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  1. DeathsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The News-Star

    ... a hospital pharmacy gift shop, died Thursday. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Garden Cemetery, Clarksdale, Mississippi, under the direction of Cox Funeral Home. ST. JOSEPH - Gregory Bradley Jr., a farmer, died Sunday. ...

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  2. Vincent Tompkins Awarded Fellowship from NBCC and AffiliatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | PRWeb

    ... and a licensed professional counselor in the states of Mississippi and Arkansas. He has a private practice in Clarksdale, Mississippi, where he practices counseling and coaching and provides consultation for an at-risk youth program. Mr. Tompkins ...

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  3. Marquise Knox BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Lowell Sun

    ... other legends: B.B. King, Pinetop Perkins, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, and Hubert Sumlin. In 2007, Knox played in Clarksdale, Mississippi, widely considered to be the mecca of Delta blues. While there, Knox impressed Sam Lay, a drummer who has played ...

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  4. Batesville Municipal Court 7/18/2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Panolian

    ... to comply, possession of paraphernalia and resisting arrest on July 9. Kimberly Carr, 435 Quincy Ave., Clarksdale, was fined $1,131 after entering a guilty plea to shoplifting two packs of ribeye steaks from Piggly Wiggly worth $49.35 on July 10. ...

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  5. Ground Zero Blues Club: home of Morgan Freeman, Josh 'Razorback' StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Examiner.com

    If you are a musician, especially a blues musician, you have already heard about Clarksdale, Mississippi and the Ground Zero Blues Club.

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  6. Hip Hop Artist King Kujo Set To Debut New Music EP Featuring New Single "Keep Movin'"Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... Kujo Carlos Joiner, known by the stage name King Kujo, is a rapper born and raised in Sasse Apartment projects in Clarksdale, MS up until the age of 10 years-old and didn't develop a passion for rapping until he was enlisted into the military at the ...

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  7. Getting to know the Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | CNN

    ... stretch of the South go hand in hand with the woeful tunes. Guitarist Gary Clark Jr. is shown here performing in Clarksdale. Just across a bluff from Mississippi, the city of Memphis, Tennessee, rose from the cotton fortunes across the state line. ...

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  8. 300-bushel corn within site for some Mississippi Delta producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Deltafarmpress

    ... Dulaney talked about that and its 300-bushel yield goal for corn following the company's annual field day near Clarksdale, Miss. By clicking below, I acknowledge and agree to Penton's Terms of Service and to Penton's use of my contact information to ...

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  9. JACKSON, GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice JACKSON, George Trotwood, was born May 19, 1945 in Clarksdale, MS to parents Leroy Jackson, Sr. and Ozella Jackson.

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  10. Robert Plant Explains How a Return to England Influenced His New LPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | RollingStone

    ... the lyrics for this piece against an amazing link to those days, back there in the Thirties and Forties, when Clarksdale [Mississippi] was the center of the black revolution in music, before the Great Migration up to Chicago." The video also offers ...

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  11. Wednesday's obituariesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    ... at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Jonestown Cemetery in Jonestown. National Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens Cemetery of Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Emeritus of Oxford. Rachel Joan McGee ...

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  12. Trial begins in lansing killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Lansing State Journal

    ... and two gun charges. Hampton, 19, faces the same charges and will stand trial at a later date. Williams, of Clarksdale, Miss., pleaded guilty in February to second-degree murder. He said he drove Stewart and Hampton to the scene, but didn't know who ...

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  13. Bessie SmithRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Talking Points Memo

    ... s of the Blues', photographed by Carl Van Vechten in February 1936, a year before she died in an auto accident in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

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  14. Getting to know the Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | CNN

    ... stretch of the South go hand in hand with the woeful tunes. Guitarist Gary Clark Jr. is shown here performing in Clarksdale. Just across a bluff from Mississippi, the city of Memphis, Tennessee, rose from the cotton fortunes across the state line. ...

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  15. When Teachers Romanticize Their Students' PovertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | The Atlantic

    ... with the whole town. Some Saturdays, we drove the 30 minutes to dance at Ground Zero or Red's juke joints in Clarksdale, Mississippi. I was living a different kind of adventure than I'd imagined when I came to the South. But I felt-maybe for the ...

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  16. Getting to know the Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | CNN

    ... stretch of the South go hand in hand with the woeful tunes. Guitarist Gary Clark Jr. is shown here performing in Clarksdale. Just across a bluff from Mississippi, the city of Memphis, Tennessee, rose from the cotton fortunes across the state line. ...

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  17. It's festival, fair season in MississippiRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... s, a variety of food vendors and musical performances. The 26th Annual Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival in Clarksdale from Aug. 8-10 began in 1988 and is one of the largest blues and gospel festivals in Mississippi.

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  18. Dispatches From Freedom SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | ProPublica

    Civili rights workers in a Freedom Summer office in Clarksdale, Mississippi ca 1964 Fifty years ago this summer, hundreds of black and white volunteers converged on Mississippi in an effort to, as they put it, make Mississippi a part of America.

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  19. The RantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... first slaves in Mississippi. It's way too complicated to get into here but just trust me on this one. I also love Clarksdale, Mississippi. I love to go down there any time of day or night and just fall into the groove. And the more cheap and nasty ...

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  20. Cory Branan Recruits Jason Isbell for 'You Make Me' - Song PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | RollingStone

    ... Branan tells Rolling Stone Country. "The possibly cryptic third verse is about our wedding by the crossroads in Clarksdale, Mississippi, at a place called the Shack Up Inn. Was stoked and lucky to have my buddy Jason Isbell lend his honeyed Alabama ...

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