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  1. 'Whiskey & Wimmen: John Lee Hooker's Finest' Coming March 31Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Guitar World

    To begin the centennial celebration of blues legend John Lee Hooker's birth year, Vee-Jay Records will release Whiskey & Wimmen: John Lee Hooker's Finest on March 31. The multi-label compilation features songs from Hooker's Vee-Jay, Specialty, Riverside and Stax Records releases and includes many of his most iconic songs. Born near Clarksdale, Mississippi, in 1917, the man who would become known as the "King of the Boogie" was destined for blues royalty.

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  2. Three face drug charges following Beaumont traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KBMT

    ... f marijuana. Police identify the suspects as Jamie Butler, 24; Eddie Melton, 36; and Tyrohnda Saffold, 26, all of Clarksdale, MS.

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  3. A Night At Red's Juke Joint In The Mississippi Delta Is A True Blues ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGBH

    If you're in Clarksdale, Miss., home of the Delta blues, everybody says you have to go to Red's juke joint. The hole-in-the-wall club is the real deal.

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  4. River Guide Wants People To Paddle The Mighty Mississippi, Not Fear ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... ply this river up to Minnesota, and down to the Gulf of Mexico. John Ruskey, who owns the Quapaw Canoe Company in Clarksdale, Miss., leads trips out on this river. The company builds canoes, but more than anything, they want folks to pay attention ...

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  5. Game times set for Vicksburg, WC basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Vicksburg Post

    ... 14 of its last 16 games since late December. The Vicksburg Gators (19-9) will also play Saturday at 7 p.m., at Clarksdale (9-13) in the second round of the Class 5A tournament. The winner will play either Brookhaven or Hattiesburg March 3 in ...

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  6. Facebook founder stops in MS during his trek through all 50 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... itary Park to see the battlefield and national cemetery. The couple also stopped at the Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale where the blues were born.

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  7. Carnita Atwater's Hidden HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... 12, after her father bought her a new John Deere lawn mower. After each new lawn-care customer in her hometown of Clarksdale, Mississippi, was secured, she would present them with a handwritten contract that bound them to a certain length of ...

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  8. Father of 3 run over, shot and killed in ClarksdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... y was found. "It's a hard pill to swallow, but I'm going to put Jesus first," Baines' girlfriend, Cere Lee, said. Clarksdale PD is searching for two men believed to be driving a silver or grey car with damage to the front end.

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  9. Partial to Home: Steve Castanis' long journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... be Steve's Cafe was two decades and required what were often disheartening stints in Greenwood, Winona, Clarksdale, West Point and Memphis. We're doing a piece on Steve's Cafe for the next issue of Catfish Alley. and recently, I had the opportunity ...

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  10. Three management steps you can use for peanut successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... But at 70 degrees - just a 5 degree increase in temperature - germination Taylor Cauthen, from left, KBH Corp., Clarksdale, Miss.; Heath Hill, Triangle Chemical, Greenwood, Miss.; and Tripp Walker, Syngenta, Starkville, Miss., were among commercial ...

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  11. Morgan Freeman talks Trump, family and finding peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Fox News

    ... to me." After thirty years in the industry, today Freeman lives out of the spotlight and in the small town of Clarksdale, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta region. "It's beautiful. It's quiet. It's green. I started going to Mississippi in the ...

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  12. Equal pay for women dies without a voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Sunherald.com

    ... and GOP Sen. Tammy Witherspoon. Baria and Crawford were co-authors of that bill. Democratic Rep. Orlando Paden of Clarksdale also backed it in a press release sent by Fitch's office. Welcome to Crawdaddy, the Sun Herald's blog on local and state ...

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  13. Almanac: Sam CookeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | CBS News

    And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: January 22nd, 1931, 86 years ago today the day singer-songwriter Sam Cooke was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. A minister's son, Cooke was raised in Chicago and sang mostly gospel music before releasing his first hit, "You Send Me," in 1957.

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  14. It's best to drive if you're goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    This historic marker sits in front of the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, Miss., the town blues legends Robert Johnson, Charlie Patton, Son House, Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters, among others, once called home. If you visit, be forewarned: Photography is not allowed in the museum.

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  15. Principal who said prayer boosted scores: license suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Education Week

    A former principal who said prayer had dramatically boosted test scores has lost her license for 20 years for telling teachers and other workers to correct students' answers. A state education department commission voted unanimously Thursday to suspend the license of Lowanda Tyler-Jones, former principal at Heidelberg Elementary School in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

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  16. Carver grad Nelson hotter prospect after NJCAA All-American seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... 2016. After failing to qualify academically to sign with Florida, Nelson wound up at Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale, Miss and earned NJCAA first-team All-American honors . The G.W. Carver graduate posted 41 tackles, eight interceptions and ...

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  17. Mississippi blues club owner hopes to rescue statea s imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Washington Times

    Bill Luckett is keenly aware that his home state is a punch line. The mayor of Clarksdale, Mississippi, and longtime attorney shakes his head over the stereotype of a state filled with backwards people who "stay in the kitchen and run around barefoot."

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  18. Boogity, boogity a " Ray Stevens returns to Biloxi on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sunherald.com

    ... . Jackson County was also the setting for one of Stevens' biggest hits - "The Mississippi Squirrel Revival." The Clarksdale, Georgia, native can be seen on the weekly PBS show "Ray Stevens Caba Ray Nashville." The variety show mixes music and guests ...

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  19. Music with Guy Henderson: Warm yourself up with some country bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | This Is South Devon

    ... from the Mississippi Delta and Memphis. He frequently visits the Mississippi Delta where he has played at the Clarksdale, Mississippi Juke Joint Festival four times, at countless blues clubs and on Sonny Payne's legendary King Biscuit Time radio ...

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  20. ND girls split with Lee AcademyRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Panolian

    By Will Dickins The North Delta girls' basketball team took care of Lee Academy Thursday night as they traveled to Clarksdale to defeat the Colts 57-40. The Green Wave 1-3-1 defense gave Lee Academy fits all night long.

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