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  1. An interview with blues musician Voo DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... he'd be interested in shooting a video as well as the album covers. He agreed and we jumped in a car and went to Clarksdale MS. Recorded the video and editors it that night. It was a blast and I think there was a whole lot of beginners luck with it ...


  2. Mississippi native makes mark on comic book world industryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... Ubisoft. Everything started across the street from a cotton field on the campus of Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale. Coahoma County is the opening setting for Fielder's first foray into independent publishing with the graphic novel "Matty's ...


  3. Man of many talents goes liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The London Free Press

    ... . He would like to bring that show to London - but we're getting ahead of ourselves. "(Super Chikan) lives in Clarksdale, Miss., where "the crossroads" allegedly are and where Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil. "More importantly, it's where ...


  4. Covenant Financial Corporation to join Planters Holding CompanyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Planters Holding Company, parent company of Planters Bank & Trust Company, headquartered in Indianola, and Covenant Financial Corporation, parent company of Covenant Bank, headquartered in Clarksdale, jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement providing for the merger of Covenant with and into Planters. The transaction is expected to result in a combined institution with approximately $1.0 billion in total assets and 18 full-service banking offices throughout the Mississippi Delta region and North Western Mississippi.


  5. Deep Blues Festival Northwest moves to Mima Mounds venue this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Olympian

    ... on the Mounds hosts the fourth annual Deep Blues Festival Northwest, inspired by the Deep Blues Festival held in Clarksdale, Mississippi. That festival celebrates outsider and alternative blues and roots music, which ranges widely through folk, ...


  6. Mississippi banks mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Business Journal

    Covenant Financial Corp., headquartered in Clarksdale, parent company of Covenant Bank will merge "with and into" Planters Holding Co., headquartered in Indianola, and the parent company of Planters Bank & Trust Co. The deal is anticipated to close in fourth quarter of this year.


  7. Clarksdale teacher surrenders teaching license for role in cheating scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Mississippi Press

    A Clarksdale public school teacher surrendered her teaching license Tuesday and agreed to cooperate with investigators looking into a cheating scandal within the Clarksdale Municipal School District. Frances Smith-Kemp surrendered her license after being accused of "knowingly and willfully" cheating on state tests during the 2012-13 school year while working at Heidelberg Elementary School.


  8. Mississippi Teacher Accused of Cheating to Surrender LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Clarksdale teacher admits she cheated on state tests and will give up her Mississippi teaching license for at least two years. In an agreement with the Mississippi Department of Education, Frances Smith-Kemp will voluntarily surrender her license and cooperate with the larger state inquiry into cheating in the Clarksdale district.


  9. Clarksdale Teacher Seeks Settlement over Cheating ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The state of Mississippi and a Clarksdale teacher accused of helping students cheat on state tests could settle the case, ending a hearing. Mississippi Department of Education officials seek to suspend or revoke the teaching license of Frances Smith-Kemp, who was a fifth-grade teacher at Clarksdale's Heidelberg Elementary School in 2012-2013.


  10. Mary Thomas: Tupelo needs dialogue about flying the state flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 |

    ... office referenced a March 2003 opinion regarding a decision made in January 2003 by the mayor and commissioner of Clarksdale to "no longer fly the state flag on city property." As far as the state flag was concerned, the attorney general's office ... 3 comments

  11. D.L. Duncan Inks Career Development Deal with Airplay Direct's Collective EvolutionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Mi2n

    ... release is Duncan Street, Baptized by The Blues. It's a spirited collaboration with artist Stan Street from Clarksdale, MS. Recorded very live in Lafayette, Louisiana. This new collection of upbeat country blues songs feature Street on harmonica, ...


  12. (Un) petitioner unsure how to move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... those are registered voters. So it's clearly something folks in Juneau are starting to think about," Kiehl said. Clarksdale Mayor Bill Luckett says he wishes he removed the state flag sooner. For him, the Charleston massacre was the tipping point. ...


  13. Covenant Bank merging with Planters BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Bank was founded in 1920 in Ruleville and expanded across the central Delta. Covenant Bank was founded in 2000 in Clarksdale, and quickly grew to five locations in the north Delta. Planters Holding Company, the parent of Planters Bank, is ...


  14. Five Things To Do This Weekend in Memphis July 24th-26thRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Memphis

    ... At some point family members married and moved or went to find work in Chicago and Memphis. Aunt Emma stayed in Clarksdale her whole life, though, where she was gainfully employed at a doughnut shop located at the Crossroads in Clarksdale, ...


  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The football season is on the doorstep and Pearl River Community College head football coach William Jones and his Wildcats kickoff the 2015 season August 27, a road game at Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale. The Wildcats will play four home games.


  16. It is Time! Mississippi Should Change the State Flag to Remove all Confederate ElementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | CNN

    ... and towns fly the state flag from my research and a 1993 Mississippi Attorney General opinion to the City of Clarksdale, MS regarding the flying of the state flag. Cities, just like individuals, are entitled to the benefits of the state government ...


  17. CCC Practical Nursing program holds pinningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Pictured are Kristina Weaver of Clarksdale; Sheila Pryor of Clarksdale; Crystal Dishman of Clarksdale; Leigh Ann Nelson of Cleveland; Anekeya Stewart of Jonestown; Michelle Tomlinson of Clarksdale; Tatyana Bryant of Clarksdale; Taja Braxton of Coahoma; Sarah Thomas of Batesville; Takima White of Cleveland; Frederickia Walker of Webb; Alkeria Gooch of Webb; Sabrina Williams of Lambert; Christina Simpson-Howell of Cleveland; Patricia Kelly of Lyon; Renisha Sacks of Marks; Belinda Brown of Clarksdale; Gregory Johnson of Cleveland; and Kandi Jones Clarksdale. Coahoma Community College launched the future healthcare careers of 19 students during its Practical Nursing program's pinning ceremony last week.


  18. New Columbus High basketball coach bringing focus, dedication to hardwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... and lead his team to a district victory. Later that season, Riley made 11 3-pointers in a playoff game against Clarksdale. Firle said all of it was to be expected from a point guard and shooting guard who wanted to play it all. "I always respected ...


  19. Mantachie murder suspects denied bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 |

    Itawmaba County Justice Court Judge Barry Davis denied bond for Tonisha Antoinetta Johnson, 18, and Kyra Enez McClenton, 19, both of Tupelo; and Tyjuan Clevon Metcalf, 21, Demarco Kelly, 22, and Tyandre Darrell Thomas, 22, all of Clarksdale. Most of the accused received separate initial hearings, save the two women, Johnson and McClenton, who had a joint hearing. 1 comment

  20. Soil Moisture Sensor Field Days in MS Demonstrate Value & Available Funding for Smart Water ManagemRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | PR Log

    ... Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, MS. The other is August 6th at Coahoma County Extension Building in Clarksdale, MS. Both events begin at 1:30 PM. Dr. Jason Krutz, MSU Irrigation Specialist, will provide presentations of the agronomic ...


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