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Who has the best beans in town?

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Who has the best beans in town?

Fifteen contestants battled for the coveted title Saturday.

They all came out to Trustmark Park to cook their favorite bean dishes.

Hundreds of people came out to taste the dishes, listen to live music and enjoy the festivities.

This was all in an effort to benefit Stewpot Ministries.

The festival also included lots of kid-friendly activities.

Barber Boone said: "The Pearl Police and the Pearl Fire Department have come and brought their fire trucks for the kids to climb around in, we're about to have a hula hoop contest and a costume contest and this is all to benefit Stewpot"

Our very own Howard Ballou and our Assistant News Director Kennan Oliphant came out to support.

Here are the winners:

Grand Champion: Bill's Creole and Steak Depot of Flora

People's Choice: Riverwalk Casino

Showmanship Winner: Atmos Energy

1st Place-Business: Brunini Grantham Law Firm

1st Place-Individual or Congregation or Club: Midtown Partners

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