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  1. Riding the Mississippi Blues Trail: Part Two B. B. King MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Portals and KM

    ... t we had to save our planned stop at the Hwy 61 Blues museum in Leland for another trip. Here are scenes at nearby Itta Bena near where he was born. The town has likely seen better days but retains a great amount of character.

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  2. Leflore fire coordinator retiring in JuneRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... position. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports ( http://bit.ly/1GBwZC1 ) Fulgham had spent about 25 years with the Itta Bena Fire Department. When Fulgham was a volunteer firefighter in the 1960s, the Itta Bena department handled the majority of calls ...

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  3. BB King in hospital, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... sound. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. The famous guitarist was born Riley B. King in Itta Bena, MS, on Sept. 16, 1925 into a family of sharecroppers. Awards for King include a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a ...

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  4. BB King in hospital, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... sound. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. The famous guitarist was born Riley B. King in Itta Bena, MS, on Sept. 16, 1925 into a family of sharecroppers. Awards for King include a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a ...

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  5. Bailey retired in 2002, but he hasn't been taking it easyRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | Washington Times

    Now 74, the Itta Bena resident is vice president and curator for the Mississippi John Hurt Museum in Avalon, owns property in several counties and is active at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He also stays on the road a lot and enjoys working with cars and tractors.

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  6. As merger nears, 22 hoping to head new ASU campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | NWAonline

    ... distance and online education and adjunct professor of criminal justice at Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, Miss. a Donald Green of Jacksonville, Fla., president of Higher Academic Innovations, a higher education consulting firm, ...

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  7. Mississippi Court of Appeals to visit college campusRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The court will be on the Itta Bena campus on March 31. The court periodically hears cases on college campuses as a teaching tool for students and the public. At Mississippi Valley, a three-judge panel will hear an appeal from Charles Kuebler, who was sentenced to life in prison in Hinds County in 2011 for the death of his girlfriend.

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  8. Hattiesburg officials donate garbage truck to needy cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hattiesburg officials donated a garbage truck to the city of Moorhead, located in the Delta between Indianola and Itta Bena. Moorhead Mayor George Holland drove to Hattiesburg to thank Mayor Johnny DuPree, the city council and pick up the truck.

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  9. A blues birthday party for ShawRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    ... activity in the Delta. He continued at Mississippi Vocational College (now Mississippi Valley State University) in Itta Bena, all the while working or sitting in with Little Milton, Ike Turner, Charlie Booker, Elmore James and others, including ...

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  10. Whittington won't run for House againRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Whittington, from Schlater, will run as an independent for tax collector. Incumbent Annie Conley, from Itta Bena, is a Democrat.

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  11. College Soccer: Rodocker going from Port Angeles to Division IRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... college soccer for the Devilettes on Wednesday. Mississippi Valley State is an NCAA Division I school located in Itta Bena, Miss. Among the school's notable athletic achievements is producing NFL Hall of Famers Jerry Rice and Deacon Jones. It's a ...

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  12. College Soccer: Port Angeles' Rodocker, nine other Peninsula Pirates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Paxton Rodocker will play her junior and senior seasons at Mississippi Valley State, a Division I university in Itta Bena, Miss. Others Peninsula women's players signing to play at Division I schools include Kayla Bell, who will play Arkansas-Little ...

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  13. Miss. 2014 deaths: Ex-Miss America, Jackson mayorRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... senator. Other prominent Mississippians who died were former Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Berry, who was born in Itta Bena; Dr. Aaron Shirley, who helped found the Jackson Medical Mall; and former Mississippi first lady Carroll Waller, who led ...

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  14. Clarksdale, Itta Bena get federal development helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    JACKSON - The cities of Clarksdale and Itta Bena are among 26 communities chosen to get federal help to integrate local food systems into their economic development plans.

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  15. From Hazard to Flippin, White House promotes local food in awesomely named townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Grist Magazine

    ... is getting assistance to start a CSA for low-income residents. Hazard, Ky., will be building a food hub . Itta Bena, Miss., will get a grocery store that draws on local food sources. And Lick Skillet, Tenn., is building a weasel-milking operation ...

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  16. 2 Miss. cities get federal development helpRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The cities of Clarksdale and Itta Bena are among 26 communities chosen to get federal help to integrate local food systems into their economic development plans. Six federal agencies announced the winners Wednesday from among 316 applicants for the "Local Foods, Local Places" program designed to encourage creative economic development in 19 states.

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  17. Patrick Ready to Cook at Relocated Rizzo's DinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Daily News

    ... relocation is but the latest chapter in Patrick's restaurant career in Memphis that has also included stints at Itta Bena and Mesquite Chop House among other eateries, places that taught him about the front of the house and the management aspects of ...

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  18. Obituary: Marion Barry: Fall and redemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Economist

    ... of knocking-down in his life, from which he would spring up every time like a prizefighter. A black boy born in Itta Bena, Mississippi in 1936, to a teenage mother with her hands already curled from chopping cotton, had no future to speak of; but he ...

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  19. Marion BarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... council also censured him twice for ethical violations. Mr Barry was born in the small Mississippi delta town of Itta Bena and was raised in Memphis, Tennessee, after the death of his father. While an undergraduate at LeMoyne College, he picked up ...

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  20. Marion Barry and MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | City Paper

    ... of the Council and he was mayor, we developed a real friendship. We shared similar beginnings. Marion was born in Itta Bena, Miss., and I in Greenville, Miss. I spent my first five years in Oak Ridge, Tenn., while Marion's family moved to Memphis. ...

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