ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - For the 14th time in 15 years, the Mississippi Lion's All-State Band has won an international competition.
The 145-member band, made up of the state's best high school musicians, has taken top honors at a championship event in Japan.
The band rehearsed at Jones County Junior College for a week before heading overseas.
They will be back in Ellisville Wednesday.
It is the 32nd time since 1951 that the band has won first place.