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  1. Birney Imes: A case for mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Turn to facing pages 22 and 23 in the "Gazetteer" and you find yourself in the heart of the Delta. Look south of Clarksdale on Highway 61. There's Bobo, Alligator, Duncan, Huspuckena ... just below Duncan we find Bugga Bottom Road. Falcon, Darling, ...


  2. Coahoma Community College radio station coming to fruitionRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A fundraising campaign to support a new radio station on the Clarksdale campus of Coahoma Community College has brought in $175,000. The Clarksdale Press Register reports the state is providing $150,000 while county supervisors this past week kicked in $25,000.


  3. Robbie Dinwoodie - My old friend, the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Sunday Herald

    ... colours. This month is a righteous time to celebrate the blues. A century ago McKinley Morganfield was born near Clarksdale, Mississippi. You may know him by his stage name, Muddy Waters. Meanwhile, on the streets of Philadelphia, so to speak, three ...


  4. New Mississippi Blues Trail marker in Duncan to honor Eddie C. Campbell, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Mississippi Press

    ... the first time since his stroke to perform at the marker dedication and on April 11 at the Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale. Campbell shares connections with other Duncan and Clarksdale area musicians, notably blues icon Jimmy Reed, who lived on ...


  5. Perspectives of the Mississippi Delta - photos by Rory DoyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Delta Farm Press

    ... March 2014. Photo Rory Doyle. Used by permission. Hop's Old Truck. I took this at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, Miss., right next to Hopson's Plantation. If there's one thing that's certain about Deltans they love trucks. February 2011. ...


  6. Perspectives of the Mississippi Delta - photos by Rory DoyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Deltafarmpress

    ... March 2014. Photo Rory Doyle. Used by permission. Hop's Old Truck. I took this at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, Miss., right next to Hopson's Plantation. If there's one thing that's certain about Deltans they love trucks. February 2011. ...


  7. Bill would increase sanctions for cheating on state testsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... from public records requests. The legislation was proposed after a state investigation into cheating in the Clarksdale school district, where officials announced last August that they had found "reasonable cause" to believe employees broke security ...


  8. Oxford Spotlight: Butter & Bread Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 |

    ... pickles from Memphis; infused honeys from Vermont; salt water taffy from Brooklyn; and Abe's Barbecue Sauce from Clarksdale. So next time you're looking for a free place to park off the Square, consider parking off 13th Street and paying a visit to ...


  9. Liner Notes: ZZ and Billy Bob, oh myRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett? And Mississippians should never forget that, when the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale was just a proposal on paper, the band raised $1 million for the project. In what one reviewer calls "a determined pursuit of a good ...


  10. Mississippi Leadership visits Laurel. By Bailey MaloneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    This is a news release from Leadership Mississippi. The Mississippi Economic Council's Leadership Mississippi program recently announced its Leadership Mississippi Class of 2015 and held its first session in Jackson on Feb. 5-6 This year, the 52-member class will visit Jackson to discuss the state's government process; Laurel, where they will discuss technology; the Mississippi Gulf Coast, which will focus on eco-tourism; Clarksdale, which will highlight the culture of the Mississippi Delta; Tupelo, where they will discuss economic development and then they will return to Jackson, where the class will hold their Graduation. 1 comment

  11. Tennessee WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Free Dictionary

    ... be neurotic and hysterical. Shortly after Williams' birth, his grandfather Dakin was assigned to a parish in Clarksdale, Mississippi and Williams' early childhood was spent in the parsonage there. As a small child Williams suffered from a case of ...


  12. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame planning gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Los Angeles-based architect, Kulapat Yantrasast of wHY Architecture Inc., is teaming up with organizers of the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame to get the Clarksdale, Mississippi, project moving.


  13. Community remembers Mississippi woman killed answering doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Family and friends of 65-year-old Myrtle Messenger are arriving at the Clarksdale home she shared with her husband and grandson. It is the same home where she was shot and killed after merely answering the door Saturday night when someone shot and killed her.


  14. Woman shot, killed answering door in ClarksdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A woman was shot and killed at her home in the 700 block of Poplar Street in Clarksdale late Saturday night. Clarksdale police are currently following leads to find suspects and are trying to find a motive for the shooting.


  15. Phillip Bryan BaldwinRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... Lauren Baldwin, both of Jasper; grandparents, Dennis and Shelby Baldwin of Inverness, Mississippi, Jackie Rush of Clarksdale, Mississippi, and Larry and Linda Bawcom of Montrose, Arkansas.


  16. Reed guilty of murder, sentenced to life, in Clarksdale caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    A Mississippi man on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of murder in the 2013 slaying of an openly gay candidate for mayor of Clarksdale. Reed testified that he strangled Marco McMillian, but said he did so because he feared McMillian was trying to rape him.


  17. Marco McMillian, Blinding Syphilis, Montana Men, EgyptRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Towleroad

    Trial underway in slaying of gay Clarksdale, Mississippi mayoral candidate Marco McMillian . The defendant, Lawrence Reed, doesn't dispute that he killed McMillian but is claiming a 'gay panic' defense: "On the recording, Reed told the [state] trooper where he left McMillian's body, and said he killed McMillian because, as [Trooper] Williams on Monday recounted Reed saying, "the guy tried to rape me."


  18. Deputy says Reed confessed to killing Clarksdale mayoral candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    MARKS - A Mississippi deputy testified Tuesday that a man accused of killing Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian confessed while hospitalized.


  19. Quitman County officials investigate body found off Highway 322Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Quitman County officials are investigating what they say could be a murder after they found a body between Clarksdale and Lambert, Mississippi Tuesday afternoon.


  20. Jury selected in case of slain Clarksdale candidateRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Lawrence Reed faces murder charges for allegedly strangling McMillian in Quitman County in February 2013, then dumping his body near the Mississippi River levee in Coahoma County, dousing it with gasoline and setting it on fire. Reed has been held without bond since his arrest.


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