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  1. Bayport BBQ caters to special tastesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... the Deep Blues documentary, Robert Palmer, the late New York Times music critic, stands outside a juke joint in Clarksdale, Miss., explaining the origin of the word "juke." It came to America from West Africa, he said, and meant "to have a good ...


  2. Mississippi: Home of the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    Down in Clarksdale, Mississippi, juke joints keep up the flow of beer and festival revellers soak up the music, finds Jack Barlow.


  3. The Grout Medic of West/Southwest Chicagoland Installs Tile Floor on Habitat for Humanity ProjectRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | PR Log

    ... of West/Southwest Chicagoland ( , was one of 20 participants on a weeklong trip to Clarksdale, MS to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. For the fourth year running, Ron and his sons made the 600 mile trip down to ...


  4. Cameras and connections: Photos capture artist's own enthusiasmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 |

    ... neighbor wanted to attend Delta State. West agreed to show her around the campus and the Delta. "We went through Clarksdale just because I was showing her around, and I said, 'How do you feel about stopping, taking some pictures and walking ...


  5. The Lash May Change, But The Pain Remains The Same: The Enduring Legacy of Slavery in MississippiRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Daily Kos

    ... folks will only notice in one of them. Instead of church crashing, I decided to head up the famous Highway 61 to Clarksdale, which is home to the Delta Blues Museum and the crossroads where Robert Johnson allegedly sold his soul to the devil for the ...


  6. 10 best new restaurants in the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | 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. ...


  7. Joan B. WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Mrs. Joan B. Woods, 78, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014, in Greenville. The family will receive friends at a catered reception Monday, August 11, 2014, from 10-11 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. at National Funeral Home, Clarksdale.


  8. Mississippi Delta designated official National Heritage AreaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Delta Farm Press

    ... Heritage Area by the National Park Service is planned for Aug. 21 at Hopson Commissary on Hwy. 61 south of Clarksdale, Miss. The designation became official in July after the U.S. Secretary of Interior signed off on the Mississippi Delta National ...


  9. Indians to play tough scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Times Post

    ... Coahoma Community College (Oct 4), who upset the nationally ranked Indians in double overtime last season in Clarksdale. "You can't really hide anywhere in this league because you've got to lock it up and play good teams each week," Cannon said. ...


  10. Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson - For PopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... in a short, sharp solo. The Delta slide on "My Dog Can't Bark" makes that same unmistakable connection between Clarksdale, Mississippi and the south side of Chicago that Waters made every time he played the blues. When the arrangements are stripped ...


  11. Blues Trail honors Big Jack JohnsonRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The unveiling will be held at 4 p.m. Friday in Clarksdale at the site of Red's Lounge, one of Mississippi's last remaining juke joints.


  12. Officials confirm test cheating in Clarksdale schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Mississippi Business Journal

    CLARKSDALE - State education officials said today that Clarksdale school district employees engaged in cheating on student tests or at least knew about it.


  13. CLAY v. STATERead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | FindLaw

    ... into evidence. A 2. On September 4, 2012, Clay and Marquita Thomas engaged in a fight at Thomas's apartment in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Clay had been to Thomas's apartment the day before, where she had learned Thomas and DiMarkus Williams were in a ...


  14. Investigation confirms Clarksdale school employees aided in cheating on standardized testsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The Mississippi Press

    State education officials say "reasonable cause" exists to believe that Clarksdale school employees inflated state standardized test results for students or knew about such cheating.


  15. Henry Honored on Mississippi Freedom TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... honored Wednesday with a marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trail. The dedication will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Clarksdale at the former site of Henry's Fourth Street Drug Store, once the only black-owned drugstore in the area and a hub of ...


  16. Born Amid Tumult, Head Start Deeply Rooted in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Education Week

    ... were all friends, coming together to serve children. Marvin Hogan, then a football coach at a two-year college in Clarksdale, Miss., was called by his father to help with the nascent organization. When the younger Mr. Hogan arrived on the scene, he ...


  17. 2015 Hyundai Sonata: accolades & more accolades is good for HyundaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 |

    ... highways, some rural roads, and a lot of twisting and turning along the Mississippi River going south down to Clarksdale, Mississippi for a lunch break, and then back to Memphis. The base engine is a 2.4-liter GDI 4 cylinder which is the same as the ...


  18. Marquise Knox BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | 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 ...


  19. DeathsRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | 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. ...


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

    Jul 23, 2014 | 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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