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In Jackson, a festival grows into its own

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JACKSON -- The first Rhythm of the River festival was part of Jackson's Sesquicentennial celebration in 2006. Since then, it's been staged in conjunction with the community's Town & Country Days.


But this year, Rhythm of the River tries to make it on its own, with events slated for Thursday through Saturday this week.

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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