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  1. Dudley Barnes on Barron's listRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Dudley M. Barnes, CFP, a financial adviser at Barnes-Petty Financial Advisors in Clarksdale, was recently named to Barron's list of "The Top 1,200 Advisors" in the nation.

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  2. Drop in casino revenue means tax hike likely by levee boardRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... Mississippi River levee starting just south of Memphis to the Bolivar County line. The district, headquartered in Clarksdale, is comprised of all or portions of DeSoto, Tunica, Coahoma, Sunflower, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Leflore, Humphreys, Holmes ...

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  3. Clarksdale attorney shot to death; suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    CLARKSDALE - Police in Clarksdale say a suspect is in custody after an attorney was shot to death in his law office.

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  4. Community Calendar for the week of June 28, 2015Read the original story

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... 662-328-5413. Opening reception -- The Columbus Arts Council hosts a free reception opening an exhibit by Clarksdale native Bradley Gordon from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. The Oxford-based artist who specializes in ...

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  5. 10 things to know about Christone 'Kingfish' IngramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Oregonian

    If there's one musician who's electrifying the blues world this year, it's Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, a teenage guitar virtuoso from Clarksdale, Mississippi. He'll make his Waterfront Blues Festival debut this year with two shows: aboard the DME Hoodoo Moon Cruise on Thursday, July 2, and at the fest on Friday afternoon, backed by an all-star band including Tony Coleman, the late B.B. King's longtime drummer.

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  6. The Mississippi Blues Trail: musical strains of the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Miami Herald

    ... marker rests outside the Riverside Hotel, providing tourists a brief history of the building and its lore in Clarksdale, Miss. The hotel, initially an eight room hospital for blacks, evolved into a 21-guest room facility that over the years provided ...

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  7. Utah baseball team cancels 'Caucasian Heritage Night'Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Canadian Content

    ... in Ogden against the Ogden Raptors. Zanaboni is the sports information director at Coahoma Community College, in Clarksdale, Miss. According to the college's website, Coahoma in 1950 became the first institution for African-Americans to be included ...

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  8. Muddy Waters 100: Muddy Waters 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | All About Jazz

    When a local guitarist and blues singer in Clarksdale, Mississippi named McKinley Morganfield made his first field recording at the Stovall plantation, on August 31, 1941, he had no idea where this music would take him. By the time he plugged his guitar into an amplifier on Chicago's Southside in 1943, he had become , a man whose unique voice and sound would influence American popular music in the second half on the 20th century.

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  9. Worcester Canal District to host Paulie's New Orleans Jazz 'n' Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in his father's acclaimed band. Worcester-based Big Jon Short, a regular at the jam-packed Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale, Mississippi, will hold court throughout the NOLA festival on a side stage for those who want to continue listening to music ...

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  10. Worceser Canal District hosts Paulie's New Orleans Jazz 'na Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in his father's acclaimed band. Worcester-based Big Jon Short, a regular at the jam-packed Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale, Mississippi, will hold court throughout the NOLA festival on a side stage – for those who want to continue listening ...

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  11. Walt's Look Around: Billy Jones' Little HousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... or scattered by a tornado or something. A few places like Tallahatchie Flats at Greenwood and Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale have collected a bunch together and rent them out to overnight guests. But I suspect the largest collection of any of them in ...

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  12. Judge mulls whether teacher license hearing can continueRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A judge will decide next week whether Mississippi education officials can restart a license revocation hearing for a Clarksdale teacher who is accused of cheating on standardized tests. Frances Smith-Kemp's attorney says state law specifies a teacher would have to be convicted of a misdemeanor charge of misconduct before a license revocation hearing can be held.

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  13. Hearing halted to revoke teacher's license for test cheatingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Last-minute intervention by a chancery judge is delaying an effort to revoke the license of a Clarksdale teacher accused of cheating on Mississippi's standardized tests. Hinds County Chancery Judge Dewayne Thomas issued an order Tuesday, after a hearing on revoking Francis Smith-Kemp's license had already begun.

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  14. Coahoma County to expand recycling programRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Clarksdale Press Register reports the board of supervisors will decide on the exact locations for two new collection bins. Marc Taylor, the city's recycling program manager, says more bins means people can more easily drop off their recyclables.

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  15. Radio host inducted into Rhythm & Blues Hall ofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Jackson Sun

    Radio host inducted into Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Jazzii Anderson inducted into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Loretta Jazzii Anderson, Alamo native and Jackson resident, was inducted into the Official Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame June 6 in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

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  16. Conference helps teachers brainstorm, share strategies to help students learnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... and gets us going about the upcoming school year," said Tasha Lewis, a teacher at Oakhurst Enterprise School in Clarksdale. Teachers say that's one of the challenges they face, how to make learning fun and engaging for children. At the conference, ...

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  17. Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Unveils New Side Project: The ArcsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | RollingStone

    ... along with us." The track "Velvet Ditch" was inspired by a motorcycle trip that Auerbach took from Nashville to Clarksdale, Mississippi, last summer. "I heard someone use the nickname the Velvet Ditch to describe Mississippi," he said. "That's ...

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  18. Local legend inducted into Blues Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Jackson Sun

    ... Denise LaSalle, the reigning Queen of Blues and resident of Jackson, by recognizing her life's work Saturday in Clarksdale, Miss. The Blues Hall of Fame will honor Denise LaSalle, the reigning Queen of Blues and resident of Jackson, by recognizing ...

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  19. 2015 statewide summer food service program feeds children in povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... with one child and one family at a time." The food program was announced at the Coahoma County High School in Clarksdale by officials from the Agriculture Department, Magnolia Health, MDEO OHS, the Public Policy Center of Mississippi and other ...

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  20. When War Comes HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | Gawker

    ... told me there were three choices for most black men in 1968: die, go to jail, or head to war. So my father left Clarksdale, Mississippi for basic training in Fort Benning, Georgia, just weeks before Martin Luther King Jr. would be shot dead in ...

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