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  1. Mississippi Cousins Trout Haul at Camp Greazy Prop Monday June 27thRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Louisiana Sportsman

    Our good friends from Greenwood Mississippi, Robbie and Lea Denton, stayed at the Camp for a few extra days to enjoy some vacation trout fishing. Had a great day today slinging trout into the boat 2 at a time.


  2. Greenwood man accused of shooting neighbor's dog in the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Greenwood man reportedly walked into his neighbor's yard and shot their dog in the face with a 12 gauge shotgun while under the influence of alcohol. A witness reported that Eddie Gene Matthews walked down the street with his shotgun and shot the dog in the face.


  3. Do you remember the Tallahatchie Bridge?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | USA Today

    ... that on this day, June 20, in 1972, the famous wooden bridge (which crossed the Tallahatchie River not far from Greenwood, Mississippi) collapsed after being set on fire by vandals. It was eventually rebuilt. Even though the original structure is ...


  4. Nissan scores reflect concerns for franchise valueRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | Automotive News

    ... how they can move the needle forward positively," said Michael Joe Cannon, CEO of Cannon Motors of Mississippi in Greenwood, Miss., and NADA's Nissan line representative, who attended that meeting. "What matters is the desire to improve, and I can ...


  5. 27 Club: Stars Who Died at Age 27, From Jimi Hendrix to Anton...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | SFGate

    The "Star Trek" actor is the latest to join the tragic ranks of artists who've left us too soon The American blues legend made the Mississippi Delta style famous, but his premature death near Greenwood, Mississippi, remains as mysterious as much of his short life. The founder and original leader of the Rolling Stones drowned in the swimming pool of his home in East Sussex, England.


  6. Black Power, Black Lives and Pan-Africanism Conference underway now in Jackson, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | San Francisco Bay View

    Fifty years ago, a slogan, idea and movement was resurrected and reincarnated in Mississippi that would forever change the political landscape in the United States and the African World. On June 16, 1966, in Greenwood, Mississippi, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Chair Kwame Ture, then known as Stokely Carmichael, addressed a crowd of youthful demonstrators and the media covering the militant "March Against Fear" and forcefully re-echoed our millennial and generational demand for "Black Power."


  7. Healthcare consumers get little help resolving complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Journal-Advocate

    ... starting with the annual gift." The second email came from Kathryn Green, a college history professor who lives in Greenwood, Miss. Green is fighting an air ambulance company, which transported her late husband to a Jackson hospital after he ...


  8. 50th Anniversary of Stokely Carmichaela s "Black Power" SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Democracy Now

    And today marks the 50th anniversary of Stokely Carmichael's historic "Black Power" speech in Greenwood, Mississippi, on June 16, 1966. Carmichael was speaking after James Meredith, the first black student to attend the University of Mississippi, had been shot and wounded by a white man during the "Walk Against Fear" from Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi.


  9. Black Power [email protected]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | [email protected]

    ... he was shot by a white man and hospitalized. On June 16, SNCC Chairman Stokely Carmichael spoke before a rally in Greenwood, Miss., and uttered two words that became a rallying cry for a movement: It is a call for black people in this country to ...


  10. John Blues Boyd: The Real DealRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 12 | All About Jazz

    ... years young-as a testament that the blues continues to be a vital American art form that will never die. Born in Greenwood, Mississippi, Boyd picked cotton as a youngster, worked at hard labor, and loved to sing. Relocating to the Bay Area in the ...


  11. Florence GordonRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... from College Hill High School and Saint Paul's College in Lawrenceville, Va., and then taught for one year in Greenwood, Miss., before returning to Cleveland where she worked as a teacher from 1953 to 1989. She was married on Dec. 24, 1961, to James ...


  12. Boycotts Won't Change Mississippi-But Civil Rights History Shows Us How We CanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Yes! Magazine

    Bob Dylan plays on the back porch of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee office in Greenwood, Mississippi, in 1963. Photo by Danny Lyon / Magnum Photos.


  13. Where's Bobbie Gentry? Readers say they knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | USA Today

    ... seen." Two emails came from folks born on the the third of June, which is mentioned in the song's first line. A Greenwood, Miss., resident named Ken wrote that "I, too, wish she were more public" and that he didn't realize until recently that Gentry ...


  14. What happened to singer Bobbie Gentry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | USA Today

    ... parents divorced and her mother left for California, Gentry moved in with her grandparents in Leflore County, near Greenwood, Miss. Ode to Billie Joe was selected by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 500 songs of all time. It went to No. 1 on ...


  15. Milwaukee Tool invests $1.5 million, adds 75 jobsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Mississippi Business Journal

    By Jack Weatherly The Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. is adding 75 jobs and investing $1.5 million in its Greenwood plant.


  16. What happened to country singer Bobbie Gentry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 |

    That is the opening line of one of music's most discussed, examined and appreciated songs - "Ode to Billie Joe," written and performed by Bobbie Gentry, who was born in Mississippi's Chickasaw County. When her parents divorced and her mother left for California, Gentry moved in with her grandparents in Leflore County, near Greenwood.


  17. Rich: For the peopleRead the original story

    Monday May 30 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... book in hand. He had stayed up all night reading. Tink and I were visiting a place we love, the Alluvian hotel in Greenwood, Miss., for a writing retreat. Greenwood is a charming town which looks much like a Hollywood set. The Tallahatchie River ...


  18. Ronda Rich: Southern life can be 'just ducky'Read the original story

    May 28, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... and Grove Park Inn in Asheville, William Faulkner's house and grave in Oxford, the Tallahatchie River town of Greenwood, Mississippi, as well as the Flood Museum in Greenville, Mississippi, the parks of Savannah, Georgia, the Chattanooga Choo-Choo, ...


  19. Choctaws Trail of Tears bike riders arrive FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... employees, family, friends, and members of the public were on hand to welcome the road weary bikers who left Greenwood, Mississippi on May 20. The Friday leg from Hugo was a distance of 58 miles. A support team in a van and pickup carrying supplies ...


  20. Consumers need better help with health care complaintsRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | The Republic

    ... starting with the annual gift." The second email came from Kathryn Green, a college history professor who lives in Greenwood, Mississippi. Green is fighting an air ambulance company, which transported her late husband to a Jackson hospital after he ...


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