Deadline for shrimp queen applications is Wednesday

The Biloxi Blessing of the Fleet is accepting Shrimp Queen applications through Wednesday, May 4.

To qualify for the pageant, part of the Blessing weekend June 3-5, applicants must be 16 to 19 years old and must have ties to the shrimping industry in Biloxi.
The 2011 Queen will win a $1,000.00 scholarship to the school of her choice.
To see an application, which is at, click here, or call 228-435-6339.

See the new poster: You can see the unveiling of the 2011 Blessing of the Fleet poster during a free reception at the Old Brick House on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Access the Old Brick House by traveling north of the intersection of Lee Street and Bay Bay Boulevard.