Anderson.
Read the entire article, by Matt Meltzer, here.
Cynthia Mahner to be Honored at Hancock Business & Industry Awards Gala