Daily Tidbit for Friday: Celebrating birthdays today are Jhalen Wells and Rocco Morris…happy birthday Rocco and Jhalen! Saturday, Mary Ann Parker, Meg Busby, Michael Jefcoat, Ginger Coats, Sarah Margaret Chicorelli and Milisha Cook will be blowing out the candles, and Sunday is party time for Meredith Martin…happy birthday Meredith, Milisha, Sarah Margaret, Ginger, Michael, Meg and Mary Ann!
Even with the short week, TGIF! Come out tonight for Friday at the Stage featuring Loose Bruce and the Deepwater Baptists…bring the lawn chairs and picnic blankets and the kids for Clarksdale’s most family-friendly concert series! CheckSounds Around Townfor all of your other entertainment options for the weekend, as always, there is plenty of world-class musical talent on display at all of the local venues.
Tune in this morning at 8:40 to 105.7 WROX/AM 1450 forNewsweek in Review, which will be back on the air after a two-week hiatus…each Friday I join station owner Paul Wilson for a look back at the week’s headlines, and this morning we will have a lot to catch up on. If you miss the live broadcast, you can listen to the show anytime from the WROX website as an on-demand podcast. I think it is a safe bet that the most recent city council meeting will be one of the topics of discussion…
Tonight, Clarksdale Christian Fellowship Ministries located at 420 Birch Street wraps up its Annual Spring Revival at 7:00 p.m. Elder Tommy Williams is the pastor, and the public is invited.
Saturday, bring your young football player out to run drills with Ole Miss All-American and retired Chicago Bear Terrence Metcalf during the Delta Outreach Football Camp…this clinic is open to all boys 5th-12th grade. Each group will run a series of skills and drills with Terrence and his staff and have the chance to get pointers to refine their talent. The cost is $25 and will include T-shirt, finisher medal, and all proceeds will be donated to St Jude! Please contact Manda True @ 662-302-6487 with any questions, orclick here for more information. The coaches and the staff will have dinner out at Hopson Commissary following the camp, and Super Chikan will play from 7:00-9:00 for no cover but St. Jude donations will continue to be accepted.
The Friday issue of The Clarksdale Press-Register is in your mailbox today with the complete story from the city council meeting, a look at the Junior Auxiliary’s summer reading program at the library and much more…if you are not already a subscriber, click here to get signed up for easy home delivery twice a week, plus Coahoma Living and our annual Profile magazine. Stay connected with your hometown no matter where you are…we send papers all over the country, and a subscription makes a great gift for your student headed off to college.
B.B. King’s funeral will be held tomorrow in Indianola…today, a public viewing will take place at the B.B. King Museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., then Saturday, funeral services will take place at the Bell Grove M.B. Church from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. At 4 p.m., a procession will be led from the church to the museum, and there will be a 5 p.m. private graveside service for family and friends.
Have a great weekend, Clarksdale and Coahoma County!